Public Works Director Resume Samples

A Public Works Director takes responsibility for overseeing all personnel and operations within the public works department including day-to-day maintenance of the infrastructure such as sewer maintenance and facility operation, street maintenance, city storm, and sanitary sewer operations, and emergency response for snow and ice, and severe weather mitigation. Other duties commonly mentioned on the Public Works Director Resume include the following – monitoring and overseeing the physical facilities of a local community or area; analyzing and assessing proposals of the pubic work staff, and evaluating projects against budgets; monitoring the work progress of staff and employees, creating bid specifications and recommending specific vendors for projects.

Interested candidates should mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – knowledge in municipal public works; familiarity with municipal solid waste landfill planning, and design and construction; knowledge in principles of effective management skills; knowledge in safe work practices; and experience in evaluating and training staff. The education required to get started in this career can range from a degree in Public Administration, business administration, or liberal arts to a Master’s degree.

 

Public Works Director Resume example

Public Works Director Resume

Headline : Responsible for Planning, organizing and overseeing the activities of Public Works, Public Utilities, Fleet; Environmental Services and Stormwater Management MS4 divisions.

Skills : Budget Management, Employee Supervision, Administration.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the assignment of duties, setting work standards, evaluating employees, and responding to the ever-changing needs of the city and the community.
    2. Responsible for the development and implementation of the departmental budget, the establishment of procedures and services to maintain, repair, and manage the city's infrastructure.
    3. Supervised the planning and development and capital projects ensuring compliance with specifications, construction standards, and regulations.
    4. Communicated with the city staff, other government agencies, city officials, and the public.
    5. Supervised the Public Works Department I perform complex supervisory, administrative and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, public works projects and programs.
    6. Assisted the district superintendent and department supervisors in the San Juan county public works.
    7. Coordinated with contractors and law enforcement officials to ensure timely and accurate workings throughout all aspects of the utility department.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Public Works Director Resume

Objective : Responsible for Conferring and coordinating with the Town Manager, other Town officials, and departments concerning major activities and work, and also Developing and implementing general policies, programs, goals, services, and organization of the department; ensuring compliance with codes and regulations.

Skills : Supervisory, Construction, Maintenance, Operations.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the day to day operation of the Streets, Drainage, and Wastewater Departments.
    2. Met with Formen for each department every morning to ensure that the jobs we had for the day were assigned and their department had what was needed to perform these tasks.
    3. Attended meetings with other Town department heads and coordinate with them any ongoing projects that the Town may have.
    4. Upgraded several lift stations saving the Town money and allowing for new development.
    5. Upgraded the Towns collection system.
    6. Able to encourage employees to obtain their water and sewer license.
    7. Responsible for the day to day operations of the city.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science


Public Works Director Resume

Headline : Seeking a Public Works Director position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Directing Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Administered Public Works operations, which encompassed 150+ FTEs, 50 seasonal employees, and 500 contract firm employees.
    2. Controlled $70M+ annual operations budget, $30M annual capital improvement budget, and 5-year capital budget of $247M+.
    3. Provided daily oversight of the department, spanning engineering, operation and maintenance, water facilities, and transportation.
    4. Monitored designs, surveys, development plans, cost estimates, construction, and inspections for all capital projects; interfaced with federal, state, and local agencies.
    5. Administered 28 landscape maintenance districts within the city.
    6. Managed city's waste disposal and recycling programs.
    7. Repaired pumps and rail systems in the lift station, trouble-shooting pump control panels, and float systems.
    8. Responsible for the following departments: water, wastewater, street, parks and recreation, animal control, and public pest control.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Civil Engineering

Public Works Director Resume

Objective : A results-oriented, customer-focused operations management professional with extensive experience in project management, facilities/construction management, and IT systems support. Strong business acumen, strategic planning, and leadership skills: able to create, communicate, and execute complex business models/innovative solutions; experienced in government contract management; active secret security clearance.

Skills : Directing, Supervising, Assisting, And Leading A Municipal Service Organization.

Description :

    1. Directed the maintenance, construction, and operations of the Town of Chincoteague Island's public infrastructure to include water supply/treatment/distribution, roads, sidewalks, storm drainage, facilities, vehicles, and parks/recreation.
    2. Coordinated operations with citizens and local/state officials and agencies to include the Mayor, Town Council, County Supervisor, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Health, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
    3. Responsible for labor relations: policy interpretation/compliance, grievance, and arbitration proceedings.
    4. Developed and implemented an annual public works budget.
    5. Established organizational and infrastructure long-range goals.
    6. Managed daily operations to ensure achievement.
    7. Ensured compliance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Public Works Director Resume

Objective : Public Works Director with 2 years of experience in Preparing a wide variety of reports and correspondence on department activities as requested; attending Council and other public meetings and gives presentations to various groups as required.

