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Condition Assessment (Water) Supervisor
Ref No.: 17-03510
Location: Laurel, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 08/21/2017
Position Description: • Supervises employees including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and/or termination or recommending termination; • Manages the daily activities of the unit; • Utilizes asset management principles to prioritize water mains for inspection and replacement. Contributes toward the development of underground linear infrastructure asset strategies and Buried Water Asset Management Plan; • Responds to emergency situations due to continuous monitoring alerts for large diameter water mains specifically PCCP mains; • Plans, schedules and oversees complex and large condition assessment and monitoring programs; • Assist with developing asset management priorities for Capital Projects related to buried water assets renewal by identifying needs, conducting condition assessment and monitoring, providing condition ratings and preparing cost and budget documents; • Prepares technical engineering reports and coordinates specialized investigations with other departments;

Skills Required: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering. Ability to plan, direct, and/or supervise the work of engineers, engineering support personnel, and administrative personnel. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate complex and difficult maintenance projects and programs. Ability to present technical ideas and reports both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management and the public. Thorough knowledge of WSSC and applicable state, county, and municipal standard details, specifications and regulations. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to make decisions by utilizing available inspection and monitoring data, coordinating with other teams and groups to shut down water mains, conducting inspections, and recommending rehabilitation and replacement of pipes during emergency and urgent situations.

Experience Required: • 5 years of progressively responsible engineering experience in a maintenance, operations, or construction environment1 year of experience in planning, managing and directing engineering projects.

Education Required: • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Sanitary, Structural, or Environmental Engineering. • Must obtain a Class 2 Water Distribution System Operator certificate within 1 year of employment.