City of Haines City
  • Utilities
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 18.8526 to 26.5515
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

***Position open until filled***

The City of Haines City is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants for all positions equally without regard to their race, sex, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, veteran status or any other legally protected status. The City of Haines City is a Drug-Free Workplace. Applicants who successfully complete the initial screening process will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Police Department applicants will also be required to take a Polygraph Examination. All information provided by an applicant will be verified for truthfulness and accuracy if a conditional offer of employment is made. Applications and other submitted documents are consider public record.

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Utility Maintenance Superintendent, performs duties to support the Maintenance Division by serving as the Utility Maintenance Supervisor. Responsible for the planning, coordinating, and supervising of daily functions of the Lead positions within the Maintenance Division.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Responsible for the planning, coordination and supervision of Leads for the following: Pump and Motor, Water Pipeline Repair, Waste Water Pipeline Repair and Meter Leads. Maintenance and /repair of critical Infrastructure to include but not limited to water treatment and distribution system (pumps, motors, pipelines, lift stations, bio screens, reuse, drainage systems, electronics, mains, manholes etc.) Responsible for ensuring safe practices and procedures, preventative/predictive maintenance schedules, planning and coordination of activities with other departments.
  2. Perform duties necessary to support the utilities division through inspection, maintenance and repair of distribution system, collection system, lift stations, water and waste water facilities to include but not limited to pumps, motors, engines, hydraulics, electrical equipment, meters, compressors, valves, controllers, conveyance systems, feed systems and other items related to lift stations, drainage stations or transfer stations.
  3. Performs and assist with inspections of new construction, infrastructure maintenance and repair services; must have the ability to operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  4. Responsible to ensure the proper training of Personnel. Supervises Personnel, and conducts performance evaluations and disciplinary processes and procedures within established organizational and department guidelines, policies and/or directives.
  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.
  • Work requires the ability to read letters, memos, contracts, professional and industry literature, spreadsheets and other job-related analysis.
  • MOT Certification must be obtained within two-years of employment. 
  • Work requires the ability to write letters and memos.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must obtain a water distribution license, wastewater collections certificate and back flow certification within 2 years of employment. Must show progression throughout the 2 year time period.
  • 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 obtain Class B CDL driver's license within two-years of employment.
  • 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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