Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)

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Maintenance Supervisor

Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)
Carrboro, North Carolina Full time
Posted on August 27, 2017


Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing    water,    wastewater   and reclaimed water services to the Towns of  Chapel  Hill,  Carrboro and to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Supervisor.  

The  purpose  of  this  position is to maintain   OWASA’s  assets.   This  is accomplished by organizing and completing preventative and corrective maintenance;   planning  daily   work assignments; maintaining  adequate spare parts inventory; organizing and reviewing contractor assistance;  maintaining  the  daily  vehicle inspection program for vehicles; maintaining treatment plant and lift station equipment, reservoir pumping facilities and elevated tank sites. Position is responsible for developing project costs; providing input for developing budgets; utilizing computer programs for reports, letters, correspondence, spreadsheets, etc. Other duties include participating in spill response team; acquiring quotes and estimates in accordance with OWASA purchasing policy. 

Candidates must have an Associate’s degree in related field with three to five years of experience.  Previous experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is preferred. Position requires a valid North Carolina Class C Driver’s License.  Must meet and maintain requirements for safety sensitive position. 

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player with the ability to solve problems and identify deficiencies. Candidates should have good communication skills with the ability and willingness to lead and assist the team to fulfill the mission and goals of OWASA while ensuring safe work practices are followed.

 OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, creativity, diversity and inclusion. 

Salary range:  $57,839 - $89,070

Closing date: September 8, 2017

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