Provides general supervision of staff including: orientation, training, scheduling and evaluation. Assists with recommendations concerning hiring, terminating and evaluating of employees. Assists in budget preparation, monitors that work activities and purchases are within budget and prepares related documents. Assists in developing and determining administrative policies, regulatory actions and capital purchases. Ensures proactive and responsive equipment and facilities maintenance. Reviews and ensures response to customer/resident inquiries, concerns and complaints. Performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks related to the development, operations, maintenance and activities of City Utilities facilities. Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long-range improvements for Utilities programs, activities, personnel, and equipment. Ensures that department emergency operation plan is implemented and required equipment and materials are in a continuous ready mode. Assists in preparation and management of procurement, construction, and professional services contracts. Performs all work in compliance with established City safety standards. Performs other work as assigned.
Must be a U.S. citizen or lawfully authorized alien worker.
Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or related field and five (5) years of experience in management at municipal Public Works maintenance and construction, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Considerable knowledge of water and wastewater treatment processes and sewer and water main construction and maintenance.
Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database computer applications programs. Valid Professional Engineer license.
Thorough knowledge of construction and maintenance methods, materials and equipment employed in municipal public works.
Thorough knowledge of the City’s Utilities systems.
Thorough knowledge of City codes, specifications, and ordinances as pertaining to municipal utilities and treatment plants.
Working knowledge of practices of municipal engineering, particularly as they relate to water, storm water, and sanitary sewer systems.
Valid Missouri Professional Engineer license.
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Thorough background, education and criminal record checks will be completed. Physical and Drug/Alcohol screening required prior to employment. All employees fall under the City’s Alcohol & Controlled Substance Use, Abuse and Testing Policy.