Performs professional engineering work in support of the Authority’s engineering program and other capital projects. The work involves varied assignments intended to acquaint new graduate engineers with the type of engineering activities performed by the Authority. After initial orientation, workers initiate their own daily assignments, follow through on matters, and use independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions to deal with standard recurring situations.
Position Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:
· Supports the review and preparation of the five-year Capital Improvement Program for the Service Authority.
· Constructs updates and maintains models of wastewater plant, water and sewer systems.
· Collects, analyzes and maintains data related to future wastewater plant, water and sewer system demand.
· Manage the Service Authority’s fire flow testing program to include scheduling and running fire flow tests.
· Reviews site and subdivision plans for compliance with state, Authority and local standards and specifications as they pertain to water and sewer systems. Conducts meetings with engineers and developers to resolve design issues.
· Reviews project plans for the Virginia Department of Transportation to assure that all water and sanitary sewer mains and their appurtenances are accurately shown and are relocated as needed.
· Reviews easements and surveys and prepares plans for small water and sanitary sewer projects constructed by inside personnel.
· Performs special studies, as needed in support of Engineering, Environmental Services and Water Reclamation (ESWR) and other Service Authority Divisions.
· Provides the public with information on the Service Authority’s water and sewer systems. Receives, schedules and reports results of field tests to applicants.
· Provides wastewater treatment plant, water and sewer systems information over the telephone and in person to the general public, local engineers, and real estate agents. Assists general public, engineering community, developers and real estate agents with location of water/sewer main within the county.
· Coordinates plan reviews with other public agencies.
· Provides maps for board presentations and special agreement packages. Provides technical support to other units concerning development plans and proposed projects. Performs related work as required.
· May be deemed essential at any time.
· Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Essential Skills and Experience:
· Knowledge of the theories, principles, concepts and practices of engineering as applied to the activities of the Service Authority; surveying techniques; computers and engineering software related to assignment; English usage, spelling and grammar.
· Ability to read and understand engineering and architectural plans, maps and records; conduct technical surveys; assemble and analyze data and prepare basic technical reports; operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; communicate effectively orally and in writing; work cooperatively with others.
· Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, or related field.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
· Registration as an Engineer-in-Training (EIT).
· Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license consistent with Service Authority policy requirements.