The Utilities Manager position oversees the natural gas utility, water/wastewater operations. The successful candidate will carry out the following duties under the direction and supervision of the Director of Infrastructure Services:
Plans, directs and coordinates the day-to-day work schedules and designate tasks for water, wastewater, and natural gas systems.
Design and prepare all estimate documentation, invoice documentation for custom work and
new natural gas infills.
Complete all gas and water loss calculations for regulating station/customer meter reads.
Administer all aspects of the Health and Safety program to all Utilities department personnel.
Deal with customer service requests on a day-to-day basis.
Perform inspections of the distribution systems and facilities at regular intervals according to operations and maintenance procedures and health and safety requirements.
Abide by codes of all regulating bodies, regarding the necessary reporting requirements for all aspects of the department.
Gas Fitter Class A or B journeyman required.
Water/Wastewater Level 1 Certificate, preferred, equivalent experience or willing to obtain.
Must participate, if necessary, in on-call schedule. Required to respond within one (1) hour.
Confined Space Level 2
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft office is essential. Knowledge of Worktech/Pearl asset management program would be beneficial.
Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
Successful candidate will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check and Driver’s Abstract.
Participate in a Fitness to Work Assessment.
Provide leadership, strategic management, performance coaching, supervisory and people skills necessary to positively communicate with the general public, unionized staff, and elected officials.
Basic knowledge of Human Resource Policies.
The County offers a comprehensive benefit program. Salary to be determined based on applicant’s level of education and experience. Pay range for position is $48.22-$62.68 per hour, and is based on a 40-hour work week. Current employees of Thorhild County fulfilling the requirements essential to this position shall be considered for this position.