The Engineer IV performs a variety of engineering duties of a complex nature which may include any combination of:
Project management of CIP projects to ensure efficient administration of CIP projects.
Program support for Regulatory Programs.
Supervision, training, and support to technical/professional staff.
Design or review of design plans and specifications for subdivisions, highways/ roadways, storm drainage, water and sanitary sewer projects ensuring all federal, state, local, and city codes and standards are adhered to and that good engineering practices are followed;.
Will prepare or assist in the preparation of operating and CIP budgets.
Coordinates projects with several City departments, federal/state agencies, other municipalities, and private sector to accomplish project completion on time and within budget.
Responsible for assisting in the planning, management, and supervision of a major bureau to provide for an efficient and productive staff;
Provide responses to City leadership and citizen inquiries concerning specific projects.
Meet with citizens to properly inform them of projects, and to incorporate their input in a courteous and timely manner.
The successful candidate will be required to obtain the Erosion Sediment Control certification (combined or plan reviewer or administrator within 12 months) and will have 24 months to complete the Virginia Stormwater Management Program Administrator Course and have certification as a Program Administrator.
-The candidate should have demonstrated proficiency with supervising technical staff (engineers and technicians) in performance of CIP design and/or construction project management and developer plan review for water and sanitary sewer systems;
-Extensive experience and knowledge of highway (including VDOT projects), water/sanitary sewer utility, drainage facility, and design and construction to include service taps installation;
-Experience with managing multiple municipal CIP projects and/or programs; Experience with developing solutions to complex engineering design and construction problems;
-Experience with Regulatory Programs including but not limited to SSES, MS4, FOG and Backflow Prevention/Cross-connection Control;
-Experience with water and sanitary sewer system operational requirements;
-Experience with developing and implementing departmental policies;
-Experience as an effective communicator with the public;
-Experience with principles and practices of municipal financial accounting procedures for CIP projects;
-Possesses excellent verbal and written skills; and has advanced knowledge of relevant computer software.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program with a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) and seven (7) years of progressive professional experience; OR, an Associate’s Degree in Engineering with ten (10) years of progressive professional experience and a P.E. license.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies
Special Instructions: Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience—NOT YOUR RESUME. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete. Please list any certifications or related professional licenses.
•Valid North Carolina or Virginia Driver's License is required
Additional Salary Information: VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.
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