Engineer III Frederick County Job opening - MACo state Maryland ( Job openings )
MACo , state Maryland
( By Press Release office)
2022-01-04T00:00 - 2022-02-03T00:00 | 41 | 1
Frederick County is currently accepting applications for the position of:
Division of Solid Waste and Recycling
An Equal Opportunity Employer
$77,465.00 - $92,958.00 Annually
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
SPECIAL FUNDING: None
Frederick County offers an extensive compensation package to reflect how much we value our employees. The following is what you can expect in your first year as a full time benefited Frederick County Government employee.
11 days of Vacation leave with increase after 2 years of employment
15 days of Sick leave with unlimited annual carryover
11 paid scheduled holidays, plus 2 additional floating holidays
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plan options to include generous County HSA contribution (if enrolled in high-deductible plan)
100% County paid 2x annual salary Group Term Life Insurance benefit
Work/Life balance programs include: Employee Assistance Program and Employee Wellness Program
Generous Tuition Reimbursement Program
County and Employee funded Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Vesting after 10 years of service
Additional service credit for eligible previous public service, military service, etc.
Other employee paid benefits such as Deferred Compensation Plan, Legal Resources, Flexible Spending Accounts, etc.
For more information, visit our
page on the Frederick County Government
job opportunities webpage
Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday; 7:30 am – 4:30 pm; full benefits
This professional position will perform all phases of engineering, permitting/regulatory compliance and/or project management for the Division of Solid Waste and Recycling (DSWR) including but not limited to Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects and landfill and transfer station permitting compliance for the Division of Solid Waste and Recycling. Supervision is received from the DSWR Division Director and/or Assistant Department Head/Deputy Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare requests for proposals for engineering services; assist in selection of consultants; present recommendations to the Consultant Selection Committee
Prepare plans, specifications, and contract documents for in-house projects
Analyze, review, and approve civil engineering improvement plans produced by other agencies, consultants, and contractors for compliance with local, state, and federal standards and regulations
Evaluate technical and price proposals and make recommendations on the award of contracts
Compose professional correspondence; memorandums and other written work related to the review of plans and specifications, project management, etc.
Coordinate with engineering personnel, consultants, Project Managers, county staff in other Divisions as needed
Coordinate study/design contracts with local, state and federal government agencies; secure permits and approvals from regulatory agencies, including any permits associated with landfill and transfer station operations
Attend and participate in meetings of the Planning Commission and other groups/agencies; assist in preparing and presenting supporting information to elected officials, citizen groups and others
Provide assistance to construction management personnel during construction of CIP projects
Research historical as-built records and related information for infrastructure mapping
Develop spreadsheets to evaluate calculations in solid waste facility design and/or capacity tracking including the ability to perform or supervise the performance of standard ground and aerial surveys for use in landfill planning and capacity assessments
Prepare and present information to public officials, citizens, and groups; interact with consulting engineers, developers and attorneys
Manage contractual agreements and related documents associated with consultant services and construction contracts
Assist in preparation of the yearly CIP
Develop and maintain GIS data layers and databases, including but not limited to: storm sewer system and drainage areas, urban stormwater Best Management Practices, impervious surfaces, water quality monitoring locations, water quality improvement projects and opportunities, and leachate force mains
Manage environmental compliance programs, including stormwater pollution prevention plan; spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan; air and groundwater monitoring; and sediment & erosion control programs
Perform other related duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition to the duties listed in the Essential Duties section, each employee in this classification may perform the following other duties. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed above, nor do the examples cover all duties that may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
The qualifications / requirements, knowledge/skills/abilities and physical demands or working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or a related field
Minimum 6 years of Engineering and/or Project Management work experience that must include all of the following areas:
Field experience in solid waste management infrastructure
Field experience in public works infrastructures
Experience in the design of water and/or sewer pumping, distribution, collection, storage and treatment facilities
Possession of Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) and Landfill Gas Management Systems Certification from SWANA, or the ability to obtain within one year
Current Professional Engineer (PE) license in Maryland, or PE license in another state with ability to obtain MD PE license by reciprocity within 6 months after hire
Possession of a valid automobile operator's license
NOTE: A related Master's degree may reduce the work experience requirement to 4 years.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Ability to obtain and maintain a Frederick County Employee Driving Permit
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of surveying and civil engineering
Knowledge of computer hardware and software applications in engineering including AutoCAD
Knowledge of MD Department of the Environment (MDE) and Environmental Protection Agency requirements for design, construction, and operation of solid waste facilities; knowledge of RCRA requirements
Knowledge of MDE Refuse Disposal Permits and Water Appropriation Permits; Clear Air Act permitting associated with landfills
Ability to effectively manage projects through study, design and bidding process, and develop special provisions and addenda where appropriate
Ability to effectively access and utilize related software applications (e.g. project management, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation)
Ability to effectively organize, establish priorities and complete projects in accordance with established procedures and schedules
Strong and effective written and spoken (English) communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present clear, concise written reports and information, as well as effective spoken presentations before varied audiences
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with developers, engineering consultants, co-workers, government agencies and the general public
PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN FOR
Solid waste facility work experience with a governmental or quasi-public
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS
While working in this position, the employee is required to constantly sit, reach and drive; occasionally walk, climb, stoop, and lift up to 20 pounds; and rarely crawl, lift between 20 and 50 pounds, push and pull up to and over 40 pounds and push over 40 pounds
While working in this position, the employee is required to constantly work indoors and outdoors; frequently walks on uneven ground, works in dirty, dusty and noisy environments, works near machinery, has potential exposure to infectious diseases and is required to wear protective equipment; and occasionally works in hot temperatures above 100 degrees, works in cold temperatures below 32 degrees and works near chemicals or fumes
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / EXAMINATION PROCESS
Ability to provide own transportation as needed for site visits, meetings, etc.
Available for other working hours as needed to accommodate evening and/or weekend meetings, hearing, etc.
KIND OF EXAMINATION
An evaluation of training and experience
One or more interviews
A pre-employment physical examination and drug test
This description reflects management's assignment of essential duties; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
When 'work experience' is stated as a requirement, this is specific reference to on-the-job experience as a paid employee. When considering part-time experience history, 2080 hours = 1 year of experience.
Frederick County Government Division of Human Resources contact information:
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
12 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Frederick County is an equal opportunity employer that provides opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry/ethnicity, age, religion, disability (including pregnancy), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, familial status (as defined by County law) or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations. The policy of equal opportunity employment and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between Frederick County and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, and employee benefits and application of policies.
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