Job Description

Overall Job Objective



Manages the District's maintenance program and coordinates and directs staff in the installation, maintenance and repair functions in the areas of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, HVAC, grounds, building, automotive, and warehousing of equipment, at a major secondary and tertiary wastewater treatment plant, including pumping facilities and outlying area treatment systems.


This class provides service center level management over a broad-based program of maintenance and repair for District equipment, buildings, facilities, automotive, and warehousing functions. A variety of crafts and trades are involved, and staff may act individually or in crews or teams to ensure that equipment and facilities are functioning safely and effectively. In addition to providing management oversight, the work involves such functions as developing and implementing policies and procedures and ensuring the overall effectiveness of the assigned areas of responsibility. This class is distinguished from the Deputy General Manager in that the latter has day-to-day management responsibility for all operational services activities and functions.


This position reports to the Deputy General Manager, Operations/WRD. The incumbent provides service center level management over maintenance and repair of District equipment, buildings, facilities, automotive, and warehousing functions through District staff and contracted services. This class is distinguished from the Deputy General Manager, Operations/WRD who oversees all WRD operations, maintenance, design, construction and laboratory facilities for the District.

Resumes will be reviewed as received and selective interviews will be scheduled based
on candidate qualifications.

This is an exempt position and any rules or procedures governing the competitive process do not apply. 


Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration or a field related to the work AND five (5) years full-time experience in the maintenance and repair of major commercial, industrial or public facilities preferably in a wastewater/water facility, including three (3) years of supervisory/management experience. Equivalent combination of formal education and appropriate related experience may be considered.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the work of skilled maintenance, technical and support staff through subordinate supervisors and crew leaders in multiple maintenance areas. Recommends selection of staff; trains staff and provides for their professional development; administers discipline as required. Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the service center; prepares and administers a service center level budget. Contributes to the overall quality of the service center's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. Develops and coordinates multiple craft operational and maintenance activities in such areas as mechanical, electrical, electronic, carpentry, painting, HVAC, warehousing and related functions in District buildings, facilities and equipment. Manages computerized maintenance management system. Directs the preparation of and writes technical specifications and purchase orders for acquisition of material and supplies: approves payment and administers various contracts within budgetary appropriations. Directs the preparation, issuance, prioritization, billing and tracking of facility and equipment maintenance and repair work orders. Directs the conduct of and conducts analytical studies; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; directs the maintenance of accurate records and files. Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence and periodic and special reports regarding work performed. Monitors and interprets changes in laws and regulations related to service provision areas; recommends and implements procedural modifications to ensure that activities reflect current legal requirements.


Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle to conduct work site inspections and attend off-site meetings.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit various District work sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

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