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DeKalb County Government

Posted: Jul. 31, 2018

End Date: Oct. 31, 2018

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification to lead a crew to install and remove flow monitoring equipment within sanitary sewage lines; inspect installed meters; and retrieve data from installed units for the County’s Flow and Rainfall Monitoring Program.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Leads and coordinates daily work activities of assigned co-workers; confers with supervisor to obtain direction regarding work assignments and priorities; organizes tasks in order to complete assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with co-workers; assists with complex/problem situations; provides technical expertise; assists with training and instructing co-workers regarding operational procedures and proper use of equipment; and assists with supervision of co-workers by reporting employee problems and providing input on disciplinary action and employee performance evaluations.

Oversees the activities of Flow Monitoring Technicians and crew members involved in the installation, calibration, removal, troubleshooting and servicing of flow and rainfall monitors.

Serves as confined space entry lead for the installation, servicing and removal of flow monitors.

Leads performance of routine monitoring site inspections on sewer flow meters, rain gauges and stream monitors.

Performs and provides assistance in pollutant tracking in sewage and surface waters and monitors activities on large trunk sewers.

Oversees calibrations of flow/rain/stream monitoring sites and the preparation of monitoring station inspection reports

Ensures rapid and appropriate responses to hazardous material spills or other emergencies.

Troubleshoots equipment issues in the field; works with manufacturer’s representative via phone or tablet; and makes field adjustments on equipment based on experience and in accordance with correct operation/maintenance of equipment.

Assists in maintaining and performing periodic inventory of equipment storage area.

Documents work performed within the electronic maintenance management system.

Leads crew in locating and accessing manholes and rain gauge sites in unimproved areas (e.g. woods, creeks or creek banks, etc.) utilizing maps and/or electronic geographical information systems.

Coordinates with other crews for needed support for implementing required scheduled activities.

Develops and implements short and long term scheduled activities with supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED; three years of experience in construction, maintenance, electrical, electronics, process control wastewater monitoring, and/or compliance activities.; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license; and must possess a State of Georgia Waste Water Collection license.