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Principal Environmental Engineer
Ref No.: 17-06064
Location: Maryland, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 11/13/2017
Position Description: • Participates in the formulation and implementation of long-range plans for various environmental programs such as enhancement of water and wastewater treatment facilities; • Prepares, negotiates and manages complex engineering consulting contracts; prepares task orders, scope of work, cost estimates, change orders and task amendments. • Creates and reviews environmental studies and investigations regarding source water protection, water supply, wastewater treatment, and contaminated sites; • Consults with various groups of the Commission and provides an effective level of internal and external coordination; • Advises the Unit Coordinator of environmental regulations and policies that impact the Commission; • Active participation in regional and national efforts concerning environmental issues; • Supports and works with scientists, engineers and other employees in the study and development of various environmental projects.

Skills Required: Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental engineering, specifically practices in the treatment of water, sanitary wastewater, biosolids/treatment residuals, air and odor emission, and assessment of environmental impacts; • In-depth knowledge of the provisions of federal and state acts and regulations regarding program areas such as those affiliated with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act; • Ability to plan and oversee the work of professional engineers and scientists; • Ability to apply engineering and scientific knowledge to specific processes, planning and leading relevant research, as well as monitoring and conducting data analysis on process engineering and operational troubleshooting; • Ability to prepare and effectively present highly technical and complex engineering and scientific reports both verbally and in writing; • Ability to use sound professional engineering judgment; • Ability to work effectively with individuals within the Commission and with staff members of external agencies.

Experience Required: • 5 years of experience/research in the practice of professional environmental engineering in the following areas: water supply and treatment, wastewater collection and treatment, biosolids treatment and disposal, and water resources protection. Experience must include 2 years of planning and managing difficult senior engineering projects or planning/leading pertinent research.

Education Required: • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, civil, mechanical or chemical engineering;