Experience Required: Delaware licensed professional Engineer within 6 months of hire. 3-5 years of experience in professional engineering. NIMS (National Incident Management System).
A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Possession and retention of a valid Delaware vehicle operator’s license. Delaware Water Operator License within 12 months of hire. Must pass pre-employment testing for substance abuse, criminal background, motor vehicle driver’s license history, and a pre-employment physical.
May be subject to random drug and alcohol testing according to City policy.
Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
Direct Supervisor: Public Works Director
Supervisory Responsibility: Small group of employees
Primary Work Location: In, around, and out of the city, with reporting, office duties and meetings.
Essential Job Functions:
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential duties:
A. Operate water and wastewater systems to comply with state and federal regulations. B. Monitor SCADA system. C. Conduct inspection of water and wastewater facilities. D. Prepares annual budget. E. Conduct employee evaluations F. Conducts plan review and approval of all new building sites and developments. G. Conducts plan review and contract administration of capital improvements projects being designed by consultants or in-house. H. Designs and inspects construction of smaller Capital Improvement Projects. I. Maintains plans and specifications for all of the City's water, sewer, storm drainage facilities, streets, and buildings. J. Assists in the preparation of the Capital Improvement Plan for the Department/Division. K. Performs studies and prepares information for the implementation of new programs and projects. L. Develops standards and specifications for construction to be accepted by the City. M. Gives technical engineering advice to the heads of various City departments/divisions and the Public Works Director. N. Responds to and resolves the most difficult and sensitive citizen inquires and complaints. O. Attends assigned meetings and training; interacts with outside agencies and commissions as needed P. Responds to buried utility line strikes to assist staff with connective measures and documentation. Q. Conduct utility coordination meeting for City Staff. R. Conduct construction progress meetings for subdivisions. S. Meets with the public in small and large groups to discuss City public works policies, practices, and problems. T. Track bonds and other approval status for projects. U. Availability for emergencies related to water and wastewater, projects and weather- related emergencies. V. Performs related work as required.