City of Haines City
  • Utilities
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 41,873 to 58,973
  • Salary
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Utilities Director, manages the daily operations of the Utility Maintenance Division by overseeing the planning, inspection, installation, maintenance and/or repair of critical infrastructure to include, but not limited to water treatment and distribution systems (e.g. pumps, motors, pipelines, mains, wells, flush boxes, meters, hydrants, etc.), and wastewater treatment and collections systems (e.g. pumps, motors, pipelines, lift stations, screens, biosolids, reuse, drainage systems, electronics, mains, manholes, etc.).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Manages the daily operations of the Utility Maintenance Division by overseeing the planning, inspection, installation, maintenance and/or repair of critical infrastructure to include, but not limited to water treatment and distribution systems (e.g. pumps, motors, pipelines, mains, wells, flush boxes, meters, hydrant, etc.), and wastewater treatment and collections systems (e.g. pumps, motors, pipelines, lift stations, screens, biosolids, reuse, drainage systems, electronics, mains, manholes, etc.). Responsible for ensuring safety practices and procedures, preventative/predictive maintenance schedules, and planning and coordinating activities with other Departments.
  2. Supervises and manages vendor contracts for construction of infrastructure and repair services. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with reviewing construction and site plans regarding water and wastewater infrastructure, ensuring proper insurance coverage, and performance project management to ensure construction deadlines.
  3. Responsible to ensure the proper selection, retention and training of Personnel. Supervises Personnel, and conducts performance evaluations and disciplinary processes and procedures within established organizational and department guidelines, policies and/or directives.
  4. Responsible to ensure the proper preparation, tracking and administration of the Utility Maintenance Division's annual budget. Responsible for forecasting expenditures necessary and required to complete Division projects; the procurement of goods and services; and Personnel related costs.
  5. Performs additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in either a High School Diploma or GED, and five (5) to seven (7) years work related experience as/in Mechanic, Pump and Motor Mechanic, Construction Management or related field are required. A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Project or Construction Management, Pubic Administration, or related field is preferred.
  • Work requires the ability to read letters, memos, contracts, professional and industry literature, spreadsheets and other job related analysis.
  • Work requires the ability to write letters, memos, and contracts.
  • Work requires the ability to understand and develop computer models for cost analysis and compose financial and budgetary reports.
  • Work requires substantial independent judgment and decision-making. Must be able to monitor and assess operations, workload, projects, and staff performance.
  • Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables.
  • Must be able to monitor and assess operations, workload, projects, and staff performance.
  • Must be able to research, compile and analyze data, and then present findings to management in an acceptable format.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Should be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, other Federal, State and local governmental representatives, contractors, consultants, vendors, media and the general public is essential.
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand schematics, blue prints and mechanical drawings/renderings.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow technical information, directives, manuals, memos, reports and other work related materials.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to understand and follow written or verbal instructions and/or directions.
  • Knowledge of utility mechanics, repair, installation and maintenance.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical safety, trench safety, and work place safety practices and procedures, to include but not limited to, lockout/tagout.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver's license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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