Project Supervisor

National Response   •  

Massena, NY

8 - 10 years

Posted 242 days ago

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Position Overview:

To be able to work and be on-call as scheduled for emergency response, land service and maritime contracts or projects.  The Project Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of field employees. Adhere to and optimize strict compliance with corporate/office policies and procedures, established health and safety protocols, and all applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct and supervise project-assigned labor forces including the following job classification:  foremen, equipment operators, hazardous waste technicians, and emergency response crews etc. to maintain competent completion of their duties.
  • Understand and enforce project’s detailed scope-of-work to optimize strict compliance with contract documents, project schedules, and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Under general direction from Branch Manager, Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and/or GM/Ops Manager, forecast and organize the cost-effective utilization of project personnel, equipment, materials, and subcontractors to minimize unneeded project cost resulting in higher profit.
  • Oversee and assist in the safe operation and standards during all phases of performing the job duties required in the field.
  • Work to establish that all company procedures are followed in the care and management of company equipment and personnel.
  • Due to the diversity of both scheduled and non-scheduled remediation and marine projects, physical demands, and environmental conditions vary significantly depending on the project. May work in environments that are extreme in nature like environmental conditions such as heat, cold, heights, hazardous chemicals, loud noises, dangerous equipment, long hours etc. May be exposed to varying levels of physical activities and physical extremes such as long periods of standing, walking, crouching, use of hands, and heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds or more.
  • Must perform in a teamwork atmosphere, persuading and leading subordinates to also perform as a team. Must perform work and may sometimes live in remote locations with crew for extended periods of time. Strong grasp of effective communication and problem solving skills to maintain a cohesive, productive work group.
  • Must communicate frequently with Branch Manager/Project Manager/GM/Ops Manager on status of project schedule, procurement needs (personnel, equipment, supplies), and potential problems that would inhibit completion of project on schedule and under budget.
  • Monitor crew for safety compliance according to the Health and Safety Plan to conform to eliminate accidents and/prevent injuries.
  • Will be required to participate in an on-call (ER) rotation and often be called out on after hours spill events (nights/weekends) and/or other projects.
  • Responsible for large pools of company and rental equipment with large capital costs.
  • 10-20% travelrequired.
  • Being on-call and having flexibility with time/resources required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a hazardous waste environment, or related field, with 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory position.  
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable MVR per company standards and ability to obtain hazardous endorsement.  
  • OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Worker Training, OSHA8-Hour Refresher Training and OSHA8-Hour Supervisory Training required.
  • Experience supervising various sized projects with potentially large crews.  
  • Ability to manage projects safely and profitable.  
  • Must have a strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate well with all levels of management and subordinates in order to effectively accomplish general goals of the Operations program. 
  • Exemplary communication skills are required including negotiation, persuasive, leadership and supervision skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search as well continued verifications throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards.