Performs technical work in the inspection of construction projects and backflow devices associated with in-house and new development within the Waterworks System. Supervises the maintenance of all fire hydrants and valves with in the water distribution system. Keeps detailed records and reports of project status and testing requirements. Work involves the inspection of materials, backflow devices, methods, and work for conformity to plans, specifications, and quality requirements both in the area of backflow, valve and fire hydrants. Additional responsibilities include supervising, instructing and evaluating staff, performing surveying tasks and mathematical computations associated with engineering/grounds keeping fieldwork. Supervises and manages all staff and equipment associated with these departments and their functions. Communicates with Federal, State, County, City, Waterworks Board and staff.