2022-01-06 2022-02-10

Project Engineer II or III

Spartanburg Water System
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 80188
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 80188
  • Organization Website

Spartanburg Water is an award-winning utility that has created a culture of innovation, an environment of continuous improvement, and an atmosphere of investment in the development and future of our employees. We are seeking a self-starting, creative individual that has a desire to build on our successes and grow as a professional.

Nestled in the Piedmont region of South Carolina and a short drive away from the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and breath-taking beaches, Spartanburg is a thriving and growing community that is home to seven diverse and well-known institutions of higher learning. Residents enjoy incredible outdoor recreation opportunities, an eclectic and delicious local restaurant and brewery scene, a vibrant cultural environment and the benefits of strong economic growth with an affordable cost of living.

Culture of Innovation: Through innovative technologies and industry leading practices, Spartanburg Water has had the honor of twice receiving recognition as a Utility of the Future Today – and as one of only two South Carolina utilities to ever receive the award and only one of 18 utilities globally to receive the honor a second time. We encourage innovation in all that we do.

Environment of Continuous Improvement: We strive each day to continuously improve our processes to deliver the best possible drinking water and the most robust wastewater services possible. Spartanburg Water most recently won the Director’s Award from the Partnership for Clean Water, illustrating our commitment to continuous improvement and efficiency.

Atmosphere of Investment: Spartanburg Water offers a generous compensation package and participation in the SC Retirement System. Spartanburg Water firmly believes in the growth of all employees by providing them with development opportunities through tuition reimbursement, specialized training, and opportunities through affiliations through national industry organizations. In addition, we invest in the improvement and sustainability of our company.

ABOUT OUR PROJECT ENGINEER II/III OPPORTUNITY:
We are looking for a Project Engineer II or III to provide project management for asset management, rehabilitation, relocation and special projects associated with the collection and distribution systems, ensuring compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, standards and regulations. Additionally, the PE III will assist in planning short and long term collection and distribution system maintenance, rehabilitation and relocation projects, and construction schedules.

Specific Responsibilities (Condensed):

  • Responsible for project administration and water/wastewater treatment plant capital projects.

  • Provides in-house design for existing distribution and collection system extensions, repairs, upgrades, maintenance, etc.

  • Drafts ownership and service agreements, preliminary engineering reports, permit applications, etc.

  • Interacts with S. C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, Spartanburg County, S. C. Highway Department, Railroads, and other utilities and governmental agencies relative to permits and rights of way required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or relevant degree

  • 8-12 years of engineering experience

  • Must be able to understand various construction methods utilized in the maintenance, construction and rehabilitation of water distribution and wastewater collection, knowledge of project management and construction administration.

  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer by the State of South Carolina is preferred.

  • Valid Driver's License required.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.spartanburgwater.org/careers

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