Job Posting – Distribution System Supervisor – SUEZ

Distribution System Supervisor

Hingham, MA


Who we are?

With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.

SUEZ in North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 6,700 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.4 million people on a daily basis; treats over 600 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 55,000 tons of waste for recycling; and rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.


Who are we looking for?

Special Skills/Abilities Needed:
Strong knowledge in methods, practices, procedures, materials and equipment associated with the construction, maintenance and repair of water distribution systems
Ability to effectively supervise skilled and unskilled employees
Ability to accurately read and interpret engineering plans and drawings
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to handle multiple deadlines and multiple projects

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
5-10 years of experience working in public water supply transmission and distribution systems


What will you be doing?

General Responsibilities:

Under general guidance of the Project Manager, the Distribution System Supervisor will perform hands on operations of the distribution system.

The incumbent will be accountable for allocating and scheduling work assignments, supervising, and inspecting maintenance, repair and installation work performed in the water distribution system. Will also oversee the day-to-day operations of the CMMS (Kloudgin) for the distribution system, this will include maintaining assets and inventory, creating and scheduling work orders, managing maintenance schedules and assessing performance through reporting.

Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:
Coordinate and schedule a variety of maintenance, installation and repair projects for the water distribution system.
Responsible for scheduling traffic control and obtaining required utility mark-outs as needed
Ensure proper use of CMMS by distribution field staff.
Allocate and assign work crews to specific jobs based on job requirements and manpower ability.
Supervise and inspect maintenance, repair and installation work.
Perform documented safety inspections of system maintenance crews and inspectors during course of daily field inspections
Respond to complaints or problems received from customers (residential, commercial and client)by conducting physical site inspections.
Investigate site for planned projects to determine necessary safety precautions, special tools and equipment, in addition to other special project requirements.
Participate in developing and implementing the department’s operational scheduling and standard operating procedures
Assists in compliance with contract deliverables
Communicates appropriate information as needed to the appropriate parties
Must be able to respond to emergency calls and work extended hours as needed (the incumbent must be member of the emergency callout rotation team). May be required to adjust work schedule to supervise operations during off hours.
Maintain and control the spare parts inventory associated with the water distribution system.
The incumbent must be in possession of a valid driver’s license.

In addition, the following is a list of additional accountabilities for the incumbent:
Complies with all organization safety procedures
Sets the tone for safety and housekeeping
Lead by example
Accountable for personnel issues
Corrective Action

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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