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Operations Manager
Miami, Florida, United States - 33015


U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 700 employees in twenty states

Proficiency Qualifications:

Excellent oral and written communication skills including formal presentation skills before both small and large groups. Operations Manager shall possess demonstrated ability in troubleshooting, problem solving and negotiation with special emphasis on treatment facility and/or regulatory compliance. Experience managing large territories and state-of-the-art facilities. Operations Manager shall possess a demonstrable capacity to keep abreast of new technology trends and how they would apply to assigned projects. Operations Manager shall possess and maintain current FDEP Water and Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator Licenses and at least one of the licenses must be Class A.

Position Summary:

This position brings industry knowledge, expertise, experience, innovation and technical advising to execute water-related work.

Location: Palm Beach, Broward, Miami Dade Counties

Essential Functions:

  • Visit/inspect each facility at least monthly.
  • Meet with the designated clients as needed.
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day professional operation and maintenance activities of all assigned facilities.
  • Responsible for determining required work, developing and delivering work authorization proposals, as well as follow-up with workflow, work progress reporting, and billing.
  • Responsible for and assisting with environmental compliance.
  • Assisting with environmental compliance reporting.
  • Assist with Regulatory Agency matters, such as but not limited to; compliance, reporting, meetings, and plans.
  • Maintain dual Water and Wastewater FDEP Operator Certification.
  • Provide capital improvement planning recommendations if needed.
  • Responsible for operator training.
  • Responsible for safety audits/inspections. Such audits/inspections shall be performed at least annually.
  • Recommending and implementing cost savings measures on his area of responsibility.
  • Act as the liaison for all other available job for all U.S. Water Services Corporation USWSC support activities. i.e. may coordinate maintenance issues.
  • Supervising all assigned operator's, scheduling operators and maybe required to fill in case of emergency, time off, or illness as required.
  • Responsible for profit and loss for all assigned facilities.
  • Prepare proposals for operations, maintenance and construction bids, RFPs, RFQs, etc.
  • Meeting with potential clients.
  • Assisting in the client collection of account receivables.
  • Ensure that the staff adheres to company policies and procedures.
  • Professionally perform all other job-related duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of administration, management, Water & Wastewater Operations, mechanical equipment such as pumps, drives, blowers, motors and standard construction materials used in the Water and Wastewater facilities and systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot water plants mechanical knowledge of machines and tools.
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Knowledge of public safety and security issues and regulations.
  • Ability to coordinate own and others' actions, manage own time and manage personnel resources.
  • Strong understanding and expression of written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to clients, staff, and management both verbally and in writing. Ability to read and interpret mechanical and structural blueprints.
  • Intermediate Computer skills with Excel, MS WORD, CMMS Data bases, MS Project.

Working conditions: Duties described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Acceptable eyesight with or without correction.
  • Acceptable hearing with or without hearing aid.
  • Moderate 45 pounds or more lifting and carrying.
  • Climbing, standing, kneeling, bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Smelling.
  • Driving and operating equipment.
  • Ability to work outside and in various weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with chemicals, electricity and odors.
  • Ability to work on slippery surfaces.
  • Ability to work below ground level or with heights.
  • Traveling is required.

Minimum qualifications: Dual C Operator license. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market-reflective. US Water offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.

US Water is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class