Electrical Maintenance Manager

Website Veolia North America

Job Highlights

Title Electrical Maintenance Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Jackson, MS, United States
Company Veolia North America

Company Profile

Veolia North America (a Veolia Group subsidiary) offers a full spectrum of water, waste, and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting, and resource recovery.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting an Electrical Maintenance Manager who will manage all aspects of the maintenance function of a large wastewater treatment plant and high-volume merchant sludge incineration facility.

Manages Preventive, Predictive, and Corrective maintenance services, installation, or repairs in one or more skill areas such as plumbing, mechanical, electrical repairs, pneumatic, hydraulic, installation, carpentry, painting, or vehicle servicing.

Educational Level

Work Experience

  • At least 7 years of experience in various positions within a water/wastewater treatment environment with knowledge of methods, principles, and practices of operating, maintaining, and repairing water treatment plant equipment, instrumentation, and associated systems. Industrial waste treatment or incineration experience preferred.
  • At least 3 years of Lead or Supervisory experience is required with an understanding of human relations, training, performance evaluation, and health and safety.
  • Experience with pumps, motors, hydraulics, compressed air, electronics (VFDs, PLCs, etc.), high-speed rotating equipment, and conveying equipment.


  • Coaches and counsels team to improve technical skills and interpersonal and problem-resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for the team to learn new skills and techniques. Implements and runs CMMS and Asset Management programs.
  • Develops and manages Reliability-Centered Maintenance Strategies. Manages Preventive, Predictive, and Corrective Maintenance programs for equipment, instrumentation, and controls.
  • Electrical Maintenance, troubleshooting of 480V+ to include I&C, PLC, etc.
  • Ensures that consistent maintenance and quality assurance procedures are followed in all assigned areas and shifts. Ensures that uniform recordkeeping is performed facility-wide.
  • Ensures that maintenance resources are being utilized to achieve project objectives.
  • Establishes maintenance schedules and ensures that machines, equipment, tooling, and other accessories are properly maintained and in top working condition. Assists in diagnosing and evaluating complex equipment and process failures.
  • Manages maintenance inventory, procurement, and cost controls. Coordinates work with operational staff and assists in capacity management. Negotiates contracts with external vendors.
  • Oversees capital projects and plant modifications.
  • Oversees the human resource functions of assigned team including hiring and firing, performance appraisals, coaching, and counseling team. Recommends and provides input for salary and job change actions. Works with HSE and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training.
  • Prepares work orders either manually or from a CMMS system as required and prepares work-related reports, procurement requisitions, charts, graphs, and data submittal requirements in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provides leadership in achieving safety goals. Proactively manages safety and environmental issues and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and risks are eliminated on time.

Specific Activities-

  • Works on the plant leadership team to ensure optimum operational efficiencies and capacity requirements are met and that external customer requirements are achieved.
  • May occasionally be called upon to fill in or help handle excess maintenance demands.


  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, timely, effective, complete, and easily understood written communications and reports.
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct, and other Company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.
  • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution and to execute the schedule requirements within a team environment.
  • Must be able to serve rotational 24-hour emergency on-call if required by the site.
  • Must demonstrate effective skills in troubleshooting, problem-solving, and team building.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of current and pending water treatment standards, regulations, and federal, state, and local laws and codes.
  • Must have a general knowledge of budget preparation and an understanding of cost control.
  • Must have an understanding of water/wastewater treatment process engineering, water quality assurance, maintenance strategy, and laboratory procedures.
  • PC skills and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software for preparing work-related reports, charts, graphs, and data submittal requirements. Ability to use computer systems for preparing work orders and purchase requisitions. (CMMS Software)
  • Proficiency in the care and use of all site-specific, facility-required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).


  • Employee Orientation. Standard Operating Procedures. Safety, OSHA & Quality Training.
  • Financial and performance management training.
  • Hazwoper (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) Level I and II certification if required by site. Forklift certification if required by the site.
  • May perform more advanced functions as part of training and development
  • Must hold or be working toward the highest level of Water/Wastewater Certification and the highest level of Water Treatment Certification as required by the site.
  • Must stay abreast of advancements in technology and systems.

Physical Requirements

  • Amount of time spent – Standing 25%, Sitting 25%, Walking 50%.
  • May be required to use ladders or stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires close visual observation to detect process non-conformance and machine malfunction.
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and enter confined spaces.
  • Must lift or move up to 50 pounds (occasionally 60 pounds).
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

Work Environment

  • May need to work outside in inclement weather conditions and drive a company vehicle to perform duties.
  • Possible Work Hazards: May be exposed to possible operations hazards including dust, fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, rotating machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work temperatures, slippery surfaces, water, and electrical hazards.
  • Typically spends 75% of the time in an operation environment and 25% of the time in an office environment.


  • The company offers a benefits package that includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Also, entitled to participate in an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.
  • Their collective bargaining agreement outlines pay and benefits for employees represented by a union.

Employer’s Statement

Veolia North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

To apply for this job please visit veolianorthamerica.jobs.net.

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