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Sr. Civil Engineer - Sewer Condition Assessment
Ref No.: 18-01541
Location: Laurel, MD, Maryland
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 03/05/2018
Position Description Performs research and compiles comprehensive reports and directs the performance of major wastewater inspection projects; Participates in the planning and development of proactive measures for collection system operation and maintenance activities; Manages the day-to-day operations of consultants performing comprehensive sewer studies, closed circuit television (CCTV) and trunk sewer inspection and flow monitoring services throughout the sewer district; Prepares scope of work and specifications for collection system inspection projects and comprehensive sewer studies; Reviews CCTV and manhole inspection videos and makes recommendations for rehabilitating deteriorating elements of the collection system; Performs field visits to ensure contract quality and to verify inspection information; Leads inspection teams with specialized research projects, such as chronic sewer overflow and basement backups and complex collection system studies; Leads AD HOC teams or act as subject matter expert for the consultant selection process; Reviews submitted reports, conducts final inspections and recommends acceptance or rejection of completed work; Reviews and approves invoices, cost estimates, proposals, acceptance letters, design discrepancy reports, and prepares time sensitive status reports. Assists in the formulation of long-range programs for compliance and utilities engineering improvements, including inflow/infiltration reduction, chronic SSO elimination, engineering planning, sewer inspection and maintenance; Assists with preliminary designs for collection system improvement plans; Reviews Commission policies, procedures, standards and specifications for accuracy and relevance; Performs field visits to ensure contract quality and to verify inspection information; Performs other related duties as required.
Skills Required Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; Considerable knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to trenchless sewer rehab, design, materials evaluation, construction and maintenance of wastewater utilities; Thorough understanding of inflow/infiltration analysis and SSES procedures; Thorough understanding of the wastewater collection system operation and maintenance; Thorough knowledge of all sewer inspection methodologies, including standard specifications for data collection; Knowledge of sewer cleaning and CCTV operations and video review; Thorough knowledge of flow monitoring data collection, analysis techniques, database management and documentation; Understanding of procurement policies and contracting procedures. Ability to work with contractors and enforce Commission policies where necessary; Ability to perform technical research and provide advice on complex engineering projects; Ability to coordinate and supervise the work of professional and technical personnel on a variety of projects.
Skills Preferred
Experience Required 3 years of progressively responsible civil, sanitary, or environmental engineering experience.
Experience Preferred
Education Required Bachelor’s degree in civil, sanitary, environmental engineering, or equivalent. Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a WSSC driver’s permit. Holder or the ability to obtain CPR, First Aid and Confined Space Entry certifications. Completion of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Financial Disclosure statement within 30 days of employment and annually.
Education Preferred Possession of the National Association of Sewer Service Companies(NASSCO)Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP), Manhole Assessment Certification Program (MACP) certifications. Possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation from NCEES.
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