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Utilities Manager

Posted: 10/24/2021

JOB SUMMARY The Utilities Manager is heavily involved in documenting and mapping community utility systems and coordinating, supervising, and performing skilled construction and maintenance work on underground utility installations and service. The Utility Manager develops and manages utilities preventative maintenance schedules and activities. This position also works with coworkers and customers to locate, collect, analyze, and manipulate Geographic Information System (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) data to produce maps, drawings, and other forms of output. The position also interacts with the operations and maintenance staff in the collection, integration, and dissemination of facilities-based data. The Utility Manager prepares oral and/or written presentations to the Boards and community groups and is responsible to building/maintaining good relationships with utility stakeholders such as community residents, vendors, and providers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A.A./A.S. degree in related field • Minimum two (2) years related experience. • One (1) year of relevant work experience may be substituted for one (1) year of required education. Limited to two (2) years of substitution. • Experience in public utilities management highly desirable. • Two (2) years supervisory or lead experience desired. • Must be punctual; regular attendance is required. • Must maintain a valid Florida driver’s license. • Successful completion of background check. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) preferred. • Skilled in computer operations and pertinent software applications, including the Microsoft Office suite of products and project management software. • Ability to review construction and maintenance plans. • Ability to prepare detailed technical permit applications, grant applications, cooperative funding requests, contracts, agreements, ordinances, and reports. • Ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise technical and administrative programs. • Ability to direct activities of consultants and contractors. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Mapping of assets. Understanding where all components of the utilities are located and how they function; namely isolation valves, service lines to homes, and line characteristics including integrating GIS mapping. 2. Identify needed utility repairs and maintain inventory to make necessary repairs. 3. Perform utility locates as required by SSOCOF. Locate District owned utilities and expose utility, if necessary. 4. Maintain the SWFWMD annual operating permit inspections and coordination for almost 300 lakes. 5. Submit construction permitting, when required. 6. Manage the water usage permits and irrigation distribution methodologies. 7. Assist with the emergency management plan. 8. Respond to system failures, leaks, and component malfunctions, assess repair requirements, and prioritize all, including after-hours emergencies. 9. Plan and coordinate utility system repairs, both emergency repairs and scheduled repairs, including job plans and costs. A full job description is available upon request.

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $41,000 - $60,000/year,$61,000 - $100,000/year

Employer Type: Government Entity

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