Wastewater Licensed Operations Manager - Allentown, PA

Jacobs is seeking an Operations Manager to join our team. As the Operations Manager you will work with project staff to oversee process operations, biosolids enhancement processes, and the hauler program of our plant. Working with other members of our team you will apply knowledge of the principles, methods and tools employed in the general operation of engines, pumps, valves, motors and related equipment, wastewater process control, permit compliance, and safe work practices. You will also diagnose operating problems and direct effective correction procedures; prepare required reports, evaluate actual vs budget spend, and maintain complete recordkeeping procedures; analyze recording instrument readings and laboratory test results and adjust various plant processes accordingly; perform plant inspections to determine efficiency of operations, cleanliness, and maintenance activities including remedial action in emergencies; and supervise, evaluate and train employees.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• State of Pennsylvania Class A: Subclass 1 Wastewater Certification, or ability to obtain through reciprocity within 6 months of hire
• Five (5) plus years of experience in the operation of water or wastewater facilities
• Supervisory experience at a wastewater facility
• Excellent oral and written communications, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, strong technical problem-solving skills
• Experience with planning, scheduling and inventory control
• Experience developing and working within an approved budget. Specifically tracking costs, adjusting activities to stay on budget, and optimizing labor and materials
• Experience with process control of conventional activated sludge secondary treatment
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• Valid State Driver’s License with no major infractions

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
• Familiar with NPDES, Air Quality, and Stormwater Permits and successful permit compliance
• Knowledge of safe work practices; principles and methods of biological and chemical sewage analyses, effects and problems of industrial waste in wastewater treatment processes
• Knowledge of principles of budget preparation and expenditure control
• Knowledge of laboratory practices and certification
• Knowledge of computer software including data management systems, HACH WIMS and possess the ability to operate plant PLC’s and SCADA systems
• Knowledge of cryogenics process and operation is a plus.
• Demonstrated ability to engage and motivate teams and to respond to emergency situations
• Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the client, the general public, coworkers, elected and appointed officials
• Ability to travel/walk to job sites to develop work plans with technicians and management

To apply: https://jacobs.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=BI%20000AEE&lang=en