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Material Matters

Successful Consulting Firm Seeks New Leadership to Replace Retiring President

Material Matters, Inc. (MM), a successful Pennsylvania-based environmental consulting firm of 20 years, is seeking a successor to the retiring founding company President. This position includes a salary plus an equity partnership opportunity with unlimited growth potential.
MM is an interdisciplinary team of highly qualified/experienced wastewater-treatment and residuals-management specialists serving both municipal and private sector clients. MM is a recognized leader in this specialized water environment industry sector, often partnering with large national/international engineering firms on selected assignments. MM operates in an exclusive niche, connecting with each client to develop innovative, synergistic solutions.
Projects, employees, and publications are detailed at https://materialmatters.com/.

The successful candidate will have at least 8 years related consulting experience (12 yrs. preferred), a BS degree in relevant environmental science or engineering (professional engineer license (PE) and/or graduate degree(s) preferred). Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills and experience with proposal development, budgeting, driving business development, and employee/project management are essential. Knowledge of corporate financial
management matters are also necessary to succeed in this position. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap.

Submit resume and cover letter with salary expectations online,

http://bit.ly/MMPresidentSearch

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Wastewater Plant Engineering Manager


Vacancy # 17-0046
 
Salary Range: $74,399 - $113,574
 
Location: Upper Marlboro, MD
 
WSSC, one of the largest water and wastewater utility in the USA, seeks a Plant Engineering Manager. This position serves as the lead Plant Engineer at a large water/wastewater/biosolids treatment facility or lead engineer of a water distribution system or wastewater collection system. Major responsibilities include assisting the Plant Superintendent/ Group Leader in the overall management of the treatment facility and associated off-site pumping stations and facilities, and overseeing the digital process control system activities. The Unit Coordinator, Plant Engineering will assume all Plant Superintendent / Group Leader duties as required.
 
Specifically, the Plant Engineering Manager performs these essential functions;
 
  • Supervises employees including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and/or termination or recommending termination.
  • Performs independent research to optimize performance of water treatment, wastewater treatment processes.
  • Reviews and interprets plant, collection, and distribution system operating data to identify process problems and recommends operational solutions to the problems.
  • Performs operational inspections of treatment, collection, and distribution facilities to determine compliance with WSSC standards and State and Federal Regulations.
  • Monitors plant operations and environmental conditions to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local permits and regulations and reports non-compliances.
  • Directs the operations, maintenance and programming of the digital process control system equipment and IT networks equipment.
 
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in civil and environmental engineering, business administration, business management, physical science/chemistry or related field.
  • 5 years experience in environmental, water and wastewater utility operations, or maintenance.
 
Additional Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a WSSC driver’s permit (4 points or fewer on record).
  • Must immediately obtain a Maryland Board of Waterworks & Waste System’s Temporary Operators Certification for the facility assigned.
  • Must obtain and maintain within three years full certification by the Maryland Board of Waterworks & Waste System’s for the assigned plant/system.
  • Must obtain and maintain a State of Maryland Samplers license within six months (if applicable).
 
 
Preference(s):
  • Supervisory experience. 
 
If you are interested in this opportunity; please apply via our Career Center at www.wsscwater.com or go to
https://wsscwater.peopleadmin.com/postings/4309

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Water Distribution Ops Manager

Vacancy # 17-0100
 
Salary Range: $74,399 - $113,574
 
Location: Laurel, MD
 
WSSC is one of the largest water and wastewater utility in the USA.  We seek a Water Distribution Operations Manager. This position manages and performs complex analyses for the operations of the water and raw water reservoir systems.  Manages the projects addressing the needs to operate and maintain the water distribution system. Coaches, guides and supervises personnel operating the Control Center and supports staff within the Systems Control Group and Production Team.
 
