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County Engineer

Company: County of Oconee
Location: Seneca
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description: JOB POSTED UNTIL FILLEDSALARY: DOQGENERAL DESCRIPTION: This positions provides administrative, technical and professional support for county projects. Responsibilities include working with various County Departments to identify, investigate and provide recommendations regarding capital projects; project management for capital improvement projects; preparation or review of design drawings, cost estimates and specifications; meeting with citizens to provide information pertaining to assigned projects; and attending or leading meetings with stakeholders.ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Identify, investigate and provide recommendations regarding capital projects throughout the various County Departments and interests.
  • Assisting with developing bid documents for contract work.
  • Working with contractors to ensure progress, completion, and construction costs are in line with bid documents and contracts. Also approve contractor pay applications or correct/reject accordingly.
  • Monitor, inspect, and approve contract work.
  • Identify and resolve issues with projects in a timely manner.
  • Preparation and review of design drawings, cost estimates and specifications.
  • Engineering review of subdivision plans to ensure compliance to the Code of Ordinances.
  • Review/ approve field changes/ adjustments to design drawings as required by field conditions.
  • Attend and/or lead meeting with stakeholders ensuring proper communication about assigned projects
  • Develop and recommend policies and ordinances.
  • Develop and evaluate project budget and schedule estimates.
  • Coordinate and monitor Engineering and Surveying Consultant services.
  • Assist in writing and obtaining grants for capital improvement projects.Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.Additional duties include: Serve on committees, boards, professional consultant selection teams, etc. Requirements: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of County policies and procedures.Communicate effectively orally and in writing.Technically proficient in engineering, surveying, permitting, and construction management.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:The educational requirement for this position is: Completion of Bachelor's degree in engineering.Education may not be substituted for experience.Related-experience required: 5 years. Experience may not be substituted for education.LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS: Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications required for this position include:
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) with the ability to obtain Professional Engineer license within 12 months
  • SC Driver's licenseCertifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications preferred for this position include:
    • Storm water Manager Certification
    • Water and Sewer Utility experienceESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical Requirements:The physical activities required for this position involve: Standing: under 1/3 of the time; walking: under 1/3 of the time; sitting: under 1/3 of the time; using hands: under 1/3 of the time; reaching with hands and arms: under 1/3 of the time; climbing or balancing: under 1/3 of the time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling: under 1/3 of the time; talking or hearing: under 1/3 of the time; and, tasting or smelling: under 1/3 of the time.This position requires lifting:Up to 10 pounds: under 1/3 of the time; up to 25 pounds: under 1/3 of the time; up to 50 pounds: under 1/3 of the time; up to 100 pounds: under 1/3 of the time; and, more than 100 pounds: under 1/3 of the time.Vision Requirements:This position has the following special vision requirements:--- Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)--- Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)--- Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)--- Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up or down or to the left and right when vision is fixed on a given point)--- Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)--- Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS: The following physical conditions and hazards may be encountered while working in this position:
      • Indoor environment
      • Outdoor environment
      • Noise
      • DustOconee County is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. The County seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that one of our core values, a qualified and diverse workforce, will be affirmed.


Keywords: County of Oconee, Athens , County Engineer, Engineering , Seneca, Georgia

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