JOB TITLE: Civil Engineer in Training
JOB STATUS: Exempt
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK PERFORMED:
The Engineer shall have a thorough knowledge of civil (water and wastewater) design and engineering techniques to provide technical support and service for the Authority’s operations and maintenance staff. The Engineer will be responsible to plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and adaption of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. This may include preparation of engineering studies, infrastructure designs (construction plans and specifications), operating procedures, permits, infrastructure planning, construction estimates, utility mapping, construction inspection and administrative tasks, equipment replacement or other technical services related to potable water and wastewater systems including treatment.
Engineer shall be capable of communication, both verbal and written, with a variety of individuals including construction contractors, engineers, regulatory personnel, local government agencies, and Authority staff (co-workers, maintenance personnel, and department supervisors). Engineering will be responsible for assuming a lead role to supervise and direct drafting, mapping, and survey personnel. Engineer will be responsible for reviewing, commenting, and maintaining record drawings and project files on all new developments in Jackson County. Establish communication with and educate developers and the general public in the mission of JCUA in a positive and productive manner.
This position includes field and office duties and requires sound technical knowledge with practical application to specific projects. Engineer may be required to respond to emergency situations after normal work hours.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Applicant shall have a Bachelor’s college degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited 4-year (minimum) engineering program and Engineer-in-Training Certificate from one US State, preferably in the State of Mississippi. Experience with word processing, spreadsheet management, database software (Microsoft Access), project management software programs (Microsoft Project), Bentley WaterCAD, and AutoCAD Civil 3D is desired. An understanding and experience of applicable regulatory (MSDEQ, MSDH, and EPA) requirements for water and wastewater infrastructure is desired.
Two (2) to four (4) years of specific post-graduation experience with Civil Engineering design, including potable water supply wells, elevated storage tanks, water treatment facilities, water distribution and transmission systems, wastewater treatment facilities, wastewater collection systems (gravity, force main/pumping station, and low-pressure grinder), permitting, erosion control, and AutoCAD drafting and construction plan development with profiles, surfaces, and pipe networks.
Applicant shall be capable of completing all requirements for Professional Engineer Licensure within thirty-six (36) months of date of hire.
SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS MAY INCLUDE
(But are not limited to):
1. Technology skills as noted above.
2. Must be able to lift and carry light loads.
3. Familiar with the rules and regulations of the EPA and DEQ.
4. Familiar with engineering applications of scientific and mathematical models and principles.
5. Must be able to perform resident inspections of construction activities.
6. Must be able to perform engineering design, planning, studies, and cost estimates.
7. Must be able to administer loans, grants, engineering, and construction contracts.
8. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.
9. Must be insurable on Authority's auto insurance policy.
10. Must be able to work inside and outside.
11. Must maintain a residence which allows a reasonable response time.
REPORTS TO: Project Engineer