Water Production Manager

Company: Alameda County Water District
Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
Location: Fremont, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: $150,000 - $175,000
Job ID: 43893
Website: http://www.acwd.org

Under direction from the Manager of Operations and Maintenance, plans, organizes and directs water quality support activities and the operation of District water treatment and blending facilities, pumping facilities and related distribution and storage facilities; strategizes, monitors and ensures District compliance with water quality standards and regulations; plans, schedules, supervises and reviews the work of professional and technical staff engaged in technical operations support; prepares the program’s bi-annual budget, estimating staffing, materials and equipment needs and monitors and controls program expenditures after budget adoption; represents the District at water industry and professional association meetings and with representatives of governmental and regulatory agencies, private firms, and industry groups on regional water quality agencies issues; prepares a variety of technical and administrative reports related to the operation of water production facilities; and performs other related work as required.

Water Production Manager is a single-position mid-manager classification. Under limited direction within a framework of overall goals and objectives, the incumbent oversees water quality and operations support activities and District plant operations and pumping activities.

Possession of an Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, biology, chemistry or business and five (5) years of full time experience in the operation of water treatment plants and distribution systems or in water quality planning and evaluation or environmental engineering, and at least two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.

Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record; Must possess a California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate, Grade T4, or a Professional Civil Engineer License issued by the State of California at the time of appointment; Must obtain California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Operator Grade T5 certification within 24 months of appointment; must obtain California Department of Public Health Water Treatment Operator Grade T3 certification within 24 months of appointment (applicable to appointee with a Professional Civil Engineer License only); Must possess a California Department of Public Health Water Distribution Operator Grade D2 certificate at the time of appointment; must obtain a California Department of Public Health Water Distribution Operator Grade D5 certification within 5 years of appointment to the classification.

Knowledge of: principles, practices and operational methods of water treatment, storage, and water distribution facilities; principles, equipment and procedures of a water quality control and monitoring program; use of computerized process control equipment and instrumentation; modern principles and practices of effective employee supervision and personnel management; principles of training program design and adult learning methods; budget administration; relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations related to water quality and environmental compliance; OSHA regulations, safe work practices and the ability to identify workplace hazards and/or unsafe conditions and take appropriate corrective action. Skill and Ability to: plan, assign and coordinate a comprehensive water quality control and monitoring program; water production and distribution system operations programs; interpret and explain policies and procedures to persons with varying educational backgrounds; analyze complex technical problems, evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions; develop and implement work standards, policies and procedures; plan, schedule, supervise and evaluate the work of support staff; develop and implement effective staff training programs; understand and implement relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures; effectively operate a personal computer and other standard office equipment; proficiently use computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs; maintain detailed and accurate records; prepare clear and concise written reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain good working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; and perform essential duties of the job without causing harm to self or others. For a complete job description, please visit www.acwd.org.

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