Crew Leader – Utility Line Maintenance (Water Line)

at Town of Flower Mound
Location Flower Mound, Texas
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Description The Town of Flower Mound is excited to offer a SIGN ON BONUS of $1,500 at the time of hire. Apply Now!! Under general supervision, serves as a first-line, working supervisor leading a maintenance crew in daily water distribution, wastewater collection, and other water utility maintenance tasks. Examples of Duties 1.Oversees the day-day work activities of laborers within the Utility Division to include training, assigning work tasks, and monitoring and inspecting the work of laborers; and provides direction and guidance in work tasks. 2.Assists, as directed, , in performing job interviews and counseling employees, preparing performance evaluations, setting employee goals and objectives, and training new employees. 3.Performs continual inspections of operational and personnel functions and activities to identify any inefficiencies and ineffectiveness and makes recommendations to management for corrective workable solutions. 4.Trains workers in the safe and proper operation of equipment and tools and performing job tasks and ensures workers wear appropriate safety equipment. 5.Instructs workers in the proper and most expedient method to accomplish assignments. 6.Ensures employees conducts daily vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance (including washing, checking and servicing) of all equipment and vehicles. 7.Identifies and reports hazards and liability exposures and immediately takes action for corrective measures. 8.Makes special reports and recommendations to the supervisor as needed. 9.Recommends items, supplies, tools, equipment, and other material needed for water operations 10.Assists supervisor in determining purchasing needs for upcoming projects and secures price quotes for purchase of equipment, supplies, materials, etc. 11.Informs supervisor of potential hazards, problem areas, public inquiries and the status of other work activities. 12.Performs the duties of utility laborers, tasks to include: constructing, maintaining, and replacing water or sewer mains and/or service lines; inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing failures in water and sewer mains; building and adjusting manholes and clean-outs; installing fire hydrants and valves; preparing trenches; and rodding and cleaning sewer lines. 13.Adheres to personnel, safety, and department policies and procedures. 14.Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications A High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required. Must have two or more years of water utility maintenance and distribution work experience and one year of supervisory or leading a work crew experience. Must possess a valid Texas CDL "A" Driver's License. Your driving record must be in compliance with Town policy. Must possess a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Grade "C" Water Distribution or Class II Wastewater Collection Certificate of Competency prior to employment offer. Must submit to and pass a post-offer, non-regulated drug test and thorough background checks (including criminal history). Desired Qualifications Must have a good working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of light to heavy construction equipment; water and sewer utility operations; and proper safety procedures. Must be able to exercise good judgment; make competent decisions; handle multiple projects; prioritize and organize work assignments; meet deadlines; and work well under pressure and stress. Must have good leadership, organizational, supervisory, problem solving, and training skills. To perform the essential functions of the job, must be able to talk, read, see, walk, and hear; have good hand/foot/eye coordination to operate and repair equipment and vehicles; follow oral and written directives; perform strenuous physical activities to include, exerting up to 100 lbs of pressure; lift, push, pull, and carry heavy objects, equipment, supplies up to 100 lbs. several times a day; shovel; crawl; bend; kneel; dig holes for several hours per day; climb on and off equipment; operate vibrating equipment; work indoors, underground, outdoors, in confined spaces, in trenches, on level, slippery, sloping, unstable and muddy terrain, and under constantly noisy conditions; and work in adverse environmental conditions to include inclement weather such as rain, sleet, snow, heat, sun exposure and hazardous conditions such as street traffic, fume odor, dust/mist, chemical, and toxic waste hazards; and other solid waste substances; and exposure to insects, noxious plants, and snakes. Must work extensive hours and respond within 30 minutes to an on-call or emergency callback.

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