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LOCATION: Houston
EMPLOYMENT BASIS: Full-time
DEPARTMENT: Operations
REPORTS TO: Executive Vice President Operations, Americas
DIRECT REPORTS: 5-10
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
POSITION SUMARY:
The Sr. Operations Manager is responsible for the execution of HTX client engagements including the planning, budgeting, staffing, organization and overall management of the operations function of HTX. Provides oversight for a wide range of advanced project management tasks related to water treatment service projects which leverage HTX’s patent-protected unique technology and innovative IP. Scales operations function and capacity in step with company’s growth objectives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position Requirements
  • Implement and manage health, environmental and safety, and housekeeping standards within the operational departments, including the development of project specific safety plans and JSAs
  • Lead, develop, and optimize the operations of the Field, Laboratory, and Engineering departments in the advancement of customer solutions utilizing the HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment
  • Manage equipment and material resources including purchasing, maintenance, repair, inventory, permitting, transportation, storage, and liquidation
  • Manage project tasks, track and manage costs and schedule, and implement measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget
  • Inspire a client centric, high-performing culture across departments
  • Investigate, assess and recommend process efficient and cost-effective equipment solutions for client wastewater issues
  • Take ownership for, and ensure high quality output for client facing deliverables
  • Investigate operating abnormalities and incidents to improve equipment uptime and performance and to minimize service interruption
  • Establish and maintain an effective staff through hiring recommendations, performance appraisals, and developing technical competence
  • Develop, review and refine standard operating procedures to enhance operational efficiency, performance and safety
  • Establish reporting frameworks, controls and benchmarks to monitor and provide timely feedback on field and laboratory operational performance
  • Create structures and processes to encourage innovative technical solutions which bring added value to the company’s commercial offerings
  • Assemble the required team and collaboratively work across the organization to produce technical scopes of work, process flow diagrams, and client proposals
  • Make recommendations regarding scope and resource requirements for projects in the sales
  • Lead the development of departmental budgets and financial forecasting
  • Engage in client meetings as HTX operations subject matter expert
  • Field work and travel will be required to assist in system construction, start-up/commissioning, operations, and maintenance support
General
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Company’s business, its products, technology, technological solutions, and general business scope
 Partners / Relationships / External Communications
  • Provide strong, positive, and professional representation at all times
Internal Communications
  • Maintain strong internal communications with the HTX Team to ensure sharing of key information relating to HTX’s business and its operations
Meetings
  • Attend, coordinate, and participate in internal and external meetings and client site visits as required, and contribute positively and effectively as a team member
Document Control
  • Ensure that all analysis results, correspondence, reports, presentations, relevant information, and documentation are filed in HTX’s central filing repository to ensure the central filing repository remains up to date at all times
  • Conform to all guidelines for the handling of confidential information on behalf of HTX, strategic partners, and client companies
Organizational Participation
  • Proactively and positively participate and engage as a member of the HTX team
  • Adhere to all HTX organizational policies, procedures, systems, and processes
This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position, management reserves the right to revise the requirements or to assign additional or different tasks at its discretion during an employee’s employment. By way of example only, the company’s workload and workforce may change from time to time which may impact or increase an employee’s job responsibilities and duties.

Job Specifications / Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or sciences
  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience in operations management preferably for large engineering, design, and construction projects in the wastewater treatment industry
  • Strong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from proposal through closeout, involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors
  • Effective team leadership skills, including clear communications, strong organization skills, and the ability to inspire subordinates
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and translate complex technical concepts into non-technical and business language
  • Hands on practical experience implementing water treatment projects
  • Ability to perform analytical and creative problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Clean driving record
Special Conditions of Employment
  • This position may require exposure to outdoor elements such as heat, cold, wind, and water
  • This position may require additional safety requirements such as protective clothing and protective glasses
  • This position may require up to 60-75% travel
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these functions if it does not cause an undue hardship on the company.
