Inframark Crew Chief in Houston, Texas



The Crew Chief is responsible for training and overseeing the daily activities of the Utility Technician staff responsible for a wide range of duties include laying pipes, lines, water meters, and other activities.

  • Heavy equipment operation experience is required.



  • Allocates work and provides technical direction, assistance, and training to other personnel.

  • Organizes schedules and emergency repairs in plants. Responds to call outs and after hour emergencies. Creates and completes work orders.

  • Ensures that all SOPs are followed and DOT, OSHA and other requirements are met. Makes recommendations for improving SOPs.

  • Operates vehicles & special equipment including forklift, backhoe, amphibious vehicle, vactor, probing rod, motor vehicle, portable generators, pumps, chain saws, chop saws, sewer cleaning machine, etc.

  • Ensures all grounds maintenance work is completed.

  • Installs and performs repairs in water and sewer systems.

  • Advises purchasing on equipment needs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience : High School Diploma or GED and 3-5 years Distribution/Collection System experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Licenses/Certifications : Valid Driver’s License (Class A CDL required in order to drive combination rig of truck, trailer & backhoe) and maintains an insurable driving record. Level 3 or 4 Distribution/Collection System Operator license or Water/Wastewater License. One Call training and certificate.

Technical : Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet. Ability to work with basic office equipment & phone systems. Working knowledge of OSHA requirements, DOT regulations & Utility SOPs.

Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Maintains composure in challenging situations. Collaborates with others. Asks for constructive feedback. Communicates detailed information.

Problem Solving & Quality : Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves complex issues. Escalates issues accordingly; Checks work for quality. Shares suggestions to improve quality & productivity. Identifies and solves complex issues.

Managing For Results : Works independently with minimal supervision. Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks, projects & priorities. Demonstrates flexibility in workflow & scheduling.

Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments. Seeks out opportunities for leadership & development. Trains others. Takes charge in absence of supervisor.


Must be able to: frequently lift 50-80 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools; access confined spaces; continuously walk and climb stairs and ladders.

Job ID 2018-3500

Type Regular Full-Time

Category Operations

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.