Positions

Pay Range 14 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$35,409.35$53,114.03
Monthly$2,950.78$4,426.17
Bi-Weekly$1,361.90$2,042.85
Hourly (40 hrs.)$17.0237$25.5356
Hourly (42 hrs.)$16.2131$24.3196
Hourly (56 hrs.)$12.1598$18.2397

System Hydraulic Modeler

Range: $35,409.35 - $53,114.03 (14)
Position Number: 3297

JOB TITLE:  SYSTEM HYDRAULIC MODELER
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for providing technical computerized analysis in support of the division.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Works with WaterCad-AutoCad water distribution software to design, analyze, and simulate real time scenarios for system expansion and repair; utilizes computer generated models to demonstrate future water distribution system needs.
Assists industry and fire safety representatives in water use planning.
Designs water distribution plans.
Assists engineering firms in the design of distribution plans and systems.
Operates GPS unit.
Responds to internal and external questions concerning water flow.
Inspects water and sewer main installations performed by outside contractors.
Helps with TV inspection and repair of TV equipment; assists with ULOCO and leak detection.
Assists in the operation of heavy and light equipment, landscaping, and welding.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of computer software programs related to the water distribution system.
Knowledge of the operation of the water distribution system.
Knowledge of job plans and blueprints.
Knowledge of water distribution system mapping and design.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in the use of GPS equipment.
Skill in the production of blueprints.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Crew Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city policies and procedures, relevant, state, federal, and local regulations, and supervisory instructions.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties.  The need to work in inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to provide computerized data analysis in support of the city’s water distribution and collection systems.  Successful performance ensures adequate planning for the city’s future water distribution and collection system needs.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, contractors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and at work sites.  The employee is exposed to much noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and irritating chemicals.  The work may be performed outdoors and occasionally in cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.        
Rev. 02-09