Senior Maintenance Supervisor

Burke, Virginia
$47,617.02 - $79,361.57 Annually
Sep 04, 2021
Sep 18, 2021
Full Time
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Under the supervision of the Public Works Environmental Service Specialist, in the Heavy Maintenance & Construction section, this position performs leadership, supervisory and administrative duties for a crew of four to ten employees in the daily maintenance and construction related activities associated with the wastewater collection system, to include inspection, cleaning, repairing, and installation. Assigns work to field staff; uses desktop and laptop computers, enterprise asset management system (EAM) with the county’s Geographical Information System (GIS) to review, create and complete work orders. Ensures work is done, utilizing resources assigned to the workforce. Enforces safety rules and regulations for subordinates in the field. Provides customer services to citizens, other agencies, and contractors in addressing inquiries and complaints. PIPE & MANHOLE REPAIR: Performs repairs, both routine and emergency, to the sanitary sewer collection infrastructure including manholes and sewer pipe. Completes inspections of sanitary sewer lines and other sewer related infrastructure located in the stream valley. In the case of an emergency, crews are deployed to initiate bypass pump around operations to mitigate potential environmental contamination. Routinely excavates and establishes erosion and sedimentary control practices. Regularly undertakes heavy construction projects, in the VDOT roadway, streams, and forested areas. Prepares daily schedules and monitors projects activities. Responds to trouble calls as necessary. Uses and oversees the use of heavy equipment such as: excavators, loaders, backhoes, and skid steers.

NOTE: Wastewater Management positions are responsible for providing uninterrupted sewer service to residents during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies. This position is designated as emergency service by the DPWES director. As such, this position is subject to 24-hour on-call and may be required to report to work during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies, including after-hours and weekend work during emergency incidents to fulfill emergency service duties.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to the following: High School diploma or GED issued by a state department of education, and four years of increasingly responsible experience related to the maintenance of municipal facilities and infrastructure from either a public or private organization.

  • Valid driver's license.
  • Commercial driver's license (CDL) Class "B" or higher.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, driving record check, and commercial driver's license screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

  • Knowledge of or ability to operate sewer/construction-related equipment; Excavator, Backhoe, Dump truck, Skid steer and general hand tools.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using computer systems related to Microsoft Office, GIS, and an enterprise asset management program.
  • General knowledge of construction, sanitary sewer/water hydraulics or maintenance related activities.
  • Possession of any of the following certifications:
    • Basic Traffic Control;
    • Confined Space Entry,
    • Virginia Flagger Certification.

Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds. Ability to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County to provide coverage, attend meetings and trainings. Ability to use hand tools. Ability to walk, negotiate or traverse property sites that may be undergoing construction or having terrain that is not level. Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures. Physical requirements are applicable to all duties. Work requires performing tasks in adverse weather conditions. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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