CIVIL ENGINEER-WATER/SEWER CAPITAL PROJECT MANAGER (PERM/FT/BENEFITS) Start between $48,348-$110,000

Employer
Government Jobs
Location
Rossendale, BB4
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Ref
2781015746
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Nature of Work
The Harford County Government is actively seeking a qualified Civil Engineer to fill acritical capital project management position within the Department of Public Works - Division of Water & Sewer. This key position will lead/participate in important design and construction projects for the Division. Our preference is toward an experienced engineer familiar with water and wastewater conveyance and treatment. Note that Harford County Government's classification has four distinct and progressively responsible levels. The Department of Public Works - Division of Water & Sewer is actively recruiting to fill a position in either of the following categories:
CIVIL ENGINEER II - This is engineering work at an experienced level. An employee in this class, with general supervision from a higher-level engineer, applies engineering principles to support water and sewer studies, designs, and construction projects for new facilities. A staff member in this position will prepare the scope of work for engineering design efforts, review engineering submissions of plans and specifications, manage invoices and contracts for the proposed projects and coordinate with other members in the Division for their required project input. The employee will also support the construction efforts of the project with permit application/acquisition, shop drawing review, scheduling, and facility coordination with the Division's Operations Group. Employees in this class receive general supervision from a designated supervisor.
CIVIL ENGINEER III - This is engineering work at an advanced professional level and includes responsibility to manage and oversee water and sewer studies, designs and construction efforts for new water and sewer facilities or infrastructure. This position oversees the development and review of project designs from scope development through construction bid and award. This position also manages the construction effort as the County's representative with the contractor. The responsibilities include coordination with inspection services and ensuing quality control of the project. Coordination with other branches of the County government are critical facets of the job and include securing the project permits and ensuring that the project designs meet the needs of the Division's Operations or Maintenance Groups. Work is performed under minimal supervision of the designated supervisor and may include managing/supervising the activities or one or more subordinate engineers.
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 are examples of the work duties performed by the staff positions in each class. The actual positions may require some or all these example duties, depending on the work demands 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

  • Conducts engineering review for new water and sewer facilities.
  • Prepares preliminary and final cost estimates for projects.
  • Prepares studies, develops, and performs pilot testing events to develop design criteria for new processes at both water and wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Prepares plans and work scopes for evaluation of Infiltration Inflow (I&I) within the sewer system.
  • Attends meetings and conferences as assigned.
  • Reviews reports, designs and water and sewer drawings prepared by consulting engineers to comply with County standards and specifications. Identifies problems concerns or deficiencies.
  • Develops scopes of work for consultant projects and studies.
  • Coordinates with operations and maintenance personnel to conduct field testing at sewer pumping stations.
  • May represent the Division at public meetings.
  • Coordinates with contractors, consultants, State and Federal agencies, and other Departments of Harford County regarding project designs, permitting or issues.
  • Answers public inquiries, receive and acts on citizen concerns and complaints.
  • May act as project manager on smaller projects and studies.
  • Tracks project budgets, reviews and logs invoices, alerts management to concerns or issues.
  • Tracks project schedules and alerts management to concerns or issues.
  • Writes memos, correspondences, meeting minutes, and letters that are required for project coordination.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • CIVIL ENGINEER III
  • Organizes and performs the review of water and sewer designs, plans and specifications reports, and studies needed for the Division's projects.
  • Coordinates with the Divisions Planning Group regarding water and sewer adequate public facility review and facility design criteria.
  • Coordinates with the Division's planning Group regarding results from the water and sewer hydraulic models.
  • Trains new personnel in the management requirements for the Division's Capital projects.
  • Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of subordinate professional staff.
  • Reviews reports, designs and construction plans, and specifications prepared by consulting engineers to comply with County standards, project design criteria and objectives.
  • Identifies technical issues or problems within the designs for construction projects.
  • Coordinates with construction inspection staff to ensure quality construction efforts.
  • Develops solutions for both technical and managerial problems during both the design and construction phases of projects.
  • Negotiates change orders for both design and construction contracts.
  • Prepares and reviews cost estimates for water and sewer projects.
  • Tracks and maintains project budgets, reviews, and authorizes invoices, prepares purchase orders, and alerts management to potential project cost changes or problems.
  • Coordinates with operations and maintenance staff for design review comments and input.
  • Identifies and incorporates the operational and maintenance comments and needs into the design phases of the projects.
  • Represents the Division or the Department at public hearings, public meetings, and conferences as assigned.
  • Maintains project schedule requirements through coordination, communication and planning with contractors, consultants, and other County staff.
  • Works diligently with representatives of State and Federal agencies on County matters, permits and project approvals.
  • Coordinates with other County Departments regarding permits and approvals for project designs.
  • Answers public inquiries, receives and acts on citizen concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualification Requirements
    CIVIL ENGINEER II
    Thorough knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to water and sewer engineering projects including planning, capacity analysis, design, and construction activities. This includes design and construction management of water and sewer mains, pumping stations and treatment processes. The candidate should have knowledge of hydraulics, and the skill to analyze and identify problems on engineering plans and specifications. The position requires the ability to prepare technical forms, reports, change notices and other correspondence. The candidate must be able to collect and analyze data, compile reference material, and have effective oral and written communication skills. The applicant must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, consulting engineers, contractors, and the public. The position requires the ability 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.
    EDUCATION
    Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field, such as Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, supplemented by civil engineering courses.
    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 engineering theory, principles and practices as applied to water and sewer engineering projects including planning, capacity analysis, design, and construction activities. This includes design and construction management of water and sewer mains, pumping stations, and water / wastewater treatment systems. hydraulics, water chemistry and biology. The position requires the ability to analyze complex engineering designs, identify problems and develop solutions.
    The position will be responsible for planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of subordinate engineering staff, finalizing technical forms, reports, agreements, and contract documents. The candidate must have effective oral and written communication skills. The candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, developers, consultants, consulting engineers, contractors, and the public. The position requires the ability 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.
    EDUCATION
    Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, such as Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering, supplemented by civil engineering courses.
    EXPERIENCE
    Six (6) years' of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience in water and wastewater treatment design.
    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 (1) one 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 (ENGINEERING), MD
    Job Type
    PERMANENT/FULL-TIME
    Department
    Department of Public Works
    Job Number
    21-063
    Closing date and time
    Continuous
    Agency info Agency Harford County Phone 410-638-3201 Website Address 220 South Main Street
    Bel Air, Maryland, 21014