Senior Water Supply Maintenance Supervisor

The Metropolitan District Commission
Oct 07, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

This is very responsible water supply maintenance supervisory work involving the direction of road, lands, facilities and equipment maintenance, construction and repair. Work involves responsibility for safe, effective and timely maintenance, construction and repair of District water system property, water flows, drains and pipelines. Duties include directing road, reservoir, grounds, equipment, building and facilities maintenance by trades-workers, equipment operators and maintainers and assuring water flows. This position also has the responsibility for making very difficult water supply, land, roads, buildings and facilities maintenance, construction and repair technical and operational decisions. This work requires that the employee have considerable knowledge, skill and ability in land, building, facility and equipment maintenance principles and practices. Works under the general supervision of a manager or superintendent.

Schedules, assigns, supervises and evaluates a medium size work group of trades-workers, equipment operators and maintainers in the maintenance, construction and repair of water supply roads, lands, buildings, facilities and equipment including a large recreation area or drains and pipelines, and annual hydropower maintenance and emergency repairs.

Fills out forms and reports on completed work assignments and completes employee time records. Plans work and estimates costs from blueprints and approves plans for new construction.

Drafts unit budget and controls expenditures within fund allocations.

Trains and counsels employees.

Administers union contract language and oral warnings, and recommends higher-level discipline.Assists in employee selection. Assures safe work practices.

Coordinates activities on a short and long term basis to assure personnel, materials and equipment necessary for projects and objectives.

Directs the monitoring and record keeping of water levels and flows, as necessary.

Performs related work as required.

Relevant education, experience, skills, managerial/supervisory ability, and performance aptitudes as reflected in the position's job specification. The MDC seeks to enhance the diversity of its workforce. People of color, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will undergo an internal background check.