This position will be operate out of the Cutter Lateral Water
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Environmental
New Mexico Environmental Department Class IV Water Systems
4 years of experience operating potable water systems or 2 years
of experience in Civil Engineering specific to water supply, water
treatment, or wastewater systems experience.
2 years lead or supervisory experience.
Valid Driver's License (subject to motor vehicle record
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
Improves staff effectiveness by counseling, training and
recommending disciplinary action for employees; planning,
delegating, monitoring, and appraising job tasks and results in a
Supervises personnel, which includes work allocation, time
approval, hiring, training, orientation, and problem resolution;
evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel
actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and
Develop measurable performance expectations for assigned staff
according to department goals and objectives.
Analyzes and resolves work problems. Initiates or suggests plans
to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
Assigns daily duties and evaluates performance of workers.
Establishes or adjusts work schedules to meet maintenance
schedules using knowledge of capacities of staff, machines and
equipment. Maintains time and production records.
Follows up on status of projects and jobs.
Assists training programs supporting water O&M and operator
Provides oversight of all activities associated with the
operation and maintenance of assigned water systems.
Monitors the daily operation and maintenance of water treatment
plant, water facilities, and the effluent quality of the treatment
Performs visual checks of the plant, facilities, machinery,
chemical levels, and related systems to ensure proper
Detects or predicts equipment failures, potential leaks, or
Oversees and ensures compliance with the rules, regulations, and
policies of enforcement agencies.
Ensures treatment compliance with established standards for
appearance, repair, permits, and condition for water treatment
facilities and distribution systems.
Operates, maintains, and monitors the following water treatment
plant and equipment: coagulation, aeration, activated carbon
adsorption, sedimentation, filtration, disinfections, and
de-chlorination processes, gauges and meters, and various piping
and plumbing fixtures, sensors, instruments, control and instrument
panels, HVAC equipment, generator systems, variable frequency
drives, pump and motor assemblies.
Prepares calculations, reports, and logs.
Inspects and records plant equipment parameters.
Adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices to optimize
Provides technical assistance to outages.
Performs predetermined period analysis on water treatment
Performs water analyses to ensure drinking water compliance
Tests routine water samples.
Performs system inspection and maintenance. Examines mechanical
equipment to diagnose problems as repairs or replaces.
Maintains inventories and estimates to procure materials,
supplies, chemicals, instruments and equipment required to operate
and maintain treatment plant and facilities.
Services and performs repairs on equipment and facilities.
Performs and maintains cleanliness of buildings and grounds.
Records and maintains treatment plant and/or distribution system
Prepares reports for data and system analysis, special requests,
and research purposes. Compiles, prepares, and submits all
regulatory and permitting reports to regulatory agencies.
Records and maintains plant log.
Maintains detailed records of activities and laboratory
Responds to emergencies in a timely manner to prevent
destruction or damage to private, public and District property.
Promotes employee safety awareness, safety meetings, and
Inspects project sites to monitor progress and ensure
conformance to design specifications and safety standards.
Ensures the facilities and equipment is in safe operating
condition by performing a regular visual inspection.
Observes safety rules, and ensures and maintains a safe
Determines and plans current and future operational and
maintenance needs for the treatment plant and water facilities to
prepare annual capital and operation budgets.
Prepares assessment reports and recommendation related to
planning of capital projects and O&M activities for management
Achieves financial objectives by preparing and administering
annual budget; presents and justifies budget recommendations.
Oversees funding, planning, and budgeting of capital projects
for improvements, renovations, and upgrades.
Assist with the department initiatives to improve effectiveness
by identifying short-term and long-range issues and goals.
Implements directives toward the establishment of treatment
plant planned maintenance programs.
Performs public relation activities to improve understanding by
the public, customers, and employees.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by: attending
seminars, educational workshops, classes, and conferences for
maintaining operator certification.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Navajo Veteran Preference
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and