General Description and Classification Standards
Performs administrative and supervisory duties related to the operation/maintenance of the water pollution control facility. Directs, coordinates, and supervises the maintenance of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment which includes coordinating repairs and installation of equipment at the water reclamation center. This is a highly experienced professional who routinely exercises project leadership over complex projects, trains other professionals, or serves as a specialized subject matter expert in one or more specific areas. This level would be expected to have noticeably greater leadership or technical responsibilities than the Senior level. This is NOT a routine promotional level and the specific justification for classification at this level must be documented.
Direction received is very general and focuses on end results and is typically collaborative in nature. Position plans own work and project schedules and sequences.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Directs, coordinates, and supervises the maintenance of mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment which includes coordinating repairs and installation of equipment at the water reclamation center.
Assists in the establishment and implementation of goals, policies, procedures, schedules, and methods for operations/maintenance of the facilities.
Assists with the planning, organizing and directing of the facilities for efficient plant processing.
Plans and recommends improvement of plant facilities through equipment acquisition; prepares or provides guidance in development of specifications.
Provides technical assistance to consulting engineers; reviews plans and specifications for wastewater treatment and disposal construction projects.
Makes critical decisions to resolve emergency conditions resulting from wastewater treatment and disposal system malfunctions, and provides direction to plant staff accordingly.
May make purchasing or resource allocation decisions within organization guidelines. May interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions.
Has managerial authority over a group of professional employees and/or a group of professional, technical, or administrative employees with multiple intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of theory and practice of modern sewage maintenance of machines, equipment, and material used in such treatment; knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to safely perform work; knowledge of applicable federal, state and regional laws and regulations; knowledge of principles of organization, administration, budget and personnel management.
Skill in providing effective leadership and guidance to lower level staff; skill in operating basic hand and power tools; skill in operating a motor vehicle.
Ability to plan, organize, layout, assign and schedule a varied and complex technical and maintenance program; ability to supervise collection of computerized maintenance records and reports; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; ability to effectively supervise, train and evaluate subordinates; ability to participate in the selection of new plant personnel; ability to use a personal computer; ability to read, comprehend and communicate complex technical documents and information; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Minimum Qualifications – Education and Experience
- High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
- 5 years’ of progressively responsible experience in sewage treatment operations/maintenance,
- including 2 years’ supervisory experience.
Preferred Education & Experience
- 10 years’ of progressively responsible experience in sewage treatment operations/maintenance,
- including 5 years’ supervisory experience.