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Area Manager Job Opportunity- Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Community Utilities of Pennsylvania, Inc. is looking to hire an Area Manager for the East Stroudsburg location.

Please see brief job description below:

Job Title

Area Manager

Job Summary

Oversees the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants. Provides leadership and guidance in water and wastewater plant management. Works with Regional Manager and Regional Director to ensure continuity of processes, goals and vision of UI.

Essential Functions

  • Develops strategic plans for water and wastewater facility needs; manages the design and construction of facilities and infrastructure.
  • Hires, directs, evaluates, promotes and disciplines subordinate employees, including meter readers, operators, field technicians, etc, engaged in the operation of water/wastewater plants and distribution systems.
  • Manages the operation of multiple water systems and wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Oversees sampling and testing systems, and the functionality of pumps, conveyors, blowers and other equipment.
  • Ensures water and wastewater quality consistently meet Federal, state and local laws.
  • Ensures water and wastewater treatment is carried out in accordance with specified environmental protection regulations.
  • Stays abreast of Federal, state and local regulations and environmental guidelines regarding water/wastewater treatment and distribution.
  • Oversees the training of personnel in the areas of laboratory analysis, operations and maintenance procedures, as well as compliance to Company policies and procedures; trains employees of safety policies and procedures.
  • Drives revenue by effectively challenging and motivating employees.
  • Constant, independent travel daily between worksites on Company time.
  • Responds to all emergency situations, including coordination of contractors, public notification and informing UI personnel and governmental agencies as needed.

Additional Skills

  • Ability to effectively supervise skilled and unskilled employees, including ability to mentor, evaluate and guide staff to increase skill level, morale and efficiency.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, regulatory agencies and their personnel.
  • Ability to objectively coach employees through complex, difficult and emotional issues.
  • Ability to implement recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law.
  • Ability to delegate responsibility and authority to maximize use of employees’ skills.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and prepare and submit accurate reports.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to provide for safe working conditions for fellow workers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public.
  • Ability to understand and implement a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Proven ability to motivate others in the pursuit of Company goals.

Certifications/Licenses

Required: Must hold the minimum licensing in order to be responsible operator in charge, or ability to attain within 1 year of employment; must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience

Requires a minimum of 6 years progressive experience working in utility management or the utility industry. Requires knowledge and experience in the operations, maintenance and processes of water/wastewater treatment; knowledge of the controls, instrumentation and mechanical equipment in the utility industry; knowledge of standard practices, terminology and safety standards in the utility industry; thorough knowledge of local, state and Federal water/wastewater regulations; knowledge and experience with the materials and chemicals used in these treatment processes.

Education

Required: HS Diploma or GED

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree, this may be required in some circumstances; completion of multiple utility industry related courses, seminars, management and supervisory training is preferred.

To view this position’s full job description and/or submit your application, click on the link below:

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2110423

 

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