Water Plant Supervisor

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Water Plant Supervisor
Water / Wastewater Treatment Supervisor
This position will be based in Baghdad, Iraq.
The Water / Wastewater Treatment Supervisor will take ownership of all Union 3 facility water treatment systems and equipment. This position reports to the Utilities Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
The Water / Wastewater Treatment Supervisor will:
Provide daily work assignments and supervise all assigned Water Treatment Technicians performing various tasks related to potable and non-potable water treatment processes
Perform work required for the preventive maintenance, condition monitoring, repair, installation and modernization of all water purification and waste water treatment equipment for the Union III compound, including:
Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Units (ROWPU)
Wells
Underground water storage tanks
Domestic water pumps, valves and other equipment
Cold water distribution pipes
Manholes
Exterior clean-outs
Holding tanks
Lift stations
Effluent tanks
Waste water treatment system
Ensure water quality testing and quality of potable water meets the requirements and guidelines specified in the August 2004 U.S. Department of State (DOS) Drinking Water Safety Program from the Office of Safety/Health Environmental Management (SHEM)
Ensure the water supply, purification and distribution system is operational twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, three hundred sixty-five days a year (24X7X365) with N+1 redundancy
Ensure that disposal of sludge and effluent is approved by DOD and in accordance with local laws
Ensure that any pre-designated outages or maintenance that reduces redundancy of the systems are coordinated with the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) a minimum of five days in advance
Ensure that qualified technicians respond to emergencies within two hours, twenty-four hours a day
Supervise repairs of system malfunctions by methods to include replacing burned out elements, fuses, and defective piping, cleaning and repairing motors and components
Supervise the collection of water samples from various locations, the recording of data for regulatory reports, and the adjustment of chemical feed rates
Operate multiple water treatment systems, raw water wells, chemical feed systems and monitor storage tank levels throughout the site
Conduct water sampling and analysis as required for compliance and process control
Perform maintenance on in-plant water systems
Maintain and calibrate hand-held and on-line monitoring equipment and treatment equipment as required
Follow PAE's environmental, health, and safety policies, and be an active advocate of a safe work place
Perform data collection and record keeping of various systems in operation according to prescribed schedules
Interpret system operation readings and make recommendations for necessary corrective actions
Test components such as motors and controls for safety and efficiency, using standard test equipment and by observing functions
Report any malfunctions or lack of compliance with Statement of Work (SOW) to the Operations Manager
Assist in developing the Statement of Work (SOW) when requested
Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspections
Maintain effective, timely and respectful communication and interaction with employees, managers, support staff and other organizations
Perform administrative tasks including material ordering, inventory, work scheduling
Collect, analyze and summarize data for report preparation and submit written reports
Maintain the appropriate technical library and record-keeping which documents all procedures necessary to accomplish assigned responsibilities
Be responsible for facility custodianship of work area and management of tools, equipment and spare parts
Maintain and calibrate hand-held and on-line monitoring equipment and treatment equipment as required
Control treatment plant machines and equipment to purify and clarify water for domestic consumption
Take initiative to analyze a situation and to make frequent technical decisions based on specifications, safety and applicable codes
Evaluate operational effectiveness and develop/maintain effective operational control mechanisms
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
Qualifications:
A high school diploma or GED is required.
Must be certified in water purification and waste water treatment. Completion of an Apprentice program with Journeyman certificates in water purification and/or waste water treatment, or have an AA/AS degree from a two year college and/or equivalent field experience is strongly preferred.
Requires a minimum of five years' experience in water purification and waste water treatment operations with a minimum of three years' experience in municipal water treatment, municipal water distribution, and/or operation of well systems, water treatment operation, and repair in an overseas location
Work experience on Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Units (ROWPU) is required
Must have knowledge of all principles and processes involved in the repair, maintenance, installation, and modernization of water/waste water treatment for buildings and grounds at an overseas facility
Requires knowledge and experience with the storage and handling of chlorine and other industrial chemicals
Knowledge of OSHA regulations is essential in light industrial work environment is required
Must have knowledge of applicable U.S. Codes and accepted trade practices
Requires knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards of the electrical and mechanical trades, and the related safety precautions
Must have good organizational and communication skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
Experience working with PAE is desired
Prefer someone with experience working with SOW, sub-contractors, budgets, estimating, working drawings and as-builts
Must have knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services
Requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules
Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective is required
Must have excellent organizational and time management skills
Requires advanced computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team is required
Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change
Strong professional English communication skills, both oral and written
Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination
US Citizenship is required for this position
Must possess or be able to obtain an active, verifiable DoD or DoS clearance (minimum Secret, or higher as required by the position). Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE's hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
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