The purpose of this position is to perform responsible and professional engineering work, while supervising Engineering and Administrative staff. The position requires a Professional Engineer license. The position manages design and construction of large water and wastewater plant improvement projects; evaluates, signs and seals capacity analysis reports and plant operating permits as a licensed engineer; negotiates various contracts and agreements; approves construction pay applications and consultant invoices; creates agenda items and reports; schedules, leads and attends meetings; researches emerging technologies for water and wastewater treatment. Other duties include creating presentations; supervising licensed professional engineers and administrative staff; communicating with other departments and other municipalities on multi-agency projects; participating in CIP and operating budget planning. This positions acts as Engineering Department lead in the Director's absence.
Manages CIP projects by negotiating contracts; reviewing designs and construction documents; corresponding with engineers, consultants, agencies; reviewing proposals and invoices; evaluating hydraulic calculations; developing project schedules; developing bid documents and addenda; managing, overseeing and inspecting construction on major construction projects; reviewing and approving pay applications; researching project requirements and engineering information; applying for and administering grants; administering bidding; overseeing construction inspector; solving construction issues; negotiating change orders; closing out projects; inspecting construction site; preparing and approving project completion certificates. Signs and seals analysis reports and water and wastewater treatment plant Operating Permit Renewals. Acts as liaison/project manager and represents TWA on multi-agency projects. Assists and leads Consultant Selection and Continuing Services Selection Committees responsible for acquiring Engineering and Construction services.
Represents the Director of Engineering in Department head meetings in his absence. Signs off on Development Plan approval in Director's absence. Executes regulatory permits. Supervises Engineers and Administrative staff. Monitors staff by directing staff meetings; training engineers; evaluating subordinate's reports, schedules and project information; creating interim and annual evaluations; managing payroll and overtime; enforcing disciplinary action when necessary; reviewing direct report's interim and performance evaluation; and establishing performance goals for Direct Reports; offering recommendations for pay raises and promotions. Supports Treatment operations.
Performs administrative duties by developing CIP budgets; action plans, preparing project summaries, agenda items, etc.; developing reports and presentations and delivering presentations to various Boards (TWA and other multi-jurisdictional Boards); directing staff meetings; assisting with strategic planning; signing FDEP permit applications; approving Development Plans; creating interim and annual evaluations; organizing committees; organizing project requirements with other departments;
Performs general engineering functions by reviewing emerging technologies and equipment; evaluating hydraulic models; attending training and education course; and traveling to National Conferences.
Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited university in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, or related.
Minimum of seven years relevant experience.
Florida Professional Engineer License.
Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License.
Additional Salary Information: *This position is eligible for relocation assistance!
About Toho Water Authority
Toho Water Authority is the largest provider of water, wastewater and reclaimed water services in Osceola County. Our engineer's provide engineering and project management services from initial planning through budgeting, design, and construction. This is accomplished by managing all aspects of engineering projects; managing contractors and consultants; coordinating with other departments and agencies; preparing permit applications; reviewing construction plans, drawings, calculations, specifications, and reports; conducting research on regulations, standards, and historical data; review, evaluate, and coordinate asset improvements with Asset Manager; preparing budget items for capital improvement projects and operating expenses; negotiating design scopes; developing bid documents and addenda; developing and signing & sealing distribution and collection system construction plans and specifications for projects; responding to Requests for Information; developing work directives; evaluating, negotiating, and preparing change orders; closing out projects; visiting sites; creating and using hydraulic models; and interpreting model results for use on capital, private development, and ...interdepartmental projects; preparing agenda items; and providing reports to the Board of Supervisors, Directors, and external entities.
Toho Water Authority offers a competitive benefit and compensation package. Applicants must submit a complete online application for employment consideration. To learn more about TWA and to apply, please visit www.tohowater.com. TWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.