Engineer III

City of Virginia Beach - Virginia Beach, VA3.9

Full-time$71,000 - $110,000 a year
Water/Sewer Utility Modeler- Engineer III

Individual will perform project management for highly complex raw water supply and potable water distribution system engineering projects.

Job duties include:
Responsible for managing the water system master planning program
Perform hydraulic modeling and develop master plan reports
Coordinate water system capacity improvements with Operations and Maintenance staff, Regulatory Compliance, and Design & Construction engineers
Coordinate with various governmental agencies routinely on water resource and quality issues and needed improvements
Responsible for management of an Operations and Maintenance contract for the City’s raw water supply system
Manage a team of technical staff
Analyze impacts of new developments on water supply capacity and recommend improvements to the system
Development of the Capital Improvement Program budget.
The individual hired for this position will be required to work with limited supervision and continually apply independent decision-making skills.

Please Note: This position is opened until filled. Applicants will be reviewed on a continuous basis.

Official City Job Description:

Minimum Requirements:
MINIMUMS: Requires a Bachelors Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program with possession of a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) and five (5) years of progressive professional experience, OR, an Associates Degree in Engineering with seven (7) years of progressive professional experience and a possession of a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA). SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:
DMV Transcript: Required
CDL: Not Required
DOT History: Not Required
CPS Check: Not Required
Physical: Not Required
Respirator: Not Required
Polygraph Review: Not Required
Psychological Screening: Not Required

Attachments Required: A copy of your Professional Engineer License is required.

Strong preference for candidates having experience with water system master planning and asset management, hydraulic modeling, water quality, aging infrastructure rehabilitation, renewal and replacement, design and construction, and contract administration. Strong emphasis is given to experience using various software in support of engineering, including proficiency in GIS and hydraulic modeling applications. Candidate must be an effective public communicator, have experience with technical committee management, and be able to handle multiple priorities and tasks.

Special Instructions:
This is an Alpha I position requiring the employee to work during inclement weather and emergency conditions, regardless of the City's operational status.

Valid Virginia or North Carolina Driver's License is required.

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VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.

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