The AW Pipeline Technician Supervisor for Distribution System Services will be responsible for supervising a leak detection crew of four staff members who are responsible for responding to service requests and work orders related to leaks in the distribution system. The supervisor is responsible for providing direction for responses to water infrastructure emergencies as well as routine maintenance, as it relates to leak detection. The position will address customer concerns and provide resolution as necessary. Position will require a high level of problem solving and the ability to give guidance to employees and well as being computer savvy.
The position will be housed out of Glen Bell Service Center. The hours for the position are Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. All employees are required to be available for overtime, call-back, and on-call for emergency response on nights, weekends, and holidays.
Out of state applicants may be eligible for license reciprocity between their home state licensing agency and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
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All City of Austin positions must be applied for online. The job posting can be found at: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/80604
- Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent
- Six years progressively responsible experience in construction or maintenance activities, including five years of experience in water and wastewater underground utility construction maintenance, and one year of which was in a lead or supervisory capacity
- Valid Texas Commercial Driver's License
- Required to stay current in the AW Respiratory Protection and Confined Space Entry programs
- Class C Water Distribution license or higher from TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) required a time of hire. A Surface Water License may substitute.
- Two years of experience supervising or leading a group of at least four individuals in a high-risk industrial environment
- Experience in the operation of leak detection and underground line locating equipment
- Experience training others on construction or utility related work processes
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to read and interpret water distribution grids, construction prints, and as-builts
- Strong computer skills to include experience with a work order management system, geographic information system technology, and leak detection and condition assessment technology
- Knowledge of and experience with adhering to regulations and industry practices related to leak detection and line locating