City of Fernley

City of Fernley has a vacancy for the Streets & Storm Drains Foreman

The City of Fernley has a vacancy for the Streets & Storm Drains Foreman.

Under direction of the Public Works Director, supervises and participates in the operation, maintenance, repair and construction of the City’s streets and storm drains systems.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The duties listed below are examples of the work typically performed by employees in this class. An employee may not be assigned all duties listed and may be assigned duties which are not listed below Marginal duties (shown in italics) are those which are least likely to be essential functions for any single position in this class.
Manages the on-site operations, technical direction, and supervision of the streets and storm drains systems maintenance staff.
Provides direction, advice, and support to staff; determines the need for repair and maintenance of existing public works facilities and equipment; researches and updates equipment and facilities that utilize modern technology; recommends purchase of new equipment or construction and maintenance of facilities; consults with engineers and other resources, as required.
Ensures the timely completion of scheduled projects according to applicable codes and specifications; determines and implements modifications in specifications for material and equipment used in public works operations.

Supervises, develops, and assists with staff evaluations; implements training programs to enhance the capabilities of staff and improve the delivery of services; instructs and trains staff; hears, responds to and resolves employee problems, concerns and complaints. Reviews procedures, quality, and quantity of work performed by staff members; recommends disciplinary action when necessary.

Schedules maintenance and repair activities; organizes and priorities work; assesses and determines staffing needs; coordinates activities of staff and the availability of equipment and materials; arranges for training in use of equipment and in performance of specialized tasks.

Monitors and inspects assigned facilities to identify needed repairs and performs quality control reviews of completed projects to ensure compliance with standards; determines maintenance schedules and work methods; prepares recommendations based upon the results of inspections; investigates and resolves complaints and concerns regarding department services and facilities.

Estimates costs of repairs and small construction projects; facilitates the procurement of necessary materials and equipment; monitors expenditures on assigned projects to assure compliance with budgets; accounts for variances between projected and actual expenditures; provides project management services.

Oversees the operation of assigned facilities; follows-up on scheduled maintenance activities; reviews daily activities records.

Maintains records and reports of maintenance and repair activities, equipment usage; keeps records of time worked, equipment and supplies used, and conditions observed; controls the distribution and usage of tools and equipment.
Inspects facilities and observes field operations to asses conditions, needed work, and staff work performance; responds to emergencies and handles peak workloads by prioritizing projects and assigning staff.

Review O & M manuals and make appropriate changes as required; prepare and regularly review Standard and Emergency Operating Procedures (SOPs and EOPs); prepare and review the facility Emergency Response Plan; posts and controls the facility staff “required reading” boards.

Assists City Engineer with development of annual operating budget, review operating expenditures and coordinate payments.

Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application to City of Fernley, HR, 595 Silver Lace Blvd, Fernley, NV, 89408 by September 1, 2017 at 4pm. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For questions, please contact, Shannon McKnight, HR, at or at 775-784-9863.

The City of Fernley is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations.

High school diploma or equivalent five (5) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of storm drain systems and street evaluation, maintenance and repair; at least one year of experience must include maintenance and operations program administrative and supervisory experience.
Special Requirements
Must possess or obtain a valid class “B” commercial driver’s license within six months of employment.

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