CIVIL ENGINEER (ENVIRONMENTAL)
Company: City of Greenville
Posted on: November 22, 2020
CIVIL ENGINEER (ENVIRONMENTAL) - 1020 Salary $55,100.00 -
$85,410.00 Annually Location 206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC
Job Type Full Time Department PUBLIC WORKS Job Number 00468
Division ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING Closing 11/27/2020 11:59 PM
Eastern Job Description Brief Description of the Job
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 (20%): 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.
Provide Sanitary Sewer Management (20%): 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.
Conduct Technical Review of Construction Plans and Reports (20%):
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.
Provide Construction Management (20%): 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
Provide Floodplain Management (10%): 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.
Provide Engineering Support for Citizens (10%): 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.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Job Requirements
Formal Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent in Civil
Engineering is required.
Experience: Over two years of experience in Civil Engineering is
Drivers License Required: Class D South Carolina license.
Certifications and Other Requirements: Engineer in Training
(E.I.T.).Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesKnowledge of:
- Standard engineering practices involved with planning, design,
permitting and construction for stormwater and sanitary sewer
- Hydrology and hydraulic analysis.
- Stormwater Best Management Practices, Low Impact Development,
and Green Infrastructure planning
- Standards and interpretation of construction plans and
- 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.
- Apply fundamental concepts of theories; work with advanced
mathematical operations methods and functions of real and complex
- Write policies, contracts, speeches, formal presentations,
and/or technical and legal documents and correspondence.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: 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.Working ConditionsPrimary Work Location: Office
environment, vehicle, and outdoors (construction job sites).
Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to
unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional
outside work. Monthly exposure to noise and vibration. Seasonal
exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, and
respiratory hazards, and physical hazards.
Protective Equipment Required: Steel toe boots, safety vest, and
hardhat.Physical DemandsOverall Strength Demands: Light strength
demands include exerting up to 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds
frequently, or negligible amounts constantly AND/OR walking or
standing to a significant degree. Continuously requires fine
dexterity, vision, hearing, and talking. Frequently requires
standing, walking, and sitting. Occasionally requires carrying,
handling, and foot controls.Mental DemandsFrequently requires time
pressures, frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks
simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, and
tedious or exacting work. Occasionally requires noisy/distracting
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