CIVIL ENGINEER - PLANNING AND CAPACITY MANAGEMENT (PERM/FT/BENEFITS) Start between $48,348-$110,000

Employer
Government Jobs
Location
Rossendale, BB4
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Ref
2780264456
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Nature of Work
Harford County Government is actively seeking a qualified experienced Civil Engineer to fill a critical planning, design and capacity management opening within the Department of Public Works - Division of Water & Sewer. This key position will lead/participate in important and innovative planning, capacity analysis, design, and construction projects for Harford County's public water and sewer system. Our preference is towards experienced to advanced level skills. Note that Harford County Government's Civil Engineer classification for this advertised position has two distinct and progressively responsible 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 support water and sewer planning and design for new development; water and sewer capacity studies and analysis; master planning; utilization of water and sewer system hydraulic models for hydraulic analysis and planning; and project management for related projects and studies. This position may also support the planning, design and construction of projects, prepare specifications and contracts for proposed projects, and may serve as a supervisor in engineering projects. 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 support water and sewer planning and design for new development; water and sewer capacity studies and analysis; master planning; developing and using water and sewer system hydraulic models for hydraulic analysis and planning; and project management for related projects and studies. This position may also support the review of complex engineering plans; resolving difficult design or hydraulic analysis and/or interpretations; serve as project engineer for projects and studies. Work is performed under minimal supervision of the designated supervisor and may include managing/supervising the activities or one or more subordinate engineers.
The Department of Public Works - Division of Water & Sewer is actively recruiting to fill a position in one of the following classifications:

  • Civil Engineer II
  • Civil Engineer III
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. 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

  • Conducts engineering review for new residential and commercial water and sewer connections.
  • Performs review of water and sewer designs, preliminary plans and site plans to support development review.
  • Prepares and collects system data to be used in GIS based hydraulic modeling utilizing database, spreadsheet and GIS software.
  • May develop, maintain, and calibrate water and sewer hydraulic models such as WaterGems and SewerGems.
  • Performs water and sewer system capacity analysis, studies and master planning utilizing water and sewer hydraulic modeling software.
  • Prepares reports such as annual Water Audit, Adequate Public Facility Reports and assist with Infiltration Inflow (I&I) studies.
  • Trains new personnel in planning, design and capacity management of water and sewer systems.
  • Oversees professionals and direct para-professional subordinates.
  • 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 such as sewer pumping station draw down tests, flow metering, fire hydrant tests, data logging, CCTV inspections and other related fieldwork.
  • 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 on relatively complex projects and studies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • CIVIL ENGINEER III
  • Performs review of water and sewer designs, preliminary plans and site plans to support development review.
  • Performs water and sewer adequate public facility review.
  • Performs updates to the Water and Sewer Master Plan.
  • Develops, maintains, and calibrates water and sewer hydraulic models.
  • Performs water and sewer system capacity analysis, studies and master planning utilizing water and sewer hydraulic modeling software.
  • Develops, maintains, and calibrates water and sewer hydraulic models such as WaterGems and SewerGems.
  • Prepares annual Water Audit and Adequate Public Facility Reports and performs Infiltration Inflow (I&I) studies.
  • Trains new personnel in planning, design and capacity management of water and sewer systems.
  • Plans, assigns and reviews the work of lower level professional and technical personnel engaged in a variety of engineering tasks.
  • Reviews reports, designs and construction plans prepared by consulting engineers to comply with County standards and specifications, and project objectives.
  • 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 such as sewer pumping station draw down tests, flow metering, fire hydrant tests, data logging, CCTV inspections and other related fieldwork.
  • Represents 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.
  • 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: GIS-based hydraulic modeling of water and sewer systems; design and construction management of water and sewer mains, pumping stations, reservoirs, water and sewer treatment processes; water quality management and pollution controls; waste water and water treatment, hydrology, hydraulics, water chemistry and biology. Ability and skill in interpreting and analyzing engineering designs, plans and specifications and resolving problems with same; 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.
    EDUCATION
    Bachelor of Science 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 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: GIS-based hydraulic modeling of water and sewer systems; design and construction management of water and sewer mains, pumping stations, reservoirs, water and sewer treatment processes; water quality management and pollution controls; waste water and water treatment, hydrology, hydraulics, water chemistry and biology. Ability and skill in interpreting and analyzing engineering design plans and specifications and resolving programs with same; in planning, assigning and reviewing the work of lower level engineering 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.
    EDUCATION
    B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, such as Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering, supplemented by civil engineering courses.
    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 is Preferred but not required.
    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
    21-061
    Closing date and time
    Continuous
    Agency info Agency Harford County Phone 410-638-3201 Website Address 220 South Main Street
    Bel Air, Maryland, 21014