2017-10-11 2017-10-27

Wastewater Maintenance Crew Supervisor II

Company: City of Charlottesville
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 45289
Website: http://www.charlottesville.org

Salary: $20.07 to $25.59 Hourly

Closing Date: 10/27/17 5 p.m. Eastern


This position with the Public Utilities Department performs difficult skilled and responsible technical work supervising, inspecting and participating in the work of a maintenance, repair or construction crew of utility installations, specifically wastewater/water lines. Work is performed under regular supervision. Supervision is exercised over an assigned work crew of semi-skilled workers and operators and/or contractors. Subject to recall or extended work day due to natural disaster or emergencies.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assigns and supervises the work of semi-skilled and/or skilled workers and equipment operators in repair, maintenance, restoration or construction tasks related to the service of wastewater/water lines;
  • Makes and adjusts work assignments;
  • Ensures proper operation of equipment and tools used by crew;
  • Performs or assists in performing more difficult maintenance and construction tasks;
  • Operates equipment when necessary;
  • Ensures proper traffic control;
  • Trains and instructs subordinates and evaluates their work;
  • Inspects work in progress to ensure conformance with instructions and/or industry standards;
  • Selects and requisitions necessary equipment and materials based on job requirements;
  • Maintains time and material records;
  • Prepares work reports;
  • Discusses details of job requirements with supervisor;
  • May coordinate and inspect work of contractors;
  • Maintains supervision of crew during emergency repairs;
  • Locates gas or water/wastewater lines.
  • Responds to and investigate leaks with leak detection equipment, investigate sewer blockages, and sketch mains and service lines for permanent record, including time and material charges;
  • Ensures ongoing safety education programs for subordinates;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED. (One year of work experience may substitute for one year of education, up to a maximum two years substitution.)
  • Minimum of three years of experience in skilled maintenance repair, installation or construction work related to the area assigned.

Special Requirements

  • Must have valid VA driver's license by employment start date. (To view our driving eligibility requirements, go to the 'About City Jobs' section of our FAQs on the HR webpage or click here)
  • Requires the ability to obtain a valid, appropriate, CDL by employment start date or within 6 months of hire.
  • Must obtain and/or maintain any certifications as required by applicable federal, state local regulations and departmental policies.
  • In accordance with departmental policies, must be able to be contacted by phone in the case of an emergency; must be able to work overtime and respond on an on-call basis when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference for a minimum of one years in a supervisory position.


Thorough knowledge of the trade(s) required in the maintenance, installation, repair and/or construction area assigned; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work; thorough knowledge of applicable federal, state and local construction, installation, maintenance and repair requirements; thorough knowledge of and the ability to skillfully use the specialized tools and equipment related to the area assigned; ability to read maps and determine general location of utility lines; ability to assign and supervise the work of others; ability to prepare reports and maintain records; ability to use a computer; ability to work independently; ability to correctly interpret and understand construction drawings.

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