Water and Sewer Engineering Manager
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Mobile, AL 36606
This is responsible administrative and professional engineering work directing and managing engineering activities for a municipal water and sewer utility.
An employee in this class is responsible for planning, designing, coordinating, implementing and managing engineering and operational activities of a water and sewer utility. Work is performed with a high degree of independent professional judgment and discretion under the general direction of the Water and Sewer Assistant Director. Supervision is exercised over a staff of subordinate professional, technical, clerical and laboring personnel.
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions in this class.) Directs professional, technical and laboring employees engaged in the study, planning, construction, maintenance and improvement of water and sewer utility operations; directs the Geographic Information Systems program; directs technical employees in electric or electronic instrumentation, laboratory analysis, motor repair, general repair and maintenance; directs technical and clerical employees in the preservation of Water Board records; manages watershed, water pump stations, water treatment plants, water distribution, sewer collection, sewer lift stations, and sewer treatment plant operations; manages compliance with regulatory standards and administrative requirements; develops and recommends standard operating procedures; analyzes process monitoring and benchmark data; recommends policies affecting the planning, engineering and expansion of the utility; reviews construction plans, specifications, contract documents and schedules for assigned engineering projects; manages and administers contracts for engineering projects; approves, evaluates, and reconciles consultant and contractor pay requests; researches complex engineering problems and counsels superiors and subordinates on available alternatives; prepares special studies and reports; negotiates with land developers concerning developmental matters and responsibilities; develops and recommends an annual budget for priority system needs; reviews qualifications, abilities and performance of subordinate staff and develops recommendations for improvements; prepares special studies and reports; coordinates data management and storage; makes presentations to the Board; attends meetings and makes public addresses; participates in response to natural disasters; performs related work as required.