Manager - Lift Stations & Generators
Emerald Coast Utilities Authority - Cantonment, FL

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This position reports to the Director of Maintenance & Construction within the Utility Operations Department. It is responsible for the day-to-day management of three divisions: Lift Station Maintenance, Generator Maintenance, and Odor Control. Works to ensure the efficient and effective maintenance and operation of the above areas. Coordinates work with Utility Operations personnel supervisors as needed. Responsibility includes directing, scheduling and reviewing the work of skilled and semi-skilled personnel. Provides assistance with unusually difficult problems.

Involves subordinate supervisors in the preparation and administration of division budgets. Responsible for developing and recommending budget line items to the department director. Assists in monitoring expenses and expenditures throughout the fiscal year.

Responsible for managing the efficient and cost-effective completion of departmental tasks and projects, including the fabrication, installation, repair, and maintenance of instrumentation and control, power distribution, generators, odor control, chemical feed, lift stations, and associated properties.

Develops and implements quality control and preventive maintenance programs.

Inspects equipment/systems to determine feasibility/advisability of repairs versus replacement.

Plans, schedules, and evaluates the work of subordinate personnel; trains subordinate personnel.

Participates in the interview/screening process and makes hiring recommendations. Assists Utility Operations in the analysis and remedy of major equipment failures, station service interruptions, and safety problems.

Supervises projects and ensures proper operation of all systems.

Ensures an available inventory of high-use spare parts.

Assigns/reassigns personnel based upon job requirements and changing priorities.

Critically reviews work accomplished by lower-level personnel to determine conformance with codes and other requirements.

Prepares and conducts annual performance reviews, evaluates performance, counsels employees and maintains discipline.

Requisitions/purchases necessary parts and supplies.

Prepares budget documents, monitors expenses throughout the fiscal year and develops long range plans as well as develops and manages capital budgets.

Visits and inspects job sites and advises supervisors and staff regarding unusual circumstances or procedures to be followed.

Reviews work while in progress and upon completion for adherence to plans, schedules and standard procedures.

Conducts risk management investigations and safety inspections of field crews as work is being performed.

Uses Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software and techniques to improve maintenance best practices and equipment life cycle methodology.

All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent, with advanced level training or postsecondary vocational education in the areas of: electrical, telemetry, lift station maintenance, and hydraulic and pump design applications. (Educational documentation will be requested upon offer of employment.)

Six years of progressively responsible experience in troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of instrumentation, control, electronic, power distribution and lift stations two years of which must have been as a supervisor or lead worker.

Working knowledge and use of computers, software and resource management. Understanding of and experience using Enterprise Asset Management software.

Required to work under emergency conditions, day or night, and be willing to work when called anytime during a 24-hour period including weekends and holidays.

Licenses and Certifications:
Possession of a Florida Class "A" Commercial Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within six months of employment date.

Employment offers to all new hires are contingent upon the job candidates successfully passing background and reference checks, nicotine screening , drug screening, and post job offer physicals (that may include pulmonary testing). Offers of transfers or promotion to current ECUA employees are not subject to nicotine screening. All applicants are subject to physical assessments as required by job.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance.

Frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

Working conditions are typically moderately quiet, but may be loud for limited durations while working with power tools, equipment, or machinery following all prescribed safety rules and regulations.

May be called upon to work under emergency conditions, day or night, and be willing to work when called anytime during a 24-hour period.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities/Supplemental Information:

Knowledge of :
The design, fabrication, installation, repair, and maintenance of instrumentation and control, power distribution, chemical feed and lift stations.
Occupational hazards and safety precautions inherent in maintenance work.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Fundamentals of departmental and line item budgeting and expense control.

Skill in:
Assigning, managing, supervising, and instructing/mentoring. subordinate personnel.
Use of computers, software and resource management.
Writing and preparing detailed reports and specifications.

Ability to :
Utilize Enterprise Asset Management software.
Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
Understand and follow highly complex oral and written instructions.
Read and understand complex technical materials.
Observe and comprehend complicated systems/processes and recommend solutions when problems arise.
Make decisions and coordinate personnel to facilitate repairs and restore
operations in the event of major equipment/system failures.

Light truck or other motor vehicle
Various hand, power tools and equipment

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The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) was originally created under the name Escambia County Utilities Authority in 1981 by an Act of...