Supervises water system maintenance crews who respond to Water Department emergencies and trouble calls. Diagnoses and makes system repairs; installs, tests, calibrates, repairs and replaces water meters; carries out preventive maintenance on valves, service lines, main lines, hydrants and meters; and performs buildings/grounds repair and upkeep. Reports toWaterSystem Manager.
+ Supervises field and/or shop crews who respond to emergency and routine water system trouble calls, including main, service, fire line and hydrant breaks, blown meters, broken valves, and water related road damage and sink holes. Repairs and replaces broken pipes, mains, valves and hydrants; and installs and replaces various types of commercial and residential water meters.
+ Instructs, trains and evaluates subordinates regarding operation and maintenance of tools and equipment, and observance of safety and other procedures.
+ Plans, prioritizes and monitors all maintenance work. Determines best means and methods for job. Recommends changes in operational procedures and system components. Provides expertise and trouble shoots.
+ Prepares records and reports. Requisitions equipment, supplies and materials. Assists with specifications. Assists in budget preparation and monitoring.
+ Coaches and counsels employees and conducts regular performance reviews. Resolves personnel issues including grievances, work assignments and disciplinary actions. Recommends hiring and firing. Is responsible to implement and oversee departmental safety program in the field.
+ Ensures that service histories are kept in computerized file, follow-up jobs are carried out in appropriate time frame, and crews are provided with proper equipment and training.
+ Responds to questions and complaints from customers and outside agencies. Trains employees on departmental policies and procedures and implements same. Coordinates work with other supervisors, divisions, departments, outside government agencies and customers.
+ Backs up other field or shop maintenance supervisors as necessary.
+ Performs other duties as required.
+ High school graduation or GED equivalent and two years' post high school study in administration, hydrology, pipe fitting, plumbing or mechanical craft, plus five years' paid work experience in water system maintenance. Two years' supervisory or lead person experience also required. Education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis, except for the supervisory requirement.
+ Ability to prioritize and assign work to subordinates; diagnose and resolve water system maintenance problems, write reports; keep records of labor and materials used, and communicate well with other supervisors, subordinates, representatives of other departments, government agencies and the general public under varying circumstances.
+ Possession of flagging certification and valid driver's license or driving privilege card.
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Minimum SalaryUSD $24.91/Hr.
Maximum SalaryUSD $33.98/Hr.
Post End Date1/29/2019
LocationUS-UT-Salt Lake City