We are looking for a Team Leader for Utility Review and Permits (URAP). The Team Leader is responsible for supervising, guiding, directing, and training staff within a Great Lakes Water Authority facility or functional unit. Manage work on projects and assign and prioritize tasks. Responsible for completing all local, State, Federal and GLWA required reports.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Coordinate and plan the work assignments (i.e. manage projects, organize crews).
- Manage annual organization budget items as assigned.
- Responsible for record-keeping and preparing necessary reports that include logs and computer files.
- Assist in the training of organization staff and maintaining a harmonious work environment.
- Provide an ongoing safety and injury prevention program.
- Attend meetings.
- Maintain Standard Operating Procedures.
- Prepare performance evaluations of an assigned team.
- Supervise all staff within the facility or functional unit.
- Perform shift work which includes all day, afternoon, night, weekend, and holiday assignments.
- A valid Michigan Driver’s License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle on all terrain.
- Wear personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Follow security and safety policies and procedures in carrying out work duties.
- Provide on the job training.
RELATED JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Assist in disaster preparedness.
- Assign shifts, workweeks, holiday coverage, etc.
- Keep up-to-date with technology and infrastructure.
- Facilitate meetings.
- Set priorities.
- Track attendance.
- Approve purchases.
- Train and develop staff.
- Recommend operational efficiencies.
- Recommend and ensure GLWA policies and procedures are adhered to.
- Perform related work duties as assigned.
Supervise an assigned staff within the functional unit.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Principles and practices of employee supervision, including selection, work planning, organization, performance review and evaluation, employee development, and employee training and discipline
- Project management principles and practices
- Operating procedures
- Safe work practices
- Plan, organize, assign and supervise the work of others
- Perform administrative duties and solve administrative issues
- Create and maintain the budget for the unit
- Implement principles of supervision, training, and employee development
- Use advanced technology
- Analyze and make decisions consistent with organizational policy
- Supervise and lead staff and projects
- Manage annual organization budget items as assigned
- Prepare compliance reports for regulatory agencies
- Represent the organization regarding special projects with internal and external agencies
- Effectively utilize appropriate security and safety equipment and procedures
- Maintain regular and reliable attendance
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Understand and follow verbal and written instructions
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
- Communicate frequently with team members and other units across the Organization about process, equipment, or potential problems
- Develop proficiency in unit specific operations and software
- Direct team activities or work as a team member
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (position requirements at entry):
- Associate Degree in the related operational or functional field, such as Engineering, Chemistry, Accounting, or Human Resources from an accredited college or university; or a combination of related work experience and education
- Management and operational experience gained through progressively more responsible positions in the utility industry
- A minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience
- Professional Accreditation in related operational or functional field
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This position requires the ability to climb ladders, scaffolding, work in confined spaces, elevated locations and descend underground, lift a minimum of 50 pounds, walk, stand, or work for long periods, demonstrate normal color perception, hear audible alarms and detect abnormal equipment sounds; visually inspect equipment and processes at any time of the day or night, pass vision, biomechanical and baseline physical and annual fit tests, wear respiratory protection and other personal protective equipment; at a specific job, sites may require the ability to carry, stack, dig, shovel, hit, push, pull and other efforts that require considerable physical strength.
Environmental Working Requirements:
This position requires the ability to work in all conditions involving exposure to outside elements and seasonal weather. Work will be in an office or field environment, at remote sites or locations within the GLWA Service Area.
- Valid State of Michigan Driver’s license
- CDL required based on assignment
- Ability to work irregular hours, commute to GLWA facilities and worksites, and respond to after-hour emergencies and on-call responses