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Field Pump Maintenance Supervisor
 
JOB CODE:151650
 
PAY GRADE:2230
 
SALARY RANGE:$42,324 - $58,586
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Department of Public Works
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the supervision of an employee of a higher classification, performs responsible supervisory work in field maintenance, inspection and repair of sewage and storm water pumping and treatment stations. Work involves responsibility for supervising a group of skilled workers engaged in operating, maintaining and repairing equipment, pumps, and related apparatus at sewage and storm water pumping and treatment stations. The employee of this class has complete discretion as to technical methods of work within general policies established by an administrative superior. Work is reviewed through the efficient operation of equipment and machinery. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Plans, organizes, assigns and supervises the work of a group of skilled maintenance workers engaged in inspecting, maintaining, installing and repairing a variety of storm water and sewage pumping and treatment facilities. Personally inspects the adequacy of maintenance work and the performance of major maintenance and repairs of pumps and allied control equipment. Supervises routine maintenance, repair, operation and overhaul work, and personally participates in the work as necessary. Supervises and participates in the instruction of maintenance workers in their work and in the use of new methods of work and types of equipment. Diagnoses equipment difficulties and assigns maintenance workers to job; adjusts work schedules as necessary to suit emergency needs. Requisitions parts and supplies for repairs and operations as needed.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of pumps and electrical controls involved in the operation of automatic pumping stations. Knowledge of pipefitting, mechanics and the principles and practices of the electrician trade. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions necessary to perform safe mechanical and electrical work. Knowledge of the operation of sewage treatment plants. Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of a moderate sized group of skilled workers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. Ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems. Ability to diagnose operating trouble, and locate and correct trouble in mechanical and electrical equipment and systems. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, and four years journeyman level experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of pumping and sewage treatment facilities, and two years supervisory experience.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Possession of a Class IV Wastewater Collection Certificate issued by the Louisiana State Department of Health. Position(s) of this classification may require a valid Louisiana driver's license. If license is required, must maintain throughout employment in this position.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.