Utility Project Engineer
The Prince George County Department of Utilities and Engineering is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Utility Project Engineer. This position is required to perform engineering design and construction administration for utility projects. Manages assigned projects and provides engineering assistance to operational and maintenance staff with responsibility for the successful completion of assigned capital and facility maintenance projects. Projects include design and construction for major and complex water distribution systems and wastewater collection, transmission, and pump station projects. Manages all aspects of both design and construction work from initial scope development to construction close-out. Responsible for overall management of highly technical, diverse projects critical to the county and often non-routine, for compliance with federal, state, local regulations, and code. Works closely with the department director and regulating agencies to develop detailed scopes of work for assigned capital projects, formulates total project estimates and budgets, manages project budgets, and provides project status updates as required.
Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program with possession of a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) and five (5) years of progressive professional engineer experience with public water and wastewater utilities. Experience in a supervisory position is preferred. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one (1) year, a Class IV Virginia Waterworks Operator license or higher is preferred.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in Virginia; if registered as a Professional Engineer out of State, must achieve Virginia certification within one (1) year. Shall require possession of, or ability to obtain within one (1) year, a Class IV Virginia Waterworks Operator license. Must possess valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license at hire and pass a DMV record check. Pre-employment physical/drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting, required.