24 days old

Systems Manager

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Under broad guidance, the Systems Manager is responsible for: 
a. Communicating the HRSD mission, vision and values
b. Providing long-term vision, strategic planning, and implementation
of innovative programs to continually improve interceptor system performance
c. Providing leadership and oversight of all interceptor operations and 
condition assessment, ensuring protection of public health, safety, 
and good relations with the community
d. Managing interceptor systems, facilities, and equipment
e. Providing leadership in the management of and communication 
to all interceptor operation employees
f. Planning and implementing innovative programs to continually improve 
safety, morale, well being, training and professional development for all 
interceptor operation employees
g. Monitoring system compliance with all applicable permits and regulations


a. Education
1. Required 
B.S. Degree in appropriate engineering field such as civil, mechanical or environmental
2. Desired
Masters degree in appropriate field such as engineering or public administration

b. Experience
1. Required
a) Minimum of 4 years experience in wastewater treatment conveyance, regulatory compliance, and resource optimization
b) Minimum 4 years experience in automation, engineering economics, technical writing, construction/repair inspection
c) Minimum of 4 years experience leading in a high-change, team environment
d) Advanced level experience in managing a diverse work force within a multi-disciplined work function
2. Desired
a) Internal HRSD experience in effectively communicating with internal and external customers 
b) Proven experience in facilitating organizational change efforts
c) Internal HRSD experience in managing the human resources within a plant, staff hiring, and disciplinary actions
d) Relevant engineering experience in design and construction relating to operation and maintenance of sewerage facilities
e) Experience in hydraulic modeling

c. Training Levels
Personnel in this category are fully qualified at Grade 9 with appropriate B.S. Degree, P.E. License and 4 years of experience. While a fully qualified selection is desired, the following training levels and years of experience are established for personnel who are not fully qualified and do not possess the required PE license:
Grade 9a - BS degree plus 4 years relevant experience or MS degree and 2 years relevant experience
Grade 9b - BS degree and 3 years relevant experience or MS degree and 1 year relevant experience  
Grade 9c - BS degree and 2 years relevant experience or MS degree and no experience
Grade 9d - BS degree and 1 year relevant experience
Grade 9e - BS degree and no experience 

NOTE: Master's Degree in Engineering is equivalent to two years of experience

d. Job Specific Technical Competencies
1. Required
a) Plans and manages complex projects, involving oversight of budget and staff
b) Demonstrates knowledge of public relations within a highly regulated industry
c) Knowledge of project management techniques
d) Knowledge of industry standard civil design and analysis assumptions
e) Knowledge of estimating techniques for geometric layout of utilities and other site elements
f) Knowledge of cost estimating techniques to support decision making with respect to HRSD Capital Improvement Projects
g) Basic knowledge of procurement standards 
h) Knowledge of common chemical processes in sewage and their impact on pipeline operation
i) Knowledge of preventative maintenance practices for water/sewer utilities
j) Knowledge of protective measures for utilities (physical clearances, corrosion protection, installation methods)
k) Knowledge of Pipeline and Pump Station Design, Startup, and Operation
l) Knowledge of Common construction methods for excavation, compaction, pile driving, pipeline laying
m) Ability to use MS Office products and a variety of other industry-specific programs (Forcemain, Mike Urban, CMMS, AM Meridian, Telog, etc.) at an advanced level of proficiency
n) Ability to evaluate designed engineering plans to for compliance with HRSD standards and reasonable engineering practice
o) Ability to perform complex hydraulic calculations
p) Ability to schedule, craft, and generate detailed interceptor system studies in a structured logical sequence
q) Ability to determine needed data and explain data requirements to those responsible for retrieving it
r) Ability to model and analyze real-world conditions with computer models:  demonstrates an understanding of strengths/limitations of such models

2. Desired
a) Knowledge of CADD
b) Knowledge of GIS 
c) Knowledge of HRSD and OSHA Safety Standards with respect to excavations, confined space entry, and similar job sites
d) Knowledge of wastewater demand computation methods and assumptions
e) Knowledge of troubleshooting methods for analysis of pump station and pipeline operation
f) Knowledge of City and County general design preferences for wastewater design and approval procedures for local development and capital improvement projects
g) Knowledge of State Sewage Collection and Treatment (SCAT) Regulations
h) Knowledge of land property rights including easement restrictions, right-of-way permits

e. Special Licenses
a) Valid Driver’s License from state of residence
b) Virginia Professional Engineer License

HRSD is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. HRSD does not discriminate against individuals in employment on the basis of race, sex, including sexual orientation, pregnancy, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, engaging in protected activity or any additional protected characteristics recognized by federal, state and local law.

HRSD is a Drug Free Workplace.


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