Engineer within Environmental Services requires considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of relevant engineering. They will be assigned to a specific unit/project in order to provide solutions to engineering problems through the evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering techniques. Projects include, but are not limited to, new construction and modifications to existing facilities.
Summary of Job Duties
Montgomery County Environmental Services provides water and water reclamation (sewer) services to 80,000 customers, and solid waste and recycling services to 525,000 citizens in Montgomery County, Ohio. The department offers educational outreach programs for local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region.
Our Engineer 3:
Plans and prioritizes assigned projects involving new construction and modifications to existing facilities, designs plans for assigned projects.
Prepares project specification and standard design data, determines required safety and maintenance characteristics of planned facilities to ensure compliance with applicable specifications by conducting on-site project inspection.
Operates motor vehicle to conduct field visits to construction sites to inspect existing projects and observe progress and contract compliance. Checks plans for accuracy and conformance to safety and regulatory requirements, prepares cost estimates and reviews cost estimates prepared by others.
Reviews change orders, provides liaison with contractors concerning modifications of plans, processes partial contractor payments, coordinates selection of project consultants and reviews consultants' recommendations. May seal plans as authorized and required.
Assists in the development of policies, guidelines and budgeted expenses relevant to the unit's operations.
Provides input for the preparation of contracts, counsels contractors and other areas of the county on matters pertinent to the unit. Resolves complaints from public on matters originated by the unit, controls quality and standardization of test procedures, reviews and authorizes requisitions and material orders, directs the maintenance of relevant engineering documentation and provides statistical analyses, diagrams, graphs, flow charts, and related information media.
Provides reports covering progress of projects and costs incurred, provides technical leadership to assigned lower-level engineers and technicians, supervises entry level engineer as assigned, attends training as assigned.
(Performs other duties as required)
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
Must hold Professional Engineer registration in any state or territory of the United States, or obtain within the first nine months of employment.
2 years of the 4 years of experience required to obtain Professional Engineer registration must be in utilities or construction management field.
Must have completed MCES Engineer (E2) training program (equivalent evidence may be substituted).
Must have current valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.
OR evidence of equivalent minimum qualifications (education, experience or combination of the two)
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo completion of a background check, which will include a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
The final applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to approval by the Montgomery County Bureau of County Commissioners to test for illegal drug use. Montgomery County will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with verification of your former employment may be required.
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