Wastewater Operations & Maintenance Technician Supervisor

Pima County | Tucson, AZ

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Posted Date 5/25/2020


Salary Grade: F2

Salary: $23.73 Hourly

Supervises operations and maintenance (O&M) staff and participates in O&M functions and tasks in connection with the O&M of the County's Regional Wastewater (WW) Treatment Facilities and/or other independent, remote wastewater treatment sites. This is distinguished from the Wastewater Operations & Maintenance Technician classification due to its full supervisory functions and overseeing of WW O&M Technicians.

An assessment may be administered.


(Incumbents within this multi-level classification are expected to perform duties and responsibilities based on their demonstrated skill level. Examples of typical duties by skill level are included below.)
This is a multi-skill level classification in which positions within this classification are assigned duties and responsibilities relevant to the incumbent's identified skill and certification level. As incumbents progress in acquired knowledge, skills and acquire appropriate certifications, their duties and responsibilities may change to reflect the increased skill level. The following are samples of expected duties and responsibilities based on skill level:

WW O&M Technician Supervisor - Level 1: (Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the manager.)
Supervises and performs all duties and responsibilities of the WW O&M Technician;
Supervises and performs intermittent cleaning/calibration of machinery and equipment including changing light bulbs, and panel indicator lights;
Supervises, plans, schedules, assigns and reviews work of assigned shift personnel;
Inspects facility for cleanliness and operational readiness;
Supervises, monitors, evaluates, troubleshoots and adjusts treatment plant equipment and machinery and processes;
Supervises and coordinates maintenance and repair activities with other team supervisors, planner/scheduler, central maintenance supervisor and other work units;
Supervises and participates in the collection and analysis of treatment processes and operational/maintenance logs for equipment;
Supervises and collects data related to the operations and maintenance of the work unit and prepares reports;
Supervises and assists in the design, development and implementation of capital projects;
Initiates facility emergency plans and procedures;
Orders equipment and supplies;
Assigns work, trains and evaluates assigned personnel.

Knowledge of:

  • all knowledge elements identified in the  WW O&M Technician;
  • supervising, evaluating and training assigned staff;
  • regulatory permits for treatment facilities;
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and HMI systems;
  • principles of basic electronic and electrical trouble shooting and repairs;
  • principles and practices of effective supervision;
  • department emergency operating procedures;
  • County procurement code, practices and procedures;
  • principles of advanced computerized maintenance management systems;
  • automated information system software applications such as Microsoft Office;
  • department operating and capital costs/budgets.

 Skill in:

  • skills identified in the WW O&M Technician;
  • supervising, training and evaluating assigned staff;
  • reviewing and evaluating the work of others;
  • reading and interpreting technical data;
  • preparing technical and administrative reports;
  • using SCADA and HMI systems to locate/obtain information, perform trending analysis and prepare reports;
  • using automated information system software applications such as Microsoft Office;
  • following up on work assignments of assigned staff to ensure completion.

 Central Control Room (CCR) Team Supervisor Level 2: (Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the manager.)
Supervises and monitors the collection/conveyance system and other treatment plant operations;
Compiles data/information and prepares reports to management;
Utilizes the SCADA system to remotely operate equipment;
Supervises and assists in monitoring, evaluating and troubleshooting treatment plant and collection/conveyance system processes;
Initiates the implementation of emergency procedures;
Responds to requests for information/documentation from other County departments, local, state and federal agencies;
Responds to calls/complaints from the public.


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