Water Superintendent

CDG   Auburn, AL   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on December 29, 2020

CDG Engineering
Water Superintendent

A Water Superintendent position for the Jackson's Gap Water Authority who will be responsible for supervisory, and managerial work in the planning, directing, and coordinating the functions and policies set forth by the Board.


Include but are not limited to the following:

Manages and supervises field personnel repares and submits appropriate operational reports to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and other agencies as required or directed.

Prepares and manages the monthly operating and capital improvement budget.

Responsible for customer communication and complaint resolution.

Maintains supplies and inventory for maintenance operations.

Inspect and maintain mechanical operating equipment.

Provides and maintains a safe working environment for employees.

Work hours beyond the normal office hours, weekends and holidays as necessary.


This job requires knowledge in several areas including, but not limited to the following:

Utility billing, customer service, computer systems and applications related to general and a general understanding of SCADA technology. Must have knowledge and skills of the following: Knowledge and understanding of ADEM Regulations and Procedures.
Knowledge of the principals and operations of hydraulics. Knowledge of plumbing principles and practices. Understanding of legislation and regulations concerning water distribution, meter reading, utility billing, testing. 
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common factions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
Ability to read and interpret maps
Operate heavy machinery (i.e. Trackhoe,
backhoe) – Minimal 3 years of experience.


Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; must have an Alabama Grade I Certification as issued by ADEM; must have three (3) years of experience in the water industry related to the following areas:
Operations and maintenance of a water distribution system
Supervising and managing people


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Demands include driving, meter reading, replacing water meters and valves and working within an excavated trench. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Must reside within a 25-mile radius of the office of the Jackson's Gap Water Authority located in Jackson's Gap, Tallapoosa County, Alabama. Include a recent profile photograph. Maintain a valid driver's license in the State of Alabama.