Job Title: Director of Water & Wastewater Utilities

Job Description


Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Director of Water and Waste Water Utilities assigns, assists , and inspects work crews engaged in the operations and maintenance of a water distribution and waste water collection system.


Schedules work and assigns jobs; requests materials and equipment; inspects work in progress and upon completion; responsible for administering department safety regulations; counsels, disciplines, and evaluates subordinates; keeps inventory of parts used to maintain water distribution and wastewater collection systems; assists in preparation and implementation of current and proposed budgets; reads, understands and conveys written or verbal job instructions; writes reports; keeps records; works in trenches and confined spaces using proper safety gear; uses good judgment to work and use equipment properly; walks, climbs, crawls, and kneels for extended periods of time while supervising, or assisting in water operations; lifts and carries up to 100 pounds, and pulls, pushes, and drags up to 150 pounds of water/wastewater maintenance equipment; sits or stands for extended periods of time while supervising, writing reports, or assisting in water/wastewater operations; work both indoors and outdoors in extreme temperatures including heat, cold, temperature swings, and inclement weather; some exposure to dust, odor, electrical, mechanical and toxic hazards, using proper safety precautions; serve on standby crew as required; communicates effectively and courteously with other city employees and the public.  Locate supply sources for replacement and repair parts for the water and wastewater systems; schedule vehicles, equipment, and tools for maintenance and repairs; answer telephones.

Job Requirements:  Two years of experience in maintenance and construction of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, knowledge of methods and practices employed in water and sewer system construction, maintenance and repair, knowledge of preparations of trenches, construction of manholes and clean-outs;  administrative responsibility and experience with utility, street and drainage projects.  Familiar with Water Sampling for Cl2, Distribution, Bac-T, Lead and Copper.  Knowledge of TCEQ procedures on sampling and SCADA systems.  Experience in organizing, planning and supervising the work of others; knowledge and experience in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, plans, and specifications; good decision making skills. 


A required High School Diploma or GED; Texas Drivers License (CDL preferred), Class C State Ground Water License issued by TCEQ and a Class C in Wastewater Collections issued by TCEQ; additional accredited training courses in water and wastewater operations preferred. 

Compensation:  Salary is dependent on background and qualifications.  The City of Madisonville offers a generous benefits program including retirement, health and life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.

Interested parties should complete an application and return to the City Manager.


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