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Water Quality Compliance Coordinator

Monroe, CT, US, 06468

Aquarion Water Company is the public water supply company for more than 700,000 people in 58 cities and towns throughout Connecticut, as well as serving customers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. Based in Bridgeport, CT, it has been in the public water supply business since 1857. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices. Aquarion Water Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversource.

 

The Water Quality Compliance Coordinator plays a key role in ensuring that the department fulfills its mission to maintain compliance with water quality regulations.  The Water Quality Compliance Coordinator is responsible for quality assurance functions (1, 2, and 7) on department processes whose purpose is to ensure compliance with the EPA and DPH water quality monitoring requirements and compliance with water quality contaminant limits.  The Water Quality Compliance Coordinator also has responsibility for monitoring program implementation functions including the scheduling of sample collection and testing (5, 6, and 8) and also for compliance reporting (4 and 7).

Principal Responsibilities & Activities:

1.    Directly responsible for identifying water quality excursions in 70+ public water systems based on review of water quality exceptions data, and for working with the other Water Quality Coordinators about any action needed to address the issue.
2.    Directly responsible for continuous compliance with regulatory monitoring requirements for 70+ public water systems by ensuring that sample scheduling and receipt, testing, and reporting of results to the compliance agencies are complete and accurate. This is based on review of various quality control reports including Threshold reports, Tally reports, Incomplete Test reports, and Samples Not Collected reports.
3.    Participation in the Emergency Response Program as  a Water Quality Coordinator, providing 7 day, 24 hour emergency water quality coverage on a scheduled rotation.
4.    Directly responsible for issuing the monthly compliance reports to CT-DPH.  
5.    Directly responsible for the daily activation of sample runs and for making sample run schedule changes as needed in the department Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the 70+ public water systems in CT.  Assists with the scheduling of sample runs for CT systems in LIMS. 
6.    Directly responsible for scheduling and activating samples in LIMS for the MA and NH systems.
7.    Directly responsible for the preparation and proofing of water quality data tables for the Consumer Confidence Reports for 70+ public water systems. This includes performing complex calculations of flow weighted averages for various water quality parameters and ensuring that the water quality data tables are complete and accurate.
8.    Directly responsible for ensuring that all compliance sampling locations and sample site plans for the Lead and Copper Compliance program meet all regulatory requirements for completeness and accuracy. 
9.    Directly responsible for managing the WQM department portion of the Lead Service Line Replacement program to ensure that the follow-up lead monitoring has been completed and that customers have received their test results.     
10.    Performs other water quality management related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

The successful candidate will have a B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental or Water Science programs and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in water quality management, drinking water laboratory analysis or other related discipline required. Excellent planning, organizing, analytical and communication skills required. Ability to utilize Microsoft office products and company’s LIMS, GIS and SAP programs.
 

 

Aquarion Water Company is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

 

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Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut, a subsidiary of Eversource, is the public water supply company for approximately 220,000 customer accounts or more than 700,000 people in 58 cities and towns in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

We are the largest investor-owned water utility in New England and are among the seven largest in the U.S. Across its operations, Aquarion strives to act as a responsible steward of the environment and to assist the communities it serves in promoting sustainable practices.

 


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury