Oversees Field Operations activities providing leadership, coaching, and mentoring in the inspection, maintenance, and repair of stormwater infrastructure; verifies effective work procedures, schedules, and workflows; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance operations. Oversees Field Operations staff ensuring quality of maintenance work, employee performance reviews, staff hiring decisions, as well as resolves employee grievance and disciplinary matters. Has the ability to guide, direct, coach, mentor, and motivate employees; ability to organize and manage supervisory staff overseeing eight maintenance crews performing various stormwater related functions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other City departments and the general public. Oversees design, scheduling, right-of-way acquisition, contract administration, inspection, and citizen outreach of a variety of stormwater maintenance and green infrastructure projects including preparation of specifications, engineer estimates, and procurement of professional consultant services, construction services, machinery, and equipment in conformance with the City of Roanoke purchasing standards.Ensures that stormwater maintenance and green infrastructure projects follow the tenets of the Envision rating system (developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure) to not only alleviate localized drainage issues, but also to improve water quality downstream and protect the health of the Roanoke River.
Possesses knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in cleaning, maintenance, construction, and repair of the stormwater system as well as experience regarding job site safety and heavy equipment operation, including but not limited to: excavators, backhoes, skid steers, rollers, dump trucks, vactors, small gas/electric powered tools, and various hand tools.Coordinates response to citizen complaints, verifies appropriate solutions, and ensures timely implementation.Ability to read, interpret, and produce maps, surveys, engineering drawings and graphics from engineering software such as: AutoCAD, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, spreadsheets, and various stormwater design software programs. Specific experience and certification pertaining to VDOT Standards & Specifications, VDOT Intermediate Work Zone, OSHA, NGCIP, PACP, Trenching and Shoring as well as dealing with state and federal regulatory agencies including but not limited to FEMA, USACE, VA DEQ, VA DCR, VDOT, VMRC, and VDGIF.