Plans, organizes, and supervises the activities and operations pertaining to the preventive, regular, and emergency maintenance for the Valve, Hydrant, PRV and Leak Detection sections of the Aurora Water Department.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Directs and coordinates maintenance, inspections, and scheduling of priority assignments through subordinate supervisors and section leadworkers; establishes work schedules and reviews work of assigned units; performs field inspections; implements plans, standard operating procedures and work methods of work unit; reviews maintenance activities and plans to ensure protection of water quality, public safety and employee safety; provides advice and assistance in the operation and maintenance of assigned area; responds to citizen complaints related to assigned function; develops operational priorities, goals and objectives; identifies and develops training programs for employees; makes recommendations regarding selecting, hiring and disciplining of assigned employees; makes budget recommendations to Superintendent; maintains and ensures accuracy of information and data in the maintenance management program; and performs additional duties as assigned.
Education: Associates degree in construction management or related field.
Experience: At least 4 years progressively responsible water maintenance experience and at least 2 years of supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge: Knowledge of work methods, tools, equipment and materials required for technical operation, maintenance and repair of water distribution systems, including thorough working knowledge of pressure regulating valves, hydrants, isolation valves, hydraulics and pressure zones. Knowledge of Water Department safety practices and procedures, computers and software applications related to assigned functions.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; effectively direct the work of other employees; read and interpret plans, blue prints; and solve complex mechanical problems. Ability to work call back and emergency responses.
Skills: Strong interpersonal, analytical and supervisory skills. Skill in the use of computers and software program applications related to mechanical functions.
Licenses or Certificates: Colorado driver's license with good driving history. Wastewater Collection Level III & Distributioin Level I Certifications or Water Distribution Level III & Collection Level I Certifications or the ability to obtain within a specific time period as directed by departmental policies. Certificate from other states will be evaluated on individual basis.
Physical Demands: Light to moderate physical work requiring ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds; hand/eye coordination to operate computer keyboard and various equipment; regular walking and standing to inspect work sites; some pushing, pulling, bending and climbing required; hand/foot/eye coordination to operate vehicles and tools to perform field inspections and investigate complaints; vision to read manuals and documents and prepare written reports; speech communication, hearing and listening to maintain communication with employees and citizens.
Work Environment: Works both indoors and outdoors with some exposure to adverse weather conditions, noise, dust and chemicals.
Equipment Used: Operation of motor vehicle required to travel to offsite locations; may operate equipment common to maintenance functions.
City of Aurora, CO - 13 months ago
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