Directs and manages the operations of the Water Division of the Public Works Department, including the Water Treatment Plant and Water Distribution System. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Water Division, including treatment, distribution, and the laboratory. Directs activities of field crews and may serve as a leader on a variety of construction and maintenance projects for town-owned property, facilities, and structures. Responsible for the preparation, submission, and administration of the Water Division budget.
Bachelor’s degree in related field; 15 years of experience in public works, including five years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess a valid commonwealth of Massachusetts Water Treatment Plant Operators license (Grade 4T full), Water Distribution System Operators license (Grade 3D full), or ability to obtain through reciprocity, and valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
Thorough knowledge of the procedures, equipment, materials and tools related to public works construction and maintenance operations. Working knowledge of civil engineering principles and American Public Works Association practices and methods, as applicable to a municipal setting. Thorough knowledge of all applicable policies and regulations affecting water activities.
To apply, go to the town of Billerica website by April 7.