 
Specifically, the Water Distribution Ops Manager performs these essential functions;
 
  • Supervises employees including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and   evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and/or termination or recommending termination.
  • Supervises and participates in the hydraulic analysis of the water systems to determine adequacy, problems, and needs, keeps an accurate up to date model on all going distribution and transmission shutdowns.
  • Provides oversight and input to keep MMIS / TEAMS data up to date to allow more accurate investigations for water supply and water quality.
  • Manages the development and utilization of applicable computer models and databases in the Operations of the Water Distribution System including the water distribution system hydraulic model, the Energy Management Software, the Patuxent River Forecast Modeling for Dam Operation and the WSSC SCADA system.
  • Provides technical oversight for major facilities planning efforts and supervises and participates in the development of the Capital Improvements and Engineering Support Programs.
  • Evaluates and determines timing for complex water distribution / transmission main / water treatment plant shutdowns and works closely with several groups to coordinate work and scheduled shutdowns.
 
Minimum requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Sanitary, Environmental or other related engineering field.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the practice of Civil/Environmental engineering that includes.
  • 2 years of senior level civil or environmental engineering experience.
  • 2 years of experience in water and /or sewer modeling.
 
 
Additional Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license with no more than 4 points and ability to obtain a WSSC driver’s permit.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Maryland Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Operator certification within two years.
 
Preference(s):
 
  • Field experience in the operation and maintenance of water distribution or wastewater collections systems. 
 
If you are interested in this opportunity; please apply via our Career Center at www.wsscwater.com or go to
https://wsscwater.peopleadmin.com/postings/4444

 
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Sr. Water Quality Specialist 

Vacancy # 17-0126
 
Salary Range: $67,636 - $103,250
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD
 
WSSC, is one of the largest water and wastewater utility in the USA, we currently seek a Sr. Water Quality Specialist. This position is responsible for activities to help ensure production and distribution of safe water for the public while meeting regulations and customer satisfaction.
 
Specifically, the Sr. Water Quality Specialist performs these essential functions;
 
  • Plans and coordinates full, pilot, and bench scale tests including developing test protocols, coordinating sampling, testing & background research  with other WSSC groups, and preparing reports and recommendations.
  • Leads special water quality studies to solve long term problems or prepare for future regulations.
  • Appropriate staff, maintaining complaints database, and developing corrective and preventive measures.
  • Provides customer support on water quality problems including making initial response to customer calls, conducting operational investigations, coordinating support with.
  • Participates in WSSC’s CIP and/or AMP processes involving water quality issues, and independently review and evaluate impacts on water quality.
  • Participates in the formulation and implementation of long-range plans for various engineering or scientific programs of major importance to the Commission, and serves as project team leader as needed.
  • May interface with federal and state regulatory agencies to coordinate regulatory compliance processes.
  • Monitors regulatory water quality monitoring activities to assure compliance with monitoring, water quality, and reporting requirements.
  • Participates in regional decision making processes to protect water quality against accidental or deliberate contamination.
  • Coordinates WSSC responses to regional inquiries and serves as liaison with regional partner agencies;
  •  
Minimum requirements:

 
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science/engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, biology, or related scientific field.
  • 5 years professional environmental engineering experience related to water supply and treatment/distribution system operation.
  • Laboratory analyses performing wet chemistry testing, microbiology testing, and advanced analyses on water and wastewater.
  • 5 years of experience in laboratory field operations water and wastewater utility.
  • Experience leading water quality related projects that include planning and developing protocols and reports.
  • Experience interfacing directly with regulatory agencies to resolve compliance or non-regulatory water quality issues.
  • Experience in functional supervision of professional or sub-professional staff.
 
Additional Requirements:
 
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a WSSC driver’s permit (4 points or fewer on record).
  • Possession of the MDE Certification for Water Samplers or obtain within 6 months of employment.
  • Become proficient in one regulated drinking water method (inorganic, organic, or microbiology) and gain approval as an analyst under the Maryland State Water Quality Laboratory Certification Program within 6 months of hire.
  • Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed on an on-call basis
 
Preference(s):
 
  • Master’s degree in environmental science/engineering or related field. 
If you are interested in this opportunity; please apply via our Career Center at www.wsscwater.com or go to
https://wsscwater.peopleadmin.com/postings/4183
 
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Water Quality Technician
 
Vacancy # 17-0023
 
Salary Range: $50,816 - $77,573
 
Location: Silver Spring, MD
 

WSSC, the 8th largest water and wastewater utility in the USA, seeks a Water Quality Technician. This position is responsible for water quality sampling from the drinking water distribution system and water filtration plants, wastewater plants, rivers, and reservoirs. In addition, the responsibilities include chemical and physical analyses, conducting laboratory special studies, and operating online water quality monitoring instruments.
 
