Water Treatment Plant Superintendent

  • 309131

SUMMARY:Under limited direction, supervises and directs the safe, efficient operation of the City’s Wastewater Plant ensuring compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Interviews, trains, motivate, assigns and evaluates work, and disciplines employees according to established City procedures. Conducts performance appraisals.
  2. Plans, directs, controls and supervises general operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant.
  3. Supervise employee safety program through inspection and corrective action.
  4. Ensures safe, effective operation of plant facilities.
  5. Conducts frequent and periodic inspections of plant to detect malfunctions, initiates corrective action.
  6. Establishes operational schedules, ensures that building, grounds and equipment are operating properly.
  7. Formulates process control strategies
  8. Reviews records, reports, and related documentation.
  9. Coordinates and supervises the operations for facilities and structures under charge to ensure compliance with regulatory permitting standards.  Reviews plans for plant upgrades, meets with consultants and contractors.
  10. Responds to requests, inquiries and complaints.
  11. Monitors and controls accounting and expenditures for the Waste Water Treatment Plant to ensure compliance with established and projected budget.
  12. Gives monthly presentations to ECR Entity Board.
  13. Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, statutes, rules, regulations, and ordinances related to operations of wastewater plants.
  • Knowledge of wastewater processing plant operation, maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of supervision and administrative practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation, monitoring and administration.
  • Skill in assigning, reviewing and evaluating work.
  • Skill in analyzing technical data and troubleshooting problems.
  • Skill in detecting mechanical and operational problems.
  • Ability to utilize effective written and verbal communication for presentations, training, and consensus building.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
FLSA Code: E
Last revision date: October 2009
Overtime: No
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