Posted 1 month ago

Assistant Director/Project Manager Glenbard Wastewater Authority

Company: Village of Glen Ellyn
Category: Engineering / Drafting, Management

 Glen Ellyn

Type: Full Time

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (“the Authority”) is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Assistant Director/Project Manager. The purpose of this position is to assist with planning, directing, and reviewing the various activities of the Authority, including infrastructure related to the wastewater treatment plant facilities; directly oversee the day-to-day management of the Authority’s divisions, assist in management of capital improvement construction projects, and various administrative functions. Also, coordinate assigned activities with the Villages of Glen Ellyn and Lombard, as well as outside agencies and constituents; participate in preparing the Authority’s multi-year Capital Improvement and Operations Budgets; and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Authority’s Executive Director. Other related duties as assigned. Some essential functions are the following:

  • Monitors and participates in complex municipal wastewater plant infrastructure projects.
  • Prepares plans, specifications, cost estimates. and related contract documents for a variety of infrastructure improvement projects.
  • Provide Technical Support to plant staff, contractors, vendors, and engineers.
  • Assists in day-to-day oversight of selected construction projects, construction activities, processes progress payments, construction change orders, and claims.
  • Makes decisions and/or provides input and recommendations on design, land development, or construction issues.
  • Assists in the process of Soliciting, coordinating, and reviewing work of professional consulting firms engaged in infrastructure related studies, designs, and construction oversight.
  • Assists in development and preparation of budgets, reports, plans, presentations, and supporting documentation.
  • Assists in the development and coordination of the Authority’s multi-year Capital Improvement Program (“CIP”), including developing project descriptions, preliminary budgets, and schedules.
  • Oversees professional and para-professional personnel; reviews work in progress; evaluates performance of assigned staff, serving as coach, mentor and facilitator for individuals and work teams; and serves as Acting Director in Executive Director’s absence.
  • Supervision of Operations, Maintenance, and Electrical Divisions.
  • Direct Supervision of Operations and Maintenance Superintendents, and Electrical and IT staff.
  • Fosters and maintains collaborative work environment.
  • Directs selection, supervision, evaluation, discipline, training and instruction of assigned wastewater treatment staff.
  • Coordinates activities with other divisions, municipalities, and outside agencies to manage various permits, plan reviews, etc. for various projects.
  • Confers with property owners, contractors, architects and the general public concerning interpretation and application of the Authority’s policies, rules and procedures, and other related issues.