GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Performs advanced technical and professional work administering the City’s Stormwater Management Program planning, designing, and construction.; administering environmental policies and, compliance with applicable ordinances and statutes; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Engineering. Supervision is exercised over subordinate technical and clerical personnel.
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Planning, directing, and designing engineering projects; developing and administering environmental policies; administering engineering contracts; maintaining records and files; preparing reports.
Researches, develops, implements, and administers environmental policies relating to storm drainage repair and stormwater management.
Reviews and provides oversight of subordinate development plans for commercial, industrial, and subdivision sites for compliance to applicable City ordinances and stormwater management requirements.
Supervises stormwater management personnel; assists in the recruitment process, discipline, and evaluation of stormwater management personnel.
Developing and designing stormwater infrastructure projects; developing project plans and specifications; conducting plan reviews; preparing and maintaining files and records.
Develops and implements stormwater maintenance programs and policies; estimates repair costs and prioritizes stormwater improvement projects.
Completes designs, bid documents, and construction administration on stormwater capital improvement projects.
Develops and implements the City’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, Phase II program.
Provides technical assistance to the Street Division relevant to stormwater improvements.
Assists with preparation and management of the annual budget for the stormwater utility program and makes recommendations for the Capital Improvement Program.
Administers departmental small equipment purchases.
Applies for stormwater improvement grants.
Provides customer service support for citizens, council members, developers, associates, etc
Stands in for Director of Engineering when required.
Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to land development and stormwater management; ability to plan, lay out, and direct the work of subordinates; ability to inspect projects for compliance with ordinance and code provisions; ability to prepare plans and specifications in the area assigned; thorough knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design of public works and stormwater projects; ability to perform difficult engineering computations and to make thorough recommendations on engineering problems and planning; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, associates, land developers, contractors and the general public. Skilled in the use of civil engineering instruments and equipment and application of computer aided design software; ability to present technical information and communicate complete ideas effectively, orally and in writing; ability to calculate complex cost reports.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or related field and extensive experience in public works and stormwater management.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina.
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina.