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Supervisor, Operations (TX 06/17)
Title:Supervisor, Operations (TX 06/17)
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Tyler, TX
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:N/A


The Water/Wastewater Operations Supervisor provides job specific training, directs employees and assists in the performance of routine maintenance and emergency repairs to all facets of the water and wastewater systems. Duties include scheduling daily work assignments associated with daily checks of wells, pumps, booster pump stations, reservoirs, and lift stations, repairs to water distribution and wastewater collection systems, meter installations, customer service calls, and meeting with staff in field To provide support and assistance as needed The Water/Wastewater Operations Supervisor will respond to or direct other employees to respond to main line breaks, service breaks, fire hydrant problems, power outages, communications failures and other distribution and collection system emergencies. The Water/Wastewater Operations Supervisor will also assist customers with concerns of water quality and delivery and provide technical and/or physical assistance to other personnel, contractors, developers, and any other duties assigned. Meet with direct reports on a regular basis, providing feedback on work performance, which includes completion of annual performance evaluations. Additionally, the Water/Wastewater Operations Supervisor will be responsible for accurate record keeping in all matters pertaining to the daily operations of water and wastewater systems, and the production of month end reports, the procurement of materials and tools and management of budget as it pertains to Water and Wastewater Operations.


Essential Functions

  • Daily direction of employees in the inspection of all water and wastewater facilities, noting well motor run times, pump rates and operation, general condition of sites and appurtenances.

  • Inspection of possible leaks. Repairs, when possible, to water/wastewater service lines, mains and fire hydrants. Arrangement for repairs by contractors. Assistance to contractors in completion of repairs.

  • Assist customers with troubles related to supply, volume, pressure or quality. Arrange for, or complete sampling if deemed necessary, to assure customer satisfaction and confidence.

  • Perform routine maintenance and/or repairs at sites. Filter changes, adjustments and repairs to chlorine generators and feed pumps. Maintenance of motor and pump oiling equipment, addition of oil to oilers. Regular scheduled maintenance to electric motors.

  • Management of general maintenance to all water/wastewater sites, including, but not limited to removal of debris, weeds and pallets. Maintenance of surrounding area, comprised of a ten foot perimeter at all sites.

  • Maintains current certifications

  • Other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree desired but equivalent work experience and education combination desired.

  • Work requires specialized knowledge of wells, pumps, motors, lift stations chlorine generators. Knowledge of plumbing principles and ability to complete repairs to system, or make decisions regarding their repairs. Work requires high degree of knowledge of plumbing materials and methods as related to utility improvements. Appropriate certification is required.

  • 7-10 years of experience working in water and wastewater treatment. Extensive experience in plumbing, well operation and distribution water mains.

  • Valid state driver’s liences.

  • Current and maintained Class A Water and Wastewater or ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire issued by TCEQ.

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