Water Reclamation 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 electro/mechanical maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities. Responsible for electronic, electrical, mechanical, telemetry, logistical, and computer networking maintenance management, i.e. work order processing, inventory, shipping, receiving, repairing, replacing, removal, modification and installation of all facility equipment, etc. Work is performed with considerable latitude and independence in decision making within established policies, rules, regulations, and guidelines. Incumbent is expected to exercise sound judgement and initiative in resolving complex electronic, telemetry, logistical, mechanical, and electrical problems. Work is reviewed through records, conferences, reports and observations of results obtained. Performs other work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.        ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Supervises, checks, and evaluates job performance; disciplines and assigns duties to Division maintenance staff, ensures electro/mechanical maintenance coverage at all times.

Prioritizes, evaluates, diagnosis, troubleshoots and facilitates the electro/mechanical repair of malfunctioning equipment.

Coordinates with Assistant Wastewater Treatment Superintendent the electro/mechanical maintenance and repair of motors, MCC’s (motor control centers), variable drives, pumps, meters and other equipment to maximize treatment process efficiency.

Responsible for maintaining an adequate preventative maintenance program and procurement of all equipment, tools, parts and supplies necessary to effectively and efficiently maintain Wastewater Treatment electro/mechanical equipment.

Responsible for maintaining accurate data input and retrieval as required through Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS), including records and logs of faculty’s electro/mechanical preventative maintenance and repair in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

Actively participates in the planning and formulation of Division operational and capital improvement budget. Recommends and coordinates all budget aspects for electrical, mechanical, telemetry, meter and computer needs within Division.

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

Responsible for supervising the maintenance of telemetry, including remote transmitting unit application software.

Responsible for assuring staff compliance with uniform safety practices and procedures in the electro/mechanical maintenance section of the Division, as determined by City policies and Division procedures.

Coordinates maintenance section training programs on safety and maintenance.

Informs Assistant Superintendent of pertinent matters.

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 electro/mechanical equipment associated with a wastewater treatment facility, including four years in a supervisory capacity. Must have computer usage knowledge and be familiar with computerized maintenance management system applications. Also requires a recognized certification of formal training as a Wastewater Treatment Operator, Sewage Collection Technician, or a Maintenance Specialist. A valid State of Florida Driver's license is required.

B.    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the skills required to perform electro/mechanical maintenance of a wastewater treatment facility, including: principles of industrial electricity; electronics (theory and application); pump, blower, electric motor troubleshooting/repair; chemical feed devices; pipefitting/plumbing; flow measurement devices; metal fabrication; welding; blueprint reading; and standby power generation systems.

Must demonstrate skill in at least four of the above areas of knowledge.

Ability to understand electronic, mechanical, and electrical maintenance and repair as they relate to wastewater treatment processes.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety procedures.

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

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

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, co workers and the general public.

Ability to access and manipulate data in a computer.

Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations as identified by City staff. Home telephone preferred. A pager and cellular telephone are provided for emergency contact.

Ability to evaluate, prioritize, assign, and accomplish tasks in a manner consistent with Division goals and objectives.

C.    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to operate vehicle, i.e., pickup, van, etc., at night and during inclement weather.

Ability to speak, hear and understand conversations in English in a normal tone of voice, both in person and by telephone.

Ability to see and read prints, letters, numbers, words, characters and symbols which are both large and small.

Ability to correctly identify color and hues, tints and shades of colors by sight.

Ability to walk, stand or sit for periods of up to one (1) hour.

Ability to print and draw letters, numbers, words, characters, diagrams and symbols. Must be legible and understood by others.

Ability to use small hand tools which require the use of hands, wrists and fingers. Dexterity, including fine motor skills required

Ability to move from a standing or sitting position to a bending, kneeling or squatting position and vice-versa periodically

Ability to move back and forth and sideways while in a bending kneeling or squatting position.

Ability to learn complex tasks and remember how to complete tasks without assistance once trained.

Ability to verbally communicate in person and by telephone.

Ability to perform data entry tasks on a computer.

Ability to lift, carry, push and pull items weighing up to 50 pounds over uneven terrain, up and down ladders and stairs.

Ability to lift and/or carry items which are awkward to grasp or hold onto.

Ability to work in undesirable conditions which include heat, humidity, wetness, cold, dust, dirt, excessive noise and/or odorous environments.

Ability to work around various hazardous chemicals and materials.



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.

 

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