Salt Lake City

  • UTILITIES DEVELOPMENT REVIEW SPECIALIST

    Requisition ID
    2018-3619
    Department
    PUBLIC UTILITIES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $16.27/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $24.23/Hr.
    Post End Date
    6/17/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Reporting to Utilities Development Review Coordinator, incumbent assists with the development, recording and maintaining of all developer-initiated water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage extension and service connection agreements; assists with the management of all related construction documents, agreements and records; may act as liaison for said construction projects; and educates property owners, developers, contractors and public concerning design and construction ordinances and policies concerning the design and construction of Public Utilities facilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Under guidance of the Utilities Development Review Coordinator, provides support for the Contracts and Connections Office. Assists with the plans and participates in review and preparation of tracking of permit applications.  Assists with preparation of various types of records and reports indicating activity of office, including yearly asset reports. Assists with budget preparations.
    • Assists with coordination of development review staff, the Public Utilities’ Water Property Agent and other City Departments.   Reviews and examines plans and specifications of developments for compliance with related ordinances.  Consults with, and provides technical assistance to development review co-workers and other city employees on review issues.  Assists in the process of developing and maintaining of developer-initiated water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage extension and service connection agreements.
    • Assists in the management of construction bonds for Public Utilities facility improvements and coordinates related warranty inspections.
    • Provides over-the-counter and telephone guidance for design and construction adherence to City ordinances and policies concerning utility construction. Receives inquiries and complaints from the general public and employees in person and on the telephone.  Provides information and referral as is necessary and routes specific requests or complaints to the appropriate division or staff member.
    • Assists in the coordination of surveys, maintenance inspections, and installation of sewer wyes with contractors and public utilities crews.  Assists with the preparation of billing for repairs conducted by Public Utilities maintenance crews within Public Utilities services areas.
    • Assists with the coordination with various fire departments, fire underwriters and insurance organizations. Coordinates fire flow tests with Public Utilities Water Distribution Division. 
    • In absence of Supervisor, may assign projects to development review staff and contracts staff, and act as the liaison for developer-initiated construction projects within Salt Lake City and within Public Utilities’ water service boundaries. May also be responsible for processing all incoming mail to the administration department.
    • Assists in preparing correspondence and filing of the department accident and liability claims.
    • Performs related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • High school graduation or equivalent, plus four years of work experience in a related technical or office support position. Experience and training must include records management, research, data entry and retrieval from a computer terminal and the use of personal computers to do word processing and/or spreadsheets. Education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year-for-year basis.
    • Proficiency in the use of computers for filing system, word processing and/or spreadsheets.
    • Ability to follow instructions and comply with established policy and procedures.
    • Must be well organized, meticulous and able to prioritize tasks. Must be able to develop and manage automated and complex filing systems.  Knowledge of office procedures, Business English, proper correspondence formats, and letter and memoranda composition.
    • Ability to relate well with the general public, supervisors, and co-workers.
    • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability and means to travel between office and other worksites or locations when necessary to collect or distribute information.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATION:

    • Knowledge of City and State ordinances as they apply to water, storm sewer and sewer systems, the AWWA and AMSA standards. Knowledge of various exchange and irrigation agreements.
    • Working knowledge of Project Dox, the Accela system and GIS work order system.

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