problems, and provide leadership skills to manage work in a specific area of expertise, with minimal supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently.
** This position includes the following: 8 years of professional experience in the design and engineering of land development projects, construction document preparation and technical details, preparation of erosion control plans, analyses and design for storm water management facilities, permitting, and construction.
Duties & Responsibilities Under minimal supervision, in the area of expertise will provide:
engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems
effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities
thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches
continuous improvement of job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance
effective oral and written communication skills
accurate records and files
Additional duties for this position include the following:
Provide project management capabilities to coordinate staff, assign tasks, and accomplish projects in an efficient manner;
Think both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems;
Assist the Project Manager in the preparation and review of proposals and contracts;
Mulit-task and manage budgets and project schedules;
Prepare and review due diligence studies, site analyses, and feasibility studies including: zoning requirements, environmental studies, stream buffer requirements, stormwater management requirements, and existing site conditions;
Prepare conceptual/schematic site plans, grading plans, and access road layouts for client review;
Prepare and review construction documents including: existing conditions surveys, demolition plans, site plans, grading and drainage plans, erosion and sedimentation control plans, stormwater management plans, secondary oil containment plans, and technical details;
Prepare calculations for earthwork quantities, stormwater drainage systems, erosion and sedimentation control, and stormwater management requirements;
Review, interpret, and adopt all relevant local, state, federal government requirements to ensure projects maintain compliance with regulations;
Obtain all necessary permits including but not limited to: erosion and sedimentation control permits, stormwater permits, zoning permits, building permits, and special/conditional use permits;
Visit sites, oversee/manage site construction activities relative to site development, advise on civil engineering issues, and modify design to solve issues during construction;
Provide site inspection services to ensure compliance with various construction permits; including but not limited to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Construction General Permit (CGP) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), etc.
Oversee the work of junior staff or mentoring designers/drafters;
Collaborate, communicate, and liaise effectively with other design disciplines, colleagues, construction contractors, consultants, materials suppliers, and clients; and
Have a proficient understanding of AutoCAD Civil 3D and utilize a range of other design computer packages including, but not limited to: ESRI ArcMap, Microsoft Office, and HydroCAD.
Requirements Graduation from an ABET accredited Engineering program
8 to 10 years experience as a practicing engineer or state registration as a Professional Engineer.
Proficient in engineering theories and principles.
Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations
Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Understanding of fundamental concepts in area of expertise
Ability to apply sound and diversified knowledge of the principles and practices of the technical area to perform highly complex technical work
Ability to represent the company in industry activity in area of expertise
Proven Computer skills appropriate for area of expertise
Time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize work activities to meet goals and deadlines
Excellent research and communication skills
Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.
Registered Professional Engineer
Proficient in principles of project management
Experience in the utility industry. *Experience in retaining wall design, foundation design, flood analysis, land surveying principles, and GIS applications
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. UC Synergetic is an equal opportunity employer- Minorities/ Vets/ Women/ Disabled