The South Texas Water Authority is accepting applications for the position of Operations and Maintenance Supervisor. Working under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, duties include, but are notlimited to:
Operating and maintaining one (1) wholesale water system and two (2) retail distribution systems,
Supervising field personnel,
Serving as customer field representative and construction inspector,
Advising the Executive Director in development of schedules,
Providing written and oral logistics/reports (including budgetary) to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other staff as needed,
Serving as Safety Officer,
Producing and processing paperwork including time reports, work orders, service orders, inventory and local/State/federal quality/monitoring reports,
Evaluating field personnel on an annual basis,
Insuring maintenance of all equipment/vehicles, and
Insuring field personnel's orientation, training and continuing education are properly provided.
Qualifications are: A high school diploma or its equivalent with five (5) years of supervisory experience in the water utility industry including sufficient working knowledge and/or construction experience relating to water distribution systems, pump station operations, SCADA systems, and Cathodic Protection systems. The applicant should be familiar with a wide variety of equipment including but not limited to pumps, motors, motor operated valves, chlorine and LAS systems, hydro-pneumatic tanks and any other equipment associated with the operation of pump station facilities and distribution systems. This position requires lifting50 pounds, bending, stooping, shoveling, assembling pipes, climbingin and out of ditches, and working outdoors in the naturalelements. Applicants will be scored by a Management Selection Committee and those with Cathodic Protection system experience may be considered as a stronger candidate.
Qualified applicant must have a valid "C" water license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, a valid driver's license and must be insurable by the Authority's insurance carriers. Welding and heavy equipment experience a plus. Qualified applicants must be adept in both oral and written communication skills, willing to work extended hours, and flexible in his/her operational procedures as warranted by a changing work environment.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2020, at South Texas Water Authority, 2302 East Sage Road, Kingsville, Texas. For more information call 361/592-9323.