Position includes Competitive Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance), 401 Employer Match Pension Plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick time plus additional benefits to be discussed during the interview process.
4 Year Degree
The Borough Engineer provides engineering expertise in several areas including: capital projects, traffic signals, sanitary sewers, streets, sanitary and storm sewers, sidewalks, construction standards, and storm water management. Position manages a team of employees and schedules the on-going work activities of a function to enable optimum efficiency and productivity. Position requires an advanced understanding and wide application of principles, theories, and concepts in the assigned function or business area.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Responsible for the implementation of the Borough’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit as issued by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP); prepares and submits the annual permit report
Supervises capital projects including budgeting, surveying, drafting, design, bidding, contract administration and inspection
Reviews and processes various permit applications using the appropriate computer software system
Reviews land development plans for storm water management and general engineering items
Addresses sanitary sewer issues; reviews tapping fees and sewer bill adjustment requests; evaluates infiltration and inflow in sewer systems
Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with area engineers, contractors and vendors
Works with consultants on various tasks (i.e., traffic, sanitary sewer, vehicle counts)
Provides technical assistance to other departments within the Borough
Attends various authority, board, and commission meetings Supervision:
Reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures and meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems
Assesses and monitors workload, identifies opportunities for improvement and implements changes
Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; and implements discipline and termination procedures
Oversees and participates in the development of organization-wide and administration of various departmental budgets; approves the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; approves expenditures and implements budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of current engineering principles and practices applied in sustainability, planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of roads, traffic signals, storm and sanitary sewers, buildings and other public facilities
Knowledge of and ability to use computers and software applications relevant to civil engineering
Knowledge of state and federal laws regarding sanitary and storm sewer systems
Skill in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, and Excel)
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Ability to prepare, interpret and utilize surveys, engineering plans, maps and specifications
Ability to read and write plans and specifications and provide effective project management oversight
Ability to perform drafting and surveying operations in the preparation of plans for public works projects
Ability to analyze and define problems, identify alternative solutions, estimate consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
Ability to determine and calculate necessary engineering computations
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate projects and programs
Ability to meet and deal with the public with tact and diplomacy
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
Ability to delegate, manage, and supervise effectively
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field; supplemented by four or more years’ engineering project management experience, including at least one year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience. Must possess a professional engineer's license issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers. Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license.
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications listed above, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions in order to perform this job successfully.