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Town Engineer - Wastewater job in Blacksburg

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Organization:  Town of Blacksburg
Job Category:  Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Virginia (VA)
City:  Blacksburg
Salary and Benefits:  48,425 - 60,531




The Engineering & GIS Department is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, collaborative, team-member for the position of Town Engineer. This position will provide general civil and environmental engineering services for Town facilities and infrastructure with a focus on wastewater management projects and systems. This position will develop and administer programs and projects which address wastewater management from perspectives of capacity, condition, reliability, sustainability, and regulatory compliance. Work will include management of the collection system, pump stations, and interface with the Blacksburg VPI Sanitation Authority which operates the wastewater treatment plant. Duties will include project management, design, development plan review, contract administration, and presentations to a variety of groups including homeowners, development industry, and engineering groups. Incumbent will work with state and federal regulatory agencies to assure Town compliance with regulations and Town environmental stewardship priorities.

This position requires general understanding of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering with expertise in hydraulics, modeling, and system management practices. Qualified applicants must have the ability to interpret and prepare construction drawings and specifications, as well as the ability to use software for engineering modeling, word processing, database, GIS, AutoCAD, and spreadsheet applications. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing with others of varying technical expertise and with large groups and to mediate and achieve consensus is also a requirement.

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, and two years of progressively responsible experience in the practical engineering field, including wastewater system design or regulation is required. Registration as an EIT in Virginia or the ability to obtain within six months, and registration as a PE in Virginia or the ability to obtain within one year are required for this position. A validVirginiadriver’s license with an excellent driving record is required.

The starting salary range for this position is $48,425/year - $60,531/year, depending upon qualifications. The Town of Blacksburg offers benefits that include: fully paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and partially paid retirement through VRS. Direct deposit of pay is required for all full-time employees.

A Town ofBlacksburgapplication is required for this position by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2013. Applications are available at the Human Resources Office located in the Municipal Building at 300 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060 or may be downloaded at www.blacksburg.gov. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application process may call 540-961-1188 (voice) or VA Relay Center at 711(TDD).

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