Supervisor-Operations (Water Treatment) (IN, South Bend) SUMMARY Supervises water treatment plants using ground water and treat so that it is safe to drink and meet all Safe Water Drinking Act standards. This process includes filtering; disinfecting; balancing the chemistry, taste and odor; and testing for microorganisms. Because these functions occur 24 hours a day, a plant supervisor/operator must sometimes work night shifts. This position requires 24 hour on-call for emergencies and also includes an on-call rotation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected. • Actively supports the mission statements of the City and the Utility. • Assists with hiring, training, team building, and evaluation of water personnel. • Looks for and makes recommendations for improvement. • Monitors computerized controls to insure the proper water flow, pressure and disinfection. • Checks and reports all daily pumping records and running of equipment. • Collects water samples for laboratory tests on water quality, disinfection levels, taste, odor and more. • Inspects processes and equipment for proper operation. • Calculates chemical mixtures and usage levels. • Inspects for chemical leaks and failures. • Backwashes filter cells/keeps track of wasted water and cell backwash frequency. • Makes critical decisions on PLC setup. • Manages and instructs other employees on maintenance and repair. • Ensures that good housekeeping and safe work practices are followed. • Records data and reports on water quality required by state and federal governments. • Assists the Manager-Operations/or Manager-Maintenance of Water Treatment in the operations, pumping and treatment stations. • Oversees all pumping personnel and checks the status of the equipment during the shift. • Supervises hourly personnel. Records and maintains working schedules of all personnel and timecards. Arranges coverage of personnel on sick leave, holidays and vacations. • Ability to make critical decisions and act on them. • Assists in operations, maintenance and supervision of all personnel and equipment. • Directs cleaning, painting and ground keeping duties of all locations (Well Fields and Water Works Structures. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.