Location: Carrboro, NC
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 02/25/2021
Expire Date: 04/25/2021
Job Categories: Energy / Utilities
The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), is a progressive water utility providing water, wastewater and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. OWASA seeks to fill a Crew Leader position in the water distribution and sewer collection department. We are seeking safety minded individuals to supervise the repair and maintenance of the water distribution, sewer collection and reclaimed water main lines.
A Crew Leader is responsible for scheduling, planning, and monitoring daily work activities of their assigned crews. These activities include installing water services; repairing water meters; repairing sewer lines; overseeing the grease and cross connection program; operating heavy equipment; completing work orders; using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to locate valves, hydrants, meters, manholes, water and sewer lines in the field; planning and overseeing the maintenance of fire hydrants; performing inspections on water and sewer taps; maintaining easements; video inspection of sewer mains; cleaning sewer mains and investigating customer issues.
Candidates should be self-motivated with the ability and desire to lead others through coaching, team building, setting clear work standards, and reviewing progress. Assists the team to fulfill the mission and goals of the organization. Candidates should have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Position requires knowledge of vocational, administrative, or technical skills that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past high school with three to five years of relevant experience. Valid North Carolina driver’s license required. Candidate must be able to obtain/maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Must have the ability to become certified in Water Distribution Grade A and/or Collection System Grade III. Position requires experience using Microsoft Office products. Use of City Works, GIS, and a Computerized Maintenance Management System preferred. Position frequently exerts 50-100 pounds and occasionally exerting over 100 pounds. Candidates must have the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and respond to after-hour situations, as necessary.
OWASA is an equal opportunity employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity, and inclusion. OWASA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in administration of its programs or activities, or employment decisions. OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability, creativity, diversity, and inclusion.
Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer.
Salary range $51,005 - $78,535
To be considered for this opportunity, please apply on our website: https://www.owasa.org/jobs/
Closing date is March 18, 2021.
Company Name: OWASA
Community-owned water and wastewater utility serving Chapel Hill and Carrboro, NC