Title: Operations Assistant Supervisor, Daily Operations
Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ
Job Description Scope:
The position requires the performance of daily operations, field staff supervision, contract management and maintenance of inventory and records as applicable to the Operations Division with a primary focus on daily operations. Asset management for this position includes preventative maintenance and repair functions of transmission and distribution system assets that include mains, valves, hydrants, meters and related assets.
The position performs work under the direction of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Level 4 Public Water Distribution and Treatment Licensed Operators of Record (LOR).
× Under direction, act as the lead for daily operations (i.e. staff scheduling and assignments; main, hydrant, valve and meter repair and installations; leak detection; utility markout program; under direction conduct staff training on associated inspection and related procedures; etc.).
× Demonstrate comprehension of, and satisfactory compliance with, Authority policies, procedures, practices and processes.
× Under direction, administer daily support, troubleshooting, and asset management of transmission and distribution system and operations.
× Under direction, supervise staff in repair and preventative maintenance type activities and administrative functions.
× Acquires basic applied knowledge and develops skills in the repair and preventative maintenance of transmission and distribution system assets (mains, valves, hydrants, meters, etc.).
× Under direction, administer service contracts such as those used for main, hydrant and valve repair and installation, leak detection service contracts, etc.; including contract administration, budget tracking, scheduling of work and invoice approval.
× Under direction, maintain and order inventory for transmission and distribution system assets such as pipes, hydrants, valves, meters, testing equipment, etc. including the production of purchase requisitions, tracking expenditures on purchase orders, contract management, etc.
× Maintain accurate and organized records.
× Apply the use of information technology and equipment for troubleshooting and problem resolution.
× Exercise limited judgment on details of work and in application of standard methods for conventional work.
× Receive close supervision on unusual or difficult problems, and general review of all aspects of work.
× Performs administrative tasks associated with the production of Division reports, compliance reports, records management, etc.
- Position requires a New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Level 1 Public Water Distribution (W-1) license or demonstrated ability to obtain within an approved time period.
- Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and supervision, while harmoniously working with co-workers, supervisors, managers, and the public.
- Proficiency in personal computing applications such as Microsoft Office, ESRI applications, maintenance management applications.
- Excellent comprehension, written and oral skills in English so that involved and complicated instructions and technical texts can be read, understood, produced and communicated to staff.
- Excellent organizational skills including the ability to plan effectively.
- Maintenance of a New Jersey Basic Driver’s License.
- Willingness to work an early schedule 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
- Willingness to successfully complete an illegal substance test, background check, motor vehicle check, and functional capacity assessment.
In 1977, the Governing Bodies of Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township (the Creating Municipalities) passed parallel ordinances creating The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA or Authority). SMCMUA provides high quality drinking water to customers in Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township with some service in Mendham Township and Harding Township, and to certain customers and municipalities outside its District in Morris County, New Jersey. On a typical day, about 100,000 people rely on SMCMUA's commitment to high quality for their drinking water needs. With over 15,000 residential and 2,500 commercial/industrial accounts, SMCMUA is Morris County's largest water purveyor. It is our mission to produce the highest quality services and productivity on every project. Thank you for your interest in joining out SMCMUA community.
Competitive salary commensurate to experience, comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision), FSA, Vacation, Sick, Holiday and PTO, 457b option (waiting periods may apply), Life insurance, retirement benefits and so much more.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action:
The SMCMUA, known as the Authority, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.
Please visit https://smcmua.org/employment.htm for the full job description and application instructions.