City of Tampa

AWT Pump Station Specialist (#313100) 038

$37.04-$52.80 Hourly / $6,420.27-$9,152.00 Monthly / $77,043.20-$109,824.00 Yearly


Introduction

This is technical work in the design and analysis of the City’s pump stations.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for providing expertise in the design and analysis of advanced wastewater pump stations. Work is of more than average difficulty involving troubleshooting complex problems and performing highly skilled pump station, collection and control system tasks. Under general direction, the employee exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment in reviewing system designs and recommending changes in pump station equipment and odor control systems. Work is reviewed through conferences, oral and written reports, observation of work performed, and result obtained.

Examples of Duties

Reviews system designs, specifications and products; recommends changes in pump station equipment and odor control systems; reads atlases and collection system maps; reads blueprints and diagrams; performs operability reviews of collection systems and products; attends pre-construction meetings for pump station additions, expansion and modification.

Monitors, reviews and validates work for quality control assurance of pump station processes, equipment and repair practices; ensure adherence to job related safety practices including high voltage and confined space entry; writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relating to pump station operations; works with outside vendors and City engineering on pump station equipment, pipe coating and repairs; provides expertise with respect to wide ranging pump station equipment and repair; trains, evaluates and assesses the performance of AWT technicians.

Trouble-shoots complex problems and performs highly-skilled pump station, collection and control systems tasks; gathers and interprets historical data from Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), and other sources; compiles, retrieves, analyzes, and compares operational reports; analyzes general instrumentation, electrical, mechanical and operational problems; recognizes and identifies trends in pump stations and control; performs failure and root cause analysis; recommends corrective actions.

Maintains and reviews technical reports, records and library; reads prints and mechanical drawings; conducts research utilizing a wide variety of sources; updates information and changes associated with pump stations; recommends corrective actions based on knowledge of pump station equipment and repair practices and new technologies and products; writes reports to leadership including information on SOPs and work practices reviewed, written or modified.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Advanced knowledge of: pump station and collection systems operations; safety practices and procedures; wide-ranging pump station equipment and repair practices.

Intermediate knowledge of: collection systems and division operations; wide-ranging pump station equipment and repair practices, including control repair; job-related safety practices including high voltage and confined space entry; CMMS and SCADA systems; all types of pumps, valves, level controllers and odor control equipment; the city’s collection system.

Basic knowledge of: equipment used for pump stations, collection systems and odor control systems; general contract provisions; new technologies and products.

Intermediate ability to: read prints, schematics, blueprints and diagrams; read atlases and collection maps; train, evaluate and assess the performance of AWT technicians; analyze general instrumentation, electrical, mechanical and operational problems; recognize and identify trends in pump stations and control systems; perform failure analysis and root cause analysis; update information and changes associated with pump stations.

Basic ability to: compile, retrieve, analyze, and compare, operational reports; gather and interpret historical data from SCADA, CMMS, and other resources; conduct research utilizing a wide variety of sources; utilize written communications in an effective manner; information and changes associated with pump stations.

Intermediate skill in: communications; interpersonal relations; use of computers (Access, Excel, Word).

Basic skill in: technical writing; interpersonal relations.

Desirable: knowledge of available products for pump stations, collection systems and odor control systems; knowledge of construction; knowledge of time management.

Accountabilities: 75% of design specification and product reviews done in agreed upon time; provide monthly report to leadership that would include information on SOPs and work practices reviewed, written, or modified; completes all troubleshooting, highly skilled tasks requested by team leaders and provides solutions; provides solutions to problems that work and are agreed upon with related parties; reliability of equipment and operations; long-term plans to address trends, CIPs.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or GED with 10 years of progressively responsible utility or industrial experience, with five (5) years of knowledge of collection systems and pumping stations and public relations skills; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license; commercial drivers’ license Class B is desirable.

Comments

Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 313100; EST: 8/13/2013; REV: 3/1/2021;