City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2012-13
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Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by
our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:
*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness
and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust
All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the
|UTILITY FIELD SUPERVISOR
Pay Grade: 23 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Supervisory (S) Class Code: U023
Effective Date: 7/01 Revision Date: 8/03, 7/05, 5/10, 4/12
The primary function of an employee in this class is to supervise and participate in the planning, construction, installation, maintenance, and repair of the City water distribution system. An employee in this class is responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing the overall programs of the Water Distribution Division. An employee in this class may be assigned to other duties in the City's Municipal Utilities Department.
This class is subject to emergency call-out and must be able to work overtime including nights and weekends as required.
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Supervises and participates in the planning, construction, installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of the City water and reclaimed water distribution system, including water mains, service connections, water meters, meter boxes, values, and fire hydrants;
Oversees the scheduling and prioritizing of work assignments; monitors status of work in progress; coordinates projects and work activities with other divisions, departments, contractors, and utility companies; confers with assigned staff, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise;
Reviews and inspects the work of assigned crews to assure the work quality, and timely completion of assigned duties and responsibilities;
Ensures safety regulations and safe work practices are observed at job sites including traffic/barricade compliance according to the City Traffic Barricading Manual; competent person and confined space entry procedures;
Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, counsels, mentors, disciplines, and completes performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations;
Oversees and supervises the response to emergency situations such as system breaks or blockages, including locating affecting areas, traffic control, and erection of safety barricades;
Notifies residents and businesses of work being performed; responds to citizen complaints, investigates property damage claims, then suggests and recommends corrective measures as necessary to resolve issues;
Supervises and participates as needed in installation and repair work including digging and backfilling trenches; breaking up and removing concrete/asphalt; installing and repairing pipelines, including cutting, tapping, threading, and making joint connections on copper, plastic, and other pipe material;
Supervises the installation of new water meters and responds to customer inquiries on water meter and service issues;
Ensures work is in compliance with federal, state, and City water quality and safety standards;
Oversees and participates as needed in the locating and marking of utilities, in accordance with "Arizona Blue Stake" requirements;
Reviews project plans and provides input for construction of and extension of the water distribution system, coordinates construction and expansion projects with builders and contractors;
Maintains work records, including complaint resolutions, maintenance and repair logs, water pressure records, flow records, vehicle inspection forms, daily work logs and other documentation.
Prepares field sketches showing the location of new installations, relocations, and unrecorded lines and valves;
Develops and trains crew; instructs crew in work techniques and the proper use and maintenance of all equipment;
Performs various administrative tasks; establishes operating procedures and standards; provides budgetary input; monitors expenditures; reviews purchase requisitions or expenditures of assigned staff and reviews time sheets;
Maintains inventory of equipment and supplies: ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; approves and/or initiates orders for new/replacement materials;
Participates in studies of work progress records, equipment efficiency and distribution facilities and recommends improvements;
Assists in maintaining water distribution system mapping program;
Oversees and may participate in the operation of a variety of equipment including but not limited to, a dump truck, backhoe, electronic locating device, generator, compressor, pump, hydrologic lifts, jackhammer, cutoff saw, chain saw, street cutting saw, chop saw, sledgehammer, shovel, rake, pick axe, broom, ladder, meters, field testing kits, measuring devices, mechanic tools, and hand tools;
Oversees the general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in good operating conditions;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Represents the City and provides testimony in court proceedings on damage claims;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Supervisory skills, employee evaluations, and training methods;
Methods, materials, tools, and standard practices for the planning, construction, installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of municipal water and reclaimed distribution systems, including water mains, water services, water meters, fire hydrants and meters, valves, and backflow valves;
Methods, materials, tools, and standard practices for the location and marking of underground utilities;
Construction techniques and general trench safety procedures; working in trenches of varying depths;
Safety hazards, procedures and equipment used when working near underground utility lines;
Hazards inherent to water maintenance work and safety measures to be observed including confined space entry procedures and trench safety regulations; hard hat and vest policies, and other safety issues inherent in the work;
Operation and maintenance of water production systems and related equipment, including water metering regulations;
Heavy and construction equipment operation and maintenance;
Equipment and tool operation and maintenance practices;
Operation of electronic radio reading equipment technology and job-related software;
Blue stake laws and underground utility identification practices;
Various meter reading technologies;
Traffic laws involved in vehicle and equipment operation;
Basic traffic control/barricade procedures;
Municipal budgeting procedures;
Federal and state water quality standards and compliance procedures;
Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and City policies regarding safe work practices.
Follow written and oral instructions;
Read and interpret system maps, blueprints, diagrams, technical and operational manuals;
Establish project priorities and assign work orders, materials, staff, equipment, and other resources for timely completion of tasks;
Perform mathematical calculations in order to calculate quantities, trends, times, distances, measures, and weights;
Diagnose and locate system breaks or blockages using a map or diagram;
Operate a motor vehicle;
Operate and train employees in the safe and efficient use of all motor vehicles and related equipment required for completion of work assignments;
Operate a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare work orders, documents, spreadsheets, email and timesheets and assists other staff with related questions and problems;
Operate specialized testing and diagnostic equipment;
Prepare reports and maintain daily work logs;
Communicate effectively with the public and other employees.
The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Water Distribution Superintendent or the Wastewater Collections Superintendent depending on the assignment.
This position supervises the work of technical and maintenance staff.
High school diploma or GED equivalency and some college coursework; and
Five (5) years experience in municipal water distribution system operation and maintenance, including two (2) years lead or supervisory experience; and
Arizona Grade III Water Distribution Operator Certification; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
College-level course work in related field or Civil Engineering;
Valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License Class A.
The primary duties of this class are performed in an indoor and outdoor environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions, vehicular traffic, confined spaces, and hazards involving the use of power tools and heavy equipment and exposure to hazardous chemicals and/or materials, insects and gases.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate with employees and the public, and discern emergency or alarm systems, including vehicle backup alarms;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and work orders and technical manuals and related diagrams, and move over rough or unfamiliar terrain;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to a variety of power and hand tools, operate standard office equipment, to make adjustments to equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle;
Sufficient strength to lift objects 75 to 100 pounds for varying distances;
Sufficient body flexibility and mobility stamina and balance to supervise inspection, maintenance, and repair operations that may require bending, stooping, kneeling, stretching and other physical exertions working in confined spaces, working on ladders, and moving over rough or unfamiliar terrain.
Sufficient ability to endure prolonged exposure to arid desert conditions such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, and prolonged sun and heat exposure during summer months.