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WATER UTILITIES ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS (WATER UTILITIES-PUBLIC WORKS)

City of San Angelo Texas
San Angelo, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position is open until filled.

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, directs the operations of the Water Utilities Department through effective staff management and resource allocation; ensures the Water Utilities Department services are provided in alignment with the City's goals and objectives, and in compliance with state and Federal regulations.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Organizes, directs and evaluates Water Utilities Department programs, staff and operations, including water treatment, production, distribution, maintenance, laboratory, wastewater collection and treatment, and special projects; monitors Department operations to identify and resolve problems; coordinates directly with Water Utilities Assistant Director – Administration to align mission, workload, and planning to meet the City's goals and objectives in compliance with state and Federal requirements. Special projects include, but not limited to, Sanitary Sewer Overflow Program, Cross Contamination Control Program, and TCEQ and PUC programs. Meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; plans, prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work, develops staff skills, and evaluates performance. Provides leadership, direction and guidance in operational priorities; evaluates department capital improvement plans, master plans, and operational plans, and recommends priorities and resource allocations. Manages budgets and monitors expenditures; prepares special and recurring operational reports; recommends and implements changes to existing policies; reviews and approves administrative, technical and analytical reports as it pertains to the operation. Coordinates Department functions, and ensures department programs and projects meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements; interprets concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, and recommends priorities of programs and projects. Coordinates with Public Works and other City divisions regarding operational projects in conjunction with other divisions. Manages a variety of administrative activities including computer records management, personnel issues, payroll reporting, and work activity reports. Ensures effective communications; interprets and explains Federal and state rules and regulations; evaluates and analyzes policies and procedures, and recommends solutions; ensures Water Utilities Department activities are in compliance with all laws, policies, regulations and safety standards. Serves as a liaison with state and Federal agencies to coordinate projects and resolve technical and operational issues. Regular and timely attendance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or Business Administration, and five years' work experience in public sector utilities and civil engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Applicants with an out-of-state driver license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer with Texas Board of Professional Engineers. License for water, wastewater, and Customer Service Inspector from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) preferred; additional specific technical certifications may be required. Required Knowledge of: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics. Methods and practices for engineering planning studies and specifications for civil engineering and water & wastewater projects. Laws, regulations and standards relating to civil engineering construction projects. Principles and practices of water & wastewater facilities and equipment maintenance and repair. Principles of design, construction and maintenance of public works projects. Principles and practices of government project management and methods of evaluating construction contract compliance. Principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, cost accounting, budgeting, procurement, contract management, and employee supervision. Required Skill in: Analyzing infrastructure and engineering issues, evaluating alternatives, and developing logical recommendations based on findings. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, Federal and state rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures. Developing and implementing procedures for cost effective management of allocated resources. Application of engineering theory to complex operational activities. Preparing reports and checking designs, details, plans, and specifications of engineering projects. Interpreting technical instructions and analyzing complex variables. Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority, and evaluating staff performance. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials, and representatives from other local, state and Federal agencies. Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software. Effective verbal and written communications. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.


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