ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of the Engineering Administrator. Directs administrative and technical aspects and provides guidance of a comprehensive city-wide Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) abatement program as required by the Consent Decree (CD) between EPA/TDEC and the City. Responsible for day to day oversight of the Program Manger (consultant) relating to the assessment and repair of the City sanitary sewer system including pollution abatement, environmental safety, design, and construction as required by the CD. Monitors and ensures operational compliance of third party contractors utilizing a high degree of knowledge of environmental engineering principles, as well as, knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws regulating pollution control, wastewater treatment, and sanitary sewer systems. Provides guidance to Program Manager to ensure compliance with CD. Reviews and validates CD expenditures to ensure accuracy and documentation of activities subject to invoices. Represents the City in a technical capacity in meetings with EPA and State regulatory agencies as related to thee CD. Approves schedules and sewer construction prioritization to meet deadlines as required by the CD.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Duties entail extensive desk work. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing. Requires the ability to use general office equipment such as a personal computer, telephone, and calculator.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment, except during on-site visits to various work environments. Requires contact with employees at all levels of City government including division directors/managers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and eight (8) years professional experience in environmental engineering with six (6) years of the eight (8) years in a managerial capacity or any combination of training and experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions. License to practice engineering in the State of Tennessee, or demonstrated ability to obtain within six (6) months required. Master’s of Science Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering preferred. Specific experience with SSO abatement programs preferred.
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