Environmental - Building Code, Environmental - Codes and Standards, Environmental - Wastewater, Environmental Engineering
4 Year Degree
Water Management (WM) has an opportunity for a water/wastewater engineer to manage rehabilitation projects and capital improvement projects (CIP) for our potable water and sanitary sewer collection systems. The City offers 37.5-hour work weeks, generous benefits, and a work-life balance that is rarely matched by the private sector.
WM provides water and sewer service to an area population of over 270,000. In order to provide these services, the WM owns and operates two surface water treatment plants, two water reclamation facilities, roughly 1,200 miles of water mains, and a collection system with 1,100 miles of gravity mains, 33,000 manholes, and 65 lift stations. This position offers exciting technical challenges including projects that involve rehabilitation, expansion, and capacity upgrades with heavy interaction with WM’s engineering and maintenance personnel.
This role provides engineering support, inspection, and professional civil engineering for a variety of water/wastewater projects. Incumbents perform fully proficient advanced journey-level engineering work in planning, surveying, design, construction, 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.
Engineers are responsible for administering contracts; managing projects, assisting with the coordination of and attending public meetings; prepare reports and presentations; overseeing data gathering and data analysis; assisting with grant applications, reviewing development plans; drafting agreements, ordinances, and council communications; performing field inspections; developing technical specs, and maintaining records.
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
5 or more years of related engineering experience with water/wastewater projects
Professional Engineer (PE) Registration or must obtain North Carolina registration in six (6) months.
Valid North Carolina Class "C" Driver's License; if out-of-state, must obtain a NC license in 60 days of hire
Additional Preferred Skills
7 years of engineering experience
Experience with basin planning and projections of water and sewer demands
Experience with hydraulic modeling for water and/or sewer projects
Experience managing public bid for water and sewer expansions or renovations
Contract administration for water/wastewater projects
Methods used in design and operation of distribution and collection systems
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulatory codes relevant to design, permitting, and operation of distribution and collection systems
Communicate effectively both in writing and orally
An effective team player
Internal Number: 20-02867
About City of Durham
EOE. Individuals selected for offers of employment must pass the City of Durham physical exam, drug/alcohol screen, and DMV/background investigation. You must have the legal right to work in the U.S. This agency will not sponsor any applicant to obtain documentation of that right to work