Utility Supervisor - Water Quality


Organization : Town of Addiston
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : TX
City : Town of Addison
Salary and Benefits : See website for details

Town of Addison
Utility Supervisor - Water Quality

Under general supervision of the Utility Manager / Water Quality, oversees the day-to-day operations, maintenance, repairs and programs associated with the water distribution and wastewater collection system, including; monitoring pump station operations, SCADA system functions to ensure compliance and safety of employees and the safety and health of the general public. Plans, prioritizes, reviews, and assigns tasks to subordinates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. 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:

Supervises crew in various tasks related to water quality / customer service in the Public Water System.
Monitors and leads the work of assigned crew members to ensure work is being completed in a safe and timely manner.
Develops schedules, assignments, and programs for operations and maintenance.
Utilizes multiple software’s aiding in the monitoring of the SCADA system and water quality in the Town’s water distribution system.
Supervises the Cross-Connection Control Program, which consists of enforcing all Backflow Prevention requirements and Performing Cross            Connection Survey Inspections. 
Oversees the water quality monitoring plan, which consists of collecting daily chlorine residuals, weekly bacteriological water samples, and            all that pertains to the TCEQ rules and regulations regarding Public Water Systems.
Communicates directly with the public in emergency situations. Prepares daily and monthly reports. Oversees and performs a variety of                 customer service tasks including water service connects, disconnects and final reads meters; assist customers with low water pressure,                 taste & odor, high usage and/or issues related to the quality of the drinking water.  Oversees work is being performed safely and utilizing               PPE when necessary.
Have intermediate skills in reading, writing, and math gained in high school, college, however it may be obtained from experience and self-          study. 
Oversees the cleaning and maintenance of shop tools, equipment, and vehicles.
Assists in managing the yearly budget for construction and maintenance projects, to include necessary inventory, equipment and supplies            for daily work and special projects; generates purchase orders as required.
Oversees Meter Reading schedule, repairs, replacements, equipment. 
Monitors (SCADA) pumping station operations readings. Interprets various charts, dials, psi levels, and gauges in the water & wastewater              pumping stations; takes whatever action is indicated by the readings. Assists with construction projects as needed. Performs related duties          as required or assigned.
Participates in hiring department employees; conducts performance evaluations; authorizes overtime and time- off requests; recommends            disciplinary actions as necessary. 
Maintains compliance with new rules and regulations along with licensing requirements and education as needed.
Watches for unmetered or illicit use of water supplies.
Performs on-call duties as assigned and responds to emergencies both during and after normal working hours.
May be asked to perform additional job duties that are directly, indirectly or completely unrelated to normal job functions in the course of              presenting certain Town special events.


Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines
High school diploma or GED. Eight (8) years’ work experience in a public drinking water system or a field related to water systems, such as underground utilities; construction and/or rehab; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Three (3) years of supervisory experience is required. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with fellow employees, Town officials, and outside contracts. Safe driving record. Clear criminal background check and clear pre-employment drug screen.

Knowledge of:
Work safety policies, procedures, and  protocols.
Materials, tools, and equipment used in water/wastewater repair and maintenance.

Skill in:
Operating tools, equipment, and machinery used in water/wastewater repair and maintenance.
Leading the work of assigned crew members.
Following written and verbal instructions.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.

Valid Texas Drivers' License.
Class C Water Distribution License from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
Class II Wastewater Collections License from the TCEQ.

This is an exempt position. Routine schedule is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Incumbent will be required to work an on-call rotation schedule. Schedule may be modified if department needs arise. May be required to work overtime if needed.

Work is performed outdoors in various weather conditions. Work requires exposure to potentially dangerous tools, equipment, machinery, chemicals, and may require entry into confined spaces, extreme heights. Safety devices such as (but not limited to); gloves, goggles, steel-toed boots, and hard hats, are provided and must be worn when required by department procedures and good safety practices. May be required to lift objects weighing up to 100 pounds and work at great heights.

This job description is not an employment agreement, contract agreement, or contract. Management has exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Town of Addison is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.


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