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 complies 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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