Successful candidate will participate in project teams executing water resource projects of various types, including: o Water supply planning o water quality and permitting o Resiliency and climate change adaptation, o Floodplain and stormwater management, o Groundwater modeling o Coastal engineering. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: o Research o Data Analysis o Computer model development/application o Report writing
Bachelors degree in Water Resources, Environmental, or Civil Engineering with at least 1 year of post-graduate experience is required. Masters strongly preferred (no experience required with MS.). Registration as an Engineer-in-Training, or ability to obtain one in 18 months is required. GIS experience is beneficial. Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel) expected. Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.
The Building Official is eligible for an educational incentive. This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for this classification
Under general administrative direction of the Director-Resource Management Agency, is responsible for the administration of Building & Safety within the Resource Management Agency.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
* Plans, organizes and directs the day-to-day operations and all programs of the Building and Safety Division, including east and west county office locations.
* Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates district managers and support staff; and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances for all program areas within the Building and Safety Division.
* Develops and establishes policies, procedures and practices to clarify enforcement of adopted codes including interpreting complex code provisions consistent with the purpose and intent of such codes.
* Maintains professional working relationships with architects, engineers, building contractors and members of the public while effectively evaluating complex problems and providing solutions for resolving issues.
* Coordinates activities with other County agencies/departments, federal, state, regional and local agencies including representing the Agency and the Director in various forums.
* Directs and manages ordinance preparation for the adoption of the California Building Standards Code, annual building valuation updates and Clerk activities of the General Board of Appeals.
* Assists in the development and implementation of division budgets, fee schedule updates, and agency policies and procedures as part of the Agency's executive management team.
* Prepares reports/recommendations and makes formal presentations to the Board of Supervisors, advisory boards, general public, etc.
* Performs other administrative duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced and highly motivated part of the Resource Management Agency's executive leadership team. He or she will have a mix of technical knowledge and professional judgment and discretion that comes from years of experience in the building and safety, engineering, and/or construction field. They will also be self-motivated, adaptable, organized and efficient, with outstanding interpersonal, communication and problem-solving abilities.
The successful candidate will be dedicated to customer service and demonstrate leadership skills managing a program with a commitment to innovation, sustainability and diversity. They will have a reputation for establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with individuals both internal and external to the Division. Additionally, they will possess a proven understanding of budgets, rate setting, and cost control while effectively and efficiently utilizing public resources.
Level I: Nine (9) years required, ten (10) years preferred of progressively responsible experience in building and safety, engineering, and/or the construction field AND three (3) or more years of supervisory management experience.
Level II: Nine (9) years required, ten (10) years preferred of progressively responsible experience in building and safety, engineering, and/or the construction field AND five (5) or more years of supervisory management experience.
REQUIRED License/Certifications for both levels:
* California Driver's License
* Certified Building Official certification issued by International Code Council (Requirement within one year of appointment)
* Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or a related field.
* Certified Building Official (CBO) certification issued by International Code Council (ICC)
* Certified Access Specialist (CASp) certification from the Division of the State Architect
* Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification from the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)
* Two (2) years working experience with Accela Automation.
* Five (5) years working in a government agency utilizing the California Building Code in a supervisory role.
* Training/Experience with Lean Six Sigma or similar process improvement programs and efforts.
Will remain open until filled; apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position. Your resume and answers to supplemental questions must be received by the County of Ventura Human Resources Division in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
(Estimated City Population 2,700) The City of Port Richey Florida is seeking a building official. This position serves as a Department Head responsible for the building code administration functions of the City.
Essential job functions: Performs responsible professional, technical, managerial and administrative work in relation to regulatory standards, inspection activities, code enforcement, zoning, floodplain management, permitting and licensing functions, of the Growth Management Department. This position is responsible for ensuring adherence to and compliance with applicable city, local, state and federal code and regulatory requirements regarding new and existing construction.
This position requires ten (10) years employment experience including five years in a supervisory capacity in architecture, engineering, inspection, contracting or construction. A State of Florida Building Code Administrator license in accordance with Florida State Statutes Chapter 468. Must be a Certified Floodplain Administrator. Must possess a valid Florida drivers license with driving history acceptable to insurance provider.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associates degree in engineering, building construction or related field; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
Required licenses or certifications:
* State of Florida Building Code Administrator License
* Certified Floodplain Manager
Qualified applicants must submit completed application, cover letter and resume. Application and complete job posting are available at www.cityofportrichey.com or by contacting the Human Resources office at (727) 816-1900 ext.130
The Town of Edisto Beach is accepting applications for the position of Zoning / Code enforcement officer. Under direction of The Building Code Administrator, successful applicant performs plan review for Zoning Ordinance compliance; acts as liaison and provides support to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals; ensures compliance with the Town Ordinances in areas of zoning, property maintenance, signs, business licenses, and related areas; identifies violations; investigates, analyzes, and resolves issues; reviews site plans; has strong computer, typing, communication, organizational, and people skills; assists with enforcement of the floodplain ordinance and maintains CRS documentation; and performs related duties as assigned.
Position is full-time with great benefits and career opportunity for an entry-level candidate. Applications are available at Town Hall. Send application or resume to: Patrick Brown, Building Code Administrator, at the Town of Edisto Beach, 2414 Murray Street, Edisto Beach, SC, 29438. (843) 869-2505. EOE.
Performs plan reviews for construction projects of varying complexity including commercial, multi-family, institutional, and industrial construction projects. Reviews plans, specifications, and structural engineering design calculations to verify compliance with the adopted building codes and city ordinances. Advises design professionals, contractors, general public, and other city staff regarding building code requirements. Works with considerable independence.
Associates degree in engineering, construction management or related field plus four years' experience; Certification as a Building Plans Examiner by the International Code Council (ICC).
Extensive knowledge of the International Building Code (IBC); International Residential Code; International Energy Conservation Code (IECC); accessibility requirements of the IBC and referenced standard; code development and ordinance development processes; structural engineering principles including static design and strength of materials; design practices and construction methods of materials for residential and non-residential structures; historical building code application and correlation to current construction practices; and associated fire and mechanical code requirements.
Ability to handle a large volume of customers; foresee and resolve conflict at a high level; prioritize tasks per department policies and guidelines; effectively prioritize workload to minimize complaints and maximize efficiency; read and interpret complex commercial and residential building plans and specifications; evaluate structural engineering reports and calculations; comprehend grading plans and geotechnical reports; perform general math calculations; interpret building codes, energy codes, mechanical codes, and fire codes; explain technical information and code requirements by oral, written and graphic means; create and provide training and technical support to others; work cooperatively with management to resolve complex issues; operate word processing, e-mail, voice-mail and computerized permit processing; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record.
Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training
Bachelor's degree in architecture, structural engineering, or related field, or a Certificate of Achievement in Building Inspection Technology from an accredited college and 5 years of experience as a commercial building plans examiner. Additional job related certifications such as Residential Building Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, Accessibility Plans Examiner and/or Commercial Energy Plans Examiner desired.
Licensing And Other Requirements
Valid Idaho driver's license.
Have or obtain within six months of employment: Certification as a Building Plans Examiner by the International Code Council (ICC).
All applicants must be able to successfully pass City of Boise background check processes which include reference checks and criminal history checks.
Planner I/Erosion and Sediment Control Administrator
County of Culpeper, VA
County of Culpeper, VA
$41,263.82 - $63,958.91
Performs a wide variety of duties to include research for planning initiatives, customer service, zoning application review, issuance of zoning permits, erosion control program administration, etc.
Provides the public with information regarding zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations, erosion and sediment control ordinances, stormwater management, floodplain information and other applicable codes, ordinances, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
Performs customer service functions; provides assistance and information to callers/visitors in relation to codes/ordinances, interpretations, violations, department activities, procedures, documentation, fees, or other issues; responds to questions/complaints and initiates problem resolution.
Assists in preparation of case analysis, zoning ordinance revisions, and revisions to the Comprehensive Plan.
Issues Zoning Permits on a daily basis, inclusive of administrative site plan approval, establishing setback requirements, insuring that VDOT and other permits are in place, and relating all necessary considerations to the customer.
Acts as secretary for the Agricultural and Forestal Districts Committee, preparing meeting packages, staffing the meetings and preparing meeting minutes.
Acts as Culpeper County Erosion and Sediment Control Administrator, and as such, must possess and maintain Virginia DEQ Combined Program Administrator Certification. Also performs E&S inspections.
Conducts various research as needed, especially in preparation of new or amended ordinances, policies and regulations.
Assists in maintaining the County's Geographical Information System (GIS); inputs data into GIS system to assist in building database; performs field work necessary to assign addresses.
Performs necessary field work for department.
Assists with preparation of grant applications.
Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documents.
Receives various forms, reports, correspondences, etc; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
Attends and participates in various planning related public meetings, workshops, discussions, etc.
* Considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the County and of planning/zoning practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Planner I.
* Thorough knowledge of applicable ordinances, codes, regulations, standards, policies and procedures pertaining to zoning, land use and land development, and related planning issues.
* Knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department.
* Considerable knowledge of the geographic layout of the County.
* Ability to operate a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data accurately
* Ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, mapping, computer aided design (CAD), geographical information system (GIS), or other software programs.
* Ability to operate a variety of equipment and tools associated with department work activities, which may include an automobile, computer, printer, plotter, or drafting instruments.
* Ability to speak publicly and present reports to various committees.
* Ability to communicate with supervisor, employees, other departments, county officials, commissioners, government agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
* Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations;
* Ability to provide the highest level of customer service
* Ability to exercise tact and discretion in handling confidential personnel information.
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
* Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in planning or a related field, supplemented by two (2) years of previous experience and/or training involving planning/zoning, erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, geographical information system (GIS) operations, and personal computer operations.
* Must possess satisfactory results of a criminal history background check.
* Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver's license.
* Must be certified as a Combined Erosion & Sediment Control Administrator or be able to acquire within (6) months.
* May be required to obtain certification from the Virginia Association of Zoning Officials (VAZO).
Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate, though not constant, physical effort typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds). Requires visual perception and discrimination. Ability to distinguish sounds, colors, and odors. Essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature extremes, or traffic hazards.
Mercer, McDowell, Fayette and Wyoming Counties, WV
8/22/16 - 8/23/17 - FULL TIME
The Land Use Clinic VISTA member will build capacity by developing and implementing stakeholder participation activities for volunteers working for local governments in Mercer, McDowell, Fayette and Wyoming Counties in West Virginia. The VISTA member will work from an office in Oak Hill, WV and travel to sites as needed. As a result of the VISTA members service, community specific data will be used to inform comprehensive plans and other land use plans to ensure that tasks addressing dilapidated buildings, wastewater infrastructure, recreational opportunities and public health match community capacity and needs.
The primary work of the VISTA would relate to long term land use planning. The Land Use Clinic has developed or helped develop over 34 comprehensive plans in the state of West Virginia. A comprehensive plan is a blueprint for the future of the community. To complement the comprehensive plan the Land Use Clinic assists communities with issues related to managing development in the floodplain, dilapidated buildings and water and wastewater infrastructure. The VISTA volunteer(s) would support the following in relation to these comprehensive plans: stakeholder participation, training, facilitation of public meetings and implementation. Through development of a strong volunteer base the VISTA member would ensure that specific local priorities are addressed in the comprehensive planning process.
PROGRAM BENEFITS: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Health Coverage*, Relocation Allowance, Stipend, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living Allowance.
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
TERMS: Permits working at another job during off hours, Car recommended, Permits attendance at school during off hours.
SERVICE AREAS: Community and Economic Development, Community Outreach, Neighborhood Revitalization.
SKILLS: Communications, Computers/Technology, Community Organization, Leadership, Public Speaking, Writing/Editing, General Skills, Conflict Resolution, Law.
Jefferson County is seeking applicants for the full time position of Zoning Administrator in the Planning & Zoning Department. This position is responsible for the administration and enforcement of all rules, regulations and requirements contained in the County Zoning, Subdivision and Floodplain Regulations and the County Comprehensive Plan for all of Jefferson County except those areas within the incorporated cities.
Successful applicants will possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills as well as supervisory skills. Applicant should also possess excellent organizational and strong management skills and have knowledge and understanding of Kansas law with regarding to planning & zoning, land use regulations, maps and legal descriptions and plan reviews. Associates degree or equivalent and 3 years of experience in the Planning & Land Use field or related field; or equivalent combination of training, education and experience preferred. Preference may also be given to those with Bachelors degree in the above fields or related area. Annual starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
Applications are available at the Jefferson County Clerks office located at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 300 Jefferson St. Oskaloosa, KS 66066 or online at http://www.jfcountyks.com. Applications and resume must be returned to the County Clerks office or mailed to PO Box 321, Oskaloosa, KS 66066. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. This position requires satisfactory drug, vision, hearing and physical capacity screening results. Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ADAA compliant.
Dewberry is currently searching for highly qualified Environmental Specialists for our on-call team. Candidates selected must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a Federal background investigation, to include financial and criminal history. Successful candidates must be able to commit to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations working in excess of 50 hours per week.
Environmental Specialists will serve as technical specialists involved in complex environmental programs that might include a variety of controversial and non-controversial components. Specialists will plan, coordinate, monitor, conduct, and complete environmental reviews for FEMA funded projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and all other applicable environmental and preservation laws, executive orders, regulations and other statutes.
Required Skills & Required Experience:
* Bachelors degree in related environmental field from an accredited university
* Minimum of 2 years of full-time professional experience in field of study
* Prior FEMA Public Assistance experience in preferred
* Must have experience conducting environmental reviews, identify project-specific environmental concerns that FEMA may need to address, provide technical assistance to managers and other personnel on environmental compliance responsibilities.
* Specialist must have comprehensive knowledge and/or experience with the Federal laws and statues including:
* NEPA, the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Endangered Species Act, Coastal Barrier Resources Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, E.O. 11593 Cultural Environmental; National Historic Preservation Act, Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and E.O. 12898 Environmental Justice
* Knowledge of statues, regulations, licensing/permitting requirements for planning, implementing, or monitoring environmental programs and services.
* Floodplain experience is a plus but not required
* Must have excellent verbal and technical writing skills
* Proficient with MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel)
* Must be able to work in team environment
* Valid drivers license required
* Must be a U.S. Citizen
Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
More than 425 strong, in 16 offices, AMT is seeking a STREAM RESTORATION DESIGNER to assume a key role at the firms Baltimore, MD office. Qualified candidates should have at least 4-8 years of experience with stream, water resources, wetland projects for state, county, and municipal clients in the region. Responsibilities include the development of stream designs, field investigations, H&H models and studies, preparation of construction documents, helping to coordinate work of multiple engineering disciplines, permitting, as well the preparation of reports and the limited administration of construction duties.
* Geomorphologic, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling capabilities related to stream, wetland, drainage, stormwater management and floodplains.
* Rosgen or other stream assessment and design training.
* Natural stream channel and wetland creation design experience.
* Ability to prepare engineering design plans, specifications and cost estimates.
* Ability to prepare engineering studies and reports.
* Experience with AutoCAD and ArcGIS software.
* Communication skills to provide assistance with supervising engineering work and client care.
* 4-8 years of experience.
* Bachelors degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology or Hydrogeomorphology.
* Hydrology, hydraulics, geomorphology and stream design experience.
* EIT, PE or other license preferred but not required.
The successful applicant will be expected to complete office and field engineering work under the supervision of a licensed P.E., including but not limited to:
* Traditional H & H analyses, USGS gage analysis
* Preparation of written reports and report graphics
* CAD design and CAD drafting using AutoCAD Civil 3D
* Cost estimating and quantity takeoffs
* Floodplain modeling using HEC-RAS
* Geomorphic assessments of river conditions
* Qualitative assessments of riparian vegetation communities and aquatic life forms
* Topographic surveys of rivers, wetlands, irrigation ditches using an RTK GPS system, a total station, a laser level, etc.
* Flow discharge measurements using a wading rod and ADV technology
Applicants for this position should have:
* A B.S. in engineering or similar hard science from an ABET accredited institution
* The ability to pursue a P.E. license
* A minimum of one years experience working as a junior engineer in an engineering or environmental restoration type firm
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Be a self-starter, able to work independently
* Be honest & trustworthy
* Have reliable transportation that can be used for travel to and from remote work sites.
* Jr. Engineering: 1 year
Required license or certification:
* ability to obtain P.E.
The planning section of the planning & codes department is engaged in effective land use planning for the future orderly growth and development of Brentwood. The purpose of this job is to provide mid level professional planning expertise and guidance on both current and long-range planning projects. Principal duties include public meetings oversight, coordination of annexation actions, interpretation and application of land use regulations, floodplain management, and detailed reporting and/or recommendations on various planning related topics.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or related field required, with two years of technical and administrative experience involving municipal engineering, and/or planning and development regulations (or related); or a Masters Degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or related field, and one year of experience involving municipal engineering and/or planning and development regulations (or related). Requires a valid drivers license.