  • In the performance of this job, the employee will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear
  • The employee will regularly be required to use hands and fingers
  • The employee will regularly be required to work outdoors in field conditions such as landfills, mines, and other industrial locations
  • Vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The employee may frequently be required lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • The ability to work and hold a full-time position of at least 40 hours per week
LOCATION: Houston
EMPLOYMENT BASIS: Full-time
DEPARTMENT: Field Services
REPORTS TO: Sr. Operations Manager
DIRECT REPORTS: 2 to 3 operations staff
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY:
The HTX Lead Wastewater Operator is responsible for managing all aspects of field operation for the HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment, including offloading of units and auxiliary equipment from delivery transport, site set-up / hook-up according to Process Flow Diagram (PFD), commissioning, start-up, trouble-shooting, operations, site HSE, record keeping, daily reporting, post operation tear down, packing, site and equipment clean-up, and loading of kit onto delivery transport during demobilization. The position requires applied process and wastewater treatment knowledge to evaluate, troubleshoot and improve operations. The ideal candidate will be able to work safely under pressure without little to no supervision.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position Requirements
  • Perform initial site surveys prior to mobilization producing Site Plan Diagrams to optimize equipment placement and interconnecting pipe routing according to Process Flow Diagram and Lab 2 Field recipe
  • Prepare operational plans and strategies to meet Lab 2 Field protocol and customer needs
  • Develop and maintain operational budgets
  • Manage and direct Operators and Field Technicians on-site activities
  • Provide leadership to Operators and Field Technicians including accessing personnel performance
  • Responsible for offloading of HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment from delivery transport
  • Responsible for field set-up of HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment according to Process Flow Diagram
  • Responsible for commissioning and start-up of HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment
  • Responsible for operation of HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment according to the Lab 2 Field protocol
  • Responsible for performing and documenting regular maintenance for HTX field assets, including equipment (pumps, motors, etc.) and instrumentation
  • Responsible for catalyst (wastewater treatment chemicals) preparation, distribution, usage documentation, and inventory
  • Responsible for field trouble-shooting on HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment including instrumentation, electrical interconnect and wiring, motors, motor starters, pumps, valves, PLC/HMI program, piping, transformers, power supplies, power generators, etc
  • Train Operators on safe and efficient operation of the HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment as well as on new and innovative operational approaches
  • Collect all site purchase receipts for miscellaneous goods and services and forward to Management
  • Responsible to maintain spare parts and kit inventory during all phases of site set-up, commissioning, start-up, operations and preparation for demobilization
  • Collect field and facility wastewater and treated water samples for testing
  • Maintain records and observations of Site Operational Data, including reporting to HTX management
  • Produce timely and detailed daily operating reports
  • Conduct and document regular safety-related assessments, including Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Tool Box Talks, Incident Reports,
  • Responsible for post operation tear down, site and equipment clean-up, packing and loading of HTX water treatment equipment onto delivery transport during demobilization
  • Responsible for inventorying and safe packing of spent and unused catalyst post operation and loading onto delivery transport during demobilization
  • Provide suggestions and implement improvements to equipment, processes, procedures and activities
  • Familiar with electrical, pneumatic and mechanical systems operation, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Familiar with operation of water or wastewater treating equipment and processes
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to Safe Work Practices and Standards, complying with all applicable Health and Safety regulations and laws
  • Create, update and maintain required manuals for Operations and Training, including Site Survey Reports, Maintenance Manuals, Operational Manuals, Field Checklists,
  • Assist other departments as requested, including Sales, Manufacturing, Engineering, Laboratory,
General
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Company’s business, its products, technology, technological solutions, and general business scope
Partners / Relationships / External Communications
  • Provide strong, positive, and professional representation at all times
  • Support business development and sales activities
  • Manage vendor relationships necessary for Field Service Operations
Internal Communications
  • Maintain strong internal communications within the company to ensure sharing of key information relating to HTX’s business and its operations
Meetings
  • Attend, coordinate, and participate in internal and external meetings and client site visits as required, and contribute positively and effectively as a team member
Document Control
  • Ensure that all analysis results, correspondence, reports, presentations, relevant information, and documentation are filed in HTX’s central filing repository to ensure the central filing repository remains up to date at all times
  • Conform to all guidelines for the handling of confidential information on behalf of HTX, strategic partners, and client companies
Organizational Participation
  • Proactively and positively participate and engage as a member of the HTX team
  • Adhere to all HTX organizational policies, procedures, systems, and processes
This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position, management reserves the right to revise the requirements or to assign additional or different tasks at its discretion during an employee’s employment. By way of example only, the company’s workload and workforce may change from time to time which may impact or increase an employee’s job responsibilities and duties.

Job Specifications / Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in water or wastewater treatment facilities or field water or wastewater treatment service
  • Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor
  • Experience managing active job sites, including budgeting, equipment operations and logistics
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Works well under pressure with little supervision
  • Strong experience mobilizing, setting up, commissioning, starting up, operating and troubleshooting field-based equipment
  • Strong mathematical, mechanical, and science skills
  • Experience working with electrical equipment, including AC and DC drives, PLCs, HMIs, Control Panels, motors and instrumentation
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs, Process Flow Diagrams, PLC Ladder Logic Diagrams, Electrical Schematics, Mechanical Drawings
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational and scheduling skills, commitment to Good Housekeeping Practices
  • Ability to perform analytical and creative problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Able to use heavy equipment (forklift, telehandler), hand tools and power tools
  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with PLC (Allen Bradley) and HMI software and programming
  • Experience with remote equipment operation and monitoring
Special Conditions of Employment
  • This position requires exposure to outdoor elements such as heat, cold, wind, and water
  • This position requires usage of additional safety equipment such as protective clothing and protective glasses
  • This position requires up to 70 - 80% travel
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these functions if it does not cause an undue hardship on the company.
