• Water/Sewer Mains Supervisor

    Posted: 11/19/2020

    • Supervises, assigns, and directs the work of multiple crews of skilled and semi-skilled workers, operators, and technicians in the maintenance and operation of the water and sewer system.
    • Adjust work assignments to meet the needs of the Division;
    • Inspects work sites for progress to assure conformance with instructions and safety regulations;
    • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.
    • Participate in rotating after hours on-call;
    • Communicates with personnel concerning problems relating to the job and finds solutions;
    • Communicates with customers and the public answering complaints and providing information to customers and resolving customer complaints;
    • Evaluate the performance of assigned employees;
    • Insure employees are properly trained to perform task and maintains training records for employees for advancement through the Career Ladder Program;
    • Proficient in computer usage to prepare reports and data using various programs including MS Word and MS Excel;
    • Valve maintenance, repair, and operation
    • Works using various City computer programs such as work orders, customer service, mapping, etc.;
    • Cleaning sewer lines using combination sewer trucks, vacuum, jetting, rodding, and chemical treatments to properly clean and maintain the sewer system and control grease, root intrusion, and debris;
    • Requisitions necessary equipment, tools, supplies and materials;
    • Works with personnel for various Division, and Departments supplying help and information on various projects and needs.
    • Clearing and Maintaining rights-of-way and easements;
    • Assist in locating line, leak detection, and line inspections.
    • Understand as-builts, street location maps, plans, drawings and detailed reports;
    • Use measuring tape and wheel, level, locator, and other instruments required to complete the tasks;
    • Approves leave time for assigned employees;
    • Evaluate the performance of assigned employees;
    • Insure employees are properly trained to perform task and maintains training records for employees for advancement through the Career Ladder Program;
      Responds to afterhours emergency calls as needed;
      Qualifications: 
    • Education
    • Must have a CDL-A license issued by the State of North Carolina with a Tanker endorsement or a North Carolina B or C driver’s license and obtain a Class “A” CDL with tanker endorsement issued by the State of North Carolina within one year of hire date. Must have and maintain a good driving record
    • Must have a minimum of a North Carolina Certification, Water Distribution C or Wastewater Collection Grade II or higher with the ability to successfully complete the training courses, test, and receive North Carolina certification for Water Distribution B, or Wastewater III within 1 year of hire date
    • Seven years’ experience in water, sewer, or combined systems with 2 years minimum supervisory experience at crew chief level or greater
    • Standard First Aid/CPR/AED, Trenching and Shoring Competent Person, Confined Space Competent Person, and 10 HR OSHA Training within 1 year of hire date
    • Four ten-hour days either Monday-Thursday or Tuesday -Friday depending on the position. Participating in rotating after hours on-call
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Associates Degree in related field
    • Years of experience
    • Valid NC Commercial Driver’s License: Class A with Tanker endorsement
    • North Carolina certification: Water Distribution B, and/or Wastewater III
    • 30-hour OSHA construction, or 40-hour OSHA general industry training certificate
    • Proficient in MS Word and Excel

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