Water/Wastewater Operations Manager
Accomplishes the Utilities Department’s objectives by
planning, organizing, and supervising all functions required to operate and
maintain the Tribe’s drinking water and wastewater systems. Maintains
confidentiality of all privileged information.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
the allocation, regulation and delivery of fresh water to customers.
and delivers water and wastewater compliant samples to labs.
conditions of the water system to ensure compliance with established rules
and evaluates water reports, records, logs and graphs to confirm adequacy
of present and projected water needs on a monthly basis.
wastewater treatment plant and the wastewater collection systems including
installing, maintaining, repairing, enlarging and relocating systems.
and maintains a dewatering sludge unit, sewage transfer stations, pumps,
generation units and associated equipment.
plans and specifications for new equipment or modification of existing
equipment to provide increased operational capacity or efficiency.
and documents preventative maintenance.
assigns, and schedules work activities and projects, monitors workflow,
implements policies and procedures, reviews and evaluates work.
Utilities Director and other departments informed of status of activities
by attending meetings and submitting reports.
professional and technical knowledge by conducting research; attending
seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing
professional publications; establishing networks; participating in
professional societies; conferring with representatives of contracting
agencies and related organizations.
to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
a variety of conventional and specialized vehicles on-site including
loader, backhoe, and other heavy equipment.
other duties as required.
- High School
Diploma plus two years work experience in utility maintenance and
operation is required, or equivalent combination of education and
relevant education in automotive mechanics, electronics, plumbing, welding
technology, water treatment or wastewater treatment or related field may
substitute for experience at a rate of 30 semester hours equals one year
- Level II Water
and Wastewater Operations Certification is required.
- Must possess and
maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license and have a clean driving
of the methods and techniques of maintaining and repairing drinking
and wastewater plant equipment, machinery and related facilities.
and measuring devices related to wastewater.
hazards and safety practices in the drinking water and wastewater
procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable
in performing maintenance and equipment repair.
powered and manual equipment and tools.
to perform skilled and semi-skilled maintenance activities including the
installation, maintenance and repair of
wastewater treatment plant equipment.
preventative maintenance tasks on plant equipment, machinery and
a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe and effective manner
interpret and understand technical manuals, blueprints, drawings, and
troubleshoot, update and repair malfunctioning equipment.
is performed outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather and on slippery
be exposed to chemicals (including chlorine).
be able to lift and/or move 50 pounds; physical exertion is required,
including extensive walking, standing,
bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, and
May be exposed to loud noises and vibrations. Irregular work hours
required during weekends and/or evenings and/or holidays.
Work is performed both in an office or
outdoor setting with exposure to dirt,
dust, fumes and loud noises. Standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or
unstable ground. Working in sensitive
and/or hazardous areas is common. Situations where safety-toe shoes, safety
goggles, gloves, or protective face shields are needed may occur. Evening,
weekend, and/or holiday work will be required.
Incumbent is required to be on call 24 hours during periods of water
utility emergency operations.
Note: This job
specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the
exclusive standards of the position.
Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other
related duties as may be required by their supervisor.
NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
TESUQUE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
OR ONLINE AT: firstname.lastname@example.org