Water Management; Water & Sewer Maintenance Division
Grade 207; Hiring Range: 48,575 – 58,290
This role is responsible for the oversight and operation of the AMR Automated Meter Reading program. This highly technical role is responsible for processing, reviewing, and submitting AMR data for approximately 90,000 residential and commercial water meters. While supervising a team of 3 employees that are responsible for collecting this data, the AMR Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and managing the integrity of the AMR infrastructure, the water meter inventory and working closing with other work units within the Division and Customer Billing Services to ensure the delivery of accurate and reliable data. The ideal candidate will possess industry knowledge, demonstrated leadership capabilities, and have the potential to lead the City of Durham and AMR program to a highly successful AMI program.
The job performs a variety of complex sub-professional engineering duties associated with meters and is also responsible for requisitioning necessary parts and materials in area of assignment. Performs required administrative work, evaluates equipment needs, develops goals and objectives for the teams, assists in writing technical specifications for new equipment and materials, ensures that preventative maintenance and calibration schedules are met, & troubleshoots system problems. Reviews daily job reports prepared by subordinates for accuracy and completeness; confers with subordinates on work in process.
Your capabilities should anticipate & resolve issues, direct projects & staff with sound leadership capabilities and ability to lead change during a time of ambiguity. Must have technical knowledge of the water &/or waste water business & comfortable using computer software. Related software and hardware includes but is not limited to MS Office, City Works, ARB N Sight, MX 900, Neptunes N-Sight, ESRI, Munis, Trimble handheld computers, laptops, mobile tablets, smart phones, transmitters and antennas.
Enjoy our Benefits:
Immediate contribution to 401(k) with up to 5% employer match
457 Deferred Compensation, Roth 401(k), and 529 College Savings Plan options available
Retirement Plan with 100% vestment in five years
Retirement Health Savings Plan with employer contribution for medical expenses at retirement
Life insurance paid up to annual salary; options for more
Flex Spending Accounts for dependent care and medical expenses
Medical plans discounted through wellness credits
Vision & dental plans
Generous annual leave plus 10 holidays with extra days through the holiday seasons
EOE - Individuals selected for offers of employment must pass the City of Durham physical examination and substance testing. A driver’s license history check is conducted for those selected for interview. You must have the legal right to work in the US. The City will not sponsor any applicant to obtain documentation of that right to work.
HS diploma; 6 mos. to 1yr advanced study from a vocational or technical school; years of experience may substitute for advanced education
NC A-CDL preferred
Minimum 3 yrs. expr (including direct field exp) in the operation & maintenance of water meters; conversion exp from manual to AMR highly preferred
Some supervisory exp managing people or projects in a related work environment
Must exhibit sound leadership, analytical/problem resolution, intermediate math & writing skills
Intermediate to advanced computer skills using Microsoft office suite
OSHA Competent Person/Trenching/Shoring within 1 year
NC Grade III Wastewater Collections certification within 2 years
NC Grade B Water Distribution certification within 2 years
AWWA Meter Technician certification within 2 years
NC Cross Connection Control ORC certification preferred
The Department of Water Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of Durham`s water supply, water treatment and water reclamation (Wastewater treatment) facilities, the collection and distribution systems (including meter reading), and customer billing services.
Water Management has a wide variety of support divisions and programs to maintain the existing infrastructure that p...rovide these integral services, and strives to be a responsible steward of the City`s physical assets.