Has considerable knowledge of the traditional land use planning techniques and practices, including zoning, subdivision, and comprehensive/long-range planning processes as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the job of Planner II. Has considerable knowledge of planning department practices and procedures as necessary for the completion of daily responsibilities. Knows how to develop and administer ongoing operations and staff projects for the expedience and effectiveness of specific duties of the department. Can keep abreast of any changes in policy, professional practices, computer applications, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain to departmental operations and activities. Is able to effectively and positively communicate and interact with supervisors, members of the general public, elected and appointed officials, and all other groups affected by or involved in the activities of the department. Is able to assemble information and produce written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner using computer medium. Has good organizational, human relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment and work with little direct supervision when necessary. Has the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related information. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the profession and the department. Has the mathematical ability to perform required calculations. Is knowledgeable and proficient with computers. Is able to read, understand and interpret financial documents, reports, and related materials.
The City of Brentwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this job description by the employee assigned to the job and the immediate supervisor.
Performs a variety of technical duties related to the Bonner County building location permit program. Other Information: The permit technician works under the general direction of the planning director and planner IV. Work is typically recurring with occasional variances from the norm and involves a low to moderate level of complexity as incumbent uses independent judgment and decision making within a typically well-defined area. Works relatively independently on a daily basis, but regularly receives input and oversight from planning staff while performing duties. Involves regular communication with associates in the department, other county departments and local, state and federal agencies. Involves regular contact with customers and applicants. Impact of errors is moderate, as incumbent provides floodplain, stormwater, and site construction requirements to the public, who relies upon that information to make decisions about land purchases, architectural design, siting of future buildings and material purchases. Potential for impact to the Department and Organizations reputation is inherent in the contact with the public. Work occurs in a protected indoor environment, with occasional travel to job sites and regional and national travel for training.
The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities, which are not listed in any particular order of priority and may be amended or added to by the County at any time: 1. Assists the public in completing the building location permit applications by providing general and technical information regarding site plans, floodplain, wetlands, shoreline development, stormwater plans, application details, manufactured home rehabilitation, and commercial, industrial and public application requirements.
2. Uses county, state and federal GIS maps to review and interpret floodplain map data, zoning
districts, wetlands, hydrology, taxing districts, parcel data and various other layers applicable to building location permit requirements. Provides parcel data, parcel and plat maps and other details pertinent to site development to the public and staff.
3. Calculates fees, accepts building location permit applications and conducts an initial review of applications for completeness. Assigns permit file numbers, forwards permit to planning staff for permit issuance. Maintains building location permit and floodplain database and file system.
4. Assists in the processing of building location permits and floodplain development permits as directed. Scans approved permits and regularly monitors scanning program system for quality control.
5. Researches deeds and parcel information for planning and compliance staff using current
Assessors Office, Recorders Office and Planning Department documents and databases.
6. Responds to public inquiries regarding permit processing, zoning and floodplain information.
7. Refers individuals to proper department or agency for permits or additional information concerning development (e.g., Panhandle Health District, Assessors Office, Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Lands, Army Corps of Engineers, etc.).
8. Assists in copying, filing, and correspondence as needed and as directed.
9. Performs various office and other duties as assigned, including answering telephones, assisting the public, writing receipts, etc.
10. Assist compliance and planning staff in the tracking and research of building violations. 11. Updates county GIS system with database and point information on floodplain map amendments (LOMAs). Assists the planning director and planner IV with FEMA grant, insurance and compliance programs.
1. Under the supervision of the Planning Director, assists in the preparation of handouts, application documents, checklists, and other public and department information necessary or helpful for the operation of the Planning Department.
2. Performs clerical duties as assigned 3. Performs all other duties as assigned.
1. High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must possess Stormwater and Erosion Education Program (SEEP) certification or equivalent within six months of hire date. Must pass and be certified for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program (Course E273) or equivalent within one year of hire date.
2. Two years experience as permit technician or comparable combination of experience and education in the building or planning industry.
3. A current drivers license valid in the State of Idaho.
4. Ability to use a variety of general office equipment and specific computer programs, including faxes, printers, copiers, scanners, County AS400 database, Microsoft Word and Access. Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and web programming desirable. Ability to read and interpret map layers and perform simple mapping tasks using ArcGIS.
5. Excellent customer and public service skills required.
6. Ability to read and understand legal descriptions, site plan drawings, architect and engineering scales, blueprints, floodplain maps and plat maps as they relate to construction plans and site development. Basic math skills required.
7. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
8. Ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with others, both inside and outside the organization.
9. Ability to read and interpret Flood Insurance Rate Maps and flood studies and apply flood hazard reduction standards.
Working Conditions Ability to perform those physical activities necessary to complete the essential functions of the job, either with or without reasonable accommodation. Requires continual communication (hearing and talking); frequent fingering, grasping, walking, and repetitive motions. Requires good general vision. Occasional stress related to public demands and deadlines. Occasional travel within local area and infrequent travel regionally or nationally to attend training.
Project Manager, Central Lake Erie Basin Watershed
West Creek Conservancy
$45,000 - $55,000
The mission of West Creek Conservancy is to enrich the lives of people in Greater Cleveland by conserving natural habitats, restoring the ecological value and sustainability of urban lands, and expanding neighborhood opportunities to experience nature.
Core Services & Goals
West Creek Conservancy is a land trust serving all of Cuyahoga County. The Conservancy has developed expertise in the specialized work of acquiring and stewarding urban greenspace. Its core services are land transaction and protection. Specifically, the Conservancy works with landowners to permanently protect the conservation values of selected land by:
* Acquiring and holding land and conservation easements
* Providing ongoing stewardship of those easement and land acquisitions
In accordance with its mission, the Conservancy uses this expertise to achieve four major goals:
* Protect natural areas for people and wildlife
* Restore streams and habitats to clean our air and water
* Connect people to nature by creating recreational trails and greenways
* Reclaim the ecological value of vacant urban land to strengthen our neighborhoods
West Creek Conservancy also shares its expertise to help others negotiate, buy, own, protect, and restore natural areas. It routinely partners with local watershed groups, park systems, citizens, municipalities, agencies, community development corporations, and other conservation interests to:
* Plan and prioritize conservation projects
* Build community support and involvement for projects
* Prepare and manage grants
* Negotiate with landowners
* Restore habitat
* Provide public access by developing trails and greenways
* Steward conservation lands
Responsibilities of the Project Manager
* Provide direct services to Central Lake Erie Collaborative Partners (Collaborative) including landowner site visits and review of development plans, through WCC.
* Assist with implementing stream and wetland protection and restoration, green stormwater infrastructure, floodplain mitigation, and outdoor recreational improvement projects, including coordination with regulatory authorities.
* Assist communities in developing, adopting, and implementing model regulations including riparian and wetland setbacks, erosion and sediment control, comprehensive stormwater management, conservation development, off-street parking and Best Local Land Use Practices of the Ohio Balanced Growth Program.
* Prepare and assist with grant applications for members and to fund operations and special projects.
* Manage projects for West Creek Conservancy and the Collaborative and implement watershed initiatives funded by various grant programs.
* Provide technical assistance to the Collaborative to accelerate watershed protection and restoration efforts across the region.
Skills and Qualifications of the Project Manager
* Must be self-motivated, energetic, and demonstrate strong organizational and leadership skills.
* Excellent problem solving, presentation, and writing skills.
* Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, members and project partners.
* Ability to simultaneously manage multiple watershed protection and restoration projects.
* Ability to conduct natural resource fieldwork and attend evening meetings on a regular basis.
* Three to five (3-5) years of experience in watershed management, stormwater management, natural resource management, land conservation, environmental policy or related field as well as project management experience required.
* Grant writing experience preferred.
* Proficiency Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and desktop publishing
* Must be able to use personal vehicle for work-related travel on a regular basis. Mileage will be reimbursed at WCC-approved level.
* Bachelors degree in biology, ecology, environmental science or related field required, with graduate degree in biology, ecology, water resources, natural resource management, environmental science/planning, or related field strongly preferred.
* Understanding of laws and policies governing land use and water quality management at the local, state, and federal levels.
* Ability to interact with the public and conduct educational programs for a variety of audiences.
* Fast paced, energetic work environment.
* watershed management: 3 years
* environmental policy: 3 years
* Grant Writing: 3 years
Applications will only be accepted electronically until 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2016. Visit http://westcreek.org/careers for details on how to apply
Water Resources EIT-Hydrology & Hydraulics Analysis
JEO Consulting Group, Inc.
The Water Resources Engineering Department, provides stormwater/drainage, Hydrology & Hydraulics (H&H) analysis, watershed master planning, floodplain management, levee, and dam/reservoir engineering services. The Water Resources Engineering Department currently includes six Professional Engineers (PE), four Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM), five Engineering Interns (EIT), Water Resources Planners and Engineering Technicians.
A qualified candidate will generally be responsible for creating and developing hydrologic and hydraulic models used to analyze open channel and closed system flows. Analysis duties extend to report writing to explain analysis inputs, assumptions, findings and improvement recommendations. The work associated with H&H analysis will be supplemented with additional workload experience in civil design and regulatory permitting typically associated with water resources-related projects.
This is a varied and exciting opportunity to directly contribute to the continued success of JEO. This position is on a diverse, high performance team and the ideal candidate must, above all else, be energetic, team oriented, and able to make-it-happen
* Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
* Analysis and interpretation of models results
* Preparation of technical reports
* Work under the direct supervision of Professional Engineers
* Work with technicians as needed (GIS, CADD, survey) for additional project support
* B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering (or related) with emphasis on water resources
* Engineering Intern (EIT) with a minimum 2 years of experience
* Understanding of Hydrologic and Hydraulic analysis principles which may include experience with:
* HEC-HMS, HEC-GeoHMS software
* HEC-RAS, HEC-GeoRAS software
* Stormwater System analysis software (XP-SWMM, GEOPAK or other)
* Exposure to Microstation/AutoCadd software
* Exposure to ArcGIS software
* Demonstrated organizational and analytical skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the desire to work in an enthusiastic and energetic environment
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Additional consideration will be given to candidates that demonstrate the following:
* Hold a Masters or Advanced Degree in Civil Engineering (or related) with emphasis on water resources
* Are a Certified Floodplain Manager or ability/desire to acquire the certification
* Have public presentation experience
* Experience in interpreting model output
* Experience with advanced Hydraulics such as 2D or Unsteady Flow Analysis
* Experience in development of written report outlining findings of analysis
* ArcGIS software experience
* Additional work experience beyond 2 years
* Microstation/AutoCadd software experience
Brudis & Associates, Inc. (BAI) is actively seeking a Project Manager for the Water Resources Department in our Columbia, MD office.
* Water resources and environmental projects involving stormwater management (SWM), hydrology/hydraulics, erosion/sediment control design, drainage, stream restoration, bridge scour studies, floodplain studies, TMDL projects, NPDES, SWM retrofit design and BMPs.
* Management and staff supervision
* Technical engineering for water resources engineering projects for Maryland SHA, MD Counties DPW, and other governmental clients
* Prepare project scope and fee proposals
* Work on marketing and business development
* Work directly with Senior Staff, Manager and Marketing personnel.
* Ability to manage and supervise staff
* Work independently on smaller projects or portions of larger transportation design projects
* Working knowledge of hydraulic and hydrologic modeling programs and techniques including TR-20, TR-55, HEC-2, HEC-HMS, ABSCOUR, HEC-18 and HY-8.
* BSCE in Civil Engineering or related discipline
* Minimum of ten (10) years experience in Water Resources Engineering
* Registered Professional Engineer in Maryland (or ability to apply for reciprocity)
* Knowledge of SHA, other State DOT and County DPW guidelines and procedures
Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience: Water Resources Engineering: 10 years
BAI is a multidiscipline engineering firm providing consulting services to public and private sector clients in the Maryland, District of Columbia and Pennsylvania region. Since 1992, BAI has provided comprehensive, innovative and effective solutions to our clients transportation and infrastructure needs.
Shive-Hattery has an opportunity for a Civil/Environmental engineer to be part of a growing water resources team in the Iowa City office. You will play a key role in business development and will work directly with clients from all market sectors and Shive-Hattery staff engineers to deliver projects.
* Stay abreast of current federal, state and local storm water regulations, trends and funding sources.
* Maintain relationships with state and local watershed management authorities.
* Network with existing and potential clients to discuss their water resources needs and market our available services. Clients may be based out of any of the Shive-Hattery offices.
* Find and lead preparations for Statements of Qualification and Requests for Proposal.
* Create informational, educational and marketing materials and lead presentations for clients and within the community.
* Seek funding for existing and potential clients water resource projects.
* Produce watershed and master plan studies.
* Perform water quality modeling.
* Provide conceptual design of storm water BMPs.
* Apply for permits such as IDNR NPDES Permit No. 2, IDNR floodplains, and USACE wetlands.
* Delineate wetlands and prepare mitigation concept plans.
* Civil/Environmental Engineering degree.
* Minimum 6 years of environmental engineering experience.
* Iowa PE license or the ability to obtain one within 12 months.
* USACE wetland delineation certification or the ability to obtain one within 12 months.
* Experience working with local municipalities and governmental permitting agencies.
* Water resources experience including:
* MS4 Permits
* Wetland mitigation and permitting
* Storm water BMPs
* Experience finding and applying for project funding.
Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
CH2M Government Facilities and Infrastructure has a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA TAC) to provide technical assistance support for FEMA disaster related operations throughout the U.S.
FEMA uses the PA TAC nationally to obtain architectengineers, consultants, and other related professional services to assist state and local municipalities in developing grant applications for Federal Public Assistance funding for the repair of their infrastructure damaged by natural or man-made disasters. In preparation for future task orders we are looking for Federal employees that are interested in working on the PA TAC. Our Program Management Team is building a roster of individuals, who would be interested in temporary deployments (90 days minimum) within the U.S. and its territories if their availability allows. Selected candidates for the FEMA assignments must be U.S. citizens, able to pass a FBI background check, and be able to mobilize within 24-48 hours.
General Responsibilities May Include:
* Conducting preliminary damage assessments (PDAs) in the field with Federal, State and local officials.
* Writing Project Worksheets (PWs) for the purposes of determining project eligibility, scopes of work and estimating costs to repair or replace a facility or structure in order to restore it to its pre-disaster design.
* Providing technical, cost estimating, and disaster recovery and/or management services while supporting technical professionals.
* Assisting project managers or engineers in major segments of moderate to complex projects or tasks.
* Independently conducting projects involving the design, development, construction or evaluation of restoring disaster locations.
* Interpreting construction work to ensure compliance with contract drawings and specifications as well as FEMA Public Assistance policy and procedure.
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
The successful candidates will have the necessary experience based on the positions needed for deployment. Due to the nature of the work, selected candidates need to have excellent client communication skills and must meet the following requirements:
* A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience is required.
* Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following FEMA Public Assistance classroom trainings: Public Assistance Operations I (PA Ops I), Public Assistance Operations II (PA Ops II), Project Worksheet (PW) Development, Cost Estimating Format (CEF), Debris Management/Operations, 406 Hazard Mitigation.
* Prior FEMA Public Assistance disaster response and recovery experience in one of the following areas: Public Assistance Coordinator (PAC) Crew Leader, Project Specialist, Debris Specialist, Debris Monitor, FEMA-certified Trainer, Hazard Mitigation Specialist (Sections 404 and 406), or Long Term Community Recovery Program Specialist is required.
* Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a FBI background check.
* Ability to mobilize within 24-48 hours, commit to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations and disaster conditions.
* Due to the nature of the work, candidates must have excellent communication skills and be experienced with Microsoft Office product suite.
The initial work for FEMA can be 10-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week. Rotations home of 3-5 days, approximately every 30 days or so, are provided to each deployed staff as approved by FEMA management. Most expenses, i.e., travel, per diem (food and lodging), are covered by the project and reimbursed directly to the deployed staff in a timely fashion.
At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Lets get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Planner(s) are directly responsible for research, design and implementation of public projects and transportation systems. Planner(s) may also assist Architecture, Engineering and Survey professionals with private clients whose projects may have a more significant public impact. Planners work with the continuously expanding team of professionals licensed to provide services in several states employed by Wightman & Associates, Inc.
Performs advanced professional work related to a variety of planning assignments
Manages complex planning studies, development applications and reviews proposals
Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, re-zonings, annexations, site plans and plats
Develops project budgets, administers bidding process, verifies contract expenditures and compliance
Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on planning issues
Provides professional planning assistance to clients on various land use projects
Develops transportation plans, studies and analyses
Works in regional program areas relating to natural/water resources planning, community development, hazard mitigation and natural resource management
Performs field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans
Presents reports and other findings to staff, Planning & Zoning boards, and serves as a liaison to such professionals
Required Skills & Behaviors
* Advanced knowledge of the principals, practices and techniques of planning
* Excellent communication, organization and writing skills
* Creative problem-solving skills
* Ability to balance a broad scope of activities and professionals
* Broad computer knowledge in particular Microsoft Office products
* Experience implementing both place-based and use-based zoning. This should include Form-based codes, overlay districts, conventional Euclidean, etc.
