Under the general direction of the Utilities Division Manager, plans, organizes, directs, and oversees a comprehensive maintenance and repair program for the water, recycled water, sewer and storm drain systems for the Utilities Division of the Operations Services Department. This includes prioritizing and scheduling maintenance and repair activities; assisting with a computerized maintenance management program; implementing special projects or programs; providing technical direction and quality assurance; assisting in budget and contract preparation and administration; and supervising assigned staff. This classification may act for the Utilities Systems Chief Operator on a relief basis.
• Manages the day-to-day scheduling of crews or outside contractors to complete preventive maintenance and repairs to the water and recycled water distribution systems and the sewer and storm collection systems including mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation components and the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. Repair tasks may be planned or on an emergency basis.
• Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of a computerized maintenance management program.
• Oversees record keeping of equipment and facility information.
• Implements assigned special projects typically generated through the Repair & Replacement program.
• Keeps abreast of and maintains knowledge of applicable regulations, techniques, and new technologies in the industry, including up-to-date supervisory practices.
• Reviews and monitors work of maintenance and repair crews and contractors to ensure quality control standards are met.
• Maintains a safe work environment in compliance with OSHA regulations.
• Assists in the purchase of major equipment, materials and supplies, including conducting research, preparing specifications, soliciting bids, reviewing and selecting bidders.
• Develops staff and ensures division operates in compliance with applicable division, department and City policies and procedures. Performs employee evaluations to assigned staff.
Will possess knowledge of:
• Methods, tools, equipment, and procedures used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of water and recycled water distribution systems, and storm and sewer collection systems.
• Basic principles and practices of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and SCADA systems.
• Workplace hazards and accepted safe work practices including OSHA regulations.
Will have the skills and abilities:
• Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner
• Read and interpret plans. Estimate time and material necessary to complete work.
• Make decisions and communicate those decisions to work groups and the management team effectively.
• Inspect the work of others and maintain established quality control standards.
• Evaluate and troubleshoot problems; identify materials and resources needed to solve problems.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and/or experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to do this might be:
Four years of increasingly responsible experience in operations and maintenance of a water and/or sewer system, and a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Supervisory and safety training is desirable.
• Possession of a valid California driver’s license; Class A desirable.
• Possession of a D5 water distribution system operator certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) within 2 years of hire.
• Possession of a T2 water treatment facility operator certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).
• Possession of a Collection System Maintenance Level I certification issued by California Water Environment Association (CWEA).
Internal Number: 2019-40
About City of Pleasanton
Pleasanton is a major suburb identified by the U.S. Census as one of the wealthiest middle-sized cities in the nation and was included on Money Magazine’s list of the ’50 Best Cities to Live 2014’ and on 24/7 Wall Street’s list of ‘America’s 50 Best Cities to Live’. Pleasanton ranked #31 on Money’s annual list of the Best Places to Live, and #9 on the publication’s list of the Top Earning Towns in the nation. The rankings were determined on the basis of variables such as crime, education, employment growth, recreation, infrastructure, environment and housing affordability.
Work in Pleasanton:
Located at the junction of I-580 and I-680, Pleasanton is proximate to the major business markets of Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the Central Valley.
Pleasanton supports a thriving business community of more than 4,000 companies, from Fortune 500 to home-grown innovation firms.
Business sectors range from software to biotechnology to professional services in more than 15 million square feet of office and industrial space.
Many businesses make their home in the nationally-recognized Hacienda Business Park which boasts 850 acres of versatile space and wired infrastructure.
Linking t...he workforce to the region are two BART stations, the Altamont Corridor Express commuter train and regional bus service.