To perform the planning, decision making, organizing, directing and controlling of the essential functions of the Waste Resources Division including the Interceptor Sewer System. To provide technical assistance to other Public Works Divisions and City Departments related to wastewater issues. Assists Director in the planning, development, evaluation, implementation and operations and maintenance functions of the Interceptor Sewer System (an enterprise fund); includes annual and capital budgeting and determining sewer rates; involves approval of all expenditures for a 140 MGD treatment plant, 1260 miles of sewer, 72 pump stations and 8 CSO treatment facilities and 147 budgeted employees; involves communication, correspondence, negotiations and meetings with City Council, manufacturers,vendors, consultants, regulators, contractors, other ISS stake holders and the public; involves long range and short range capital planning for ISS fund; prepares and evaluates specs and request for proposals for new processes, equipment and services; ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and standards; acts as responsible person in charge during Director’s absence.
Serves as ISS point of contact for $250M, 16 year EPA Consent Decree Program; involves communication, correspondence, negotiations, and meetings with consultants, contractors, regulators, and the public; prepares and evaluates specifications and requests for proposals for new equipment and services; provides engineering services for Consent Decree-related capital projects including plans review, detailed calculations, monitoring project progress and payment approval.
Supervises and directs the implementation of all aspects of utility operations; provides direct supervision to administration, laboratory and maintenance managers; provides direct supervision to wastewater collection system engineer and plant manager.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a degree in civil, environmental, mechanical or chemical engineering or a related field and eight years of progressively responsible management experience in a wastewater collection and treatment facility, including five years in a supervisory position.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION:
TN Professional Engineer’s License
Valid driver’s license
Employees must be residents of the State of Tennessee upon first day of employment.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of management and business concepts and functions; knowledge of wastewater operations; knowledge of the operations, maintenance and process controls required for wastewater treatment and disposal; knowledge of budgeting, funding and long range capital planning.
SKILLS: Computer use and communication skills.
The City of Chattanooga, Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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