Specifically, the Water Quality Technician performs these essential functions;
 
  • Collects samples in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, Industrial Discharge Control, and all other applicable local, state or federal environmental regulations.
  • Assists with customer complaints handling and coordination of customer sampling logistics. May communicate directly with customers to coordinate investigations and sampling.
  • Conducts process control sampling at water filtration plants and distribution system sampling sites.
  • Receives, logs-in, and analyzes laboratory samples.
  • Guides Field Laboratory Technicians and periodically participates in various stream monitoring, field sampling, and laboratory projects.
  • Prepares reagents and standards for both routine and non-routine laboratory analyses and maintains accurate, relevant, and timely records.
  • Creates legible, on time and accurate records of all analytical work including entering/retrieving computer data, preparing analysis and special reports, and conducting quality control checks as required.
  • Prepares sample bottles for field work, including specialized cleaning, adding required chemical preservatives, labeling and organizing into coolers and other transport mechanisms.
 
 
 
 
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Chemistry, Physics, Life Sciences or related field.
  • 2 years of experience in laboratory field operations in water and wastewater utility.
 OR
  • Associate’s degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Chemistry, Physics, Life Sciences or related field.
  • 5 years of experience in laboratory field operations water and wastewater utility.
 
Additional Requirements:
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a WSSC driver’s permit (4 points or fewer on record).
  • Possession of the MDE Certification for Water Samplers or obtain within 6 months of employment.
  • Become proficient in one regulated drinking water method (inorganic, organic, or microbiology) and gain approval as an analyst under the Maryland State Water Quality Laboratory Certification Program within 6 months of hire
 
Preference(s):
 
  • MDE Certification for Water Samplers.
  • 3 years of water quality sampling and analysis experience in a water utility. 
If you are interested in this opportunity; please apply via our Career Center at www.wsscwater.com or go to
https://wsscwater.peopleadmin.com/postings/4183
 

Brown and Caldwell


 

Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Manager
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Apply online:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BROWNCALDWELL&cws=1&rid=2884
 
Our Virginia Beach office has an exciting opportunity for a full-time engineer to join our office.  We are seeking a motivated person who enjoys multi-tasking and learning on the job.  This position provides a broad exposure to wastewater, water, infrastructure and construction related projects.  Candidate will work closely with strong, nationally recognized, senior technical staff.
Job Expectations:
·        Serve as a project manager and/or design engineer overseeing and participating in the design and construction of municipal wastewater facilities
·        In this capacity this person will perform design engineering, planning, project management and consulting
·        The successful candidate will be required to effectively lead and manage a project or discipline design team of engineers, technicians, and sub-consultants, including directing and coordinating project team members in remote offices on one or possibly more concurrent projects; traveling as required
·        Candidate will work directly with internal staff and clients in defining, contracting, and successfully completing projects
·        Responsibilities will also include QA/QC and the mentoring of less experienced staff
Some business development and client service management will be included in the role
Desired Skills and Experience:
·        BS Degree in Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical etc.) or related field required; MS degree preferred
·        7-15 years of increasingly-responsible, professional experience in the study, design, and construction of municipal wastewater facilities required.  Municipal water facilities design and construction experience is a plus
·        Knowledge of treatment processes is required
·        Professional registration in the State of Virginia or the credentials to obtain registration in a timely manner is also required
·        The candidate should have the ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion and interface with Brown and Caldwell’s local, regional practitioners as well as help mentor junior staff
·        Candidate will have strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to work well independently and in team
·        Previous business development experience (writing winning proposals and successfully pursuing work) is a plus
·        Sitting in an office environment for extended periods of time to complete work assignments including typing reports
·        Walk slowly around a construction sites or varying size that may have areas of uneven, muddy, and/or rocky ground to perform inspections and take photographs.
·        Ability to work for short periods of time in extreme temperatures including heat and cold.
·        Ability to wear required safety equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), etc.
·        Stand for several hours observing and documenting critical construction operations (i.e. pouring concrete).
·        Operate a BC Pickup Truck to commute to jobsites and to access work areas on site
·        Remain alert and vigilant while working around construction equipment and be able to walk swiftly for a short distance to clear an area where a potential hazard is identified.
·        Climb stairs (2-3 flights) or ladders (up to 24 foot typically) to access structures for visual inspection.
·        Lifting – objects on job sites less than 30 pounds
 

Brown and Caldwell




Title: Senior Engineer
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Apply online:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BROWNCALDWELL&cws=1&rid=2890
 

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? Our Virginia Beach, VA office currently has an opportunity for a self-starting mid-level engineer to join us supporting our Infrastructure Engineering Design Group.  This is a great opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting office.  The successful candidates will work with and be mentored by strong, nationally recognized, senior technical staff.
When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture and we are proud that many of our employees have been with us a decade or more. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.
Job Expectations:
In this role you will work closely with project managers and lead other team members to execute work involving conventional types of civil engineering principals and other related activities for infrastructure projects.  Specific duties may include the following: 
·        Prepare pipeline condition assessments.
·        Lead teams in the design of water replacement or rehabilitation projects.
·        Lead teams in the evaluation of existing service area and develop recommendations for the rehabilitation or replacement of utility assets.
·        Lead teams in the evaluation of existing water and wastewater pumping stations.
·        Lead teams in the design of the rehabilitation or replacement of water and wastewater pumping stations.
·        Lead teams in the design of neighborhood utility rehabilitation projects.
·        Conduct environmental studies, permitting, alternatives analyses, and other technical deliverables.
·        Review the work of others and ensure high quality submittals meeting or exceeding Client expectations.
·        Provide support, guidance, and mentorship to junior staff.
·        Check performance or conformity with plans and specifications as part of engineering services during construction.
·        Assist with submittal reviews, requests for information, correspondence, change requests, and change orders for construction projects.
·        Conduct field work as necessary for various projects.
·        Communicate effectively and coordinate with project teams including other disciplines (drafters, designers, and other engineers).
Desired Skills and Experience:
·        Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related engineering field required; Master’s degree preferred.
·        Professional registration or ability to obtain PE in Virginia required.
·        Minimum 8 years’ professional experience in study, design, and construction administration.
·        Study, design and construction administration experience related to water and wastewater pipelines, pumping stations, and other facilities a plus.
·        Project Management experience a plus; Ability to manage projects required.
·        Excellent technical writing and communication skills required.
·        Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Outlook, Project, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
·        Proficiency in AutoCAD and Civil 3D preferred, MEP/Revit a plus.
·        Design experience in stormwater treatment and conveyance systems a plus.
·        Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
·        Sitting in an office environment for extended periods of time to complete work assignments including typing reports
·        Ability to walk slowly around a construction or field site of varying size that may have areas of uneven, muddy, and/or rocky ground to perform inspections and take photographs.
·        Ability to wear required safety equipment at sites including hard hats, steel toed boots (or other approved toe protection), etc.
·        Ability to remain alert and vigilant while working around construction equipment and be able to walk swiftly for a short distance to clear an area where a potential hazard is identified.
 
 
 

 


Louis Berger
Project Manager/Principle Engineer
 
Louis Berger is seeking an experienced and accomplished Project Manager/Principal Engineer with expertise in water pipeline and meter vault design to support and help lead a dynamic and growing regional practice for clients in Maryland. The candidate will serve as a Project Manager/Principal Engineer with expertise in water and sanitary sewer infrastructure design (primarily working on water main and large meter vault replacement projects) to support our ongoing design services contracts as well as to develop and pursue new market opportunities.
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
Performing Project Management for multi-task design services contract(s) including client coordination, development of task order proposals, scheduling, management of design tasks, staff allocation, budget management and subcontractor coordination.
Design management – managing all aspects of design, specifications development, material take-off and cost estimate development, bidding assistance, permit identification and acquisition, procurement, and design services during construction for multiple, simultaneous water distribution and large meter vault replacement design projects.
Performing QA/QC for projects at various submittal stages during design.
Providing post-design engineering services during construction.
Introducing lessons learned and developing processes and procedures to ensure efficient project implementation.
Acquiring and exercising in-depth understanding of client, State, County, and local municipal design standards and guidelines in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties.
Attending and leading progress meetings related to design services tasks.
Evaluating permitting and regulatory requirements and preparing status reports related to ongoing projects
Conducting staff training and mentoring of young engineers.
 
Required Skills:
Job Location Code: Baltimore, Maryland, United States Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
 
The successful candidate will have the following: 
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Masters of Science preferred.
Minimum of 12 years experience in water pipeline design, with preference given to municipal type design rather than private site development. Experience with advancement from design work project management for water-related projects preferred.
Maryland PE, or out-of-state PE with ability to obtain reciprocity in MD.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills. • Experience in leading and coordinating work activities of staff and sub-consultants as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Experience in developing and assembling bid-ready design packages (to include plans, procurement documents, cost estimates, and permits).
Ability to lead and conduct meetings virtually as well as at client sites.

Desired:
Ability to review/edit drawings in AutoCAD is a plus.
Experience with WSSC Infrastructure Systems Group (ISG) design projects is a plus.
EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Interested candidates should contact Harry Daley (Hdaley@louisberger.com), Louis Berger, Director of Talent Acquisition, Deputy Director Human Resources
Louis Berger
 
Deputy Program Manager
 
Louis Berger Water Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Louis Berger Group, Inc., a top 25 ENR firm, with offices in Washington, DC and Morristown NJ, a multidisciplinary architecture, engineering, planning, federal contracting, and environmental consulting firm with rewarding opportunities available in our Baltimore, MD office for qualified candidates. LBWS is currently seeking a Deputy Program Manager with Background in Process Flow Mapping, QA/QC and Risk Management
 
Roles and Responsibilities
The candidate will serve as a Senior Project Manager with expertise in QA/QC and Risk Management to support our on-going program management services related to large-scale sewer rehabilitation programs. Responsibilities may include:
Provides executive-level direction, management and oversight of all activities related to the Water Program, including planning, operations, right-of-ways, design, construction, inspection, maintenance, safety and environmental functions, as well as administrative and support activities.
Establishes program objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards and develops long and short term planning/strategies.
Assist in project identification, prioritization, and implementation of sewer collection system rehabilitation projects and evaluate optimal technologies such as trenchless technologies
Design management – assist client in managing all aspects of project life cycle including planning, design, specifications development, procurement, construction and post-construction evaluation for multiple, simultaneous sewer collection system design projects performed by other consultants
In depth understanding of local municipal design standards and guidelines in the DC Metropolitan Area
Life cycle cost estimating of sewer collection system
Perform design reviews for sewer collection system projects
Oversee and manage on-call sewer point repair, open-cut, CIPP lining, and trench-less projects
Perform analysis of sewer overflow data and collection system data
Attend and lead regular progress meetings related to sewer collection system projects
Evaluate permitting and regulatory requirements and provide status reports related to sewer collection system projects
Develop and manage a QA/QC program for  projects in design and construction
Performing risk management on projects within a large scale program
Introduce lessons learned and developing processes and procedures to ensure efficient project implementation
Client Staff training and mentoring of young engineers
 
Job Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
 
The successful candidate will have the following:
 
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Masters of Science preferred
Minimum of 15 years experience in wastewater collection system design, with preference given to large-scale municipal type design and not private site development related sewer design and preference given to past advancement from design work to project management for sewer-related projects
Maryland PE, or out-of state PE with ability to obtain reciprocity in MD, required
Sewer Collection Construction Management experience a plus
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Team player
Ability to lead and conduct large meetings and work in a client setting
PACP and MACP Certified, a plus but not required

Interested candidates should contact Harry Daley (Hdaley@louisberger.com), Louis Berger, Director of Talent Acquisition, Deputy Director Human Resources
 
Louis Berger
 
QA/QC Engineer
 
 
The candidate will serve as a Senior Project Manager with expertise in QA/QC and Risk Management to support our on-going program management services related to large-scale sewer rehabilitation programs. Responsibilities may include:
Performing QA/QC for over $500 Million of projects in design and construction
Performing risk management on projects within a large scale program
Introducing lessons learned and developing processes and procedures to ensure efficient project implementation
Assist in project identification, prioritization, and implementation of sewer collection system rehabilitation projects and evaluate optimal technologies such as trenchless technologies
Design management – assist client in managing all aspects of project life cycle including planning, design, specifications development, procurement, construction and post-construction evaluation for multiple, simultaneous sewer collection system design projects performed by other consultants
In depth understanding of local municipal design standards and guidelines in the DC Metropolitan Area
Life cycle cost estimating of sewer collection system
Perform design reviews for sewer collection system projects
Oversee and manage on-call sewer point repair, open-cut, CIPP lining, and trench-less projects
Perform analysis of sewer overflow data and collection system data
Attend and lead regular progress meetings related to sewer collection system projects
Evaluate permitting and regulatory requirements and provide status reports related to sewer collection system projects
Client Staff training and mentoring of young engineers
 
Job Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
 
The successful candidate will have the following: 
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Masters of Science preferred
Minimum of 15 years’ experience in wastewater collection system design, with preference given to large-scale municipal type design and not private site development related sewer design and preference given to past advancement from design work to project management for sewer-related projects.
Maryland PE, or out of state PE with ability to obtain reciprocity in MD, required
Sewer Collection Construction Management experience a plus
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Team player
Ability to lead and conduct large meetings and work in a client setting
PACP and MACP Certified, a plus but not required
 
Interested candidates should contact Harry Daley (Hdaley@louisberger.com), Louis Berger, Director of Talent Acquisition, Deputy Director Human Resources
 
 
 


Montgomery County Government

Engineer III – Watershed Management Operations Division
Montgomery County Government
Department of Environmental Protection
Rockville, Maryland
 
Salary Range: $62,195 - $103,177


The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities.  DEP is seeking an experienced individual to provide project management, and engineering support and evaluation of stormwater facilities under the responsibility of Montgomery County.  The position resides in the Stormwater Facility Maintenance Program Section of the Division of Watershed Management Operations.
 
This position supports the implementation of the County’s MS4 permit as it relates to the stormwater facility inspection and maintenance program. Responsibilities of this position include providing project management of capital improvement projects, and engineering support and evaluation of maintenance and repair of stormwater facilities under the responsibility of Montgomery County.  Types of capital improvement projects may include: designing repair, replacement, and retrofit of stormwater ponds and dams, dredging, and slip-lining maintenance projects, and dam safety improvement projects.   Project management responsibilities include oversight of concept development, management of project budget and schedule, design and construction quality control, applying for regulatory permits, and coordinating with other public agencies, engineering consultants, and the public.  Additionally, the successful candidate will provide engineering review of maintenance and repair inspection reports, and formulate the maintenance work orders defining the repairs and/or maintenance required for that stormwater facility. The individual will be expected to provide engineering support to construction inspectors, stormwater inspectors, program manager, senior engineer, or other staff. 
 
The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Registration as a Professional Engineer is preferred.
 
This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, visit sites for field investigations, conducting surveys, and/or observing or inspecting construction, and performing other work at locations outside the office.
 
The work involves physical effort such as occasional standing for long periods and/or walking over rough and uneven constructions sites, and occasional stooping, bending, reaching and climbing at construction sites.
 
Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  
This position may be under-filled at the Engineer II level, Grade 22, with a salary range of $54,094 to $89,524.  There is a non-competitive promotional opportunity to an Engineer III.
 
If Position Filled at the Engineer III, Grade 25 Level:
Experience:  Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience related to the design and construction of stormwater management facilities and contract management.
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering, or related field.  Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least sixty (60) accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.
License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence.
 
If Position Filled at the Engineer II, Grade 22 Level:
Experience:  One (1) year of experience in the design and construction of stormwater management facilities and contract management.
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental, Civil or Water Resources Engineering, or related field.  Registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for the degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, provided such combination includes at least sixty (60) accredited semester hours (or an equivalent amount of accredited professional training) in engineering or related courses appropriate to the assigned position.
License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence.
 
We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
 
To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
please visit our website at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hr/recruitment/applynow.html
and then click on “Apply Now."
 Click “Search Jobs" and see the full job description under the “General Professional" Job Category.
Interested candidates must create an account in order to submit a resume.
 
The requisition number is  IRC24466
 
This Recruitment Closes April 4, 2017

 
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
 
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the
 *Helpful Hints when Applying for Jobs*
on the Office of Human Resource’s “Apply Now” webpage for important information
about the County’s application requirements and process.
 
EOE.  M/F/H.