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City of Sugar Land

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Job title: Facilities Operations Manager
Job location: Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States
Requisition code: 120087
Date posted: 01/28/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $64,459-$81,890 per year, depending on qualifications

Job Classification

Job Category:Public Works/Utilities

Job Description

Job description:
The Utilities Department has an opening for a Facility Operations Manager. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Utilities Director, the Facility Operations Manager is responsible for directing, monitoring and implementing programs to ensure water distribution and wastewater are maintained through preventive maintenance and timely repair.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

• Manage the repair and maintenance of the City’s water production and wastewater treatment facilities.
• Coordinate and manage the department’s first responders for facility operations and determine the appropriate course of action.
• Manage data collection, inspection and reporting for divisional inspections and preventive maintenance programs of water & wastewater facilities.
• Manage the service contracts for wastewater plant operations to ensure contract compliance. Review and approve invoices and service contracts.
• Develop, coordinate and implement departmental policies for the water and wastewater facilities.
• Responsible for inventory control for all utility parts and equipment used by assigned division.
• Oversee the hiring, development and training of divisional personnel and conduct annual performance evaluations.
• Set work priorities and standards for staff including scheduling and tracking repair and preventive maintenance programs.
• Implement programs as assigned to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state regulatory authorities.
• Assist in the annual operations and maintenance budgets preparation.
• Attend meetings with other city staff, residents and contractors as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Utilities Management staff.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field required. Directly related experience may be substituted for degree.
• Five years supervising the function of Utility Operations, Construction and/or Engineering experience required.
• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
• TCEQ C Water Distribution license or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment required.
• TCEQ C Wastewater Treatment license or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment required.

• Five years of experience managing utility operation projects in a municipal environment preferred.
• Understanding of construction codes, ordinances, regulations, technical manuals and preparing technical reports preferred.
• Knowledge of equipment, training techniques, and practices of utility services and programs desirable.
• Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Access preferred.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and project management skills preferred

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