Wastewater Plant Superintendent

Company: City of High Point
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: High Point, North Carolina
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 43940
Website: http://www.highpointnc.gov

Performs difficult technical and responsible administrative work overseeing the operation, maintenance and repair of the Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant; does related work as required.

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Services. Supervision is exercised over the wastewater and residuals operations.

Essential Tasks

  • Schedules, assigns, supervises and observes the work of plant operators and mechanics engaged in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater plant, including residuals management;
  • Serves as City designee and voting member to the Upper Cape Fear River Basin Association (UCFRBA-Eastside) as delegated by superiors;
  • Makes regular inspections of equipment and facilities, recommends improvements;
  • Researches and evaluates new and replacement products, supplies and equipment, and approves purchases;
  • Analyzes plant and laboratory data, consults with operating personnel and directs the adjustment of process control methods to improve plant efficiency;
  • Trains supervisors and employees in procedures and methods;
  • Prepares comprehensive reports on plant operations for submission to administrative superiors and governmental agencies;
  • Assists in the preparation of the plant operating budget and capital improvement program and the monitoring of plant expenditures;
  • Develops and enforces plant safety and other procedures and regulations;
  • Works with contractors, engineers and others as necessary;
  • Works with public relations personnel on matters of concern;
  • Maintains various recordkeeping and reporting forms;
  • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.

Position requires:

  • Formal education which equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in chemistry or biology supplemented by technical training in wastewater operations and engineering.

  • Must have thorough knowledge about the theory of wastewater operations.

  • Must hold a Grade IV Wastewater Certificate or be able to obtain within an acceptable time period.

  • Extensive progressively responsible technical knowledge and experience in wastewater operations including supervising others preferably at the level of Chief Wastewater Operator.

Salary: $58,458.40 - $79,341.60 Annually

Closing Date: July 7, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Eastern

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc

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