City of San Angelo Texas
  • Public Works DIRECTOR OF WATER UTILITIES
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 129,074-DOQ
  • Full Time

Position will be open until filled.

GENERAL PURPOSE: Under limited supervision, directs the Water Utilities Department through effective planning, staff management, and resource allocation; ensures the Water Utilities Department services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic objectives, and in compliance with state and Federal regulations.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates Water Utilities Department programs, staff and operations, including customer service, water treatment, production, maintenance, laboratory, distribution, conservation, collection, reclamation and special projects; monitors Department operations to identify and resolve problems. Meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; plans, prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work, develops staff skills, and evaluates performance. Provides leadership, direction and guidance in operational strategies and priorities; analyzes community needs, forecasts resource requirements, and determines long-range plans, priorities, resource requirements and goals. Works with City Departments and external agencies to define and resolve department issues; ensures Water Utilities Department programs and projects meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements. Coordinates operations within the City, and ensures program objectives and standards are defined, attained and congruent with City goals and service needs. Serves as the principal advisor to the City on Water Utilities Department programs and technical issues; develops and directs strategies to meet goals and objectives; interprets concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, determines scope and priorities of projects. Ensures effective communications; interprets and explains Federal and state rules and regulations; evaluates and analyzes policies and procedures, and recommends solutions; ensures Water Utilities Department activities are in compliance with all laws, policies, regulations and safety standards. Serves as a liaison between various regional organizations and state and Federal agencies to coordinate projects and resolve technical and operational issues. Analyzes Department financial and resource information; develops and manages budgets and expenditures; reviews and approves administrative, technical and analytical reports. Regular and timely attendance is required. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or Business Administration, and five year's work experience in public sector utilities and civil engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid driver license with a good driving record. Applicants with an out-of-state driver license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Licensed as a Professional Engineer with Texas Board of Professional Engineers is preferred; additional specific technical certifications may be required. Required Knowledge of: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics. Methods and practices for engineering planning studies and specifications for civil engineering and water and wastewater projects. Laws, regulations, and standards relating to, but not limited to, civil engineering construction projects, Texas water rights, groundwater, and public water systems. Principles and practices of water and wastewater facilities and equipment maintenance and repair. Principles of design, construction and maintenance of public works projects. Principles and practices of government project management and methods of evaluating construction contract compliance. Principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, cost accounting, budgeting, procurement, contract management, and employee supervision. Required Skill in: Analyzing infrastructure and engineering issues, evaluating alternatives, and developing logical recommendations based on findings. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, Federal and state rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures. Developing and implementing procedures for cost effective management of allocated resources. Application of engineering theory to complex operational activities. Preparing reports and checking designs, details, plans, and specifications of engineering projects. Interpreting technical instructions and analyzing complex variables. Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority, and evaluating staff performance.

Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials, and representatives from other local, state and Federal agencies. Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software. Effective verbal and written communications. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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