Elmira Water Board
The Elmira Water Board seeks candidates for the position of Maintenance Superintendent. This is an exempt, salaried, tested position in the Competitive Class of the Chemung County/City of Elmira Regional Civil Service Classification and follows Civil Service protocol.
Some distinguishing features of the class are as follows: This is important supervisory work involving responsibility for overseeing the installation and repair of water mains, valves, hydrants, and main-to-curb service installations. Work is performed in accordance with general policies prepared under the General Manager’s supervision but permitting considerable leeway for the exercise of independent judgment carrying out the details of the work. This work is given close supervision in progress to insure compliance with appropriate specifications and instructions. The Water Maintenance Superintendent must be available at all times to meet emergency situations. Does related work as required.
Typical work activities: (The following activities are listed as examples only and in no event shall an employee be limited to only those examples listed.)
Supervises the maintenance, repair and extension of the water distribution system which consists of mains, valves, hydrants, and services
Administrative tasks include budget preparation, verification of payroll, review of material and equipment requisitions, review inventory of materials such as hydrants, pipes, valves, fittings, tubing and backfill material
Supervises the investigation and repair of leaks, raising or lowering curb wells, permanent repairs to streets, roads, and alleys resulting from our excavations
Obtains necessary permits for work, directs the laying and tapping of mains and installation of new services
Supervises the maintenance, inspection, repair and relocation of fire hydrants
Reviews maps, installation records and computerized model of distribution system
Responds at all times to emergency repair calls, prepares and files reports on activities.
Full performance knowledge, skills, abilities and personal characteristics: Good administrative skills, thorough knowledge of tools, equipment and terminology used in water distribution system construction, operation and maintenance; good knowledge of the principles of hydraulics as related to water distribution systems; ability to read and draft plans and sketches; ability to follow complex oral and written directions; initiative; resourcefulness; good judgment; approach work with cooperative team attitude; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
A Graduation from a college or university recognized by the universities of the State of New York with a Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering and one (1) year of experience in the control of inventory, installation, maintenance and repair to the water distribution systems; or
B Graduation from an accredited two (2) year college with an Associates Degree in engineering sciences, civil or architectural engineering technology and three (3) years of experience in civil engineering work, and (1) year of which shall have been in a responsible supervisory capacity; or
C Graduation from a standard senior high school and five (5) years of experience in the control of inventory, installation, maintenance and repair to the water distribution systems, two (2) of which shall have been in a responsible supervisory capacity; or
D An equivalent combination of training and experience as indicated in A, B, and C.
THOSE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED CIVIL SERVICE APPLICATION (MAY INCLUDE RESUME) TO DENISE MULLANEY AT ELMIRA WATER BOARD NO LATER THAN MARCH 23rd AT 4:30PM
ATTN: DENISE MULLANEY
261 WEST WATER STREET
ELMIRA, NY 14901
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled