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Erie Water Works is accepting applications for Resident Project Engineer

Erie Water Works is accepting applications for Resident Project Engineer

Erie Water Works Resident Project Engineer Summary

SUMMARY

Perform engineering duties in planning, estimating, designing, managing and overseeing construction of EWW Capital Projects, including but not limited to new and replacement water mains, control valves, new or upgraded pump stations and tanks, etc.  Must work as a team member to analyze and resolve design problems.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist with the development and implementation of service area expansion, water main extension policies, and Capital Improvement Projects.
  2. Review developer and consultant design plans and specifications for conformance with EWW requirements.
  3. Support and utilize the EWW hydraulic model.
  4. Participate in development and support continued operations of a fully functional GIS program of all EWW facilities.
  5. Analyze, read and interpret survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographic or geologic data to plan and design projects.
  6. Perform engineering duties and assist in planning, estimating, designing, managing and overseeing construction of EWW Capital Projects, including but not limited to new and replacement water mains, control valves, new or upgraded pump stations and tanks, etc. Develop contract documents (plans and specifications) for bidding.
  7. Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, and labor to determine project feasibility.
  8. Complete and/or coordinate the securing of all necessary permits for EWW construction.
  9. Responsible for the production of accurate technical drawings for water line construction, modifications, and service connections. Develop, implement, and direct programs for standard drafting (manual and AUTOCAD) procedures. Conduct field surveys, inspections or technical investigations to obtain data required to revise design and construction drawings.
  10. Prepare and present technical reports on project feasibility, design analysis, hydraulic modeling results, bid proposals, environmental and state permits, property and right-of-way descriptions, and other related topics.
  11. Compute system hydraulics, flow rates, headloss; analyze pump curves and other hydraulic data.
  12. Observe EWW Capital Project construction to monitor progress and ensure conformance with design specifications / plans, and applicable codes or standards; direct construction activities and document as required.
  13. Confer with engineering, technical or manufacturing personnel and coordinate engineering project activities.
  14. Perform other similar and related duties as directed by supervisor.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Participate in defining the direction and coordination of drafting or other tasks performed that relate to the design engineering effort.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Civil Engineering, or related field, from four-year college or university is required; two to four years of related experience in the water utility industry with construction experience is preferred.  Knowledge and experience with Autodesk AutoCAD software is required. Experience with InfoWater hydraulic modeling software is preferred.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Must have the ability to communicate information and ideas effectively in speaking so others will understand.  Must be able to respond to inquiries from internal and external customers and effectively present information to management and others.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts in relation to Engineering solutions (i.e. arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, etc.).

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Must be able to interpret a variety of technical instructions, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must possess a valid and current PA driver’s license.  Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) / Engineer in Training (EIT) exam certificate is required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear and frequently stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is required to use hands and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Working knowledge of drafting equipment (including but not limited to manual implements), desktop computer, scanners, plotters and printers, digital camera, Global Positioning System (GPS) devices, measuring devices and hand tools.  Technology / computer skills preferred include WaterGEMS Hydraulic modeling software, ESRI ArcInfo; ESRI ArcView and Microsoft Project.  Required computer skills include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

For more information please contact:

Aaron L. Stankiewiz, PHR
AStankiewiz@eriewaterworks.org

Human Resources Manager

Erie Water Works

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