SUMMARY:Under limited supervision, maintains and directs 6.85 MGD surface water plant, 15 wells with a capacity of 10 MGD, 5 booster stations, 4 elevated storage tanks, and 5 ground storage tanks; oversees and/or performs water lab, sampling and analysis activities.
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Directs staff; assigns work activities and projects; monitors work; trains staff; identifies and resolves staff issues.
Plans and prioritizes work for plant operations, booster stations, water wells, water towers and reservoirs.
Adjusts water plant processes to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Assists with the preparation of the operating budget.
Repairs and performs preventive maintenance for various equipment.
Coordinates and directs water sampling, testing and analysis.
Prepares various local, state and federal activity reports.
Reviews blueprints, schematics and mechanical drawings for various applications.
Maintains the Water Plant and well field grounds.
Maintains an inventory of chemical supplies.
Supports the relationship between the City of Plainview and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
City policies and procedures.
Water treatment/water reclamation systems.
SCADA monitoring processes.
Principles and practices of effective employee supervision.
Principles and practices of project management.
Customer service principles and practices.
Explaining state and federal rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures.
Analyzing problems and developing effective solutions.
Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Directing the work of other staff.
Reading blueprints and drawings.
Operating heavy equipment.
Using power and hand tools.
Using welding equipment.
Operating motorized maintenance equipment.
Using a personal computer and various software applications.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other City staff, subordinate staff, external public agencies, vendors, suppliers, students and the general public.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
High School diploma or equivalent; AND five years of experience, including one year of supervisory or lead work experience, in water treatment operations; ORan equivalent combination of education and experience.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:
Possession of a valid Texas Driverƒ??s License.
Class B TCEQ Surface Water license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm and hazardous chemicals. May be required to climb ladders and work in confined spaces. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 80 pounds.