Superintendent of Treatment and Supply (2413-110)

Infilco Degremont West Nyack, NY
About SUEZ

We are at the dawn of the resource revolution. In a world facing high demographic growth, runaway urbanization and the shortage of natural resources, securing, optimizing and renewing resources is essential to our future. SUEZ (Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) supplies drinking water to 92 million people, delivers wastewater treatment services to 65 million, recovers 16 million tons of waste each year and produces 7 terawatt hours of local and renewable energy. With 82,500 employees, SUEZ, which is present on all five continents, is a key player in the sustainable management of resources. SUEZ generated total revenues of $16.5 billion in 2016.

Responsible for providing oversight of the operation and maintenance of water and waste water facilities in the Orange, Putnam, and Westchester County territories, also known as South County and Forest Park respectively. Supervises workforce to operate, maintain, and modify facilities in compliance with applicable regulations, laws, and company policies & procedures. The incumbent in this position ensures the continuous supply of potable water and collection of customer waste water.


South County:

Includes four separate public water systems. Production facilities include three surface water filtration treatment plants and one system with source water derived from a well. Total production capacity for potable water systems is 1.2 MGD. The wastewater systems include five individual systems which comprise collection systems and treatment plants with rated capacities ranging from 4,000 GPD to 200,000 GPD. These systems serve approximately 500 customers.

Forest Park:

Includes fourteen separate public water systems, thirteen of which reside in Putnam County and one of which resides in Westchester County. All sources in this area consist of groundwater and associated distribution systems include elevated storage and hydropneumatic driven systems. These systems serve approximately 980 customers.

Required Skills

* Use of computers including knowledge of MS Office Suite, Peoplesoft, and CMMS.

* Must be able to deal effectively with all levels of staff, management and organized labor groups.

* Strong knowledge of water utility operations, maintenance and construction practices

* Possess an understanding of hydraulics, wells, pumps, water/waste water treatment and chemistry

* Ability to review operational and system performance data and draw conclusions regarding same

* Ability to develop departmental performance summary reviews and plans to improve performance as appropriate

* Ability to negotiate with contractors

* Ability to work on emergency stand-by

* Has proper NY State Certifications required or ability to obtain within twelve to eighteen months

* Familiar with related safety practices

* The incumbent must be able to read and understand Engineering and site plans, specifications and as-built drawings

* PLC programming and instrumentation a plus

* This position entails professionalism and independent judgment, and the overall ability to work with line and staff in a union and non-union environment.

* Proven interpersonal, and problem-solving abilities.

* Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

Required Experience

* High school graduate or equivalent required.

* Technical or Bachelor's degree in an natural science, engineering, or other related field is preferred.Licenses/Certifications:

* Ability to obtain NYS IIA, IIB, D, and C Water System Operator license within a reasonable amount of time required.

* Ability to obtain NYS 2A Wastewater license required.

Work Experience Needed:

* Minimum of 5-7 years experience working in utility type industrial facilities.

Supervisory experience preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities