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City of Durham is looking for a Principal Engineers: Water and Wastewater Systems Engineering  #EngineerJobs #EngineeringJobs

Position Description Work. Serve. Thrive. With the City of Durham Advance in your career while making a real difference in the community you serve. Hiring Range: $71,544.00 – $107,664.00 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The City of Durham’s wants YOU to join our team of more than 380 talented and dedicated employees that provide critical water and sewer services for Durham’s 309,000 plus residents. Not only do we deliver the Best Tasting Water in the state to our customers each and every day, but we also make sure that the wastewater leaving our facilities is carefully treated to protect the environment. We have a wide-ranging variety of positions open to match your skill set – mechanics, engineers, maintenance specialists, technicians, customer billing techs, and much more. If you have a passion for managing vital water resources, protecting the environment, providing excellent customer service, and keeping the water and wastewater in the pipes, bring your skills and talent to Durham! Devoted to providing engineering support, inspection, and professional civil engineering for a variety of water management projects as well as review of public and private development projects. Perform fully proficient advanced engineering work in planning, design, construction, contract development and coordination of projects requiring independent evaluation and analysis of issues and the exercise of judgment. Decision-making includes selecting the method to address a problem or issue, subject to the constraints established by management objectives and direction. As assigned, work may include providing professional engineering work in the management and coordination of infrastructure projects and development review processes. Responsible for administering contracts; managing projects and tasks; assisting with the coordination of, and attending public meetings; completing special projects; researching, analyzing and compiling information to recommend engineering solutions and prepare reports and presentations; overseeing data-gathering and data analysis; assisting with grant applications and management; reviewing development plans; drafting agreements; drafting ordinances and council communications; performing field inspections; developing technical specifications; coordinating procurement processes; and maintaining records. Duties/Responsibilities Manages projects, programs, and assigned department operations; develops and administers contracts; develops operational policies and procedures; establishes project and unit goals; develops project scope, budgets, and schedules; trains staff; improves safety and operational processes; and assists with preparing applications for and managing grants. Oversees data collection and analysis; conducts engineering studies; creates work plans and processes, identifying locations/areas requiring improvement; recommends and implements engineering and safety solutions; and tracks post-implementation project progress and requirements. Performs field inspections and monitors operations to ensure compliance with safety and other applicable regulations, policies, and procedures. Prepares, reviews, and analyzes engineering plans and bids, drawings, reports, contracts, agreements, presentations, specifications, request for proposals/qualifications, and other documentation; drafts ordinances and City Council communications; coordinates the review of and/or reviews design submittals from internal and external staff; develops technical specifications; and maintains records, logs, and databases. Assists with the coordination of and/or attends public meetings; provides technical expertise and consultation to City departments and external agencies; and provides training. Designs, implements, and evaluates special projects; may create drawings and plans as required. As assigned, an incumbent may serve as a lead worker, assigning work and monitoring work completion, or supervise paraprofessional and support staff, to include conducting performance evaluations; coordinating training; and implementing hiring, discipline, and termination procedures Minimum Qualifications & Experience Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or a directly related field Five years of professional engineering experience in the area of assignment. A North Carolina Professional Engineer Registration or equivalent as determined by the City. Additional Preferred Skills Experience with water/wastewater engineering, and managing water/wastewater projects or tasks

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