Assistant Manager

Metropolitan Council - Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)3.8


WHO WE ARE
Join an award-winning wastewater industry leader in protecting our environment! Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) is an operating division of the Metropolitan Council. MCES operates and maintains the wastewater collection and treatment system for the Minneapolis-St. Paul seven-county metropolitan area, which includes approximately 600 miles of regional sanitary sewers and eight regional wastewater treatment plants. MCES treats an average of 250 million gallons of wastewater daily, providing cost-effective service to more than 2.6 million people in 109 customer communities. MCES treatment plants consistently earn state and national awards for complete compliance with their environmental permits. MCES also is nationally recognized for its work monitoring air and water quality and planning for a long-range water supply to meet future demand.

How would your work contribute to our organization and the Twin Cities region:

The Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities is seeking to hire a full- time Assistant Manager of Business Unit Planning & Scheduling (Electrical) for the Metropolitan Council Environmental Services Division (MCES). This position will be based in St. Paul Minnesota.
Applications submitted by August 28, 2018 will be given preference. This position will remain open continuous until filled and can close at any time after September 20, 2018.

The person in this position manages the planning, scheduling and prioritization of electrical maintenance and repair activities for MCES treatment plant facilities, including preparing job plans and scopes for maintenance projects and activities. In addition, she or he schedules preventative and corrective maintenance, plans for contracted maintenance projects and other related responsibilities. Provides daily work direction and assignments to maintenance staff, assists with budget development and capital planning.

To find out how the Metropolitan Council serves the Twin Cities region, please click here for more information: https://metrocouncil.org/About-Us/The-Council-Who-We-Are.aspx.
We are committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Hiring Salary Range: $76,586.00 - $86,923.00
Full Salary Range: $76,586.00- $108, 638.00

What you would do in this job:
Prepares job plans and scopes for maintenance projects and activities. Identifies key tasks, procedures, materials and safety measures critical to completion of these projects and activities.
Schedules preventive and corrective maintenance activities. Identifies maintenance, repair, modification or replacement needs.
Establishes and maintains a schedule of maintenance staff members to ensure availability of personnel to handle work orders.
Administers and plans for outside contracted maintenance projects and activities that need to be contracted; selects contractors appropriate to the job required; supervises the work of contract personnel attending to assigned projects.
Prepares purchase requisitions, requests for quotations, sole source documents and contract initiation memos to support maintenance projects and activities; serves as Project Manager for assigned projects.
Facilitates planning meetings to discuss the upgrading and/or replacement of mechanical and electrical systems and equipment and establish work priorities and scheduling requirements.
Maintains necessary department records, files, plans, logs, computer programs and general office and tenant communication.
Improves workforce productivity and work quality by eliminating in advance potential delays and obstacles through proper planning.
Acts as principal contact and liaison between Maintenance, Operations and other departments served by Maintenance.
Directs the work of assignments and schedules for 30 electrical employees; and participates in or effectively recommends staffing actions such as hiring, transfer, advancement, work assignment, and discipline.

What education and experience are required for this job (minimum qualifications)
Four-year (4) degree in electrical or a closely related field AND five (5) years of experience in electrical, or a closely related field, which must include the following: two (2) years of experience in planning, scheduling, and/or work estimation experience AND two (2) years in a lead or supervisory role AND a valid driver's license.

OR

Two-year (2) Associates Degree in electrical, or a closely related field AND seven (7) years of experience in electrical, or a closely related field, which must include the following:
two (2) years of experience in planning, scheduling, and/or work estimation experience AND two (2) years in a lead or supervisory role AND a valid driver's license.

OR

Two-year (2) Vocational Certification in electrical, or a closely related field AND seven (7) years of experience in electrical, or a closely related field, which must include the following:
two (2) years of experience in planning, scheduling, and/or work estimation experience AND two (2) years in a lead or supervisory role AND a valid driver's license.

What additional skills and experience would be helpful in this job? (desired qualifications):
Maintenance supervisory experience in a water/wastewater industry.
State of Minnesota Electrical License.

What knowledge, skills and abilities you should have within the first six months on the job:
Current knowledge of electrical concepts
Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations
Strong ability to plan, schedule and procure using a computerized maintenance management system. (CMMS)
Intermediate skills for Microsoft Word and Excel, internet, electronic calendar
Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of customers or clients
Excellent ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages with minimal errors
Must be able to collaborate, influence, instruct and negotiate with individuals to gain their understanding, cooperation and action
Interactions may involve efforts to persuade and negotiate with other representatives or officials outside of the organization, but does not have the authority to act on behalf of the organization in matters where there are legitimate differences of opinion

Additional information:
Union: MANA/ Grade I
FLSA Status: Exempt
Safety Sensitive: Yes, Subject to random drug testing selection process:
The selection process consists of a review of your education and experience and how it relates to the duties of this position. This review is based on your answers to the supplemental questions and other application materials you submit. The selection process will follow these steps:
Review of applications
Hiring Manager Review
Oral Exam (structured panel interview)
Selection/Final Interview
Leadership Competency Assessment
Candidate will be notified of their application status through email only.

Work Environment:
Position works in an office environment and industrial plant. Ability to work non-standard hours, be required to change scheduled days off and assignments on short notice. Some travel to other facilities is required. Up to one third of the time this position works near moving parts or equipment, exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions and moderate noise. May require travel between primary work site to other sites. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of a position on a case-by case basis.

Once you have successfully completed the steps above, then:
If you are new to the Metropolitan Council, you must pass a drug test (safety sensitive positions only) and a background check, which verifies education and employment, covers driving record (if applicable to the job) and any criminal record. If you have a criminal conviction, you do not automatically fail. The Metropolitan Council considers felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor convictions on a case-by-case basis, based on whether they are related to the job and whether the candidate has demonstrated adequate rehabilitation.

If you are already an employee of the Metropolitan Council, you must pass a drug test (if moving from a non-safety sensitive position to a safety sensitive position) and criminal background check if the job you're applying for is safety sensitive, is a supervisory or management job, is in the Finance, Information Services or Human Resources departments, or has access to financial records, files/databases, cash, vouchers or transit fare cards.

IMPORTANT: If you make a false statement or withhold information, you may be barred from job consideration.