JOB SUMMARY The Manager - Production & Treatment is responsible for the operation and maintenance of water production, water or wastewater treatment, collection, odor control or recycle systems, or industrial district Heating & Cooling production system facilities. Responsibilities include: staffing for operations & maintenance and capital improvement projects; budgeting management for operation and maintenance and capital improvement funds; initiating, reviewing and coordinating CIP projects; and coordinating performance and efficiency measurement. Responsible for the compliance and the regulatory requirements set by the state and federal regulatory agencies.
Supervises, selects, develops, trains, determines compensation and evaluates personnel.
Forecasts, allocates, and monitors the human, physical and financial resources for the assigned area.
Develops and executes Operations & Maintenance and Capital Improvement Project (CIP) budgets.
Evaluates, develops, recommends and implements division policies and procedures.
Inspects and oversees facilities to ensure safe, efficient operations. Identifies operational deficiencies and recommends solutions. Coordinates operations, maintenance activities, and emergency response with other groups and support staff.
Evaluates complex data to assess, verify and prepare various regulatory technical and managerial reports. Performs regulatory liaison activities; reviews and disseminates operational data for master planning, design, and maintenance purposes; and ensures resources are distributed efficiently.
Coordinates and oversees large construction projects and complex equipment demolition and installation.
Develops and participates in conceptual planning efforts and coordinates with consultants to evaluate, research and recommend new processes and equipment.
Develops and monitors measures to analyze and improve division's overall efficiency.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The Manager-Production & Treatment receives limited supervision.
Acts on behalf of the Department Director when he/she is unavailable.
Supervises assigned staff.
Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field from an institution accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Six (6) years of progressively responsible Industrial, Water or Wastewater experience including three (3) years of experience in a management or supervisory capacity.
Valid Class "C" Texas driver's license consistent with SAWS driving policy.
Demonstrated expert-level skills in physical, chemical and biological processes, water treatment operations, equipment maintenance, regulatory requirements and effective management skills.
Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of plant engineering standards and constructions practices.
Demonstrated organizational and public relations skills.
Water Recycling Centers
Class "A" Wastewater Operator License from TCEQ or highest certification from any other state, or Professional Engineer with wastewater treatment experience. If in possession of highest wastewater operator certification from any other state or Professional Engineer without Texas operator license, must obtain Class "A" Texas Wastewater Operator license within six (6) months of eligibility.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Water Recycling Centers
Registered Environmental Manager.
Ability to work hours other than the regular daytime schedule such as shift work, on call, or emergency response situations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative professional working relationships and participate in projects regarding the facility to include community relations and professional associations.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Participates in the employee-driven safety program and committee responsible for promoting safety awareness and injury prevention.
Proficient in the use and application of computer software packages which include, word processing, spreadsheet, database and computerized maintenance management systems.
Contact with internal and external customers, executive management, consultants, contractors, vendors and regulatory agencies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Working conditions are in an office and field environment. Field environment working conditions include frequent exposure to inclement weather; wastewater; mechanical, electrical, chemical and confined space hazards; offensive fumes; excessive noise; heavy traffic; deep excavations; and animals, snakes and poisonous insects. May be required to comply with requirements as specified in applicable regulations for personal protective equipment, including clearance for use of respiratory protection and other associated equipment. May operate a company vehicle.
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Additional Salary Information: Salary starts at $70,026.00 annually and increases depending on qualifications.
SAWS is a public utility owned by the city of San Antonio. It was created in May 1992 through the consolidation of three predecessor agencies: City Water Board (the previous city-owned water supply utility) City Wastewater Department (the city government department responsible for sewage collection and treatment) Alamo Water Conservation and Reuse District (an independent city agency created to develop a system for reuse of treated wastewater)