Water Distribution Operations Supervisor

Eugene Water and Electric Board Published: 22/8/2019
Eugene, OR
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The Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) is currently seeking a Water Distribution Operations Supervisor. This position is primarily responsible for managing, directing, planning and organizing all general maintenance and upgrades of water system facilities including: pump stations, reservoirs, flow meters, water quality instrumentation, valves, hydrants, and various water infrastructure.  The successful candidate will also provide guidance and direction for the ongoing installation, operation, and maintenance of water telemetry and control systems while serving as a member of the Water Operations Management Team.

If you're interested in a position that will allow you to help shape the look, feel and work of the Water Operations Department, and you have the ability to provide leadership within a dynamic team environment, then this may be the opportunity for you! This opportunity will allow the selected candidate to oversee and coordinate the work associated with the distribution and maintenance of EWEB's water system facilities including pump stations, reservoirs, flow meters, water quality instrumentation, valves, hydrants, and various water infrastructure.

Minimum Experience:   Eight years of progressively responsible work experience in the following: construction and maintenance of utility infrastructure, budgeting and reporting and project management.  Experience must also include four years of direct supervision in a multi-functional work environment OR an equivalent combination of professional, senior, lead, or project management experience may satisfy the supervision requirement.

Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a directly related technical field or an equivalent combination of education plus additional job related experience may be qualifying.
Professional license or registration:  As a minimum, candidates must have a State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority, Water Distribution Level III Certification or a confirmed equivalent from another State that will receive reciprocity in the State of Oregon.  The selected candidate must also have the ability to obtain WD IV certification within one year of employment.  Upon receiving the level four certification, responsibilities may include acting as Water System Direct Responsible Charge Operator on a rotation basis or as assigned.

Valid driver license: Yes

Professional license or registration:  Yes

Post-offer background check required:  Yes

Post-offer drug test required:  Yes

Post-offer physical / functional test required:  No

Physical activities (with or without accommodation): Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

If this is the job for you please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/eweb