Crew Chief - CDL - Stormwater Utility

Stormwater Services, 2641 S. 9th Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #290
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, to lead, oversee, and participate in the work of a crew engaged in a wide variety of equipment and heavy equipment work. This position works in conjunction with the crew to facilitate the compliance of the MS4 permit that relates to mowing, street sweeping, stormwater controls maintenance such as creek channels, ditches, outfalls, pipes and catch basins. 
 
SUPERVISION EXERCISED

This position exercises technical and functional supervision over stormwater crew members.
 
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Perform dry and wet weather screening on all outfalls within the City  to include visual assessments for illicit discharges or other contaminants entering the MS4 as well as overseeing preventative maintenance activities and requirements of stormwater infrastructure.
 
Review and maintain MS4 maintenance activities. Oversees MS4 compliance of stormwater structural controls, detention pond preventative maintenance and inspection including visual assessments for illicit discharges or other contaminants (floatables). 
 
Supervise and participate in construction, maintenance, and repair of stormwater lines; pumps; installs valves.
 
Oversee and participate in the work of the crew engaged in creek channel and drainage structure maintenance, mowing and street sweeping.
 
Manage and participate in the work of the crew to perform a variety of grounds and building maintenance activities in creeks and drainage ways.
 
Oversee and conduct inspections on the stormwater pumps and other structural control devices.
 
Maintain and assign work orders, stormwater material and equipment inventory.
 
Prepare reports that document field activities and observed conditions; maintain appropriate records and files.
 
Gather and prioritize day-to-day work logs and perform data entry of daily work production.
 
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES

Functions as the Stormwater Safety Representative and oversees all monthly safety meetings, assesses Stormwater safety policy, and applies Safety Coach Tools and reports as necessary as well as other aspects of safety, as determined by the Stormwater Maintenance Supervisor.
 

Accountable for maintaining records and assuring that all Stormwater employees are properly trained and continuously updated on the operations of equipment. 
 

Responsible for maintaining records of equipment maintenance and assuring that all equipment receives timely preventative maintenance as required.
 

Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
 
Knowledge of:
           
Methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in stormwater operations.
 
General carpentry, electrical, welding and plumbing work.
 
Motorized equipment such as front-end loaders, backhoes, brush trucks, sand trucks, dump trucks, hydro-mulch truck, water truck, street sweepers, cranes, trenchers, bucket trucks, bush-hogs, bob-cats, tractors with various attachments, fork lifts, pumps and other stormwater related maintenance and construction equipment.
 
Principles and practices and occupational hazards and safety precautions of maintenance work.
 
Safe driving principles and practices.

Skill to:
 
Use and care for a variety of tools and equipment used in stormwater operations and maintenance.
 
Operate office equipment including a personal computer.
 
Safely operate various types of motor vehicles.

Ability to:
 
Operate medium and heavy equipment used in routine activities, including a variety of motorized equipment such as front-end loaders, backhoes, brush trucks, sand trucks, dump trucks, hydro-mulch truck, water truck, street sweepers, cranes, trenchers, bucket trucks, bush-hogs, bob-cats, tractors with various attachments, fork lifts, pumps and other stormwater related maintenance and construction equipment.
 
Set line and grade with construction level.
 
Lead a crew of maintenance workers engaged in maintenance and construction work.
 
Follow written and oral instructions and communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
 
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
 
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
 
Lead and manage a team in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.

Experience and Training Guidelines:
 
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
 
Experience:
 
Two (2) years of experience in the area of work assignment including stormwater maintenance and construction or streets maintenance, irrigation, water and sewer construction and maintenance, parks maintenance, fabrication and installation of a variety of traffic signs and other markings, and/or building maintenance is required.

Education/Training:
           
A high school diploma or GED is required.
 
License or Certificate:
           
A valid Class A Texas Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within ninety (90) days of employment is required.
  
Special Requirements:
 
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
 
Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, twist, and climb.
 
With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 100 pounds.
 
Exposure to inclement weather, steep slopes, confined workspaces, poison ivy, wild animals, noise, outdoors, vibration, chemicals, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards and other pollutants during spill investigations and illicit discharges.
 
Ability to travel to different work sites.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.56
  • Max Hiring Rate $24.85
Location on Google Maps
  • Stormwater Services, 2641 S. 9th Street, Abilene, Texas, United States of America