Field Services Manager

Company: Lehigh County Authority
Job Location: Allentown PA, 18106 United States
Job Overview:
Lehigh County Authority is seeking a Field Services Manager to join their team in Allentown, PA. Here, you’ll work collaboratively across teams to direct maintenance operations for all water and wastewater infrastructure. With your hands-on experience, attention to detail, and big-picture thinking, you’ll play a key role in keeping all compliance and efficiency measures in place. If you are ready to make an impact, join today! 

What you’ll do:

With a combination of supervisory, administrative, and hands-on technical duties, no two days are ever the same in this rewarding position. Day to day, you will: 
- Develop and maintain sanitary sewer & water distribution infrastructure maintenance, repair, and replacement programs
- Develop operating & annual budgets, review and approve requisitions, invoices, & permits, and monitor all construction contracts
- Review and input data related to service orders, valves, hydrants, and main breaks
- Manage all union related issues, grievances, and attend 3rd step hearings and arbitrations
- Maintain a high level of collaboration with Operations, Management, Compliance, Customer Care, and Capital Works to communicate and resolve issues

What you need to thrive in this role: 

- Experience: 8+ years of experience in water/wastewater operations and maintenance; 3+ years’ experience managing maintenance/repair operations.  
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in management or environmental science-related fields preferred, or equivalent training and experience. 
- License: Valid PA Driver’s License required; PA DEP Water Distribution and Sewer Collection System Operators Certificates strongly preferred. 
- Skills: Strong attention to detail and computer skills using MS Office suite, GIS & CMMS. Must be able to communicate effectively, work outdoors in all types of weather, and lift up to 75 pounds. Knowledge of the materials, methods, techniques, and tools commonly used in the maintenance, repair, and replacement of components in the water distribution and sanitary sewer systems is a must. 

About us:

Established in 1966, Lehigh County Authority (LCA) is a non-profit, municipal authority and is the primary water utility in Lehigh County.  LCA provides high-quality, reliable water and wastewater services to residents, visitors, and business in the fast-growing and expanding Lehigh Valley.  We offer competitive salaries, a generous benefit package and career opportunities for talented and motivated individuals seeking a rewarding career in the water sector.  LCA is an exciting and busy place to work, and our employees are the key to ensuring that our public services are valuable, affordable and of the high quality our customers expect.  

What we offer you:
LCA offers competitive pay and robust benefits including:  
- Health, dental and vision coverage – covers employee and eligible dependents with affordable employee contributions. 
- Generous paid vacation, excused absence, personal days, and holidays. 
- Company provided life insurance, long-term disability, and short-term disability.  
- Eligibility for two retirement plans - Pennsylvania Municipal Defined Benefit Retirement Plan and 457(Empower). 

I’m interested, how do I get started? 

Apply to:  

Our hiring management partner is myHR Partner. myHR Partner is not a staffing service or recruiter. All resumes/applications will be reviewed for this position and only for our organization.  We realize that it takes time and effort to go through our application process and we thank you for considering applying for this position.  Lehigh County Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lehigh County Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, Veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

Thank you for considering us as a potential employer!  


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