Water Reclamation Electrical Maintenance Supervisor Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under the general direction of the Water Reclamation Assistant Superintendent, performs skilled supervisory and technical work in the electrical and electronic maintenance of water reclamation facilities. Incumbent is expected to exercise sound judgment and initiative in resolving complex issues involving installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of instrumentation and control, electronic, pneumatic, security, motor control and telemetry systems used to operate and monitor a water reclamation system. Work is reviewed through records, conferences, reports and observations of results obtained. Performs other work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.        ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Ability and willingness to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, subordinates, fellow supervisors, administration and the public.

Supervise, check and evaluate job performance; discipline and assign duties to Division electrical maintenance staff, ensure electrical maintenance coverage at all times.

Prioritize, evaluate, diagnose, troubleshoot and facilitate the electrical and electronic repair of malfunctioning equipment.

Serve as the Division’s liaison in all electrical and electronic matters when interacting with other City Divisions, outside contractors, engineers and consultants.

Responsible for maintaining an adequate electrical and electronic preventive maintenance program and procurement of all equipment, tools, parts and supplies necessary to effectively and efficiently maintain water reclamation electrical and electronic equipment.

Responsible for maintaining the Division’s Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS), including records and logs of electro/mechanical preventive maintenance and repair in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

Responsible for maintaining the Division’s telemetry system, including remote transmitting unit application software.

Responsible for coordinating standby generator maintenance and repairs.

Responsible for coordinating HVAC maintenance and repairs.

Actively participates in the planning and formulation of Division operational and capital improvement budgets. Recommends and coordinates all budget aspects for electrical and electronic needs within Division.

Reviews plans and specifications of design projects to assure those results are compatible with Division goals.

Responsible for assuring staff compliance with uniform safety practices and procedures in the electrical and electronic maintenance section of the Division.

Coordinates electrical and electronic section training programs for safety and maintenance.

Ability and willingness to work overtime, holidays and declared emergencies as required.

Ability to access and operate motor vehicles at night and during inclement weather conditions.

Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing; correctly identify colors and hues, tints and shades of colors by sight.

Ability and willingness to work in undesirable conditions including exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, odors, noise, wetness, humidity, hazardous chemicals and materials, heat and cold; enter and work in confined spaces as necessary when provided adequate safety devices.

Ability to move back and forth and sideways while in a bending, kneeling or squatting position; go from a standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling or squatting position or vice-versa.

Ability to lift, carry, push and pull item which weigh up to 50 pounds and are considered awkward to grasp or hold on to over uneven terrain, up/down stairs or ladders.

REQUIREMENTS

A.    TRAINING AND EDUCATION

High school graduate or GED, preferably supplemented by college level coursework in mathematics, industrial electricity, engineering, or the sciences; eight years of hands-on experience in the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical and electronic equipment associated with a water reclamation facility, including four years in a supervisory capacity. Must have computer usage knowledge and be familiar with computerized maintenance management system applications. A valid State of Florida Driver's license or ability to obtain within ten days is required.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the skills required to perform electrical and electronic maintenance of a water reclamation facility, including: principles of industrial electricity; electronics (theory and application); electric motor troubleshooting/repair; variable frequency drives; chemical feed and analytical monitoring devices; flow measurement and level monitoring devices; SCADA systems; HVAC systems; blueprint reading; and standby power generation systems.

C.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to understand electronic, mechanical, and electrical maintenance and repair as they relate to water reclamation processes.

Knowledge of high voltage power systems required.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety procedures.

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

Ability to learn, comprehend and adhere to City policies, Personnel Rules, and Union contracts.

Ability to access and manipulate data in a computer.


THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION. WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

 

Revision Date - 01/12