  • In the performance of this job, the employee will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear
  • The employee will regularly be required to use hands and fingers
  • The employee will regularly be required to work outdoors in field conditions such as landfills, mines, and other industrial locations
  • Vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The employee may frequently be required lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • The ability to work and hold a full-time position of at least 40 hours per week
LOCATION: Houston
EMPLOYMENT BASIS: Full-time
DEPARTMENT: Field Services
REPORTS TO: Level IV Lead Operator
DIRECT REPORTS: None
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY:
The HTX Wastewater Operator is responsible for executing field operations which include the operation of the HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment. This position operates as a member of a Field Services Team under the direction of the Level IV Lead Operator to deliver services to our clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position Requirements
  • Participates in offloading of HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment from delivery transport including field set-up of HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment according to Process Flow Diagram
  • Operates HTX Mobile Wastewater Treatment units and auxiliary wastewater treatment equipment according to the Lab 2 Field protocol
  • Performs and documents regular maintenance for HTX field assets, including equipment (pumps, motors, etc.) and instrumentation
  • Prepares, distributes and documents usage of catalyst (wastewater treatment chemicals)
  • Collect site purchase receipts for miscellaneous goods and services and forward to Management
  • Maintain and report on spare parts and kit inventory
  • Collect field and facility wastewater and treated water samples for testing
  • Maintain records and observations of Site Operational Data
  • Produce timely and detailed daily operating reports
  • Participates in post operation tear down, site and equipment clean-up, packing and loading of HTX water treatment equipment onto delivery transport during demobilization
  • Provide suggestions and implement improvements to equipment, processes, procedures and activities
  • Familiar with electrical, pneumatic and mechanical systems operation, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Familiar with operation of water or wastewater treating equipment and processes
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to Safe Work Practices and Standards, complying with all applicable Health and Safety regulations and laws
  • Assist other departments as requested, including Sales, Manufacturing, Engineering, Laboratory,
General
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Company’s business, its products, technology, technological solutions, and general business scope
Partners / Relationships / External Communications
  • Provide strong, positive, and professional representation at all times
Internal Communications
  • Maintain strong internal communications within the company to ensure sharing of key information relating to HTX’s business and its operations
Meetings
  • Attend, coordinate, and participate in internal and external meetings and client site visits as required, and contribute positively and effectively as a team member
Document Control
  • Ensure that all analysis results, correspondence, reports, presentations, relevant information, and documentation are filed in HTX’s central filing repository to ensure the central filing repository remains up to date at all times
  • Conform to all guidelines for the handling of confidential information on behalf of HTX, strategic partners, and client companies
Organizational Participation
  • Proactively and positively participate and engage as a member of the HTX team
  • Adhere to all HTX organizational policies, procedures, systems, and processes
This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position, management reserves the right to revise the requirements or to assign additional or different tasks at its discretion during an employee’s employment. By way of example only, the company’s workload and workforce may change from time to time which may impact or increase an employee’s job responsibilities and duties.

Job Specifications / Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in water or wastewater treatment facilities or field water or wastewater treatment service
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Works well under pressure with little supervision
  • Strong experience mobilizing, setting up, commissioning, starting up, operating and troubleshooting field-based equipment
  • Strong mathematical, mechanical, and science skills
  • Experience working with electrical equipment, including AC and DC drives, PLCs, HMIs, Control Panels, motors and instrumentation
  • Ability to read and understand P&IDs, Process Flow Diagrams, PLC Ladder Logic Diagrams, Electrical Schematics, Mechanical Drawings
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational and scheduling skills, commitment to Good Housekeeping Practices
  • Able to use heavy equipment (forklift, telehandler), hand tools and power tools
  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with PLC (Allen Bradley) and HMI software and programming preferred
Special Conditions of Employment
  • This position requires exposure to outdoor elements such as heat, cold, wind, and water
  • This position requires usage of additional safety equipment such as protective clothing and protective glasses
  • This position requires up to 70 - 80% travel
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these functions if it does not cause an undue hardship on the company.
  • In the performance of this job, the employee will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear
  • The employee will regularly be required to use hands and fingers
  • The employee will regularly be required to work outdoors in field conditions such as landfills, mines, and other industrial locations
  • Vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The employee may frequently be required lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • The ability to work and hold a full-time position of at least 40 hours per week