* Matrix reporting to Director of Engineering and the Director of Architecture
* Bachelors degree in planning or a related field
* 5+ years of experience with financial modeling, municipal experience, and zoning ordinances
* Masters Degree
* AICP Certification
* CNU- A Accreditation, body of work represents the tenants expressed by the Congress of New Urbanism (CNU). A sophisticated understanding of pedestrian based design and planning.
* Previous experience incorporating high quality graphic presentations into planning processes and documents.
* Prior experience with or knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
* Travel: Local/Regional travel as required.
* Planning experience: 5 years
Responsible for performing routine (journey-level) planning and research work. Work involves enhancing the preparedness of the State and local governments to mitigate, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters resulting from natural, technological, or man-made hazards. Plan, develop, and implement preparedness projects and provide assistance to division and program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the general public. Work is performed under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
oordinate, develop, and maintain portions of comprehensive emergency management plans.
Provide support and collaborate in the planning, development, implementation, analysis and documentation of preparedness projects.
Serve as a liaison to staff, government agencies, community organizations, or the general public to explain and provide technical assistance on preparedness program specifics and requirements.
Conduct surveys and/or reviews to determine compliance with certification requirements, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures relative to emergency management.
Conduct or participate in workshops, conventions, training sessions, public awareness activities and seminars.
Coordinate with the community relations unit to market state planning, training, and exercise programs to community and professional groups to encourage and improve interest in emergency preparedness.
Monitor and review compliance with program policies and procedures, statutes, and rules.
Prepare comprehensive reviews of literature, statutes, rules, and/or policies and prepare administrative reports, studies, and specialized research projects.
Study and analyze operations and problems, prepare reports of findings and recommendations, and prepare justifications for procedural or policy changes.
Review and assist in evaluating information on service delivery system methods, outputs, and activities of emergency planning, training, and exercise programs to identify gaps in resources and recommend improvements.
Recommend and coordinate activities to produce a more effective program.
Assist program staff in determining trends and resolving technical problems.
Assist in the collection, organization, analysis and/or preparation of materials in response to requests for program information and reports.
Assist with the analysis of legislation to develop recommendations for compliance relating to the implementation, improvement, and/or expansion or reduction of program activities.
Assist in preparing justifications for the implementation of procedural or policy changes.
Assist in developing policy and procedure manuals, templates, and other guidance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
Relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of education requirements on a year-for-year basis, with thirty (30) semester hours equal to one (1) year experience.
Experience Must have three (3) years of work experience in emergency management, research, planning, program administration, or resource management that included preparation of emergency management, disaster preparedness, contingency, or operational plans.
Licensing/Certification Must complete the following training courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800 and the Professional Development Series within the first twelve (12) months of employment.
Interpersonal Skills Must exercise excellent interpersonal skills - position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy, and an ability to establish and maintain effective working/professional relationships with external and internal customers.
Communication Skills Skill in communicating effectively (oral and written).
Analytical Skills Must be analytical, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task without sacrificing accuracy or timeliness. Ability to analyze problems, identify causative factors, and apply actions to effectively resolve current, and prevent recurrences of, problem conditions.
Organizational Skills Must be organized, flexible, and able to prioritize in a multi-demand environment.
Regulatory Knowledge Working knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly assimilate information related to TXDPS, State, and Federal, regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures.
Computer Skills Must be able to use a personal computer and associated word processing, database and graphic presentation software.
Confidentiality - Must be able to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
Driving Requirement Must have and maintain a valid driver license from state of residence.
We are currently recruiting for the position of Disaster Recovery Specialist (Hazard Mitigation Consultant). Ideal candidates are experienced Hazard Mitigation Consultants with a strong background in the crisis and emergency management field. The Disaster Recovery Specialist (Hazard Mitigation Consultant) is responsible for FEMA-related mitigation grant coordination (including the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and Section 406 Mitigation as part of the Public Assistance Program), project management, and provision of expert guidance to clients.
This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It recognizes that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed, and that not all responsibilities may be carried out depending on operational needs.
* Assist governments (state and local), non-profit organizations, and the private sector in identifying potential hazard mitigation projects, developing applications and supporting documentation for mitigation grant awards.
* Provide technical assistance, counsel, and training to others related to the above criteria.
* Review and/or complete benefit-cost analysis on all projects, ensure National Environmental Policy Act requirements are met on all projects.
* Manage and organize project files sufficient to document project processes, communications, and financial information to comply with Federal and other requirements.
* May also be required to provide strategic advice to clients on successful approaches and problem resolution methodologies.
Education and Experience:
* Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent professional experience
* Minimum of 5 years' experience as FEMA, State, or Local Mitigation Officer
* FEMA mitigation training and certifications, to include IS 393-A Introduction to Hazard Mitigation
Skills and Abilities:
* Demonstrated ability to organize and manage a team of mitigation or other experts to achieve objectives
* Experience managing complex projects or programs
* Experience dealing with public agencies
* Demonstrated skill at preparing and maintaining grant documentation, including HMGP applications and project files
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows based computer applications
* Working conditions are normal for an office environment
* Must be able to travel at short notice
Witt O'Brien's is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals with a passion for public safety, emergency management, homeland security, disaster response, and continuity of operations.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. www.wittobriens.com
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Water Crossing Engineer
Arcadis is seeking a Water Crossing Engineer to assist in the evaluation and assessment of pipeline water crossings to identify and mitigate the threats to these pipelines caused by physical forces of water during high-flow events. As a Water Crossing Engineer, you will support a team of Arcadis staff that is embedded within a Houston, TX client operation. There is also an opportunity to support other clients as needs require.
Use the Water Crossing Protocol and the Rapid Scour Assessment Tool developed by ARCADIS designed to evaluate the potential for, and quantify the magnitude of, flood related channel scour, bank erosion, and lateral channel migration at water crossings that could impact pipelines.
Visit clients Operating Regions to present technical findings to Operations and Engineering staff
Provide general program implementation support to clients. Support services will include identifying data gaps associated with the Rapid Scour Assessment Tool and assist in collecting and/or contracting of field work to fill in identified data gaps, as well as other activities in support of developing the Water Crossing Program
Visit 1 to 2 water crossing sites per quarter at various locations across the country to collect or verify data inputs
Field measurements, sediment collection, data collection, analysis, and interpretation
Assisting with writing and preparing technical reports, action plans, mitigation design reviews, work plans, letters, and memoranda
Coordinating work schedules with subcontractors
Conducting project related research (historical data, FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, regulations, etc.)
Preparing periodic status/program reports
* Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering (Civil or Environmental or related)
* 0 to 3 years experience
* Strong interpersonal and project management skills
* Engineering design/assessment background
* Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Power Point
* Candidate must have an appreciation of or strong willingness to learn about and adhere to both the Arcadis and various the client's safety culture.
* ARCADIS U.S. requires all employees hired in the United States to successfully pass a background check & drug test as a condition of employment. Certain jobs will also require a clean driving record, education verification & certification verification.
* This position requires a current valid drivers license and clean driving record.
* General knowledge of oil and gas industry
* Experience with/knowledge of watershed hydrology, surface water hydraulics and sediment transport
* Basic pipeline knowledge including pipe characteristics (wall thickness, grade, pressures, etc.), pipeline repair methods (matting, HDD, lowering, pipe supports, etc.) and pipeline fatigue forces (vortex induced vibration (VIVs), drag forces, etc.)
* Familiarity with GoogleEarth and ArcGIS
* Familiarity with hydraulic modeling software like HEC-RAS
ARCADIS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Geosyntec is seeking a highly motivated and experienced civil engineer with focus in water resources to join our St. Louis, Missouri office. The selected candidate will work on a diverse array of complex water resource projects involving innovative urban stormwater management and natural surface water systems (rivers, streams, etc.) throughout the region and the U.S. The typical project portfolio includes sustainable green infrastructure planning studies; detailed design of stormwater infrastructure, innovative green infrastructure, flood mitigation practices, and urban stormwater infrastructure; complex hydrologic and hydraulic analysis including dam breach studies and floodplain mapping; stream restoration; surface water, watershed, and stormwater runoff monitoring and modeling (quantity and quality); industrial and construction site NPDES permitting support and construction inspections; and Clean Water Act regulatory support. Geosyntec is a diverse team of innovative engineers and scientists - our exciting projects reflect this diversity.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Directing multi-disciplinary project teams;
Performing and overseeing detailed hydrologic and hydraulic studies;
Developing innovative green infrastructure solutions for the urban environment;
Applying innovative hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software, from 1-D to 3-D transport models;
Floodplain mapping and flood protection designs;
In-stream and urban stormwater water quality monitoring and modeling;
Field investigations and construction support services;
Developing construction documents, including engineering drawings and technical specifications;
Preparing erosion and sediment control designs; and
Interacting with client representatives.
The selected candidate will have task- and project-level responsibility for scoping, performing, managing and delivering multiple concurrent project assignments. Consistent with our sell-manage-do business model, the selected candidate would also be expected to play a role in supporting lead generation, business development, staff development, and mentoring. In addition, the selected candidate will be expected to help broaden our reputation via publishing and visibility at prominent industry conferences.
Preferred candidates will have 8+ years of experience and hold a Bachelors degree and an advanced (M.S. or Ph.D.) degree from an accredited college or university in environmental or civil engineering with an emphasis in water resources or a closely related discipline. Experience with modeling and design software tools such as EPA-SWMM, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, and ArcGIS is desired. Professional registration as a P.E. (Professional Engineer) within state guidelines is required.
This position requires the ability and willingness to perform occasional fieldwork and travel. Additionally, this position will require OSHA health and safety training for working with potentially contaminated materials (provided, as needed), annual 8-hour refresher courses, first aid training (every three years), CPR training (every year), and annual medical monitoring.
Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest candidates available in the marketplace. To be selected for this position, the candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and outstanding oral and written communication skills allowing for positive internal, client and contractor relationships.
Excellent technical writing skills for environmental consulting applications are required as are outstanding engineering/scientific problem-solving abilities.
The selected candidate will demonstrate passion for the business of environmental consulting, technical excellence and quality, leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with the Firm.
Geosyntec offers excellent compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and employer matched 401(k) plan, bonus plan and profit-sharing.
Geosyntec is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ogilvy Washington is seeking a Senior Vice President to join our award winning Social Change practice and serve as the Project Director of a large, dynamic and fast-paced national resilience program.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a network of risk communications, emergency management, issues management, community outreach, partnership building, and engineering experts to engage a broad array of national and local stakeholders around the issues of natural disaster mitigation and recovery, climate change adaptation, and economic stability to strengthen the arguments for local communities to take actions to protect themselves. The Project Director will oversee all contract-related efforts for this Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program to help increase our nations resilience to natural disasters, one community at a time. This program is extremely dynamic with many moving parts and engaged stakeholders. The project encompasses a variety of disciplines related to risk communication and behavior change among the general public and key decision makerstraditional and social media relations, materials development and dissemination, partnership development, event planning and execution, and strategic planning.
The Project Director will work collaboratively with colleagues in Washington, DC and 10 regional offices nationwide to increase understanding of local vulnerabilities and transforming that knowledge into action to reduce risks at the local level. Stakeholder audiences include Federal officials, State and local officials, community planners, emergency managers, professional groups, businesses, and local residents.
The successful candidate will have experience managing large government contracts and using social marketing and risk communication principles, and solid work experience in a communications agency environment. This is an excellent opportunity to utilize your leadership, strategic agility and client service skills to lead large, comprehensive programs as a senior member of our Social Change practice.
For nearly two decades, Ogilvy Washington has been at the forefront of social marketingadvancing personal and public health and safety via communications initiatives. We have developed numerous social marketing campaigns to successfully raise awareness, educate and prompt action regarding some of today's largest and most complex issues, ranging from flooding and other natural disasters, personal and community-level preparedness for natural and man-made disasters, as well as public health emergencies, addressing heart disease to cancer, substance abuse to homeland security, obesity to violence preventionthe list is extensive. We take great pride in deploying solutions that improve and save lives.
If you are excited about applying your extensive communications and project management experience to a high-profile, flood-related program in a fast-paced organization, then this opportunity may be for you. A successful candidate will have a high level of intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn complex subjects quickly.
We are seeking a senior-level social marketing/risk communications professional with management experience in an agency environment to lead an exciting and multifaceted government account, as well as supervise staff and help develop new business. Specific duties include:
* Direct large government account in the social change practice and ensure optimal performance against budgeted deliverables
* Provide strategic direction on the account and serve as a senior-level advisor to the client, while overseeing day-to-day activities of team members
* Manage a large team of professionals in DC, as well as 10 regional offices, with an eye to proactive problem solving and inspired creativity
* Use strong people management skills to ensure optimal performance of team members and contribute to the career growth and development of our staff
* Play a significant and active role in the firms overall performance and revenue by leading new business development initiatives, identifying and developing new business opportunities, and growing existing accounts
* At least 12-15+ years of experience in public relations, social marketing and/or risk communications, preferably in an agency setting. Direct management experience of federal government contracts is a must.
* Understanding of national, state, and local government workings will enable candidate to help move action on a local level towards flood resiliency.
* Demonstrated ability as a strategic thinker, collaborative colleague, and results-oriented professional who can build and lead a strong team and succeed in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
* Ability to provide a strategic perspective on projects that require an understanding of both behavior change and marketing communications.
* Expert level knowledge of social marketing principles.
* Proven success in managing large, multi-faceted projectsfrom planning to implementation to evaluation across earned and social media, corporate and non-profit partnership development, events management and materials development.
* Proven ability to financially manage large, multi-million dollar government contracts, including experience accurately forecasting budgets, overseeing invoicing and reporting, and keeping projects on schedule.
* Extensive experience in providing strategic senior-level counsel to clients, and in developing and maintaining successful client relationships.
* Demonstrated experience with media relations and corporate partnership development and outreach.
* Proven ability to prioritize multiple projects, turn projects around quickly, and meet deadlines.
* Proven business development record, including growing existing business and securing new business through written proposal development and presentations.
* Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team of diverse professionals ranging from junior to senior levels.
* Demonstrated experience managing and mentoring junior staff.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills .
* BA/BS required; advanced degree a plus.
Please visit the careers section of our website at http://careers.ogilvy.com to apply online. No phone calls or emails please. Only those candidates selected to interview will be contacted. While we welcome applications from out of state candidates, we are unable to provide reimbursement for relocation or travel expenses for this position.
Ogilvy PR is a unit of Ogilvy & Mather, a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit our website at www.ogilvypr.com or follow us on Twitter @ogilvypr.
Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Water Resources position focused on stormwater planning and design, water quality and integrated planning. Within our U.S. planning and water resources business, we have seen consistent growth driven by our clients needs to address challenges stemming from stormwater regulations, flooding, water quality impairments driven by wet weather runoff, combined and sanitary sewer overflows, and efforts to increase the use of green infrastructure . We anticipate an increased focus on integrated stormwater planning and holistic watershed management as State and Federal agencies emphasize controlling stormwater, non-point source pollution, and TMDL enforcement. This represents a strategic business initiative for Black & Veatch, and the Water Resources position focused on stormwater, watershed, and integrated planning is designed to help the company grow its market share by providing world-class planning and water resource services.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Support planning and design of stormwater improvements, including open channels, storm or combined sewer systems, and stormwater detention/retention facilities.
Support planning and design of green infrastructure and sustainable watershed measures, including structural BMPs.
Support planning and design of flood mitigation improvements, including dams, levees, reservoirs, and pump stations.
Support erosion and sediment control planning and design, including SWPPP development.
Support regulatory compliance and permitting efforts for USACE, FEMA, and other environmental permit submittals.
Support scenario planning efforts for CSO, SSO, stormwater, and TMDL compliance projects
Support sophisticated collection system, watershed and receiving stream H&H and water quality models
Interface with innovative stormwater, water quality, and planning partners to leverage new technologies and approaches for the benefit of our clients
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 3 years related work experience
Preferred Job Qualifications:
5+ years of water resources planning and design experience
Experience developing and executing water resource planning and design projects
Have proficiency with some or all of the following applications and models
Experience with regulatory requirements and procedures
Support client-facing/business development efforts
Atkins is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager / Team Leader-Ecology to join our team in Austin, TX. This candidate will be a local manager of technical staff (ecologists and technicians). Assisting the team to excel in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency, utilization, and technical excellence. Will be responsible for staffing actions and career development. Will be looked to as a senior technical resource in your field of expertise, which must generally pertain to environmental (natural resources) compliance, assessment (e.g. NEPA), permitting, consulting, and/or studies. Will perform duties as a senior project manager, and senior technical reviewer on complex, multidisciplinary projects. As a natural course of business, will participate in business development activities (direct and indirect sales), and must take opportunities to market your team to internal and external clients.
