CIVIL ENGINEER - WATER/WASTEWATER PROJECT MANAGER (PERM/FT/BENEFITS) Start between $48,348-$100,000

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Employer
Government Jobs
Location
Rossendale, BB4
Posted
Jan 10, 2022
Closes
Jan 23, 2022
Ref
2780308392
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Nature of Work
Harford County Government actively seeks a qualified Engineer to fill acritical water production process and project management position within the Department of Public Works - Division of Water & Sewer. This key position, within the Water & Sewer Operations group, will lead or participate in important initiatives or projects for: water system process control, SCADA system oversight, system troubleshooting, and facility improvements including planning, study, design and construction oversight. Note that Harford County Government's Civil Engineer classification has four distinct and progressively responsible levels. Our preference is towards experienced to advanced level skills, and we are recruiting to fill a position at either of the following levels:
CIVIL ENGINEER II - This is engineering work at the experienced level. An employee in this class, with general supervision from a higher level engineer, applies engineering principles to lead or participate in important initiatives or projects for: water system process control, SCADA system oversight, system troubleshooting, and facility improvements including planning, study, design and construction oversight. May serve as project manager for engineering projects. This position may also be assigned the chemicals contracts with specification, bidding, contract, and budget responsibility. Employees in this class direct the work of para-professionals and receive general supervision from a designated supervisor.
CIVIL ENGINEER III - This is engineering work at an advanced professional level and includes responsibility to lead or participate in important initiatives or projects for: water system process control, SCADA system oversight, system troubleshooting, and facility improvements including planning, study, design and construction oversight. This position may also support the review of complex engineering plans; resolving difficult design or operational challenges; serve as project engineer for projects and studies. This position may also be assigned the chemicals contracts with specification, bidding, contract, and budget responsibility. Work is performed under minimal supervision of the designated supervisor and may include managing/supervising the activities or one or more subordinate engineers, contractors, etc.
Through the recruitment process, a determination will be made on which position will be offered to a candidate, based upon the candidates' skills and abilities as it relates to the minimum qualification requirements for each position listed above. Additionally, the salary offered will be commensurate to a candidate's qualifications in relation to the position being offered. The minimum qualification requirements for each role are detailed below.
Examples of Duties
(The following examples illustrate the work performed in the positions in the class. Positions may require some or all of these examples depending on the organization of work within the department. The list is not inclusive. A position may require duties not listed, if necessary, to accomplish the work of the department.)
CIVIL ENGINEER II

  • Assists operations in the troubleshooting of equipment and processes and the determination of the root cause(s)
  • Perform technical analysis and studies to determine solutions to challenges.
  • Assists operations in generating viable 20 yr LLC solutions to the identified root causes.
  • Either directly plans, designs, and implements solutions or leads a consultant design and contractor implementation of field solutions.
  • Oversees and/or manages projects such as tank painting, cleaning, repairs, etc.
  • Prepares written specifications for selecting consultants or for construction of operations facilities/equipment. Analyzes cost benefit options.
  • Reviews construction plans prepared by consulting engineers to ascertain if plans meet County specifications.
  • Performs required administrative functions; prepares reports and may act as a Project lead for small operations capital projects.
  • Assists in the detailed analyses of final designs related to operational matters. May perform complex engineering computations. Provides technical assistance to the Water and Sewer Division's Engineering Section on projects that will impact the Operations Section.
  • Calculates the chemical requirements for all facilities, assures proper dosages/techniques are utilized and oversees the specifications, bidding, budget, and payment of the chemical supplier contracts
  • Reviews reports, designs and water and sewer drawings prepared by consulting engineers to comply with County standards and specifications.
  • Develops scopes of work for consultant projects and studies and may act as project manager.
  • Coordinates with operations and maintenance personnel to conduct field testing, troubleshooting, and installation of equipment/facility modifications/improvements.
  • May represent department at public hearings, meetings, and conferences as assigned; maintains liaison with contractors, consultants and representatives of County, State, regional and Federal agencies; answers public inquiries, receives and acts on citizen complaints and suggestions.
  • Acts as project manager/lead on relatively complex projects and studies.
  • May be assigned oversight of the distribution and production SCADA systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • CIVIL ENGINEER III
  • Assists operations in the troubleshooting of equipment and processes and the determination of the root cause(s)
  • Perform technical analysis and studies to determine solutions to challenges.
  • Assists operations in generating viable 20 yr LLC solutions to the identified root causes.
  • Either directly plans, designs, and implements solutions or leads a consultant design and contractor implementation of field solutions.
  • Oversees and/or manages projects such as tank painting, cleaning, repairs, etc.
  • Prepares written specifications for selecting consultants or for construction of operations facilities/equipment. Analyzes cost benefit options.
  • Reviews construction plans prepared by consulting engineers to ascertain if plans meet County specifications.
  • Performs required administrative functions; prepares reports and may act as a Project lead for small operations capital projects.
