Operations Supervisor (Sierra Vista)
Company: Liberty Utilities (Canada) Corp
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: May 16, 2020
Operations Supervisor (Sierra Vista)
Operations & Maintenance
Sierra Vista, AZ
OUR VISION IS TO BE THE UTILITY COMPANY MOST ADMIRED BY CUSTOMERS,
COMMUNITIES AND INVESTORS FOR OUR PEOPLE, PASSION AND
Operations Supervisor advises employees and assists in the
prioritizing and performance of routine and emergency functions
associated with the daily operations of a water. Duties include
direction of staff in daily checks of wells, pumps, booster pump
stations, reservoirs, As such, is responsible for the performance
and maintenance and repair on the water responding to customer
problem and complaints about water quality; responding to or
directing employees to respond to main breaks, service breaks and
other system emergencies as deemed necessary. Duties include data
analysis, development and implementation process control strategies
for systems, employee supervision, employee training, equipment
troubleshooting and maintenance, and report generation and
submittal, prepares and submits annual evaluations, ensures
employees conform to the state and company safety policies.
Responsible for the efficient and effective operation and
maintenance of the system, which may include Supervisory Control
and Data Acquisition (SCADA), electronic control systems and
managing compliance. Seeks to know and understand new environmental
regulations, guidelines, and information in order to stay current
on new developments, and disseminates information to employees.
Ensures accurate record keeping in all matters pertaining to
operations and the procurement of materials and tools. The
Supervisor will generate month end production reporting. This
position provides assistance to customers with concerns and/or
technical assistance, physical assistance and administration
regarding operational issues to staff, outside consultants, and
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key
responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not
identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.
* Daily direction, coordination and supervision of employees in the
repair, maintenance and inspection of all well sites, reservoirs,
water lines, booster stations, and the general condition of all
sites and appurtenances.
* Perform maintenance, repairs and installations on water
distribution systems including main lines service lines, valves,
meters, fire hydrants, booster pumps, hydro pneumatic tanks and
* Assist customers with issues related to water supply, volume,
pressure or quality.
* Inspect new construction by outside contractors to assure
standards and materials.
* Perform blue stake and locate service lines, mains and valve
* Collect water samples for compliance testing, chlorinate the
water system, repair chlorinator and adjust to correct
* Plan, assign and supervise the work of field personnel. Train
staff as needed. Maintain standard operating procedure (SOP) for
consistency in completion of tasks.
* Completion of daily service orders and monthly meter
* Ability to understand the interdependency of issues between
customers, office personnel and operations. Ability to analyze and
prioritize situations as they arise daily.
* Lift, transport and install residential and commercial hydrants
or meters, as necessary.
* Logs data on computer. Maintains statistics and submits reports
to department manager.
* Administrative duties include answering and returning phone
calls, entering daily input into computer, processing employee
interviews and reviews, meeting with vendor contacts, resolving
personnel issues, filing work orders, verifying and approving
timesheets, assisting with budget administration, writing reports
and providing information required by management and regulatory
agencies. Under guidance, manages budget by preparing estimates,
monitoring contracts and accounting for line items, review and
approving purchase order requests. Maintains records and
inventories, coordinates resources, oversees projects to completion
and maintains the current SDS (Safety Data Sheets) book.
* Oversees water production, distribution and treatment facility
operations by directing operation, maintenance, testing and repair
of the facility systems and equipment. Responsible for testing and
quality control. Promotes quality control by ensuring water meets
all required compliance parameters and coordinates responses to any
related enforcement actions.
* Supervises and trains staff on all water production and
treatment, with an emphasis on developing and promoting
self-directed teams, which operate safely and efficiently. Plans
and prioritizes daily assignments, monitors, encourages employee
development, improves managing principles and practices and
participates in personnel selection, objectives, goal setting and
evaluations. Trains personnel by developing technical and safety
training programs, scheduling training activities and coordinating
activities with off-site instructors.
* Performs managerial duties by studying operating cost records and
making corrections or suggestions for improvements, offering advice
on operations, identifying training requirements, preparing reports
on facility operations, productivity, and energy conservation,
recommending improvements, improving practices and providing
information required by management and regulatory agencies.
* Monitor existing and proposed Safe Drinking Water Act and
Amendments. Maintain a comprehensive understanding of existing and
proposed water quality rules and regulations. Ensure systems remain
in compliance with these and any other regulatory compliance.
Provide staff training in these areas.
* Performs field activities by overseeing operations, including
pre-job site planning, attending construction meetings, performing
walk-throughs on final projects, investigating customer complaints,
and scheduling turn offs for non-payment, repairing main breaks and
installing meters. May perform related duties such as filling in
for regular employees in case of an emergency and responding to
emergency call outs. Serves as safety coordinator by ensuring
compliance with occupational health and safety precautions
pertaining to all phases of maintenance in treatment and
* Operates and maintains the water SCADA applications and
electrical control panels. Performs program modifications and
adjustments to SCADA system as necessary. Completes
trouble-shooting activities to control panels and other electrical
elements association with the system.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
* Work requires specialized knowledge of water treatment, and/ or
water distribution principles and practices at a technical level.
Knowledge of laws and regulations governing area of concentration
and procedures necessary to operate. Safety practices in operation
of electrical and mechanical equipment used in systems and
facilities. Computerized treatment process applications and data
logging functions. Appropriate certification is required.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed
to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge,
diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great
company. Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to
qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As
part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process
is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance
or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR
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