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CIVIL ENGINEER (ENVIRONMENTAL)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

 

 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
CIVIL ENGINEER (ENVIRONMENTAL) - 0522 Salary

$55,100.00 - $85,410.00 Annually


Location

206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC WORKS



Job Number

00751


Division

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING








Brief Description

Job Summary

Under limited direction and in compliance with technical, administrative, or professional standards, and guidelines, reviews construction plans and technical reports for stormwater management, storm sewer design, sanitary sewer design, and floodplain management to assure environmental compliance. Coordinates with City Public Works Operations, other sub districts, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa), DHEC and design professionals. Prepares annual reports for the Citys Phase II Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program to ensure that the six minimum control measures are met. Manages the construction of the Citys capital improvement projects, ensures contractor conformance with the contract, plans, and specifications. Provides design and project management for remedial projects. Responds to citizen calls for stormwater/flooding complaints, which involve computer mapping, floodplain report investigation, and site investigations.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

Provide Stormwater Management: Prepare annual reports for the Citys Phase II Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program to ensure that the six minimum control measures are met. This involves coordinating public outreach education (presentations to schools), public participation programs), illicit discharge detection/elimination (investigate calls of illicit material placed in stormwater system), erosion/sediment control, and good housekeeping/pollution prevention training for City staff. Prepare engineering drawings for stormwater control measures as needed. 20%

Provide Sanitary Sewer Management: Coordinate with City Sewer Operations, other sub districts, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa), DHEC and design professionals. Provide flow monitoring analysis to determine rainfall dependent inflow and infiltration. Review construction drawings of sanitary sewer systems. Prepare construction drawings using AutoCAD for remedial sewer repairs that require state permit. Provide project management for remedial sewer repairs, inform property owners of construction activities, obtain right-of-entry permission forms and easements from citizens. Oversee construction site activities. Perform sanitary sewer capacity analyses for new development projects that want to connect to sanitary sewer system. Prepare Sanitary Sewer Annual Report to show progress made towards rehabilitation of system, presentation of Annual Report to ReWa and other sub districts. 20%

Conduct Technical Review of Construction Plans and Reports: Review construction plans and technical reports for stormwater management, storm sewer design, and sanitary sewer design to assure environmental compliance. Ensure that good practices are used and in conformance with the Citys Ordinances, Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Regulations, FEMA regulations, Federal and State Laws. Attend meetings with engineers, architects, developers, property owners, and other city staff. Coordinate between city departments. 20%

Provide Construction Management: Manage the construction of the Citys capital improvement projects, ensure contractor conformance with the contract, plans, and specifications. Ensure the quality of materials and workmanship and provide acceptance and payment for those items on behalf of the City on a monthly basis. Provide design and project management for smaller City projects built in conjunction with the Citys public works crews. Project Manage Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Studies. Manage watershed basin studies that determine the floodplain and undersized culverts. Recommend new capital improvement projects based on results of studies. Manage stormwater/wastewater projects that involve but are not limited to the initial design, request for proposals, construction plans, request for bids, and construction management. 20%

Provide Floodplain Management: Prepare technical letters for floodplain verification requests which involve reviewing floodplain profiles and reports. Prepare annual letters for mass mailers regarding floodplain management. Review FEMA Elevation Certificates for accuracy and compliance with minimum National Floodplain Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations. Maintain records and prepare reports for the NFIP Community Rating System (CRS.) Answer calls from citizens regarding the floodplain regulations. Review site plans for properties within the floodplain to ensure compliance with NFIP regulations. 10%

Provide Engineering Support for Citizens: Respond to citizen calls for stormwater/flooding complaints, which involve computer mapping, floodplain report investigation, and site investigations. Based on site investigations, water flow characteristics must be determined and site-specific recommendations communicated to the citizens. Respond to citizen calls relative to sanitary sewer location and maintenance responsibilities. 10%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements

Bachelors degree or equivalent in civil engineering.

Over two years of experience in civil engineering.

Engineer in Training (E.I.T.).

Driver`s License Requirements

Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License.

Performance Requirements

Knowledge of:

Standard engineering practices involved with planning, design, permitting and construction for stormwater and sanitary sewer operations.

Hydrology and hydraulic analysis.

Stormwater Best Management Practices, Low Impact Development, and Green Infrastructure planning.

Standards and interpretation of construction plans and geographic information.

General construction practices and site safety.

Ability to:

Interpret and comprehend highly technical engineering plans.

Interpret, review, and analyze project studies, plans, and specifications.

Confer with project engineers, architects, and other public agencies concerning detailed plans and specifications; interprets City policy on engineering design and construction standards.

Explain permitting procedures and engineering requirements to the engineering community and general public.

Read, analyze, and interpret construction plans and specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical journals and procedures, financial reports, legal documents, and governmental regulations as well as literature, books, reviews, reports, and abstracts.

Work with advanced mathematical operations methods and functions of real and complex variables.

At an advanced level write formal presentations, technical and/or legal documents and correspondence.

Use site level and surveying equipment.

Utilize specialized software and systems to include AutoCAD, permit tracking software, construction management software and ArcGIS.

Use computer, telephone, cellphone, copier, fax machine, calculator, engineering scale, and vehicle. Computer, Microsoft Office Suite, Autocad, Adobe Acrobat Professional, ArcMap, turbidity meter, hydrologic, and hydraulic modeling software.

Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

Drive City vehicles between facilities and job sites.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Primary Work Location: Office environment, vehicle, and outdoors (construction job sites).Protective Equipment Required: Steel toe boots, safety vest, and hardhat.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Monthly exposure to mechanical, chemical, and electrical hazards as well as noise and vibration and explosives (construction demolition blasting). Seasonal exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, and respiratory hazards.

Physical Demands: Constantly requires hearing, vision, talking, and sitting. Frequently requires fine dexterity, handling/grasping, standing, and walking. Occasionally requires carrying, lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, twisting, bending, crouching/stooping, kneeling, balancing, and foot controls. Light strength demands include exerting up to 10 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds occasionally.

Mental Demands: Constantly requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously. Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, tedious or exacting work, and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires working in noisy/distracting environment and emergency situations.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.

HEALTH INSURANCE

The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
RETIREMENT BENEFITS
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Agency
City of Greenville (SC)

Address
206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601

Phone
864-467-4530

Website
https://jobs.greenvillesc.gov





 

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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.

 

 
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