Supervisor - Reduction Technology
 Deer Park, TX

Position summary:

The Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Project Manager (PM) in conducting safe and effective tank cleaning operations. The Supervisor provides direct oversight and hands-on assistance of both equipment and personnel. The ultimate objective of a Supervisor is to assist the PM and crew to accomplish a safe, successful, and profitable cleaning operation that results in a satisfied customer.

Essential duties:

  • Proficient in all Technician and Operator requirements and responsibilities.
  • Knowledgeable in all jobsite activities, including all maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Ability to substitute for any operator or tech.
  • Ability to take and pass supervisor courses and exams.
  • Comprehends the legal liabilities of supervisory decisions and is capable of balancing company objectives with jobsite safety concerns and relaying them to the Project Manager.
  • Supervises the checking, filling, and maintenance of company and rental equipment.
  • Supervises gauging of storage tank levels.
  • Supervises technicians and operators and assists in managing project.
  • Recognizes hazards inside the tank and job site and communicates them to the Project Manager.
  • Supervises operation of air monitoring equipment.
  • Supervises operation and repairs of various pumps, piping, valves and centrifuges.
  • Completes required logs and documentation, jobsite calculations, and manages support personnel.
  • Effectively and accurately communicates with Project Manager on all aspects of jobsite operations.
  • Effectively evaluates personality conflicts between crew members and brings them to the attention of the Project Manager.
  • Manages jobsite crew and third-party personnel with minimal supervision.
  • Effectively relays all project management decisions to crew and relief crew.
  • Maintains jobsite production in the absence of the Project Manager.
  • Builds supply lists and keeps track of jobsite inventory.
  • Assists PM in solving jobsite problems during all phases of a job, including rig-up, processing, entry, rig-down, and trucking.
  • Assists PM with accurately completing client-required documentation; company paperwork; via logs and documentation.
  • Competent in respirator repair and inspection including air supplied respirators.
  • Capable of obtaining Tank Entry Supervisor certification.
  • Trains all levels of personnel in all aspects of their job responsibilities.
  • Exhibits a strong desire to gain increasing responsibility within the company.
  • Communicates effectively with PM, management, customers, and crew members.
  • Performs job safety audits, proficient in LPS, assists in incident investigations, and participates in on-going safety efforts.
  • Ability to travel and stay on projects for extended periods of time.
  • Trusted to leave jobsite for company purposes with company funds and return in a timely manner with appropriate accounting documentation of the funds.
  • Other duties assigned.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects company assets, including intellectual property.
  • Promotes and contributes to a team environment.

Cross-Functional Teamwork: To improve intra-departmental productivity, employee is expected to develop basic proficiency in and knowledge of the following positions:

  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Sales
  • Safety

Work Environment:

Potential exposure to dust (chemical and environmental), fumes (chemical and fluids), exhausts and highly pressurized fluids. (Respiratory protective equipment will be provided when required.)

  • Occasionally work under extreme climate conditions (excessive high heat index, 98% humidity, and sub-zero weather conditions) relative to geographic location.
  • The noise level in the work environment is NOT typically quiet.

Educational requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent experience.
  • Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
  • TWIC Card, 40-Hour HAZWOPER, Basic Plus Orientation, Confined Space Entry and API-TES (Tank Entry Supervisor) certifications.

Skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5 plus years of experience within the industrial cleaning industry. Prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and ability in people management.
  • Strong knowledge in operating equipment used in service line.
  • Ability to comprehend the English language, written and verbal.
  • Mechanical aptitude and experience troubleshooting equipment is preferred.
  • Current certification as an authorized Company driver.
  • Self-motivated and driven to complete projects on time in a safe and cost-effective manner.