Pump Station Supervisor

Department:Water Operations
Approved STPUD:NH
Approved LOCAL 39:CS

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Manager of Field Operations, supervises and assists in operation and repair of water wells, water booster stations, sewer pump stations, reclaimed water and potable water storage tanks, various control valves, pressure reducing valves, vacuum valves, and related equipment and appurtenances. Maintains operational and repair records. Plans, sets priorities and goals. Ensures that all work is performed safely and all facilities are maintained in a safe condition.

Job Physical Requirements Analysis

Job Specific Body Movements Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
1/3 – 2/3 of time
More than 2/3 of time
Sitting15% of day  
Standing15% of day  
Walking20% of day  
Driving 35% of day 
Hearing  100% of day
Speaking20% of day  
Lifting 1-20 lbs X 
Lifting 20-50 lbsX  
Lifting 50+ lbsX  
Working/reaching above shoulderX  
Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level X 
Working with body bent over at waist X 
Working in kneeling position X 
Climbing stairsX  
Climbing ladderX  
Major Hand X 
Pulling X 
Pushing X 
Fine Manipulation X 
Writing X 
Simple Grasping X 
Power Grip X 
Hand Twisting X 
Folding X 

Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:

Object Height
Equipment0 to 40 feet
Equipment0 to minus 40 feet (wet wells and dry wells)

Equipment Used

Trucks, snow plows, sewer vacuum truck, welding and metal fabrication equipment, hand and power tools, forklift, crane truck, scientific instruments, computers, flow meters, pumps motors, valves, metal lathes, hydraulic press and benders, grinders, drills, air compressors, snow cat, log books, charts, graphs, radios, VFD’s and PLC’s..

Working Conditions

Exposure to all weather conditions, including extremely severe weather (blizzards). Works with extremely hazardous chemicals (sodium hypochlorite, hydrogen peroxide, and ozone). Exposed to noxious fumes and odors from equipment welding, and sewer wet wells. Frequently works in confined spaces above and below ground, including wet and dry wells, storage tanks, vaults, and manholes. May also be responsible for infrequent filing and computer work. May be required to wear escape respirator in a confined space entry.