This position is responsible for all matters pertaining to water transmission system operations, including the maintenance, administration, improvement, expansion and operation of its facilities. Major responsibilities include providing leadership to staff, developing and implementing processes to meet regulatory requirements, developing and implementing transmission system water quality improvement initiatives, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, maintaining infrastructure to improve reliability and optimize investments, preparing and managing relevant annual budgets, managing and leading staff to ensure continued success in carrying out NTMWD's vision and mission.
Provide leadership to ensure that the mission, strategic goals, and core values are executed.
Oversees and participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of Water Transmission System goals, objectives, policies and procedures; ensuring that goals are achieved.
Work with entities served to maintain regional cooperation, communicate proactively, address challenges, and develop and implement solutions to deliver superior water transmission services.
Responsible for the preparation and management of the Water Transmission System annual budgets.
Understand NTMWD transmission system operation.
Responsible for identifying system needs to improve the reliability, optimize investments, and achieve regulatory and policy compliance related to all water transmission assets.
Communicate effectively with the NTMWD Management, Board of Directors, departments, staff, regulatory agencies, entities served, citizens and other groups and /or committees as needed.
Work closely with other departments and divisions to ensure successful operation of the water transmission system and to achieve water quality goals.
Performs assigned duties in accordance with established NTMWD policies and procedures.
Participates in the development of plans and specifications for relevant engineering projects.
Directly supervise staff to include hiring and coaching to support staff development.
Requires strong background in water transmission and quality best practices and ability to develop and implement processes and programs to resource staff to achieve goals.
Must possess ability to apply sound administrative, supervisory skills and engineering practices as related to water transmission systems.
Must be able to work collaboratively with member and customer cities, outside agencies, departments within the NTMWD, and citizens to develop solutions to issues and execute solutions in a manner that builds positive working relationships.
Must develop a technical understanding of NTMWD water transmission system operations.
Work effectively with the Water Conveyance Program Manager to ensure success with design and construction efforts.
Must possess the ability to lead staff by planning, organizing and supervising implementation of various programs.
Must possess considerable knowledge of the local, state and federal laws regarding potable water regulations.
Mathematical skills to interpret technical data relating to conveyance systems is essential.
Extensive mechanical knowledge of water transmission systems including water quality, pipes, pumps, hydraulic calculations and performance, condition assessment, power consumption, and rehabilitation technologies.
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or environmental science with ten years of progressive experience. Fifteen years supervisory experience of water conveyance may be substituted for degree requirement.
Established track record for effectively working with city councils or other boards, state and federal agency personnel, citizens, and community groups.
Requires a valid Texas Driver's License.
Internal Number: 108
The North Texas Municipal Water District ("NTMWD" or "the District") is a conservation and reclamation district and political subdivision of the State of Texas, created and functioning under Article XVI, Section 59, of the Texas Constitution, pursuant to Chapter 62, Acts of 1951, 52nd Legislature of Texas, Regular Session, as amended (the ACT). An amendment to the NTMWD’s creating ACT by the legislature in 1975, Section 27, authorizes the NTMWD to acquire, treat, and distribute potable water, and to collect, treat and dispose of wastes, both liquid and solid, in order to reduce pollution, conserve and develop the natural resources of Texas