As part of the Operations-Water Treatment division, the Water Treatment Operations Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the operations and maintenance of the water treatment, pumping facilities, and related distribution and storage facilities for the Authority. The incumbent serves as Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) for the RICHARDSON Water Treatment Plant. The Water Treatment Operations Supervisor develops plans and programming, formulates budgetary data, assigns job duties, conducts employee evaluations, prepares contractual obligations, develops educational curriculum, and reports parameters as they relate to the overall programming of the office; Oversees training of personnel in the maintenance of water treatment systems; Manages division service and maintenance contracts for the plant; Coordinates all major repair work to the facilities, equipment, or raw water lines requiring outside contractors; Resolves facility or equipment issues, breakdowns, or failures to maintain production of water treatment or lab testing; Prepares state-required operating reports, and statistical analysis of water treatment data for various end-users; Assists with the preparation of the division budget to include monitoring and approving expenditures, recommending capital equipment, and additional outside services; Participates in CIP projects for the repair and replacement of facilities and equipment of water treatment plants and other facilities; Prepares and tracks annual budget in order to ensure adequate funds are available; Collaborates with state regulators in order to maintain water quality parameters that meet public water supply regulations; Reviews and approves requisitions in order to ensure expenditures are taken from the proper accounts. Additionally, the incumbent provides tours to groups, organizations, state officials, and regulatory agents; Ensures the property bidding and quoting procedures are followed when required; Oversees the inventory or warehouse functions for the facility to include annual inventory, purging unused or deleted equipment supplies and parts, new part set-ups, and parts and equipment purchases.
The position requires an Associate’s degree, five (5) years of work experience, Water Treatment Facility Operator Certification Board: Grade “A” Well, Water Pollution Control System Operator, and Physical Chemical Grade “1” certifications, and a valid State of North Carolina driver's license. This work requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects, is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while sitting, standing, or walking and is typically performed indoors.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring salary will be determined based on qualifications and internal equity.
Internal Number: WT112018-56
About Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) was created in 2008 to provide high-quality water and wastewater for the nearly 200,000 people who live in the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County. The Authority owns, operates and maintains the public water distribution and wastewater collections systems including two water treatment plants, two wastewater plants, elevated water tanks, well sites, pump stations, and several thousand miles of water and sewer lines. These operations are supported by our certified laboratory facility, customer service, engineering, finance, human resources and administration departments. CFPUA provides employees a variety of career opportunities with competitive salaries and benefits.