  • Assists in the detailed analyses of final designs related to operational matters. May perform complex engineering computations. Provides technical assistance to the Water and Sewer Division's Engineering Section on projects that will impact the Operations Section.
  • Calculates the chemical requirements for all facilities, assures proper dosages/techniques are utilized and oversees the specifications, bidding, budget, and payment of the chemical supplier contracts
  • Reviews reports, designs and water and sewer drawings prepared by consulting engineers to comply with County standards and specifications.
  • Develops scopes of work for consultant projects and studies and may act as project manager.
  • Coordinates with operations and maintenance personnel to conduct field testing, troubleshooting, and installation of equipment/facility modifications/improvements.
  • May represent department at public hearings, meetings, and conferences as assigned; maintains liaison with contractors, consultants and representatives of County, State, regional and Federal agencies; answers public inquiries, receives and acts on citizen complaints and suggestions.
  • Acts as project manager/lead on relatively complex projects and studies.
  • May be assigned oversight of the distribution and production SCADA systems.
  • Prepares cost estimates and specifications for water and sewer projects. Develops scopes of work for projects and studies and may act as project manager to oversee the work of consulting engineers. Coordinates with operations and maintenance personnel to conduct field testing
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualification Requirements
    CIVIL ENGINEER II
    Thorough knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to a variety of water and sewer system engineering projects related to planning, capacity analysis, design (including preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates) and construction. This includes: design and construction management of water booster stations, water and sewer treatment processes; pollution controls, water chemistry and biology. Ability and skill in interpreting and analyzing engineering designs, plans and specifications and resolving problems with same; Ability to review consulting engineer's work for completeness, accuracy and engineering feasibility; to perform technical engineering work involving the analysis, selection, modification, and adaptation of standard engineering practices to solve process issues; in preparing technical forms, reports, change notices and other correspondence; to collect and analyze data and compile reference material; effective oral and written communication skill. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and developers, consultant architects and engineers, contractors, and the public; to stand for prolonged periods of time; to bend, climb, stoop, kneel or sit depending upon work assignment; to drive a County vehicle in carrying out some work assignments. Proficiency in working with spreadsheets is essential; proficiency with databases and computer programming is a plus. Must be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
    EDUCATION
    Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, such as Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering Technology
    EXPERIENCE
    Two (2) years of responsible field or office engineering experience with registration as an Engineer-In-Training OR four (4) years of responsible field or office engineering experience.
    LICENSE
    Possession of a valid Class "C" non-commercial driver's license with no more than three (3) points. Be advised this position requires a valid driver's license. Your application will not be considered if you fail to include the full driver's license number on the electronic application.
    CIVIL ENGINEER III
    Thorough knowledge of the professional application of engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to a variety of water and sewer system engineering projects related to planning, capacity analysis, design (including preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates) and construction. This includes: design and construction management of water booster stations, water and sewer treatment processes; pollution controls; water chemistry and biology. Ability and skill in interpreting and analyzing engineering design plans and specifications and resolving programs with same; Ability to review consulting engineer's work for completeness, accuracy and engineering feasibility; to perform technical engineering work involving the analysis, selection, modification, and adaptation of standard engineering practices to solve process issues; in planning, assigning and reviewing the work of lower level engineering/consultants and technical; in preparing technical forms, reports, agreements and other correspondence; effective oral and written communication skill. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and developers, consultant architects and engineers, contractors, and the public; to stand for prolonged periods of time; to bend, climb, stoop, kneel or sit depending upon work assignment; to drive a County vehicle in carrying out some work assignments. Proficiency in working with spreadsheets is essential; proficiency with databases and computer programming is a plus. Must be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
    EDUCATION
    Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, such as Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering Technology.
    EXPERIENCE
    Six (6) years' of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience in the area of specialization.
    Additional education beyond a Bachelor's Degree in a field stated above may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.
    LICENSE
    Possession of a valid Class "C" non-commercial driver's license with no more than three (3) points. Be advised this position requires a valid driver's license. Your application will not be considered if you fail to include the full driver's license number on the electronic application.
    Possession of a Professional Engineer License issued by the State of Maryland preferred. Applicant with appropriate experience and licensing from another state will be considered for appointment, but will be required to obtain reciprocal licensing from Maryland within one (1) year of appointment to this class.
    Notes
    SAFTEY (ALL OPTIONS)
    Must comply with Harford County Safety Manual.
    Job DetailsSalary
    $48,348.00 - $152,115.00 Annually
    Location
    WATER & SEWER (PLANT OPERATIONS), MD
    Job Type
    PERMANENT/FULL-TIME
    Department
    Department of Public Works
    Job Number
    21-062
    Closing date and time
    Continuous
    Agency info Agency Harford County Phone 410-638-3201 Website Address 220 South Main Street
    Bel Air, Maryland, 21014