The ideal candidate will have significant experience with clients and projects in one or more of the following service lines: CWA Section 404 & 408 permitting with specific experience interacting with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston and/or Fort Worth Districts; development / corridor impact evaluations and permitting; terrestrial / aquatic ecology studies and restoration (including Natural Resource Damage Assessment); NEPA studies, documentation, and reviews; Threatened/Endangered Species studies/opinions and permitting for the transportation industry (ports, rail, highway/interstate, toll roads, aviation, for example); power industry (generating facilities siting, permitting and compliance, transmission line routing); state/local agencies, such as water resources departments, flood control districts, or environmental departments; federal agencies, such as the Department of Defense, US Fish and Wildlife Service, or the National Park Service, for example.
The local team provides the following general services to a broad listing of private and public clients: threatened and endangered species surveys, wetland delineation and jurisdictional determinations, coastal and marine surveys, stream restoration and wetland mitigation design and permitting, wildlife habitat evaluations and management services, aquatic resource mapping and monitoring, water quality data collection and data analysis, NEPA studies, and natural resources permitting and compliance.
Project Production and Management: Ensure appropriate staff allocation to projects in consideration of project schedules, budgets, key milestone dates and work products. Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control and safety standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance and safety activities are being performed throughout the operating unit. Reviews project QC plans and periodic QA compliance audits on current or recently completed projects. Assists staff in resolving problems concerning work with the various business units.
Staff Administration: With Technical Manager, Business Managers and Project Managers, identifies current and future staffing availability based on technical and budgetary requirements of future workload and manpower projections. Helps staff identify and pursue technical and professional development activities consistent with their career development goals and work unit objectives/company needs. Recommends salary levels for new hires and initiates salary and position adjustment actions for staff, subject to senior management review and approval. Conducts semi-annual performance reviews and annual career planning sessions with direct reports. Provides staff with ongoing performance feedback and counsel to promote improved performance and career development. Ensures staff compliance with company policies and procedures.
Technical Excellence: Maintains visibility and professional currency by actively participating in professional and civic organizations and encourages staff to do the same. Works with Practice and Technical Directors to design and implement development tracks for technical staff, with a focus on building technical excellence at all levels of the organization.
Marketing and Client Maintenance: Will participate in pursuing new project opportunities by maintaining contacts with current and prospective clients with history of capturing work desired.
Contracts and Financial: Will assist sales leads and project managers to staff new pursuits and contract negotiations. Approves purchase requests for capital items as specified in the internal authorization approval matrix.
Must be comfortable working and coordinating with a multidisciplinary team that may include at any one time ecologists, geologists, design engineers, right of way agents, surveyors, archaeologists, historians, and planners, among others.
- Excellent technical and interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to manage clients, individuals and teams, provide leadership, and manage project production.
- Excellent problem solving skills.
- Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general.
- Professional registration in field of practice is required, if available, e.g., P.E., A.I.C.P., R.A., P.W.S., or R.L.A.
Bachelor's degree in field of practice. Post graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved by technical professionals or technical managers with 12 years of experience since B.S., with at least three of these years in positions with project management or supervisory responsibilities.
achelor's degree in field of practice. Post graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved by technical professionals or technical managers with 12 years of experience since B.S., with at least three of these years in positions with project management or supervisory responsibilities.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.
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The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Water Resources Engineer for immediate employment in our Germantown, MD office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Water Resources Engineering specific to design work in the areas of stormwater and water resources projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The successful candidate can look forward to a variety of projects with Municipal, Federal, and private clients throughout the DC Metro area and beyond. Projects will include the planning and design of stormwater management facilities (e.g., BMP, GI, LID), work on dam construction and rehabilitation projects, and the design and planning of flood mitigation facilities, and water quality studies and TMDL action plans/studies. Most projects will require the use of CAD and design/ modeling software, and proficiency in this software is required.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
* Leads the design efforts for a variety of water resources and site development projects
* Construction phase monitoring of projects
* Training and mentoring of junior staff
* Preparation of technical reports and technical documentation of calculations performed
* Participation in proposal and business development efforts
AECOM is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We provide services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure and process, petrochemical, general building, water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment platforms, and defense and security programs.
* B.S. in civil engineering, hydrology or related field
* 5+ years of experience in the planning and design of Stormwater Management facilities, including project analysis, feasibility and budgeting required
* Registration as a Professional Engineer
* Technical proficiency in civil engineering design and analysis, including site grading, SWM/BMP, hydrology/hydraulic calculations, TMDL compliance, erosion and sediment control, storm sewer, sanitary sewer and water design.
* Proficient with CAD and design software (Civil 3D, TR-55, TR-20, Bentley Design Suites, Water CAD, AutoTurn, etc)
* Valid drivers license required
* U.S. Citizenship required due to work on Federal Government Projects
* Experience working with local and state permit agencies
* Strong written and oral communication, quantitative and interpersonal skills
* Strong work ethic and professional demeanor
* Proactive on assignments and demonstrate initiative
* Must work independently with minimal supervision, and complete multiple technical tasks under tight deadlines
* Experience in design of Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, Environmental Site Design (ESD), LEED projects
* Experience in the site development design or dam design
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/deployedfiles/Internet/Careers/Diversity%20and%20Inclusion/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20Poster%20Supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Dewberry is seeking interns for a GIS/Geographer. This position will mostly focus on GIS analysis and production efforts in support of FEMA Flood Insurance Studies and other water resource related projects in our Dallas, TX office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an individual to join a team of professionals while working in a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering firm. The position offers great potential for professional growth and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to flood studies and water resource projects. Typical responsibilities are to work on water resources projects for federal, state and local clients.
Technical responsibilities include:
* Data feature extraction/compilation;
* Create a variety of digital mapping products using various software platforms;
* Capture and analyze data;
* Create and manipulate databases;
* Elevation data Processing and Manipulation
* Assisting engineers in hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, modeling, and floodplain mapping;
* Production of Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) and updating related geospatial databases;
* Developing flood risk products and performing flood risk assessments;
* Perform analysis on GIS datasets for flood hazard mapping and risk projects;
* Checking for graphical and technical accuracy of FIRM deliverables and associated reports;
* Coordinating with the project team, project managers, clients, local communities, and other contractors to compile all data necessary to produce the most up-to-date product
* In process of attaining Bachelor's degree in Geography, GIS, or related field.
* 0 to 3 years of experience in the GIS (preferably DFIRM production).
* Knowledge or experience in data compilation.
* In-depth knowledge of ESRI's software, including ArcGIS 10x.
* Strong MS Excel and MS Access skills to leverage various data sources for use in GIS projects
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Experience / knowledge in geospatial programming using Python.
* Experience developing for the ESRI platform (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcObjects, ArcSDE, ArcEngine).
* Knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program is preferred
* CFM (Certified Floodplain Manager) is a strong plus
* Knowledge of FEMA's MIP tracking and reporting system a plus
* Knowledge of Environmental Regulations a plus
* Knowledge of Flood Mitigation and other Grant Programs a plus
* Knowledge of Watershed Planning a plus
* Innovation, enthusiasm, and creativity - ability to develop new ideas and to chart a path
* Ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks concurrently
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor new applicants for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberrys background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
The Water Business Line of Arcadis is currently searching for a Water/Coastal Resources Engineer to join our world class firm. This position will be within our Water Management team at our Long Island City, NY or New York, NY office.
Our team helps clients achieve business objectives by creating and implementing innovative and effective solutions for Water Resources natural and built assets, and this is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated engineer to join our team locally with support from one of the best-qualified engineering consulting firms in the country.
The Water/Coastal Resources Engineer, with the support of a strong nationally recognized technical staff, will utilize their expertise and technical knowledge of Water/Coastal Resources engineering and consulting, to lead and support others on a growing base of projects throughout the region and across the United States. They will have a proven reputation with clients as a professional and dynamic engineer that successfully executes projects. This is an outstanding opportunity that needs the right individual looking for career growth while working on a wide variety of projects alongside a dedicated and experienced staff, in a hands-on role with an expectation of also supporting client development activities for municipal, state, federal and private sector clients.
Position includes, but is not limited to:
* Numerical modeling and analysis in support of coastal flood risk mitigation projects in the NYC region and nationwide.
* Assisting in the development of technical reports related to coastal flood risk analysis and mitigation.
* Progressive integration into client facing roles at meetings and presentations with clients in the NYC region.
* Potential to support design teams in the development of permitting, design, costs, and specifications for coastal flood risk mitigation projects.
* Analysis and reporting related to stormwater modeling and design, coastal green infrastructure, monitoring and analysis of coastal processes, water quality, and groundwater interactions.
* Other duties as assigned.
* Masters Degree or Doctoral Degree in Civil, Environmental, Water Resources or Coastal Engineering.
* 7 years experience in a consulting environment, preferably involved in the design of coastal engineering projects.
* Experience with numerical modeling of flows in coastal environments.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with, and present to, clients, regulatory agencies, and other project stakeholders.
* Strong technical writing abilities demonstrated through peer reviewed publications, thesis, dissertation, or equivalent.
* Ability to interpret technical literature and apply to project analysis and reports.
* Passion to present complex coastal processes (i.e. modeling results and analysis) in a way that is tangible to a range of audiences (non-technical to technical). Experience creating professional images and animations of numerical modeling results.
* All candidates for hire in the United States must successfully pass a background check & drug test as a condition of employment. Certain jobs will also require a clean driving record, education verification & certification verification.
* This position requires a current valid drivers license and clean driving record.
* Interest and ability to understand and use a range of numerical modeling software; Deflt3D, SWAN, XBEACH, SWMM, Modflow, HEC-RAS.
* Ability to manipulate and interpret large sets of numerical data using Matlab, Python, etc.
* Interest in advancing career in a technical leadership role
* 9 years' experience
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Stormwater Management Design Engineer Entry level Design Engineer position available for a new graduate in civil engineering motivated to pursue a water resource engineering career. This position will focus on stormwater management with an emphasis on hydrology and hydraulics. Job duties will entail performing a wide variety of engineering analyses and design requiring excellent engineering ability, as well as verbal and written communication skills. Engineering functions of this position will include:
watershed hydrology and rainfall analysis
hydrology and hydraulic modeling
drainage / flood control planning and design
water quality/BMP planning and design
fluvial and sediment transport analysis
flood mitigation studies
complex hydraulic analysis / calculation
floodplain mapping and modeling
urban drainage systems planning and design
* New graduates or graduating seniors only
* BS Civil Engineering with water resource emphasis or related degree
* Basic engineering computation capabilities
* Standard hydraulic/hydrology modeling experience
* Creative problem solving skills
* Excellent communication skills including technical writing and presentations
* Ability to work in a team environment and self-directed
* MS Office proficiency
* AutoCAD proficient
* esri ArcGIS experience
* Experience with various H&H applications:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; color vision is very helpful. Occasional field work may be required and includes walking through uneven, rugged terrain, requiring good balance, ability to walk moderate to long distances, and good general vision and depth of field vision.
The noise level in the office work environment is moderate. May be required to work in external environment in all weather conditions.
PACE is an equal opportunity employer.
At this time, PACE will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Local candidates are preferred. No relocation package is offered.
PACE offers a generous benefits package.
If interested, please respond to this posting by submitting your resume with salary history or salary requirement to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Atkins is currently seeking a Scheduler Project Manager to join our Orlando team. The person in this positon will work in the Public & Private Business Unit, reporting directly to the Director of State & Local Emergency Management. The candidate will support preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation projects nationwide. Specific responsibilities may include:
- Conduct outreach to existing clients to maintain relationships and promote utilization of Atkins resources
- Identify, track, and pre-position for new state & local Emergency Management opportunities, as directed
- Conduct and participate in client meetings as requested for existing projects and new pursuits
- Prepare proposal content for new Emergency Management pursuits
- Travel/deploy in support of disaster response and recovery projects
- Manage projects to ensure quality, profitability and timely delivery
- Assist with Hazard Mitigation Plan development
- Prepare Benefit Cost Analysis
- Provide support for overall Emergency Management strategy and execution for staffing, key clients, sales, etc
- BS + 12 or more years of experience, or MS + 12 or more years of experience
- Project Management Professional or ability to be certified within 6 months of hire date
- 5 or more years of FEMA Public Assistance program experience desired
- Conducting damage assessments
- Developing and reviewing Project Worksheets
- Conducting financial reconciliation and project closeout
- Utilizing EMMIE software system
- Evaluating eligibility and preparing appeals
- 2 or more years of FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance program experience desired
- Preparing Benefit Cost Analysis
- Developing and reviewing Hazard Mitigation Proposals
- Developing and/or implementing Flood Mitigation Assistance and Pre-Disaster - Mitigation grant applications
- 2 or more years of HUD Community Development Block Grants program experience preferred
- Prior experience coordinating with federal, state, and local governments preferred
- Experience developing plans to include:
- Hazard Mitigation Plans
- Debris Management Plans
- Continuity of Operations Plans
- Experience developing and delivering training and conducting exercises, ideally HSEEP certified
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AECOM is seeking a Senior Hydrology/Hydraulics Engineer for the San Diego, CA office to collaborate with water resources, environmental sciences, and landscape architecture staff as part of a growing Water Resources practice.
Support senior management staff on all facets of hydrology and hydraulics (H&H) -related design and compliance projects, with the goals of:
* Delivering high quality products/outcomes
* Meeting financial and timeline performance requirements
* Achieving client satisfaction
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:
* Manage and lead a variety of projects with a focus on flood mitigation and protection, urban drainage designs, streambed protection, urban storm water management, water quality modeling, regulatory compliance, low-impact development (LID) design, and green infrastructure
* Specialize in the preparation of technical reports such as Water Quality Technical Reports, Hydromodification Management Plans, and Drainage Reports, including supporting AutoCAD/GIS analyses
* Lead the preparation of construction plans, specifications, cost estimates, and planning/engineering reports. Prepare conceptual designs and construction plans using GIS, AutoCAD and/or Microstation software
* Delegate work, mentor, and supervise less experienced staff while managing projects of varying size and complexity
* Identify and develop new clients and work, manage existing clients and contracts, and lead/assist marketing endeavors
* Assist or manage the preparation of proposals, and provide creative project approaches through written, verbal, and graphic communication
* Project work could include small- and large-scale infrastructure projects for natural and urban environments focused on stormwater management systems, green infrastructure, sustainable stormwater, floodplain determinations and delineations, flood control analyses, risk assessment and management, and ecosystem restoration
* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
* 10+ years' experience in designing and constructing drainage facilities with emphasis on green infrastructure
* California Professional Engineer (PE) registration in Civil Engineering
* One or more professional certification(s) related to stormwater compliance (CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI, CMS4S, QSP/D, QISP, ToR, etc.)
* Strong working knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental legislation and regulations
* Excellent organizational, technical writing, and verbal communication skills
* Strong attention to detail.
* Ownership and accountability for quality deliverables
* Existing local client relationships
* Demonstrated experience with San Diego County Hydrology Manual, County Hydraulics Design Manual, and City of San Diego municipal storm water standards, including municipal Standard Urban Stormwater Mitigation Plans (SUSMPs), and Hydromodification Management Plan (HMP) engineering and analyses
* Stormwater conveyance capacity analyses and hydrologic/hydraulic modeling knowledge, particularly with StormCAD, MIKE suite of software, EPA SWMM, and HEC-HMS/HEC-RAS
* Experience with GIS, AutoCAD, and/or Microstation
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction, environmental and consulting services firm; ranked #16 on the 2016 Best Companies to Work For List by Fortune magazine. We are 100% employee-owned.
Successful candidates will work on a range of exciting and challenging critical infrastructure projects including substations, power delivery, and associated facilities throughout the Northeast. You will work in a team environment with a focus placed on client and peer to peer interaction. You can expect to be a part of an energy-filled work place at a successful and growing company.
As a member of our civil engineering team, successful candidates will prepare site development design packages which may include: due diligence studies, post construction stormwater management plans and reports, erosion and sediment control plans, roadway plans and profiles, and flood mitigation studies. You will also be involved in siting and permitting associated with the development of these critical infrastructure projects.
Responsibilities will include: Prepare drawings, specifications, reports, and studies. Perform site grading design, earthwork balancing, water resource calculations including hydrology, hydraulic, stormwater attenuation, and water quality, determine design flood elevations, and erosion and sediment control calculations. Apply sound civil engineering principles to design, troubleshoot, and solve client related challenges. Assist field personnel in resolving unanticipated site conditions. Assist during the construction administration process, including review of contractor shop drawings, field observation, and as-builts.
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited program. Minimum 4 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Completion of FE Exam. Must have or be willing to pursue Licensure in Civil Engineering. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Must have working knowledge of appropriate design tools such as hydrologic and hydraulic calculation software, AutoCAD Civil3D, Excel, and Word. Position requires an individual capable of successfully solving challenging problems requiring adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures or criteria. Preferred familiarity with permitting process as related to electrical transmission and substation facilities in the state of Pennsylvania and northeast region.
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
Reporting to the Manager, Mitigation, the Mitigation Program Specialist will focus on the development of an ArcGIS-based hazard mitigation platform, and supporting efforts related to the Agencys emergency management program.
Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, collects, compiles, and analyzes data and creates various deliverables, including maps and reports, to further the missions of the Port Authority in carrying out the functions of emergency management planning, risk assessment, security, consequence analysis, exercise development and disaster recovery.
Enhances situational awareness products by mapping and displaying significant, relevant data, in order to assist in capturing and visualizing the scope and magnitude of hazardous events, both in real-time and simulated situations. Produces GIS products to provide information relevant to the decision making process.
Works closely with appropriate Port Authority facility and department staff, as well as State and Federal jurisdictions to promote the implementation and use of the hazard mitigation platform.
Collects, compiles, maintains, analyzes and reports data and information concerning hazard mitigation programs, actions, and the status of mitigation assistance programs.
Supports the process of gathering and warehousing of cost and damage information related to significant events and disasters. Provides data analysis and creates deliverables to support the authoring of disaster recovery project worksheets.
Works closely with staff from Port Authority facilities, line departments, staff departments, and external partners to integrate various systems, applications and data sets to conduct trend and vulnerabilities analyses and visualize a common operating picture.
Performs assignments as required by the Director, Office of Emergency Management and Manager, Mitigation. Be available on short notice to perform tasks, including staffing of the Emergency Operations Center and field Duty Officer response, for long periods of time and of a physical hardship.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
* A Graduate from an accredited 4-year college or university, plus 3 years of responsible work experience in positions involving any combination of GIS, emergency management, project management, contingency planning, hazard mitigation, or risk management.Education and experience of the type described can be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.
* Excellent verbal and communication skills.
* A basic knowledge of the consequences of hazards, particularly hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, severe thunderstorms, as well as intentional and technological incidents.
* Strong desktop ESRI ArcGIS user skills, including ability to author and/or create clean data, provide a database deliverable and map exports with GIS software.
* Must have strong ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders inside and outside the Port Authority in promoting, developing, reviewing, benchmarking and implementing emergency management policies and procedures.
* Demonstrated ability to organize, facilitate, negotiate, and build consensus are related necessary attributes.
* Excellent interpersonal skills, including interacting with and providing guidance to senior-level management.
* Prior experience in supporting the development of hazard mitigation and emergency management initiatives.
How To Apply
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Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
$31,782.40 - $55,307.20 Annually This position is a Pay Band 65.
This position is responsible for conducting outreach activities to organizations with roles or interest in mitigation. Position will assist with coordination of the state's hazard mitigation program, earthquake program, and floodplain management program. Position requires knowledge, skills, and ability in the fields of engineering and hydrology to coordinate and assist affected jurisdictions in the identification and development of technical federal applications for structural mitigation projects such as flood proofing structures, earthquake building retrofits, and elevation of flood prone structures, soil stabilization, storm water management, and structural flood control projects.
Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage and extended periods of sitting with some standing, bending, reaching, and walking. Short and continuous time frames and/or time constraints and performing duties under short timelines are a common occurrence Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 25lbs. Occasional work outside in inclement weather. Electrical exposure in normal office environment. Situations may warrant work in disaster field office(s) or a mobile operations center. Voluntarily carry Department issued cell phone for official use without compensation, and be subject to recall during disasters and other emergencies.
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in any field and a minimum of (2) two years of experience in emergency management and/or emergency operations. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
Employment is subject to a pre-employment background investigation and is conditional pending results. Must possess or ability to obtain, maintain, and retain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Successful course completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 100 through 300, IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS) and IS-800.B National Response Framework (NRF) are required. Successful completion of the FEMA Emergency Management Institute Professional Development Series (PDS) expected within six months of hire.
Deadline to Apply: 8/10/2016 11:59 PM Mountain
Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico
This position manages, coordinates, implements, and monitors the Local Flood Hazard Mitigation program, including programmatic supervision and review of plans for Capital Improvement Projects for the Watershed Protection Department.
A cover letter and resume must be included in order to be considered for this position.
Essential duties and functions specific to this position:
1. Develops and evaluates projects, programs and plans related to the Local Flood Hazard Mitigation program. Develops design criteria. Reviews and/or approves storm drain plans and specifications, changes orders, and engineering estimates. Recommends revisions and permit requirements to mitigate adverse impacts to flooding and assures plans conform to City Code and City Criteria Manuals. Provides technical advice and direction to internal and external customers.
2. Negotiates contract terms, inter-local agreements, memorandum of understanding, and service agreements. Provides technical advice to resolve problems due to changes, errors or deficiencies. Prepares progress reports for upper management.
3. Develops, manages, and monitors the preliminary budgets of projects. Assists in developing, managing and submitting budget forecasts for annual 5 year planning process.
4. Develops and implements standard operating procedures and policies for the Local Flood Hazard Mitigation program. Develops and participates in the implementation of changes to the Drainage Criteria Manual.
5. Coordinates and cooperates with other agencies, departments, divisions and private utilities involved in or affected by storm drain projects. Attends meetings and conducts presentations to City Council, Boards, Commissions, and neighborhood associations. Prepares responses to Citizen Assistance Forms and responds to internal and external customers.
6. Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selecting, training, evaluating, and counseling employees performing engineering duties and designing engineering models for the Citys storm drain system infrastructure.
* Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering, plus eight (8) years related experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Licenses or Certifications:
* State of Texas Professional Engineer License
This position requires a State of Texas Professional Engineering License. If licensed in another state, must obtain licensure in Texas within 6 months of hire date.
A valid Texas Drivers License is required if driving on City business. If selected as the top candidate, your driving record will be evaluated. Job Offer is contingent on meeting the Citys Driver Safety Standards which includes having no more than six (6) points assessed on the Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) in accordance with the City of Austin Driving Standards.
Must be able to carry/lift/pull/push up to 50 lbs. Ability to climb/sit/stand/bend/stoop/walk/squat/kneel/reach above shoulder level to conduct field work/site visits/surveys.
Must be able to work in various types of weather conditions and terrains (e.g. conducting field work/site visits/surveys).
Knowledge and experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling techniques, including two-dimensional modeling, suitable for storm drain capacity evaluations and infrastructure design.
Knowledge and experience with drainage infrastructure design and construction management techniques.
Knowledge of Professional Service agreement selection and management techniques.
Knowledge of the City Land Development Code and Drainage Criteria Manual.
Experience preparing and making presentations to a variety of audiences, including citizens, boards and commissions or other stakeholders.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Certified Floodplain Manager through the Texas Floodplain Management Association or the Association of State Floodplain Managers.
A cover letter and resume must be included in order to be considered for this position.
A skills assessment(s) may be conducted as part of the interview process.
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.
When completing the City of Austin Employment Application:
-Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin.
-A cover letter and resume must be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application. A detailed and complete employment application with related and relevant work history will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position.
-Work history must include the month and year of employment and whether it was full or part-time work.
-Any work history listed on the resume must be reflected in the employment application.
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Deputy Operating Officer - Watersheds Stewardship And Planning
Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA
$164,293.00 - $234,129.00 annually-based on a seven-step salary plan
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of the Watersheds, the Deputy Operating Officer will manage and lead the Watersheds Stewardship and Planning Division. The Division is composed of 5 units, with a total of 60 staff. The units include hydrology/ hydraulics/ geomorphology, water resources planning and policy (for capital and long term project planning), environmental mitigation and monitoring (biologists managing the habitats and wildlife), environmental planning and water quality management (planners and water resources specialists), and community project review (engineering and project reviews). The Division is a combined organization of engineers, biologists and planners, and is responsible for planning of the District's actions in the watersheds, including flood protection and environmental stewardship.
Within the Division, the hydraulics, hydrology and geomorphology are key core-functions of the District and will need to be maintained at the state-of-the-art level for its staff and technology. The water resources planning and policy unit is conducting an integrated water-resources-master-plan which will outreach to stakeholders, develop worthy projects, and map long term actions for the District to manage our watersheds. The Deputy Operating Officer will lead these five units to fulfill the Divisions responsibilities.
Essential duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Operating Officer include, but are not limited to: Directing and participating in long and short-term strategic projects or programs that warrant executive level authority, accountability, and decision making; providing leadership in the development and implementation of board governance policies, ordinances, strategies, business plans, budgets, programs, procedures, and other actions; preparing and recommending long-range plans for division services and programs; planning, directing, organizing, authorizing, and coordinating the work and resources of assigned functional units; evaluating performance of subordinate unit managers, and their unit functions; representing the District before external organizations, including other governmental and regulatory agencies, private entities, professional and community organizations, citizen boards and commissions, and the general public; organizing and leading negotiation of key contracts, cost-sharing and partnership agreements, permits, State and federal administrative policies, legislation, and other agreements that advance the District's interests; managing and directing the preparation of a wide variety of periodic and special studies, projects, and reports; and collecting and researching information to identify and resolve operations and administrative problems and issues.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District seeks a Deputy Operating Officer with a proven track record of leadership and expertise in the field of watershed planning and management; environmental stewardship, flood protection and/or water utility. The job requires a seasoned professional with proven integrity, dedication, magnanimity, humility, openness and creativity. The person must have excellent judgment, be politically astute but apolitical and possess effective communication skills. The successful candidate will build a strong and collaborative team capable of accomplishing the District's work on time and within budget with acceptance from all stakeholders.
The best candidate for this position will be a good listener and possess a strong customer service orientation in interactions with internal and external parties including state and federal regulatory agencies; local governments; environmental protection groups; and local service organizations. They will demonstrate strong values regarding environment sustainability and
Be a champion for balancing health and safety and the environment.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled leader capable of motivating employees to accomplish the goals of the District. They will mentor and coach staff; improve their skills through constant learning and ensure that the workforce is well trained. Excellent writing, verbal and
Public speaking skills are essential.
Candidates with demonstrated experience in large-scale watershed planning activities will be highly desired. The District is in the midst of making major investments to its watersheds and has an aggressive capital improvement program. The Deputy Operating Officer will possess the ability to organize and prioritize projects and tasks in an effective manner to meet critical deadlines.
The selected candidate will have strong negotiating skills, and be effective in reaching consensus and agreement with local and regional partners and with state and federal regulatory agencies to assist in the completion of planned capital projects.
Candidates are expected to have knowledge of general administrative principles, practices, and methods; principles and practices of effective leadership and staff supervision; applicable laws, regulations, legal mandates, and guidelines; principles and practices of public sector budget development and administration; principles and practices of public sector contract administration and evaluation; funding sources; and related social, political, and environmental studies.
Candidates should have the ability to understand and integrate the different, sometimes conflicting perspectives of environmental sustainability, watershed management, flood protection, civil engineering, life sciences, land-use planning, and water utility management into effective Board policies, management practices, mid and long-range plans and daily operations. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of working effectively with diverse stakeholders representing the environment, education, business, government, non-profits, and the community at large to reach agreement of environmental sustainability goals.
Candidates should possess a minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in the planning and management of watersheds, environmental sustainability; hydrology and flood protection projects. Resumes should reflect key competencies and proven successful performance in these areas.
A Bachelor's degree with major coursework in Environmental Science, Planning, or Management; Civil Engineering or other related fields is required. Advanced degrees and professional certifications and licenses are highly desirable.
For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd
mec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure has a career opportunity available in our Denver, CO office for a Mid-Level Water Resources Engineer to support FEMA Risk MAP (Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning) activities throughout the state of Colorado. On a daily basis, the selected candidate with work closely with team members, both locally and nationally, towards the successful completion of a variety of Risk MAP products and other water resources projects.
Will work under the supervision of a Senior Engineer/Engineering Manager supporting our hydraulics and hydrology group
Working as part of a project team, he or she will contribute to the development of hydrologic and hydraulic models of open and closed systems, flood hazard mitigation analysis, risk data analysis, GIS analysis, and preparation of planning reports
Tasks include H&H modeling with GeoHMS, GeoRAS, HEC-HMS, and HEC-RAS, as well as other H&H software, for FEMA Flood Insurance Studies to establish flood hazard engineering and mapping
Will also support transportation engineering, drainage engineering, stream restoration design, and floodplain management work
Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions, graphic-based presentations, and project documentation
Will travel to project sites in Colorado and will attend public meetings
Skills / Qualifications
BS in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree required; MS preferred
Colorado PE or the ability to attain it within 2 years is required
3 to 7 years + of hydrology / hydraulics and water resources experience
Must be a self-starter with good written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in MS Office
Experience using HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, EPASWMM, HY-8 software
Experience using ArcGIS
Experience with MicroStation/Geopak and/or AutoCAD a plus
Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program and FEMA flood insurance study regulations
Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
6801 Delmar Blvd., 1st Floor
University City, MO 63130
Human Resources Office
University City, MO
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday
The City of University City is seeking an experienced project manager for planning and management of parks and stormwater projects. The purpose of this position is to manage construction and improvement projects and parks programs. Success in this position contributes to the provision of a well-planned, safe and healthy environment for the general public. Although coordination with the recreation division is occasionally needed, no direct management of recreational programs is a part of this role. The incumbent will be responsible for capital improvement project design and implementation and grant applications in the area of work, and project management support to the parks, forestry and golf course operating/maintenance division.
The Project Manager as part of a team of project managers in the Departments Engineering Division, and under minimal supervision, is responsible for planning, grant applications and management of design and construction of parks and stormwater capital improvement and maintenance projects. This is accomplished by planning, estimating and budgeting for planned projects, applying for grants and ensuring satisfaction of grant requirements and related reporting, selection and management of consulting firms design and construction engineering services, bidding and construction work to project specifications. Stormwater projects portion of the work is coordinated with outside parties such as the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for project design/construction or prioritization/evaluation studies for flood mitigation. Agencies that typically award grants for the Project Managers work are St. Louis County Municipal Parks Grant Commission, Land and Water Conservation Fund, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal and State Emergency Management Agencies (FEMA/SEMA) and others. Project Manager will also assume liaison duties to University Citys Park Commission.
The Project Managers work will include working with the Parks, Forestry and Golf Course Division for assistance to that division with the management of maintenance projects and this division will support the Project Manager for field coordination and inspections of all parks and stormwater improvement and maintenance projects.
The responsibility of the Project Manager includes the Citys flood mitigation grant applications and buyout projects through FEMA/SEMA and a study performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
* Manages capital improvement projects (parks and stormwater improvements) from concept to completion.
* Prepares and makes presentations to elected officials and public groups at meetings including periodic nights and weekends.
* Collaborate with various City departments including Community Development (Planning, Zoning, Recreation), Finance and Police.
* Provides staff support to the Park Commission on capital improvement projects and items to be coordinated with other City departments, Council, and Boards or Commissions, and attends monthly meetings.
* Provides staff support to U. City in Bloom and attends monthly meetings.
* Receives and responds to citizen inquiries and complaints in the responsibility area of work and establishes priorities.
* Consults with department management or other officials to review status of routine projects, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations.
* Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City officials, other public officials, associates, grant administrators, consultants, contractors, and the general public.
* Attends project and administrative meetings and conferences.
* Administers project budgets, submits budget requests, monitors expenditures and adheres to budget.
* Prepares project schedules, monitors progress of project in meeting established schedule.
* Assists development and management of operating and capital budgets.
* Develops policies and standards for parks design and operations, stormwater and drainage management.
* Reviews and recommends ordinance revisions for City Council approval in the responsibility area of work.
* Manages outside consultants performance of engineering work including design and preparation of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for capital improvement and maintenance projects.
* Prepares Requests for Qualifications to engineering firms for design services, conduct a qualifications-based consultant selection process, negotiate consultant contracts, and oversee the work of consulting engineers.
* Coordinates process for bidding and contracting of services, prepares Requests for Proposal (RFP) criteria, prepares bid packages, conducts pre-bid and pre-construction meetings, prepares response addendums to clarify questionable issues, participates in negotiations of scope of services and fees for professional service agreement, provides the technical specifications for contracts. One or more of the above tasks may be done as oversight of consulting firms such work on projects.
* Oversees, administers, and coordinates work performed by consultants, contractors, or other service providers, administers annual maintenance contracts, monitors work to ensure compliance with terms of contract, reviews invoices and payment requests by consultants/contractors.
* Pays invoices for contracting engineering firms; prepares spreadsheets and invoices.
* Meets with residents concerning projects during design and construction.
* Sends plans to utility companies for review and coordinates relocations.
* Creates and distributes public information of projects for opinion surveys and master planning.
* Coordinates projects and work activities with other departments, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, outside agencies, or others as needed.
* Applies for external funds for design and construction of parks and stormwater projects; prepares fund agreements; attends meetings pertaining to fund sources.
* Reviews shop drawings, submittals, certified payrolls, and test reports.
* Conducts inspections, monitors work, and maintains records to ensure quality control, inspects quality of construction work and materials, coordinates final inspections with contractors and engineers, coordinates project acceptance with other City departments or grant administrators.
* Performs related work as required.
The successful candidate will have experience in the planning/design and management of all infrastructure systems listed above, will embody green/energy efficient design and urban planning principles and techniques and will have experience implementing grants administered by the above-listed agencies.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
* Manage all phases of assigned projects and deliver projects in cost effective, timely, and high quality manner.
* Proven track record of compliance with grant requirements for projects and monitoring of performance through preparation and/or presentation of project status reports.
* Work collaboratively and professionally with team members, City departments, resident/business groups and stakeholders.
* Facilitate resolution of issues and develop alternatives.
* Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with parks operations, including plan review, construction inspection and stormwater and drainage management and planning.
* Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with the design, construction and management of parks, trails, urban forests, golf courses and related facilities and open channel stormwater drainage systems.
* Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in public works and/or parks project management or Masters degree in a field of study listed below as required for this job position.
* Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.
* Knowledge of computers and job related software programs.
* Skill in planning and implementing parks programs and parks and stormwater projects.
* Skill in the analysis of problems, quantitative and statistical analysis, research and evaluation, and the development and implementation of solutions.
* Skill in the preparation of clear and precise administrative reports.
* Skill in oral and written communication.
* Professional skill in problem solving, quantitative and statistical analysis, research and evaluation, and creative writing.
* Make accurate mathematic calculations.
* Licensure/certification as related to the area of work (or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire)
* Focus on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
* Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Public/Urban Planning, Architecture, Geographical Information Systems, Construction Management or a closely related field.
* Considerable knowledge in management of planning/study and improvement projects, preferably as related to all of the infrastructure systems identified above.
* Knowledge of construction project design and development and two (2) years of experience in project management.
* Experience in successful grant writing for projects of types similar to University Citys parks and stormwater improvement projects or ability to learn within reasonable time.
* Ability to interpret engineering plans and understand specifications with experience in construction administration, bidding, and estimating of park renovation projects delivered in efficient and effective manner.
* Ability to prioritize work.
* Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and comparable software programs. AutoCAD experience is desired.
* Demonstrated writing, analytical, narrative and quantitative skills.
* Must possess a valid Drivers License.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / TOOLS:
* The work is typically performed in an office sitting at a desk or table or while standing or walking. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.
* The work is also performed outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, hard hats, safety vests and boots, etc.
* Lift up to 40 lbs. occasionally.
* Ability to complete outdoor fieldwork assignments and work in all weather conditions.
* Climb and/or bend as necessary to perform inspections.
* Utilize measuring wheel, tape measure.
* Operate and use smart levels.
* Use portable tablet and digital camera in field.
Interested applicants should submit an application to City of University City, Human Resources Office, 6801 Delmar Blvd., 1st Floor, University City, MO 63130. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Employment applications can also be downloaded from the Citys website www.ucitymo.org. No faxes or phone calls please.
The City of University City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The City of University City is a drug and alcohol free work place. A pre-employment physical is required for this position.
Michael Baker International seeks individuals with experience in community planning and hazard mitigation to support our client, Region VIII of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Our Community Engagement and Risk Communication contract assists FEMA in collaborating with state, local, and tribal entities to increase the publics risk awareness, drive action to reduce risk, and help communities become more resilient in the face of natural disasters. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a national network of risk communications, community outreach, partnership building, hazard mitigation, and engineering experts to tackle multiple hazards and increase local and regional resiliency.
Work closely with federal, state and local governments to promote the implementation of hazard mitigation actions that reduce vulnerability to flood and other natural hazards.
Provide planning and community engagement support in a variety of FEMA Risk Mapping Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) community meetings
Conduct planning-related trainings (in person and via webinar);
Assist with the development of scopes of work for Region VIII projects, including project descriptions, budgets, and schedules;
Provide input to National hazard mitigation-related projects in coordination with other Regions and Michael Baker International staff;
Review hazard mitigation plans and assess plan strengths and deficiencies, determine mitigation planning technical assistance and training needs, as well as conduct activities that promote the implementation of mitigation actions.
Provide support to special projects, as needed; and
Travel, on a moderate basis, for community engagement within the states of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana
Bachelors degree in planning, geography, environmental science or related field required; advanced degree a plus.
5-years of post-Bachelors related work experience (a related graduate degree may substitute for 3 years of experience)
1-3 years of experience in community planning, natural hazard planning, public policy or a related field
Possess a demonstrated ability to collect and organize input from various community stakeholders and strong organizational and communications skills, including the ability to work with the public and facilitate meetings.
Proven ability to prioritize multiple projects, turn around projects quickly and meet deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds, including engineers; planners; GIS professionals; federal, tribal, and state government officials; and the public
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with our local team and other teams across the nation is essential.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills are essential.
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) accreditation
Comprehensive planning experience
Experience presenting plans and land development applications to local decision-makers with recommended courses of action
Experience in hazard resiliency, climate change, or floodplain management
Preparation of and/or review of FEMA Multi-Hazard Mitigation plans
Knowledge of hazard mitigation actions that reduce hazard risk in communities
Experience with FEMA hazard mitigation programs, like the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA)
Involvement in post-disaster recovery planning
Experience in multi-cultural outreach, primarily tribal
Spanish language skills are a plus but not essential
Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer- M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify, EEO is the Law, OFCCP Pay Transparency Notice. Persons with disabilities may contact the Michael Baker International Benefits Department at BenefitsDept@mbakerintl.com for special assistance.
The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Positions may or may not require applicants selected to be subjected to a Michael Baker International background check and government security investigation. Certain job assignments may require an employee to successfully obtain and/or maintain a security clearance and meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
The selected urban specialist/economist will be expected to support teams and projects / activities (both lending and analytical and advisory services) working on the urban portfolio across MNA region in the areas of lagging regions/local economic development, regional development, land, housing, municipal service delivery, and/or local government institutions and finances.
In this role the candidate will have the following main duties and responsibilities:
Support and eventually manage a selected number of analytical studies and research initiatives, particularly on issues related to lagging regions/local economic development, regional development, land, housing, municipal service delivery, and/or local government institutions and finances.
Carries out responsibilities for a variety of operational tasks including lending, RAS, technical assistance and policy advisory work, e.g. technical analyses, design of technical assistance interventions, participation in loan negotiations, etc and take on the lead of specific activities as requested.
Employs appropriate methodologies for handling simple and complex procurement tasks and/or issues
Participates in developing and implementing practice strategy and assists in country-specific policy work.
Participates in missions in area of specialization; provides technical inputs and guidance to counterparts on appropriate scope, technology, costs, etc.; prepares terms of reference for project- or sector-related work.
Works independently, seeking guidance on complex projects/issues from senior specialists.
Makes regular and as needed missions related to lending project preparation and implementation support and analytical/policy advisory work.
Provides guidance and hands-on support to implementing agencies, counterparts and management units as part of Bank teams, assisting them in monitoring project progress, procurement processing, preparing and maintaining essential documentation for these processes. Identify potential problems and advise on required actions.
Language Requirement: English [Essential]; Arabic [Desired]; French [Desired]
Masters degree or higher in a relevant discipline such as economics, spatial analytics, urban/regional development, urban planning or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to develop, analyze and articulate technical issues in the urban sector.
Past experience in lending operations/investment projects in one or more of the urban issues in the areas of focus regional development/lagging regions, land, housing, municipal infrastructure/service delivery, and /or municipal management / finance.
Past experience in analytical work in one or more of the urban issues in the areas of focus regional development/lagging regions, land, housing, municipal infrastructure/service delivery, and/or municipal management / finance.
Experience in connecting analysis to policy advice on urban issues.
Ability to engage national and subnational clients in the provision of technical assistance and advisory services.
Ability to work independently, requiring only general guidance on complex issues.
Strong oral and written skills in English and the demonstrated ability to produce high quality analytical reports.
Written and spoken fluency in French and/or Arabic is preferred.
Experience and knowledge of GIS preferred.
Integrative Skills - Understands relevant cross-practice areas how they are interrelated; able to undertake cross-practice work in lending and non-lending operations.
Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena - Translates technical and cross-country knowledge into practical applications and contributions to country and practice strategies; interacts with clients at the policy level.
Policy Dialogue Skills - Anticipates needs and requests in the field and conducts independent policy discussions with representatives of the government and non-government partners.
Urban Policy, Strategy, and Institutions - Solid understanding of urban policies, strategies, institutions, and regulations.
Analytics, Policy, Strategic and Technical Analysis for Country/Sector Issues Experienced in using key relevant sector/theme analytical tools and able to translate theoretical concepts into practical approaches for Bank AAA work.
Lead and Innovate - Develops innovative solutions with others.
Deliver Results for Clients - Achieves results and identifies mission-driven solutions for the client.
Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries - Initiates collaboration across boundaries and broadly across WBG, and brings differing ideas into the forefront.
Create, Apply and Share Knowledge - Creates, applies and shares knowledge from across and outside WBG to strengthen internal and/or external client solutions.
Make Smart Decisions - Recommends and takes decisive action.
Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making Gathers inputs, assesses risk, considers impact and articulates benefits of decisions for internal and external stakeholders over the long term.
Incumbent performs the duties and assists in supervising both the Floodplain/Zoning and N.E.A.T. areas and is responsible for inspecting plans, structures, and construction in progress, and remediation activities for compliance with the terms of permits, statutes and ordinances related to zoning, flooding, hazard remediation and mitigation.
Incumbent will assume supervisory role in the absence of Floodplain/Zoning Supervisor
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilitates and Represents the City at Board of Zoning Appeals and other meetings, as directed;
Executes forms and letters advising property owners and tenants of possible violations, and of the time allowed to correct deficiencies;
Consults the file of violation reports, and revisits dwelling at periodic intervals to verify corrections of violations by property owners and tenants;
Explains requirements of flood and zoning regulations to property owners, Engineers, and other interested parties;
Handles incoming complaints and inquiries regarding Code violations and other issues;
Consults with City officials, other City staff members, and other interested official bodies concerning issues related to zoning enforcement and floodplain issues;
Works in cooperation with Neighborhood Enhancement and Abatement Team (NEAT), the Fire Department, the Health Department, and other regulatory bodies to resolve nuisance abatement issues;
Performs duties of N.E.A.T Code Enforcement Coordinator in his/her absence;
Serves as resource in the event of a flood or other disaster, and assists in its aftermath to ensure compliance with applicable ordinances and regulations;
Interacts with regulatory bodies in regards to compliance issues in the areas of flooding and zoning;
Performs customer service duties to the public: takes calls for service and responds to inquiries from the public.
Provides general information and directs callers to other City services, as necessary, to appropriate staff (e.g., zoning/flood information, property complaints, footer inspections, etc.).
Answers contractor and developer
questions or refers them to appropriate person, either in Floodplain and Zoning Section or in another City Department;
Schedules footer inspections and forwards them to the Floodplain and Zoning Supervisor;
Researches zoning complaints and forwards them to the Floodplain and Zoning Supervisor;
Receives permit applications from the public, and explains the permitting process. Reviews permit applications and works with applicants to elicit missing information. Forwards permit applications to the Floodplain and
Zoning Administrator; City of Findlay
Reviews various applications and plans for compliance with all zoning and related codes, regulations, and ordinances; and issues the necessary permits, as needed;
Measures dwelling units and rooms to determine compliance with ordinance space requirements, as needed;
Performs data entry of permit applications. Maintains database filing system of FIRMs, permits, and plans approved, denied, and pending;
Maintains appropriate database to track work, schedule, permits issued and pending, workload and the like, in order to comply with Community Rating System (CRS) requirements, as needed;
Examines plans, specifications, and other development and construction documents for compliance with established ordinances and regulations at the time of permit issuance, throughout construction, development,
or remediation, as needed;
Coordinates with Engineering Department regarding new construction, and confirms that appropriate permits have been issued;
Collects fees from applicants for permits issued. Processes necessary paperwork for permit fees collected, and forwards them to the City Auditors Office;
Coordinates purchase orders and vouchers, when appropriate, obtaining appropriate approval signatures. Forwards purchase orders and vouchers to the City Auditors Office for processing. Maintains file system of
purchase orders and vouchers;
Monitors expenditures, transfers and transactions related to the sections budget;
Requests inventory tags for new equipment;
Assists with preparing the annual Section budget;
Prepares payroll timecards, verifies sick leave, overtime, etc., forms are complete; obtains appropriate approval signatures, and forwards to the Citys Auditors Office;
Generates various reports from databases, upon request of City employees and the public;
Generates flood verification letters, change or address letters, and other requested letters, according to City policy;
Creates and/or formats correspondences for staff;
Creates forms and other documents for Section transactions;
Coordinates incoming mail and distributes to appropriate staff. Coordinates outgoing mail and faxes;
Maintains adequate number of zoning/flood codebooks, compliance manuals, and other appropriate documents for purchase by the public. Maintains adequate blank form copies;
Maintains adequate office supplies for the Section, obtaining quotes and ordering supplies as needed;
Performs other duties as required
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Floodplain Management (CFM) Certification required within two (2) years of hire.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Education and/or experience in Engineering Technician, Urban Planning, Architecture, Zoning and/or Real Estate. Prior Supervisory experience is desired. Experience in Zoning and Enforcement is desirable: 3 years
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES
General surveying knowledge, especially regarding property and right-of-way locations;
General zoning, planning, and land use knowledge;
Extensive knowledge of floodplain management, zoning and permitting process;
Excellent language skills and proficiency in technical report writing;
General understanding of local government procedures;
Ability to make appropriate decisions regarding zoning and flood codes;
Ability to use various instruments to make sketches and basic plans;
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, officials, other agencies and the general public.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations must be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Light work, primarily sedentary. Required lifting of up to twenty (20) pounds occasionally. Frequently lifting up to ten (10) pounds. Walking, standing, and sitting for significant periods of time to perform required duties.
1300 Franklin Street - 5th Floor
PO Box 5000
Vancouver, WA 98666-5000
Eng II: $28-$42/hr ; Eng III $33-$42/hr
CLARK COUNTYS Public Works, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking is seeking two engineers to perform a variety of duties in the Engineering & Design Section
The selected individuals will perform professional engineering work and complex administrative tasks for capital improvement projects, including roads, pedestrian/bicycle pathways, bridges, drainage systems, stormwater mitigation facilities, wetland enhancement projects, sanitary sewer systems, flood prevention and stream rehabilitation projects, parks and other public improvements. Specific work for the Engineering & Design Section is listed below.
Engineering & Design. Develops, or provides direction and coordination of the development of engineering design and construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates for complex engineering projects including roads, bridges and drainage systems; stormwater mitigation facilities; wetland enhancement projects; sanitary sewer systems; and transportation systems. Certifies with Professional Engineer's seal and signature that engineering designs conform with accepted professional engineering standards and practices and the requirements of law. Utilizes computer software as an aid in analyzing and developing solutions to engineering problems. Prepares complex technical engineering and administrative reports and develops critical correspondence and comprehensive reports in support of engineering projects and decisions.
Performs all of the necessary calculations and analysis to resolve engineering problems. Develops construction plans, specifications and cost estimates for the types of projects listed above. Prepares required reports and supporting documentation.
Engineer positions are represented and require membership in Local 17, Professional and Technical Employees.
The selected individuals will perform professional engineering work and complex administrative tasks for capital improvement projects, including roads, pedestrian/bicycle pathways, bridges, drainage systems, stormwater mitigation facilities, wetland enhancement projects, sanitary sewer systems, flood prevention and stream rehabilitation projects, parks and other public improvements. Specific work for the Engineering & Design Section is listed below.
Engineering & Design. Develops, or provides direction and coordination of the development of engineering design and construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates for complex engineering projects including roads, bridges and drainage systems; stormwater mitigation facilities; wetland enhancement projects; sanitary sewer systems; and transportation systems. Certifies with Professional Engineer's seal and signature that engineering designs conform with accepted professional engineering standards and practices and the requirements of law. Utilizes computer software as an aid in analyzing and developing solutions to engineering problems. Prepares complex technical engineering and administrative reports and develops critical correspondence and comprehensive reports in support of engineering projects and decisions.
Performs all of the necessary calculations and analysis to resolve engineering problems. Develops construction plans, specifications and cost estimates for the types of projects listed above. Prepares required reports and supporting documentation.
Engineer positions are represented and require membership in Local 17, Professional and Technical Employees.
Engineer II: B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and two (2) years experience in an Engineering I classification or equivalent; OR High School diploma or G.E.D. and four (4) years related engineering work experience to include a minimum of two (2) years experience in an Engineering I classification or equivalent and possession of an E.I.T. certification.
B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and two (2) years experience in an Engineering II classification or equivalent position and registration as a professional civil or structural engineer; and possess or be able to obtain a valid drivers license by date of appointment.
The above listed degrees must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
Other combinations of education, experience, and training that demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.
The ideal candidate will have experience with:
Roadway and drainage system design;
Hydrologic and hydraulic engineering and computer modeling;
Preparation of bid documents using WSDOT Standard Specifications;
Computer Aided Design and Civil 3D;
Writing technical reports, memos and other correspondence.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of civil engineering; capital infrastructure development; WSDOT Standard Specifications; State of Washington engineering regulations; construction practices, contract administration, application and interpretation of design guidelines (AASHTO, WSDOT), county codes, policies, and procedures.
Ability to: interpret laws, codes, ordinances, and industry practices as they apply to civil engineering design; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, private and public agencies, consultants, and citizens; interpret and prepare plans, specifications, maps, and reports; and communicate professionally both orally and in writing.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license, plus evidence of valid driver's license and license abstract checks will be required at time of hire.
For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply IRC14881
This recruitment may be used to fill current and/or future regular and limited duration project Engineer vacancies occurring in the next 12 months. As positions become available in the specific areas listed below, candidates with equivalent qualifications may be called to interview.
webpage for online applications:
Disaster Recovery Specialist - (1612493)
New York, NY
CB&I is a leading provider of emergency management and resiliency services throughout the world. Within our portfolio of disaster response and recovery services, we provide strategic policy advice and grants management support to funding applicants for federal grant programs, including but not limited to:
* FEMA Public Assistance program
* FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant program
* US HUD CDBG-DR program
* US DOT FTA ER program
* US DOT FHwA-ER program
CB&I has a Disaster Cadre to support clients impacted by disasters. Our mission is to innovate, transfer knowledge, and advocate for our clients while working collaboratively with federal, state, and local agencies to support community recovery and rebuilding.
CB&I is recruiting mid-senior level on-call positions to join our Disaster Cadre to perform grants administration and policy advice on federal grant programs as well as supporting damage assessments and identifying potential mitigation opportunities. It is distinguished from the specialist in the series in that the senior specialist has more experience and may be enlisted to support more complex projects or serve as a mid-line supervisor. We are especially seeking grants managers with Public Assistance program experience that may have additional skills or qualifications as:
* Project Managers
* Cost Estimators
* Environmental Scientists
* Hazard Mitigation Specialists
* Insurance Specialists
* Support damage assessments in the field with federal, state, and local officials
* Capture costs of emergency work performed by client staff or contractors
* Prepare grant documents that support the repair or replacement of a facility or structure in order to restore it to its pre-disaster design and function.
* Understand the interaction of the Public Assistance program and other federal grant programs in a variety circumstances
The Senior Disaster Recovery Specialist has additional responsibilities that may require the following:
* Interacting with senior staff from local, state and federal government
* Supervising Disaster Recovery Specialists and other staff
* Presenting technical information in key meetings
* Advising senior leadership staff
* Bachelor's Degree; relevant experience may substitute
* 2-10+ years of related work experience
* Have supported federal grant program(s) on a minimum of two Presidentially-declared events
* Ability to work as part of (or lead) a team to accomplish objectives under tight deadlines and intense situations
* Certification as a Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute or equivalent
* Prior experience as an insurance adjuster or cost estimator
Experience with one or more of the following is strongly desired:
* Public Assistance program
* Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
* CDBG-DR program
* FTA ER program
* FHwA-ER program
* Public Assistance grants management as an applicant advocate or applicant
* Experience to estimate in a variety of ways using multiple cost-estimating tools and orders of magnitude during the lifecycle of the grant process, considering both abstract and concrete methodologies
* Preference will be given to candidates who have any of the following training through independent study or in-classroom instruction:
* IS-100b: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS 100) or IS-100.FWa: Intro to Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Federal Workers
* IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
* IS-634: Introduction to FEMAs Public Assistance Program
* IS-700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
* IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction
* E0239: 406 Hazard Mitigation
* E0381: Project Specialist (PA Ops I)
* E0382 Public Assistance Coordinator Crew Leader (PA Ops II)
* E0480: Cost Estimating Format (CEF)
Prior experience in one of the following positions is strongly desired:
* Public Assistance Coordinator (PAC) Crew Leader
* Project Specialist
* Debris Specialist
* Debris Monitor
* FEMA-certified trainer
* Hazard Mitigation Specialist (Sections 404 and 406)
* Long Term Community Recovery Program Specialist
* ArchitectProvides additional expertise regarding historic preservation and facility design
* EngineerProvides expertise with developing solutions to engineering problems and developing Benefit Cost Analyses
* Environmental ScientistProvides expertise related to environmental reviews/assessments and other environmental matters
* Insurance SpecialistProvides additional expertise involving National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and other insurance issues
* Mitigation SpecialistIdentifies options for funding mitigation solutions and may also provide advice on other federal grant programs used to support an entitys recovery from a disaster
Other Details: Candidates must have:
* Excellent communication skills
* Experience with Microsoft Office suite of applications
* Required travel up to 100%:
* Ability to mobilize and deploy to a client work location within 24-48 hours
* Ability to work 10-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week
* Commitment to a minimum 90-day assignment in remote locations and disaster conditions
* Periodic rotations home for deployed staff members, depending on contract specifics
Qualified candidates will be contacted with specific positions and interviewing information as opportunities arise
CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Seattle, WA staff as a Project Manager - FEMA Program. Relocation to the Seattle area may be provided. Additional support for the Oakland, CA office may be required.
In this role you will apply your knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program by providing project management and technical leadership to the development and delivery of flood risk studies for FEMAs Risk MAP program.
This position will provide the candidate with the ability to directly interact with clients, manage projects across the nation and mentor up and coming project managers.
- Leading the delivery of flood risk projects including the development of regulatory and non-regulatory products. Responsibilities include monitoring budgets, schedules, product quality, and compliance with standards.
- Communicating with clients, establishing goals and objectives for project teams, and scheduling and coordinating resources.
- Mentoring of junior Project Managers and technical staff.
- Assisting in development of responses to RFP/RFQs.
- Developing strong relationships internally and with clients.
- Coordinating the work of junior professionals, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.
Ideal candidates must have at least 7 years of experience with a combination of: riverine modeling, coastal modeling, hazard mitigation technical assistance, research and design expertise, DFIRM and FIS development, GIS, hazard mitigation plan development, grant writing, or other floodplain related activities. Being a Professional Engineer (PE) and a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is a plus. Candidate must have a degree in engineering, geography, environmental science, or other related field.
Candidates must have a thorough understanding of floodplain management, hazard mitigation, and risk communication and have FEMA production experience.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- B.S. in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Planning or GIS.
- Minimum 7 years of experience with the National Flood Insurance Program and floodplain mapping and mitigation, with direct experience in the development and delivery of regulatory and non-regulatory products.
- Have a thorough understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program, specifically the Risk MAP Program.
- PE license preferred.
- Prior experience managing FEMA floodplain studies is preferred.
- Familiarity with FEMA systems and databases such as MIP, CIS, P4, Mitigation Action Tracker, and FHD web.
- Knowledge and experience with Earned Value Management.
- Familiarity with GIS mapping and project management tools (i.e. MS Project).
- Proficient technical writing and communication skills, must be detailed oriented.
General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.
Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires ability to assemble and analyze data, and plan/prioritize project tasks.
- See more at: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/project-manager-fema-program-jobid-na-000746?src=JB-11800#sthash.dgmaa5Ca.dpuf
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is a drug free workplace. Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: - See more at: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/job/project-manager-fema-program-jobid-na-000746?src=JB-11800#sthash.dgmaa5Ca.dpuf
Water Resource Engineer is a role that includes analysis, design and management of a wide variety of water resources projects This team member actively contributes to projects that involve hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, storm water management, flood control, pump systems, water supply and wastewater conveyance.
WHY YOU'D LOVE THIS JOB
* You enjoy a position that allows you flexibility to design and build solutions for clients that impact communities
* You can engage with team members in challenging projects
* You like the responsibility that comes from working with a team of business professionals in a fast-paced environment
* You are driven by integrity, quality, and industry-leading strategies
* You seek opportunities that achieve triple bottom line results for both clients and the company
* You value a fun working environment that helps you succeed
* You regularly design storm water detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities, or other hydraulic structures
* You develop watershed master plans and flood mitigation studies
* You analyze storm water or floodplain drainage systems to control erosion, stabilize river banks, and repair channel streams
* You design water or wastewater lift stations, including water wells
* You prepare environmental documentation for regulatory program compliance
* You interface with various entities ranging from FEMA and USACE to local government
* You perform predesign services, such as feasibility or environmental impact studies
* You create and follow design specifications, plans, maps, project schedules, and budgets
* You live the Ackerman-Estvold values (Family, Fun, Community, Quality, Forward-Thinking, Integrity, and Clients) in a way that adds to our culture and organizational "mojo"
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE
* You have a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with North Dakota PE registration (or the ability to obtain registration within 12 months) You are building on 3 or more years of successful design and consulting experience within the water resources area
* You have technical skills and experience using HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, XPSWMM, or other hydrologic and hydraulic modeling resources
* You have knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, open channel and pipe flow, lake and stream water quality issues, and earthwork and grading plans
* You have successfully worked in teams and have outstanding listening and communication skills
This position is located in our Minot office; however occasional travel to other locations and business conferences may need to be penciled in
Must love flexible working hours and free coffee
Must love Fun Shirt Fridays, Potlucks, Birthday Celebrations, and Community Involvement
If you feel you meet these qualifications and work well in a fast-paced team environment, apply today!
Multiple but deployable to a variety of US locations
IEM is actively seeking creative and highly talented Hazard Mitigation Planner/Plan reviewer for a variety of deployable opportunities throughout the United States.
The Hazard Mitigation Planning Specialist will be responsible for the following:
* Provide direct technical assistance to States, local municipalities/jurisdictions and counties in regards to their Natural and Man-made Hazard Mitigation planning efforts.
* Facilitate and participate in the development of new and updates to Hazard Mitigation Plans.
* Review local, Multi-jurisdictional, Tribal and State Standard and Enhanced Mitigation plans utilizing the current Mitigation Plan Review tool.
* Excellent oral communication and presentation skills are essential.
* Demonstrated training or large group facilitation skills desired.
* Ability to work in a difficult environment.
* Ability to organize and write clear, concise technical reports for delivery to customers is essential.
* Clear understanding of HAZUS MT and HVA Modeling
* Experience with Multi-Jurisdictional Planning, Local Mitigation Planning, and State Hazard Mitigation Planning efforts
* Experience with Tribal Hazard Mitigation Planning is a plus.
* Ability to master new concepts and deliver quality results at an accelerated pace against tight deadlines.
* Functional usage of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project.
* Knowledge of FEMA Mitigation Grant Programs and associated regulations.
Experience with the following are highly desirable:
* Global Match
* Property Elevation
* Acquisition under HMGP (Hazard Mitigation Grant Program), CDBG (Community Block Grant), PDM (Pre-Disaster Mitigation) , Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)
* Community Rating System (CRS)
* Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP)
* Grant and sub grant management
* Application closeout
* Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) with the FEMA approved software V 5.2 or higher
* Participating in the G318 Mitigation Planning Workshop for Local Governments (or equivalent) is preferred.
* Knowledge and experience with 404 Mitigation is required.
* Hazard Mitigation Plan experience is a must.
* US Citizenship required
* Associates degree or equivalent experience
As the Emergency Management and Recovery Director (an at-will position), you will mitigate, plan, respond to, and recover activities for a broad and diverse variety of natural and man-made hazards and threats that could affect the City. You will lead the citywide emergency exercise program, coordinate City departments and outside agencies, and serve as the City's liaison and authority to other local emergency management staff. You will manage and oversee the City's emergency management program by coordinating with City departments, outside agencies, and mutual aid jurisdictions.
* Negotiate and resolve non-routine problems encountered using an exceptional degree of discretion and judgment in carrying out the programs and policies of the organization; facilitate meetings in emergency preparations, response, and recovery activities; and lead emergency management staff
* Manage the City's EOC (Emergency Operations Center) during training and real-world events
* Oversee the City's training and exercise management program by planning, developing, and executing exercises involving City departments; mutual aid jurisdictions; state and federal departments; private, volunteer, and not-for-profit agencies, media; and citizens
* Design exercises for specific plans and procedures
* Educate City employees and the public on hazards and emergency preparedness using community meetings
* Develop, execute, and manage the City's Emergency Operations Plan
* Direct the City's recovery program, including mitigation efforts for the Waldo Canyon burn scar; coordinate with federal, state, local, and nonprofit partners on recovery efforts
* Prepare and administer the Office of Emergency Management budget; leverage grant sources associated with exercise and training management
* Plan and lead large events and exercises by working with City departments, outside agencies, and event sponsors; serve in a lead position and coordinate City resources during the event; and provide follow-up after events and exercises
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, emergency management, or a related field.
* Seven years of full-time responsible senior or executive level emergency management experience within a large organization, including two years of supervisory and/or administrative experience.
* FEMA Professional Development series
* Possess, or obtain upon hire, and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license.
* Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, emergency management, or a related field.
* Experience working in an EOC.
* Certified Emergency Manager from the International Association of Emergency Managers.
* National Incident Management System Training.
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If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.
Employee is subject to 24-hour call and must respond in a timely manner during an emergency. This position may require evening and week-end duty.
The Floodplain Manager will operate throughout the community to complete work assignments. Duties of the Floodplain Manager/Administrative Assistant require fieldwork duty, as well as office duty.
A Floodplain Manager/Administrative Assistant is the principal community administrator in the daily implementation of Lincoln County flood loss reduction activities including enforcing the communitys flood damage prevention ordinance, updating maps, plans, and policies of the community, and any of the activities related to administration of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Lincoln County Emergency Management. The Floodplain Manager/Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Emergency Management Director/Floodplain Administrator.
The Floodplain Manager/Administrative Assistant will:
* Issue permits for development in the communitys floodplain and enforce the requirements of the Lincoln County Floodplain Ordinance.
* Explain floodplain development requirements to community leaders, citizens, and the general public when requested.
* Maintain records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in the FEMAs NFIP and Community Rating System (CRS).
* Create a database of all floodplain management files and property.
* Maintain community floodplain management files, the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) files, the Lincoln County floodplain management program documents, building permits, variances, FEMA map revisions (LOMCs), and elevation certificates.
* Review, approve or deny updates and revisions to the communitys Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).
* Assist in the preparation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the overall Lincoln County Floodplain Management Program as well as formally adopting and periodically updating the Lincoln County Ordinance.
* Review and coordinate floodplain related projects, studies and plans initiated by Federal and State Agencies, nonprofit organizations, and others.
* Provide floodplain management guidance related to community drainage improvements, flood protection, floodplain management, and flood mitigation projects.
* Function as the community representative for floodplain management studies, plans, and mapping activities initiated by Federal and State Agencies, Regional Planning Commissions, Flood Control and Drainage Districts, adjacent communities and others.
* Assist and cooperate with FEMA and State Floodplain Manager representatives during Community Assistance Visits (CAV), Community Rating System (CRS) Program reviews, and other floodplain management program actions for coordination.
* Monitor and coordinate other Federal and State Floodplain Management programs.
* Identify ways to mitigate future flooding.
* Perform inspections when requested.
* In ALL emergency situations, including disaster response and recovery, participate in the Emergency Operations Center in a capacity specified by the Emergency Management Director.
* Assist the Emergency Management Director in daily activities, coordinate projects and community organizations, understand and utilize software included but limited to the following badging, WebEOC, Nixle and ArcGIS.
* Perform mapping analysis utilizing ArcGIS within Lincoln County, especially in the floodplain.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Training in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with a possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certificate, or will obtain and maintain such a Certificate within (12) months of beginning employment.
High school diploma or GED supplemented by vocational/technical training in a related field.
College degree with a minimum of an Associates degree, Bachelors preferred, in a related field of study including floodplain management, emergency management, planning, environmental studies, engineering, hydrology/hydraulics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), governmental studies, etc. or commensurate experience. Experience and training in Floodplain Management and Emergency Management/Response is highly preferred by not required.
Tasks involve the ability to exert physical effort in sedentary to light work activities and may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Some tasks may involve the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds). In conformance with the Lincoln County SOP for emergencies the Floodplain Manager is subject to 24 hr. on-call and extended work hours at emergency locations.
NECESSARY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Ability to prepare and present clear, concise reports both orally and in writing.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with governmental/private/public officials and employees, and the general public.
* Ability to learn and utilize various computer software programs such as Word, Excel, GIS (ArcGIS, etc), and particularly those related to the NFIP permit requirements and Emergency Management.
* Must possess a valid driver's license.
* Ability to manage efficient and effective documentation and records systems.
* Equipment will need to utilize office and field deployed machines such as computers, tablets, photo-copiers, calculators, and cameras.
* Basic knowledge of principles of surveying, building construction, hydrology and hydraulics.
* Knowledge of basic computer software programs.
* Skills in public speaking and interpersonal relations with the public.
* Be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.
Resumes and cover letters are due no later than August 5, 2016
The Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, or marital status.
This position is responsible for compliance with Flood Disaster Protection Act (FDPA) through analysis of real estate provided as collateral within flood prone areas ensuring appropriate levels of flood insurance and adherence to regulatory timeframes set forth by the FDPA and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
* Order flood determinations, review to determine if collateral is in a special flood hazard area requiring flood insurance.
* Using collateral valuation details such as appraisals, hazard insurance policies or municipal assessments complete Flood Calculation Worksheets to establish regulatory minimum level of flood coverage required.
* Communicate insurance coverage requirements to customers, Commercial Account Managers and Collections Management to ensure protection of bank collateral and adherence to regulatory requirements.
* Responsible for ongoing monitoring of loan collateral insurance coverage including:
* On-going monitoring of insurance expiry dates to ensure coverage is maintained by borrower
* Review all Insurance Cancellations and renewals for appropriate coverage in a timely manner
* Following FDPA proscribed timelines prepare 45 day notice to customer of flood insurance coverage change or cancellation. Responsible for obtaining appropriate levels of force placed insurance when necessary, providing all regulatory notice to customer of the same calculating monthly escrow payment for force placement and working with escrow department to create.
* Research and communicate FEMA mapping changes to customers which may cause changes to coverage requirements working closely with the customer to resolve issues and validate appropriate insurance is obtained.
* Daily contact with flood determination vendor and force place insurance vendors to ensure information received is accurate and insurance coverage requirements appropriate.
* Creation and ongoing maintenance of Flood Insurance file to ensure complete record of all flood related activities used in compliance reviews by Compliance, Audit and OCC.
* Review of monitoring reports used to ensure data integrity.
* High School diploma or equivalency required.
* 1 -2 years relevant experience.
* Professional organized team player, flexible, works well independently.
* Ability to read and interpret basic legal documents, real estate appraisals, evaluations and regulatory requirements.
* Understanding of Insurance terminology and requirements.
* Strong communication skills
* Working understanding of FDPA
People's United Bank and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
This position requires the ability to provide technical direction and guidance to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), agents, NFIP Adjusters regarding the NFIP Policy and its claims practices and procedures.
Examines and validates insurance adjusters flood claim reports to ensure that claims are paid accurately and in a timely manner within FEMA guidelines;
Accurately review/change reserves throughout the life cycle of a claim to ensure that flood claims are properly opened and closed in accordance to FEMA guidelines;
Responding to policy holders, adjusters, and agents in writing, email, or telephone calls with adjusters to give specific claim handling instructions/direction;
Correspond in writing, email, and/or telephone with insured's, agents, or other representatives to obtain information or provide information in regards to flood claims matters;
Review claims reports and perform internal claim audits; responsible for reviewing claim work performed by adjusters and in-house examiners for accuracy;
Review claims aging reports to determine that all claims are moving towards conclusion and Service Levels are met.
Requires strong knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the ability to accurately examine and estimate flood related damages and process payments timely in accordance with Federal program requirements;
Preferably 3-5 yrs. of claims handling experience in flood insurance;
Must be detail-oriented, have excellent verbal, written, organizational, and customer service skills;
Must demonstrate the ability to coordinate work flow, deliver service to clients and meet required Service Levels;
Must be able to work extended hours during peak times and must be available to travel to disaster sites on short notice;
Must have the ability to effectively and professionally interact with clients, state and local officials, government representatives, and the general public.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree preferred, High School Diploma with strong NFIP Claims experience required
HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities
Join the team that powers the global real estate economy - CoreLogic is an innovative, future focused company whose vision is to deliver unique property-level insights that power the global real estate economy.
We are a $1.5 billion in sales company with more than 6,000 employees globally serving the financial services and insurance industries. We are evolving at a rapid pace and the clients we serve are challenged from every direction, which means we are growing and innovating to help drive their success. Working together, and differentiated by our superior data, analytics and data-enabled solutions, we empower our clients to make smarter business decisions through data-driven insights. We take initiative, are fully accountable, build respect and trust, make transparency a mustand engage, include and collaborate at every turn.
We take pride in our work and believe in cultivating a work environment that supports and values our greatest asset: our talented employees.
The Operations Support Specialist supports the Operations Department by performing various functions to include making changes to information stored in our proprietary databases, and ensuring client-specific requests and order handling requirements are met in accordance with established SLA protocols, and handling inter-departmental inquiries and client assistance requests.
* Compiles, reviews, and verifies accuracy of information submitted and ensure it is processed according to database requirements
* Responds to internal and external client phone, fax or email inquiries.
* Provides direct support to Operations Research groups with the processing of special-handling order types.
* Assist other internal and external departments, as needed.
* Maintain accuracy and production standards.
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
* Typically 1-2 years work experience.
* High School diploma or equivalent, minimum.
* Read and interpret detailed documents both computerized and hardcopy
* Reasoning ability, excellent judgment, sound decision making and strong problem solving skills
* Understand and follow written and oral instructions, procedural manuals, and governmental information
* Accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail are essential
* Strong organizational and time management skills
* Proficient computer knowledge
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Strong keyboard and 10 key skills
CoreLogic offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth and provides a competitive salary and benefits package. CoreLogic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or status as a veteran of the Armed Forces, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. CoreLogic maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. We are fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyones unique contributions, experiences and values. Please apply on our website for consideration.
The Climate Corporation is looking for a talented hydrological modeler to join the Soil & Crop Processes team as an intern. This position is within our Data Science group, which leverages numerical modeling, big data and cloud computing to address scientific challenges in precision agriculture. The team builds predictive models that are used directly by farmers, agronomists and consultants to optimize their management programs and economic returns.
The successful candidate will contribute to a range of hydrologic research activities: working with complex simulation models, testing and improving models with new data, and scripting research code from scratch. Strong quantitative and scientific computing skills are essential for this role.
What You Will Do:
* Build, test and refine hydrologic models that provide value to our products and customers
* Evaluate hydrologic processes on agricultural fields and how they affect soil chemistry and crop productivity
* Work closely with a team of world-class scientists, engineers and mathematicians to deliver impactful scientific research
* Derive meaningful insights from large and diverse datasets
* MS in Hydrology, Civil or Environmental Engineering, Soil Physics, or related discipline
* PhD underway or recently completed
* 2+ years experience with hydrologic simulation modeling
* 2+ years experience with scientific computing in an interpreted language (such as Python, R or Matlab)
* Experience linking measurement data with process-based models (e.g. via data assimilation, calibration, optimization and/or performance testing)
* Broad knowledge of hydrological measurement techniques including field, laboratory, and remote-sensing based approaches
Our environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with a diverse set of top engineers, agronomists, and statisticians working together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.
* We offer competitive pay and perks.
* We provide meals and a large assortment of snacks and drinks to get you through the day.
* Youll get 1:1 mentoring from a talented and motivated employee on your team.
* Youll have the opportunity to work on real projects with experienced employees and have a direct impact on the company. (Our internships are not summer camp!)
* Youll have the amazing opportunity to participate in one of our
* Biotechnology Tours where you get out of the office and into the field (literally) with agents and farmers.
* Youll work in an award winning office with smart designs, large common areas and open floor plans that fuel collaboration.
* Youll attend various company sponsored events, activities and off-sites - we make sure interns are having fun!
* We regularly host meet-up groups and tech-talks and encourage participation in relevant workshops and conferences
* Youll have the opportunity to interaction with key executives and leadership.
The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, aims to help all the world's farmers sustainably increase their productivity through the use of digital tools. The integrated Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform provides farmers with a comprehensive, connected suite of digital tools. Bringing together seamless field data collection, advanced agronomic modeling and local weather monitoring into simple mobile and web software solutions, Climate FieldView Prime, Climate FieldView Plus and Climate FieldView Pro give farmers a deeper understanding of their fields so they can make more informed operating decisions to optimize yields, maximize efficiency and reduce risk. For more information, please visit www.climate.com or follow the company on Twitter@climatecorp.
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Engineer II - Water Resource Engineer (Job: 37496)
San Francisco, CA
Parsons Corporation has an opening for a general water resource need to support various stormwater /collection system issues. This role will support a collection system / conveyance engineering functionality with a broad range of duties. Understands engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, and various stages of project development through construction, with strong communication skills. Interest in regulatory and policy is a bonus.
* Stormwater management / Green infrastructure / Wastewater Conveyance preliminary engineering and planning
* GIS analysis, H&H analysis and modeling; designing green infrastructure and/or stormwater systems, storm water management planning
* Working on wastewater / stormwater conveyance including: planning and process evaluation.
* Developing or preparing descriptive figures, maps, and tables
* Performing writing assignments to contribute to project documentation and deliverables such as memos and reports.
* Must have a Degree in Civil Engineering (or similar) and at least 5-10 years of related experience. PE preferred.
* Knowledge of Stormwater treatment and conveyance systems is essential
* Must be proficient in the use of standard word processing, spreadsheet, database, and GIS software.
* Experience with GIS analysis, designing green infrastructure and/or stormwater systems, preferably with a track record of built projects
* Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must be extremely responsive, enthusiastic, clear and concise; interpersonal skills will be needed to work with staff and clients. Strong client facing skills
* Excellent organizational skills, and ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines.
We are presently actively seeking a highly talented and motivated Hydrogeologist for immediate employment in our Sacramento office.
* Research, locate and review previously published geologic maps and reports.
* Conduct field studies to map geologic materials and to interpret hydrogeologic structure.
* Plan and perform field activities related to geologic and environmental investigations with limited supervision.
* Interpret geologic conditions using geophysical and geologic data collected from test borings and surface arrays.
* Independently apply knowledge of drilling methodologies to solve field difficulties.
* Design groundwater wells for uses including: shallow aquifer monitoring; multiple aquifer system monitoring; irrigation supply; and municipal supply.
* Independently perform aquifer classification based on published data or field study data.
* Independently perform data evaluations using statistical and visual methods to identify outlier datum.
* Accurately describe soil using the Unified Soil Classification System and geologic and engineering nomenclature.
* Interpret regulation and regulatory agency correspondence as they relate to project specific issues.
* Independently prepare environmental reports of findings.
Minimum Qualifications for this Hydrogeologist role:
* Bachelor's degree in geology or geotechnical engineering with 5 to 10 years of experience in a related field, possession of a Master of Science degree is preferred.
* Possess Professional Geologist and Certified Hydrogeologist licensure in California.
* Possess experience in interpreting compliance with Federal, California and County Regulations regarding hyrogeologic and environmental studies.
* Ability to walk over uneven terrain within areas of hazards such as heavy equipment operating or steep drops during all climate conditions.
* Strong oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to mentor others.
* Qualified candidates must have a proven track record in hyrogeologic studies.
* Experience must include naturally occurring asbestos studies and fate and transport studies of metals and anthropogenic contaminants in soil and groundwater.
* The successful candidate shall have experience in complying with County, State and Federal regulations. The Hydrogeologist shall be able to field identify aquifers penetrated by drilling and trenching activities and to prepare maps illustrating the presence of groundwater seeps and geologic bedding conditions that may be indicative of aquifer boundaries.
* The successful candidate will be able to prepare proposals, reports of findings, project budget estimates and complete field investigations with limited supervision. The successful candidate shall have excellent oral communication skills and shall be responsible for completing routine client communications.
* Proficiency in computer programs including Word and Excel is required.
901 South Stewart Street, Suite 2002
Carson City, Nevada 89701
The ArcGIS Technician position is a temporary position which will last until project completion, approximately one year. The position will be funded by the Cooperating Technical Partner (CTP) Grant, a grant issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enhance the floodplain management program. The position will focus on FEMA Risk MAP activities. Risk MAP stands for Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning and includes activities such as updating and upgrading the Nevada Flood Risk Portfolio and using the Flood Information Tool (FIT) with HAZUS to develop depth of flooding maps using both DFIRM data and LiDAR data. This position will assist with updating data in the Coordinated Needs Management Strategy (CNMS) database to ensure that the database accurately reflects the status of flood mapping in Nevada. This position is also responsible for the creation and maintenance of non-regulatory dam inundation maps using ArcGIS and the DSS-Wise dam breach modeling software. Dam inundation maps from Emergency Action Plans will be digitized and compared with modeling results. This position will assist the floodplain management program with public outreach events and activities involving public speaking. The ArcGIS Technician will assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualified candidates must have an Associate Degree in ArcGIS or related field and one year experience, or an Associate Certificate in ArcGIS or related field and two years experience, or three years experience working directly with ArcGIS. Experience with computer modeling programs and the Microsoft Office Suite are preferred.
Submit a resume including professional references by fax, email, mail or deliver to: Dave Willard, State Floodplain Manager, Division of Water Resources, 901 S. Stewart St., Ste. 2002, Carson City, NV 89701, Fax: (775) 684-2811, Email: email@example.com
500 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
Patricia Werner, ACIP
$63,800 - $81,900 depending on qualifications
Under general supervision, this position exercises considerable professional and technical judgment and initiative to develop watershed plans, implement watershed projects and manage grants. Both field and office work will be required. The successful candidate will lead multi-disciplinary teams of staff and consultants, and must have excellent initiative, project management, and communication and leadership skills. This position will represent SMC to elected officials, local governments, planning committees, the general public and state and federal agencies.
Minimum requirements: Bachelors degree in water resources, environmental studies, civil engineering or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in stormwater management. Strong communication and organization skills are required. The candidate must have a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record, as local travel is required.
Desired skills & experience: The successful candidate will have professional training and experience in watershed-planning and project implementation including design and execution of best management practices for flood damage reduction, water quality improvement and natural resource protection. Specialized knowledge or experience in stormwater green infrastructure, stream restoration, wetlands science, grant writing, and geographic information systems (GIS) is desired, but not required.
Direct questions about this announcement or the position to Patricia Werner, AICP, Planning Supervisor, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yuma County Engineering and Flood Control Sections have combined Capital Improvement Programs exceeding $35 million. Our engineers manage design and construction of roads, bridges, drainage and erosion control structures, and buildings that make a difference in Yuma County. They also review development plans and administer permits related to public improvements and floodplains.
NATURE OF WORK
Under limited supervision, performs professional work of considerable difficulty related to construction, engineering, flood control, highway, bridges, infra-structures, and field and office activities; this is the journey level class of the registered civil engineering series; this position has department specific responsibility.
Example of Work:
(Illustrative Only) Designs, plans, prepares, organizes, coordinates, and inspects the operations of civil engineering projects; supervises small teams or groups; performs drafting and computing work; checks and directs field operations involved in the gathering and compilation of field data for the design layout and construction of highway, flood control, subdivision, drainage, wells, sewer systems, bridges, infra-structures and related areas; may provide technical supervision in a lead capacity; makes structural engineering analysis of proposed commercial, industrial, and highway improvements and structures; reviews and approves grading, building and structure plans for conformity to uniform codes, local ordinances, state regulations, and administrative policies; inspects and monitors projects under contract; resolves discrepancies between field conditions and design plans; makes field tests and takes samples for laboratory test of materials; writes various reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with various projects; reviews and interprets plans, specifications, and reports; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned.
Experience and Education:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND Ninety (90) semester hours of college level course work in civil engineering or closely related field, and five (5) years of construction management and civil engineering experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; must have registration as a Civil Engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, OR by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain such Arizona Registration within one (1) year of employment; position may be underfilled with Civil Engineer Assistant until registered; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license. Special Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in design of capital improvement projects including grading and flood control projects; design and construction management; community development permitting and regulatory enforcement; representing a community or organization to the public in a professional and knowledgeable way.
This position is advertised from the minimum to the maximum annual salary. Salary will be determined on education and experience at the time of offer.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; including Public Works Standards, Floodplain Regulations, and Standard of Conduct; the fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics as applied to engineering, topography and construction surveying, stress analysis, and analytical mechanics; the strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; civil engineering methods and practices for engineering planning studies, designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports as applied to flood control, civil engineering, construction and traffic studies; methods, procedures and techniques for evaluating construction contract compliance; technical drafting principles, and interpreting and utilizing engineering plans, maps and specifications.
Skill in: Preparing reports and checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specification of engineering projects; developing, analyzing, and implementing operational systems; coordinating the work of a unit with a general program or a specific problem; designing a variety of civil engineering structures with skill and accuracy; making accurate drawings and maps, difficult mathematical computations, and keeping accurate field notes; reviewing, approving and upgrading structural plans; analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation; application of engineering theory to field and office problems; establishing effective working relationship with consultants, contractors, other agencies and the public; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; using computers and advanced level software applications.