Summary:
The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Deputy Director of Construction Maintenance - Field. The successful applicant will support the Director in the overall monitoring of the operations of the CM Oakdale office as well as the satellite offices in Huntington, Coram, East Hampton and Westhampton.
 

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Posted Date:
9/2/2020
 

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Position Type:
Full Time
 

Division:
Construction Maintenance
 

Description:

The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Deputy Director of Construction Maintenance - Field. The successful applicant will support the Director in the overall monitoring of the operations of the CM Oakdale office as well as the satellite offices in Huntington, Coram, East Hampton and Westhampton.


The successful candidate will:
• Provide oversight to the day to day operations of the Construction Maintenance Department which is involved with the maintenance, improvement, and expansion of the SCWA underground distribution infrastructure.
• Work with Field Supervisors, Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents to delegate work and assign tasks.
• Assist in the personnel management of the department regarding scheduling, collective bargaining issues and overall training and development.
• Develop and oversee training of all CM staff in Clevest-Mobile Workforce Software, HR and Safety topics, new field technologies, and other related items.
• Approve requisitions and assist with budgeting of new projects.
• Assist in labor relations issues/collective bargaining agreement administration.

Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of public works and utility construction techniques and laws – 7 years’ experience preferred.
• Strong operational management skills – 5 years’ supervisory experience preferred within a union environment.
• Associates’ degree in Engineering or a related field.
• Proficient in MS Office suite, SAP and new field technologies.
• Exceptional communication skills.
• Water Treatment Operator Grade 1B Certificate preferred or ability to obtain.

*The Authority may accept an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet requirements.*
Interested candidates should submit their application and resume via the SCWA website (www.scwa.com) and click on “Career Opportunities”. Annual salary is commensurate with education and experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
(The Authority shall not employ relatives of employees as defined to mean an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, stepparent, or direct descendant of grandparents of the employee as defined in the New York State General Municipal Law 810.)