Skills : Supervisory, Construction, Maintenance, Operations, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervised draftsmen, technicians, clerical, the Public Works Department (operations), inspectors, counter personnel, and numerous consultant contracts.
    2. Reviewed and approved construction designs/plans for proposed projects which have the potential to impact public infrastructure.
    3. Partnered with local FTA staff in San Francisco to secure funding for the Vallejo transportation system.
    4. Headed construction of more than 2,000 housing units in developing areas within the city.
    5. Received several job performance awards.
    6. Directed snow and ice removal as well as all construction projects.
    7. Researched and implemented a Geographic Information System to provide more accurate mapping for planning & zoning work.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Public Works Director Resume

Objective : Seeking a Public Works Director profession, responsible for Recruiting and selecting department personnel, assigning, directing, training, and inspecting the work of staff; rewards, disciplines, coaches, counsels and evaluates staff performance, developing staff schedules, and also recommending transfers, promotions, suspensions, terminations, and demotions.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Auto CAD, Project Management, Engineering Management, Engineering, Construction.

Description :

    1. Supervised engineering, building department, and public works operations including design, the award of the bid, construction management, and project approval for capital improvement projects.
    2. Prepared department budgets, regulatory documents, professional and development agreements, and grant funding applications for streets, storm drain, flood control, bridges, dams, and other City infrastructure.
    3. Used of AutoCAD 2006 for public road and utility design.
    4. Prepared all city standards and public works standards.
    5. Scheduled for new projects and maintenance projects and staff to oversee these projects.
    6. Designed all City Standards and Specifications.
    7. Oversaw public facility and infrastructure maintenance, equipment maintenance, and marina operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Public Works Director Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Public Works Director professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Public Works Director and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : MS Office, Planning SKills, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed the daily operations of water, waste-water, streets, parks, planning, building, zoning, code enforcement, and economic development and grant administration.
    2. Completed the reconstruction of two tennis courts into multi-use sports courts; also with a 90% grant.
    3. Facilitated the update of the Comprehensive Plan to meet the Growth Management Act requirements.
    4. Coordinated efforts for the community celebration.
    5. Worked with King County Metro on a sewer line expansion through the city.
    6. Used Planning, organizing, and monitoring daily public works activities.
    7. Repaired sewer collection system from resident to wet well to influent at the plant.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA

Public Works Director Resume

Headline : Seeking to utilize extensive public work and general utility experience in a challenging position with upward mobility. Proven high-level leadership and communication skills and an experienced Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Operator with more than 8 years of experience.

Skills : Trackhoe, Dozer, Packer, And Offroad Dump Truck Operator, Laid Water Sewer And Had Pipes With Heaney Equipment.

Description :

    1. Oversaw all daily utility activities.
    2. Kept up and maintained all state and federal limits and regulations Laid and repaired water sewer and gas lines.
    3. Ran services to homes and businesses.
    4. Maintained all city equipment such as sewer lift stations water and wastewater treatment plants, heavy equipment & vehicles Accomplishments Received all water sewer and gas certifications.
    5. Kept all departments in good standing with state and federal regulations.
    6. Oversaw numerous contracts such as expansions of water sewer gas and storm drain projects Skills Used Excellent and driven leadership.
    7. Oversaw and inspected pipelines and other projects to ensure satisfactory completion.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Public Works Director Resume

Objective : Public Works Director with 6+ years of experience in Reviewing and approving site and construction plans relating to roads, private and public utility projects, reviewing and approves sanitary and storm sewer and water plans for private development sites and subdivisions, ensuring compliance with codes, Town, state and federal regulations, and also identifying needed changes and/or modifications.

Skills : Welder, Class A CDL, Water Treatment Operator.

Description :

    1. Designed and installed the Downtown Sewer Collection System.
    2. Supervised and coordinated the four(4) lane Rinehart Road Arterial redesign and construction.
    3. Designed and in-house construction of the Eight Street potable water line, the Shelly Road potable water line, the Wood Street potable water line, and the Rinehart Road potable and reclaimed water lines.
    4. Designed a 0.25 MG Hydro-pillar elevated water storage tank; and, the creation of Lake Mary's own Water, Sewer and Reclaimed Water Design Standards and Specifications on CD-Rom, which were made available to all developers and consulting engineers.
    5. Responsible for highways, bridges, town buildings, transfer stations, and water systems.
    6. Trained and cross-trained new and current employees.
    7. Determined pump pressure and head lift for application.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Public Works Director Resume

Headline : Energetic worker with a broad range of general maintenance, repair skills, and management. Excel at troubleshooting, problem-solving, readily understanding instructions of a complicated nature, and responding to challenges. Grasp the client's requirements and management's needs quickly and apply appropriate actions to complete tasks in a timely manner. Focused on personal, professional growth, stability, and safety.

Skills : Management, Sales, Effective Communicator, Financial Management, Bookkeeping, Customer Service, Strategic Planning.

Description :

    1. Supervised street maintenance, water, and sewer lines.
    2. Weld & repaired equipment.
    3. Interviewed and evaluated job applicants.
    4. Trained office staff and provide tools they required to reach expectations and achieve objectives.
    5. Well-developed management skills.
    6. Utilized all assets and resources available, maximizing employee productivity, and performance to achieve corporate goals and objectives.
    7. Balanced fiscal budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma