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We got a new job details in City of Mt. Pleasant & they are Hiring Candidates for Water Distribution System Supervisor
Company Name : City of Mt. Pleasant
Company Location : Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Job Position : Water Distribution System Supervisor
Job Category : Jobs in Michigan
Job Description :
General SummaryReporting to the Deputy Director of Public Works, this salaried, at-will position is responsible for the safe and efficient administration and operation of the water distribution system; performs as a working supervisor while leading, directing, and supervising the activities of the Water Distribution
Operator team. Serves as a member of the Department of Public Works Administrative Team and represents the city through interaction with utility customers. This position interacts with various City departments, utility customers, developers, and outside contractors in installing, operating, maintaining, and repairing the City’s water distribution system and is designated as the Operator in Charge (OIC) of distribution. This position is responsible for protecting and preserving the assets of the City of Mt. Pleasant and its citizens.
Essential Job FunctionsResponsible for work projects and programs related to the functionality and maintenance of the water distribution system and team members. With a focus on maintaining a positive work environment, this position will lead, coach, schedule, clearly communicate goals and objectives, train, mentor and supervise the Water Distribution Operators and departmental functions while working together internally and with other departments to complete all projects, work orders and maintenance necessary. Coordinates the activities of the distribution team with all related inventory, suppliers, contracts, contractors, and developers to ensure that work is completed in a timely and safe manner.
Supervises daily and emergency distribution system operations including, but not limited to, customer service, cross-departmental communications and projects, labor needs, equipment scheduling, tracking of completed jobs and work orders; field process completion and data collection, sample collection, maintaining EGLE standards, communication and coordination with utility billing staff; water meter inventory and rotation program, cross connection control program, distribution system material inventory, hydrant and valve maintenance programs, seasonal flushing programs, service box location and documentation, and serves as the on-site competent person as needed.
Provides field guidance and training to Water Distribution Operators and seasonal staff as necessary. Creates and supports collaboration across departmental lines to create a positive communication flow and consistent customer service for internal and external customers. Clearly articulates workplace behavioral and performance expectations, while supporting a professional work environment. Works with the Deputy Director of Public Works to achieve departmental goals and objectives. Advises the Water and Water Resource Recovery departments regarding distribution and collection budgets, coordinates with the water superintendent regarding projects affecting water quality or reliability. Acknowledges good performance by reinforcing “positive” behaviors and actions. Mentor employees and model the behaviors and actions expected of others (lead by example), while addressing and redirecting “unacceptable” work performance, behaviors and actions.
Able to perform all the functions of a Water Distribution Operator and works in all areas of the Water Distribution System as needed. Operates equipment required to complete any function of the distribution operations team. Operates computers and utilizes asset management software, BS&A, Microsoft software and various other systems.
Consistently and competently completes state, local and federally mandated public utility inspections and prepares written reports as required.
Responds to citizen requests, including leading group tours, explaining operations, and answering questions.
Performs related work as requested.
Note: All functions are considered essential
Education: High school diploma or equivalent and demonstrated mechanical skills, not limited to construction, infrastructure, automotive, electrical, plumbing, or machinery, such as pumps, hydraulics, or shaft- driven equipment. Collegiate training in a related field (construction, sub-surface infrastructure work in municipal water or wastewater) with formal training in water distribution system operations, maintenance, testing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred.
Possession of an S-1 certification as defined by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) Waterworks System Operator Classifications for Drinking Water. A minimum of 5 years of combined experience within the Water Distribution field is required, it is preferred that at least 2 years of this experience be in a supervisory or lead capacity.
Knowledge Of: The proper and efficient use of standard water system equipment, methods, and terminology.
Water distribution best practices related to safety, operations and reporting standards.
Skilled In: Water distribution system operations, infrastructure and maintenance.
Computer use, specifically the proficient use of the asset management software, BS&A, and theMicrosoft Suite, with an aptitude for math, science, and chemistry.
Planning, organizing, prioritizing, and coordinating activities; and motivating and leading others toward desired results.
Ability To: Effectively communicate, orally, and in writing with team members, colleagues, contractors, vendors and the public regarding any aspect within the scope of responsibility; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the public and other employees; and possession of successful history and desire to train employees in proven problem-solving techniques to resolve issues and conflict inside and outside the department.
Effectively understand, follow directions, implement goals and directives, and give clear oral and written instructions; serve, respond to, and communicate with the public on inquiries and concerns related to departmental and general City operations.
Additional Requirements: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid Michigan Driver’s license and a safe driving record.
Possession of the necessary physical capabilities to safely perform the job duties.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $60,000.00 – $69,000.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
8 hour shift
Work Location: One location
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