Wednesday , April 17 2024

Cal Water Jobs in Visalia – Operations Manager

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The Operations Manager is responsible for managing the operation and maintenance activities of the water system including; expense budgets, execution of the capital budget, supporting activities customer service, and SOX compliance. The Operations Manager must establish oneself as a leader in the community and acts as the designated Company official for public meetings or forums.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees operations related to distribution, quantity, and quality including maintenance and construction activities, all capital construction and activities, budget development, monitoring expenditures, and resolving complex customer service issues
  • Responds to all water quality and environmental inquiries and issues; participates in inspections, adheres to Cal Water Statewide NPDES Permit and interacts with applicable agencies
  • Provides oversight to the operations and maintenance of well sites, system booster stations, reservoirs, treatment plants, compliance water sampling, and testing
  • Ensures certified distribution and treatment operators are properly trained to make decisions that affect water quality and quantity using manual or supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  • Provides oversight of the water system; flushing and valve operation program, water main, service, and meter repairs and replacement programs, and fire flow availability tests
  • Leads and manages team, including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, oversee training and development, and making hiring, disciplinary and termination recommendations
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with local government officials; acts as the Company representative in a public forum or before the media
  • Schedules and modifies operations to meet Company, and local goals and initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • Must obtain State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Treatment Operator Grade III Certification in 24 months
  • Excellent written, verbal, and public speaking skills
  • Must live within 45 minutes of the district
  • State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Distribution Operator Grade III Certification required
  • State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Distribution Operator Grade IV Certification in 24 months
  • State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Treatment Operator Grade II Certification required

Qualification & Experience:

  • Five years of experience working in a water utility in operations, or related field
  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in management or supervisory role
  • Bachelor’s degree and, or equivalent relevant water industry or field operations experience

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Visalia, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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