Deputy Director (Engineering & CIP)

Major responsibilities include:

• Oversees all aspects of the Engineering and CIP Divisions to ensure the efficient operation of each department and the organization in whole.
• Implement project management practices and procedures on time to achieve cost and schedule goals.
• Assists the Executive Director / General Manager in the development of strategic plans to support the organization's goals and objectives.
• Build and foster collaborative relationships with all departments within the organization.
• Identify opportunities to support organizational initiatives and recommend the development of programs to promote these activities.
• Provide leadership and management to ensure that the mission and core values of NTMWD are practiced.
• Act as a change agent constantly looking for improvements and progress within and outside the engineering teams and processes.


Supervises operations of the Wastewater Treatment & Effluent Disposal Farms divisions of the City of Midland Utilities Director in compliance with the regulations of the State of Texas and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Wastewater Systems Superintendent

The City of Fort Worth is seeking to fill the position of Wastewater Systems Superintendent at the Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility. The person in this position will possess management and leadership skills needed to plan, direct, manage, and coordinate the operational and process control activities of a 166MGD water reclamation plant.

Project Engineer (Development Engineering) and Project Engineer (Pipelines)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Identifies projects; develops project scopes; manages the planning, design, construction, implementation of projects, and directs project execution and schedules for projects. •Prepares, seals, and certifies plans and specifications; prepares and/or reviews construction documents, cost estimates, plats, easements; performs and/or reviews hydraulic modeling and analysis of existing and future SAWS infrastructure, and other submittals by engineering consultants and internal staff for completeness and correctness. May include large scale and long term projects. •Prepares request for proposals; evaluates interest statement submittals; and ensures effective implementation of professional services contracts. •Manages project, schedule, and quality performance of the team. •Negotiates contracts, settlements, and issues with SAWS contractors, consultants, and the public. •Manages construction projects by inspecting the progress and quality of the construction work and budget status; reviews drawings, submittal and analytical test reports; assures conformance to the contract plans, construction and material specifications and SAWS standards; prepares change orders and contract amendments; reviews and approves monthly pay estimates and schedules submitted by the contractor; and prepares and negotiates change orders. •Leads teams in acquiring necessary project permits; ensures all necessary permits have been submitted to appropriate regulatory agencies. •Provides engineering support and technical knowledge to other departments within SAWS for special projects including development of regulations, specifications, contracts, and studies. •Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external agencies and public relations including local and regional entities. •Coordinates the implementation of interagency projects, developing internal and external project or program teams, guidelines, and procedures. •Applies engineering principles and practices as it relates to design and implementation of wastewater, water, reuse, chilled water, and heating or steam projects. •Prepares and delivers verbal and written presentations to SAWS staff and management and the public. •Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING: •Assigns and reviews work of employees engaged in the full range of engineering and operational project or program development. •May supervise employees. •The Project Engineer works under limited supervision. JOB DIMENSIONS: •Contact with internal and external customers, consultants, governmental agencies, and contractors. •Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing.

Utility Technician

Under direct supervision, the purpose of the position is to perform semi-skilled work as an operator in the installation and maintenance of the city's water/wastewater utility systems, lines, lift stations, and associated equipment. Employees in this class are engaged in the construction and repair of water and wastewater mains and attendant devices. Work includes connection of fittings, excavation for the installation and repair of lines, the testing and monitoring of water pressure, and job-site restoration tasks. Duties involve exposure to adverse working conditions and occasional adverse weather conditions. Performs related work as required.

Water/Wastewater Electrical Project Engineer

The Electrical Engineer will have overall responsibilities for the electrical design on Water/Wastewater projects including lift stations, storm water pump stations, water treatment plants, and wastewater treatment plants. The engineer will develop drawings and technical specifications for projects based on in-house standards, client standards, National Electrical Code, and local ordinances. The position will involve the design and documentation of the electrical, instrumentation, and SCADA system of new and rehab facilities. The position will coordinate the electrical design with all other disciplines so that the design is completely coordinated internally as well as with external clients.

Wastewater Systems Superintendent

Wastewater Systems Superintendent job duties include the following:

Manage, supervise and coordinate assigned activities and operations related to Wastewater Treatment processes.

Develop, implement, and manage annual sectional budget.

Monitor and evaluate the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned wastewater programs including treatment, reuse water system, plant odor control, and operation of wet-weather high rate clarification and peak flow storage facilities.

Provide leadership and guidance to key personnel as part of professional development through administration of an effective training program.

Assure the quality of wastewater produced meets regulations set by federal, state, and local agencies, and ensures stability and quality standards of biosolids.

Ensure timely and accurate completion of required Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) and Monthly Effluent Monitoring Reports (MERs).

Record and maintain detailed information on the operation of the wastewater plant and compare the results with goals, regulatory and environmental standards.

Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence; serve as representative on variety of boards, commission and committees.

Conduct a variety of organizational investigations and operational studies; recommends modifications to wastewater programs, policies and procedures as appropriate

Ensures that all processes are evaluated for efficiency and works with other members of the management team to ensure continuous operations and transitions during maintenance and construction activities

Coordinates activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies and contractors

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