Engineering Technician MS4 Permits Surveyor Job opening - Hamilton County state Indiana ( Job openings )
Hamilton County , state Indiana
( By Press Release office )
2022-01-06T00:00 - 2022-02-05T00:00 | 30 | 1
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POSITION: Engineering Technician, MS4 / Permits
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
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To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the position satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Hamilton County provides reasonable accommodation to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would present an undue hardship.
Incumbent serves as Engineering Technician for the Hamilton County Surveyor's Office, responsible for managing daily coordination of the NPDES Program meeting federal and state requirements and County/department policies and procedures and reviewing and approving various regulated drain easement encroachments.
Coordinates job activities with Project Engineer, including assisting with department planning and programming activities, performing/assisting with surveying and design, and consulting with Project Engineer regarding department priorities, scope, and objectives.
Reviews and approves regulated drain easement encroachments
Researches courthouse records for property deeds, secondary plats, recorded surveys, easements, right of way descriptions land and covenants as needed.
Responds to public requests and complaints regarding NPDES Program, including meeting with complainants to discuss, and taking appropriate action to resolve valid complaints according to department guidelines and policies.
Meets and consults with federal and state agencies, municipalities, and utilities to coordinate department activities.
Assists with plan review and inspection duties as needed to maintain workloads.
Assists with coordinating stormwater management studies.
Performs periodic inspections of erosion control measures on projects as assigned.
Coordinates Hamilton County Wellhead Protection Program.
Serves as liaison with watershed groups.
Maintains current knowledge of NPDES Program requirements, surveying, engineering and construction issues by attending seminars and meetings as needed.
Serves on call, responding to spills into regulated drains as required.
Performs related duties as assigned.
I. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Baccalaureate Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, or related area, and a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience.
Possession of or ability to obtain within six (6) months the Certified Professional in Municipal Stormwater Management (CPMSM) or equivalent certification as required.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to ensure adherence to standard principles and practices of engineering, and applicable federal, state, and local regulations regarding NPDES Program.
Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to analyze survey and other data, read and interpret detailed plans, maps and specifications and review a variety of detailed documents relating to drainage and erosion and sediment control projects.
Ability to assess County NPDES program needs and effectively plan, coordinate, and oversee appropriate, cost effective projects.
Ability to operate standard office and basic surveying equipment, including calculator, computer, printer, copier, telephone, scanner, plotter, digital camera, level, grade rod, and measuring tape.
Ability to plan and lay out assigned work projects, and effectively use a variety of technical reference materials, and department software, such as computer aided drafting, GIS, word processing, and spreadsheet.
Ability to analyze survey and other data, read and interpret detailed prints, maps, and specifications, and review a variety of detailed documents.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other County departments and municipalities, regulating agencies, utilities, consultants, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.
Ability to work on several tasks at the same time, and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions.
Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carry out written and oral instructions/directions, and appropriately respond to constructive criticism
Ability to work alone with minimum supervision, and maintain appropriate, respectful interrelationships with co-workers.
Ability to competently serve the public with diplomacy and respect, including during occasional encounters with irate/hostile persons.
Ability to comply with all employer/department personnel policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Ability to occasionally work extended and/or evening hours, and occasionally travel out of town for meetings and seminars, sometimes overnight.
Possession of a valid Indiana driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record.
As a result of the duties associated with this job, there is the potential of becoming exposed to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious diseases. To safeguard employees and eliminate the liability placed on Hamilton County, employees working in this position shall begin the three shot Hepatitis B vaccination and subsequent training within 10 days of their initial job assignment per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030(f)(2)(i). The initial and two subsequent vaccinations shall be administered by the Hamilton County Health Department and free of charge to the employee. If the employee has previously received the three shot Hepatitis B vaccination, official documentation must be provided to the supervisor identifying the dates in which each shot was appropriately administered. A Temporary Medical Declination may be made for a period of up to six months. A Declination form must be completed, outlining the medical reasons for the temporary declination and forwarded to the Safety & Risk Manager. Employees temporarily declining the vaccine are prohibited from performing any duties in which they may be exposed to a blood borne pathogen or other potentially infectious disease until they are able to begin/continue the series of vaccinations. Failure to comply will result in termination of employment.
II. DIFFICULTY OF WORK:
Incumbent's duties are somewhat restricted in scope, but are of substantial intricacy, involving many variables and considerations. Duties will require both office and field work. Incumbent exercises independent judgment in ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local codes and standard practices of the profession in planning and completing program requirements.
Incumbent receives indirect or occasional supervision with purpose and desired results indicated. Incumbent makes recommendations based on Federal and state codes and county ordinances, department policies and accepted engineering standards, discussing unprecedented situations with supervisor as needed. Decisions and work product are reviewed primarily for technical accuracy, soundness of judgment, and compliance with department policies and legal requirements.
IV. PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS:
Incumbent maintains frequent contact with co-workers, other County departments, municipalities, regulating agencies, utilities, consultants and the public for the purposes of exchanging information, explaining/interpreting policies and procedures, coordinating/managing projects, and resolving problems.
Incumbent reports directly to Project Engineer.
V. PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Incumbent performs duties in an office environment and outdoor, which may involve sitting for long periods, standing/walking for long periods, walking on uneven terrain, driving, pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying objects weighing less than 200 pounds, crouching/kneeling, bending, reaching, close/far vision, depth perception, hearing communications, speaking clearly, keyboarding, handling/grasping/fingering objects, working in high places, and exposure to normal hazards of construction sites, such as dust, dirt, vehicle fumes, heavy equipment and noise.
Incumbent occasionally works extended, weekend, and/or evening hours and occasionally travels out of town for seminars/conferences, sometimes overnight.
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