Pay Grade: E1
Reports to: Utility Director
Hours: 40 per week
Date: November 2006
SUMMARY: This position assists with the planning and directing of the City’s utility programs. Employee exercises independent judgment and discretion in the interpretation of engineering problems related to the City’s works programs. This position also assumes responsibility for efficient and productive development and construction of a variety municipal inspections and utilities. General direction is received from the Utilities Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Helps to produce, manage and implement budget
- Helps in handling major purchases, construction jobs, and contractor interface using independent judgment.
- Responsible for assisting with directing water and wastewater plants and field operations.
- Submits documents to both State and Federal Agencies.
- Assists administration of the department.
- Inspects construction sites and enforces codes.
- Assists with supervising various activity reports, reviews proposed plats, development plans, and drawings.
- Represents the City and dealing with other governmental jurisdictions, private firms, and the general public.
- Helps initiates studies or program review following suggestions made in commission meetings or public inquiry by own judgment.
- Helps designs utilities, drainage improvements, buildings, and other City facilitates.
- Instructs crews and handles personnel matters and residential complaints.
- Delegates work, approves leave, and completes performance evaluations.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Bachelor degree in Engineering is required. Applicant must posses a State of Florida “A” operators certificate in water or wastewater plant treatment operation. A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for minimum requirements.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Employee must be able to read and interpret plans, specifications and legal documents relative to public works planning projects. Employee must also be able to communicate both orally and in writing.
REASONING ABILITLY: Applicant must be able to organize and supervise the work of others and to develop and maintain good personal relationships with others. Applicant must be able to read safety manuals, work orders, operation guides, instructions, letters, memos, journals, maps, blue prints, and financial reports.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge is required in the practice of civil engineering involving planning, designing, and directing of the public engineering projects.
- Some understanding of the laws and regulations related to departmental activities.
- Knowledge of municipal public works, planning, design, and administration.
- Ability to establish good working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public.
- Capability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Possess a valid Driver’s license issued in the State of Florida.
WORK ENVIRONMENT/ADA: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit, walk, stand and lift to complete job task. Employee may work inside an office. Employee also has to have finger dexterity and be able to perform basic, shop and advanced mathematical calculations.
Lifting: 10 – 45 Pounds
Vision: 20/20 or Corrected to 20/100
Hearing: Normal Noise Levels
*Class Descriptions are not intended to be restrictive. The use of (or absence of) a particular illustration of duties shall not be held to exclude or limit the authority of a Department Head to assign other duties which are similar and related to work.