PAE, Inc Water System Supervisor in Multiple Locations, Iraq
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Water System Supervisor
The Water System Supervisor will take ownership of all 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 System Supervisor will:
Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
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)
Underground water storage tanks
Domestic water pumps, valves and other equipment
Cold water distribution pipes
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
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.
Willingness and ability to deploy to Iraq for extended periods is required. Position may be located in a war zone in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment - temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere and extreme environment.
Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including but not limited to heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time; and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.
Must successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by PAE and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.
Must be able to work a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums.
Must possess satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health and security measures.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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