Utility Maintenance Supervisor (Internal Applicants Only)

The Metropolitan District Commission Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 6 months ago

This is very responsible utility repair supervisory work involving the supervision of a medium size water and sewer pipeline construction, repair and maintenance crew.

Work involves responsibility for safe, effective and timely completion of pipeline projects. Duties include directing the work of a work crew in operating heavy equipment, installing or repairing pipeline systems, and directing sanitary sewer and storm sewer and catch basin cleaning, clearing and pumping operations.

This work requires that the employee have knowledge, skill and ability in water and sewer pipeline construction, repair and maintenance principles and practices. Works under the general supervision of the Utility Maintenance Superintendent.

Job Responsibilities

Supervises and evaluates a medium size work crew in constructing and repairing water and sewer pipeline system projects and cleaning and maintaining sewer lines, catch basins and related facilities.

Investigates problems in the field and determines corrective actions to be taken. On call for emergencies.

Schedules dye tests. Supervises the clean-up of chemical spills in sewer lines.

Supervises pumping and cleaning operations in District water collection systems, pollution control plants and pump stations. Supervises cavity investigations and cellar cleaning due to sewer back-ups and water leaks. Supervises snow removal at sewer plants and pump stations.

Fills out forms and reports on completed work assignments and completes employee time records.

Reads and interprets all but the most complex construction plans and translates them into construction and repair activities and direction.

Trains counsels, and evaluates employees. Administers union contract language and oral warnings, and recommends higher level discipline. Assures safe work practices.

Coordinates activities on a short and long term basis to assure personnel, materials and equipment necessary for projects and objectives.

Responds to a variety of water and sewer emergencies and related problems at any time of day or night, as directed. Serves on-call for emergencies, as assigned.

Maintains a safe and controlled working environment, setting up traffic and trench safety.

Performs related work as required.

Qualifications

A high school diploma or the equivalent plus six (6) years of progressively responsible utility pipeline repair or construction experience including at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience substituting on a year-for-year-basis. Must have a valid driver's license.

A regular position open to all District employees. A screening of all applicants will be conducted by the Human Resources Office, which may include referral to the oral panel process.

The top rated applicants will be referred to the Department Head or the designated representative for an interview. The Department Head shall make the final selection.

The MDC seeks to enhance the diversity of its workforce. People of color, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

EOE/AA/M/F/D/V



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Utility Maintenance Supervisor (Internal Applicants Only)

The Metropolitan District Commission