Capacity Engineer, P.E.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners - Bartow, FL3.1

30+ days ago

(Utilities Technical Services)

Pay Range: $28.09/hr. - $42.14/hr. ($58,427.20 - $87,651.20/annually)

Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (40 hrs./week)

Location: 1011 Jim Keene Blvd. Winter Haven, FL. 33880

Must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated below:

Highly responsible professional engineering work in the planning, developing, implementing, and managing the capacity of water, and wastewater systems, plus the review of development plans and related documents within the Utilities Technical Services Division.

Maintains the Department’s Capacity Status Report. Prepares professional engineering evaluations, assessments, studies, reports, and models of systems and facilities for planning, expansion, regionalizing and decommissioning systems and facilities. Prepares and maintains capacity program for permitting and allocations of development projects. Coordinates with regulatory agencies on capacity commitments, used, and available capacities. Analyze and evaluate water production facilities, wells, pumps, chlorination systems, booster pump stations, wastewater treatment facilities, aeration systems, pump stations, distribution systems, collection systems, and transmission systems. Professional Engineer signing, and sealing of permit applications and construction drawings. Procure and manage consultant services as necessary on capacity programs. Correlate and integrate capacity program with geographical information system, and hydraulic analysis programs. Procure and manage consultant services on the geographical information system. Prepare construction contract documents for bidding purposes. Procure and manage consultant services on design projects.
Performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and environmental engineering as related to water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems and facilities. Knowledge of methods, techniques, and materials used in utility systems and facilities. Knowledge of engineering evaluation, design and construction related to utility systems and facilities. Ability to read, review and interpret complex engineering plans. Ability to prepare, analyze, and evaluate engineering data, reports, budgets, technical specifications, hydraulic models and regulations. Ability to develop database and records management systems. Ability to plan, manage and evaluate work. Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to see, talk, hear, ambulate independently, bend, stoop, sit, stand, drive, make written notations, distinguish colors, and perform creative writing tasks.
Ability to concentrate on detail and sequential work tasks, to perform mathematical tasks and to research, investigate, detect, inspect, verify, and recommend solutions to recognize information or work and take remedial actions independently.

Graduate of an ABET accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in civil or environmental engineering and have a minimum of four (4) years design, permitting, system modeling, or development review experience involving water and wastewater utilities.
Must be a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), and be able to obtain registration within the State of Florida within six (6) months of employment.
Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to secure a valid Florida driver's license at the time of employment.
A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications with the exception of the required Professional Engineer registration and license.

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $58,427.20 to $87,651.20 /year


  • water / wastewater engineering design/analysis: 4 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)