Area Supervisor (Wastewater Treatment)
Winthrop, MA

The MWRA is looking for an Area Supervisor on the Wastewater side to supervise the operation and maintenance requirements of assigned wastewater treatment facilities. Some of the work includes; supervises and instructs applicable operational/maintenance personnel as required; reviews performance for compliance and efficiency to ensure safe environmentally sound, efficient uninterrupted wastewater treatment services.; supervises, coordinates and participates in the operational and maintenance requirements of facilities including, chemical feed systems, grit collection systems, sludge collection, gas monitoring, operation of VFD units, emergency generators, system calibration and other related equipment as needed; supervises, controls and participates in the operation of plant treatment processing units, including settling tanks, activated sludge processes, sludge and scum conditioning and transfer equipment, digestion and gas control equipment, chemical feed equipment, electric generating and control equipment and other treatment plant equipment as needed; supervises, coordinates and participates in the operation of all operational and support systems, including influent and effluent gates, the grit and screening systems, wastewater treatment systems, residuals treatment systems, and air scrubber systems. Operates and exercises emergency generators as needed. Communicates with other Area Supervisors, , Operations Manager and Senior Managers regarding operational, maintenance and process control conditions; controls pumping equipment, chemical feed systems, storage facilities, screen units and ventilation systems; supervises and coordinates the cleaning, repairing and assisting in the maintaining of pumps, engines, electric generators, air compressors, vacuum pumps, water and oil circulating pumps, tests equipment for proper operating pressures, directs oil changes and changing of oil filters; supervises applicable preventive maintenance and coordinate corrective maintenance with operations and maintenance personnel; maintains and reviews operational records and data. Prepares and submits daily and weekly operational reports with observations and recommendations as required. Requests materials, equipment and supplies necessary for operation. Reports needs for major equipment repair to avoid serious breakdown; makes regular inspections to monitor and document facility conditions; monitors and operates graphic indicator-recorder panel.

This position requires a valid Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Grade 5 license; a valid Class D Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator License; basic reading, writing, mathematical, scientific and oral communication skills as normally attained through a high school diploma or GED; and knowledge of principles, procedures, methods, equipment and materials used in the operation, repair and maintenance of a large municipal wastewater or water treatment facility as acquired by five to seven years direct experience of which three must be in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $1,175.40 – $1,677.00 upgrade to $1,229.58 – $1,760.28 weekly upon completion of PIP


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Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or veteran status.