Utilities Engineering Manager
Who We Are
The Department of Utilities operates, maintains, improves and expands Stafford County’s water and wastewater system. Growth and development of the county’s utility systems ensure long-term self-sufficiency and the financial integrity of the utility enterprise fund.
What You Do
The Engineering Manager oversees the Engineering Department of Utilities which supports a complex range of Development, Operational and Capital program services. Many of these services impact and support multiple stakeholders and cover a large array of engineering functions to include but not limited to; utility plan review, operational studies and analysis, construction inspection and oversight as well as coordination with regulatory agencies.
Examples of Duties
• Oversees public utility plan review and compliance efforts; plans, designs, and inspects public utility projects; prepares cost estimates; prepares and maintains engineering records and files;
• Reviews utility data including water and sewer capacities and flow data;
• Performs complex hydraulic modeling of water and sewer systems;
• Maintains County water and sewer models;
• Ensures that current construction standards and specifications meet or exceed state requirements;
• Coordinates with staff as necessary in product review processes;
• Reviews plans and specifications prepared by consultants and evaluates plans and specifications prepared on behalf of private developers for compliance with county specifications and policies;
• Receives and responds to citizen inquiries and complaints and takes action to resolve;
• Handles correspondence and prepares a wide variety of reports on various activities;
• Meets with developers and consultants to assure adequate design prior to review and approval of plans and specifications, and coordinates with other County Departments for reviews;
• Coordinates with and supervises utility inspection process and staff as needed;
• Certifies construction is completed in accordance with all regulations and specifications;
• Evaluates requests for information and change orders from contractors;
• Performs duties of project engineer when necessary;
• Performs inspection/monitoring of work in progress;
• Attends meetings as necessary to advance projects;
• Performs related tasks as required.
What you need
• Minimum of 5 years of experience with construction or project engineering/management of large projects.
• Professional Engineer license preferred