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Lead Maintenance Technician
Leesburg, Florida, United States - 34748

U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. We are headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with staff of over 700 employees in 20 states. Our mission is to protect the environment by ensuring effective water and wastewater treatment and conveyance to local communities.

Looking for a Lead Maintenance Technician - Under Ground Construction Experience

Ideal Candidate: Takes pride in work, cares about our mission, and accepts responsibility and accountability for the team's performance. Based in Lake County, Florida.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews operations and activities of the assigned maintenance team; develops and implements goals, objectives, and priorities.
  • Assumes responsibility for preparation and administration of the team's budget.
  • Assumes responsibility for a variety of personnel actions including performing evaluations, training, and disciplinary actions. Recommends the hiring and firing of personnel.
  • Coordinates training and development of maintenance staff. Provide training and direction to employees with job skill deficiencies.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of Water & Wastewater facilities, underground utilities, pipe/pipe fittings, heavy equipment, knowledge of electrical motor control, mechanics experienced, skilled in hand power tools, experience in troubleshooting, maintenance, rehabilitation of new and existing lift stations, routine preventive maintenance.
  • Determine schedules, sequences of work, and assignments for work activities, based on efficiency, quantity of equipment and skill/labor of personnel.
  • Examine objects, systems, or facilities, and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs.
  • Conduct or arrange for worker training in safety, repair and maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Working knowledge and experience in people supervision and administrative practices and procedures, like performance evaluations, timesheet review and approval, and hiring/firing.
  • Strong organizational skills and hands-on maintenance, repair and troubleshooting skills.
  • Work experience in under ground construction and excavation equipment.
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plant and water collection system maintenance.

Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience. We have a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.

US Water is a Drug Free Workplace. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Employees are subject to random drug testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.