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Civil Engineer / Stormwater Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$24.59 per hour minimum rate
  • Posted Date:01/20/2019

 The Civil Engineer / Stormwater Coordinator reviews plans for engineering and stormwater management compliance, administers the City’s Stormwater Management Program and ensures compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II permit,  and coordinates construction projects and bids.  Responsibilities include: assists in preparation, review, and/or permitting of construction plans associated with construction sites, subdivisions, and the design and specifications for public works, street, utility, and stormwater projects; provides information to citizens, builders, developers, and contractors concerning engineering standards and the City's stormwater policies; administers the City's Phase II National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit; promotes outreach and education related to stormwater to both the public and City staff; promotes public involvement in stormwater related activities; coordinates an effective illicit discharge detection and elimination program; inspects public and municipal facilities for compliance; assists with prioritization, design, cost estimating, bid preparation, project coordination, construction administration, and/or construction observation of City-wide construction projects; responds to public complaints and inquiries pertaining to engineering and/or stormwater policies and infrastructure; assists with budget preparation and administration; and assists with maintaining the City's GIS mapping of public infrastructure and stormwater system.

To Compete in the Selection Process:  Qualified applicant must have a Bachelor's degree with coursework in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or related field with  moderate experience in civil and/or environmental engineering and stormwater management, or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; modern methods and techniques as applied to the design of public works and stormwater projects; ability to perform difficult engineering computations; comprehend codes and ordinances; communicate effectively in oral and written form; and deal tactfully and courteously with the public and associates. Must be able to comprehend codes & ordinances along with their application to specific situation and have demonstrated leadership and communication skills. 

Special Requirement: Possession of an NC driver's license and must obtain NCDEQ Stormwater BMP Inspection & Maintenance and SCM Plan Reviewer Certification within 12 months of employment. 

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