2022-06-10 2022-07-15

Staff Engineer

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Layton, Utah
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 83756
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Layton, Utah
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 83756
  • Organization Website

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District is Northern Utah’s Regional Water Supplier for: treated municipal water, wholesale irrigation water, retail secondary irrigation water, untreated industrial water and groundwater replacement water. We proudly serve the water needs in Davis, Weber, Summit, Morgan and Box Elder counties.

We offer excellent benefits including a flexible work schedules, wellness program, pension, 401(k) and match, paid parental leave, paid vacation and sick leave, health, dental, vision, HRA, life, LTD insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Weber Basin Water fosters an organizational culture that is based on our core values of Collaboration, Ownership, Mutual Respect, Professionalism, Appreciation, Safety, and Sustainability.

The Staff Civil Engineer provides technical input and administrative support to accomplish District goals; provides project design coordination and contract administration; reviews and processes developer or contract consultant designed and constructed facilities, easements, and acceptance of constructed facilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Not necessarily a comprehensive list.)

  • Prepares plans and specifications for new, improved, and remodeled projects being completed by District employees or outside general contractors.

  • Reviews and approves plans and specifications prepared by consulting firms for large projects to be completed by outside general contractors.

  • Performs inspection on projects completed by District forces as well as by outside general contractors.

  • Conducts studies and surveys to determine feasibility of various new projects within all departments in the District.

  • Supervises and participates in a variety of development plans to ensure conformance with District standards and specifications; notes needed corrections on plans; supervises the review and approval of a variety of permits such as encroachment, and irrigation; reviews legal descriptions and exhibits, grant deeds and easements, and title reports.

  • Performs project administration duties, reviews contract and improvement plans and tracks projects; assists staff, customers, developers, and contractors with items needed to start and complete projects.

  • Prepares project reports, cost estimates and routine memo and correspondence between the District and engineering consultants, contractors, developers, public agencies, and other concerned parties.

  • Reviews hydraulic analysis of proposed developments and capital improvements utilizing computer systems and manual calculations.

  • Reads and interprets regulations, contracts, plans, and specifications, maps and a variety of other engineering and contract related information; uses computers, calculators, drafting tools and equipment, reproduction equipment and a variety of other engineering and office equipment in performing job duties.

  • Reviews calibration and test procedures and makes recommendations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (The education and experience requirements for this job may be satisfied by any acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.)

Education: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from an accredited University. P.E. license from the State of Utah or ability to obtain within six months of hire.

Experience: Four to eight years of varied experience in a number of the technical areas including water resources, pipeline design and construction, well design and construction, hydraulic modeling, water treatment and purification, hydroelectric power generation, etc.

Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of administrative principles and techniques, including planning, budgeting, safety, and staff organization and development; principles and practices of civil engineering, with particular reference to the planning, design, construction and operation of water supply facilities; principles, practices and operational methods of water treatment, storage and distribution; principles, equipment, and procedures of a water quality control program; Federal, state and local laws relating to water quality, treatment, storage and distribution.

Abilities: Ability to read, explain and prepare engineering plans and specifications. Ability to coordinate diverse functions to achieve a common purpose; ability to quickly diagnose operational problems and propose solutions; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, ability to work effectively with other District personnel, public and private agencies and officials, and the general public.

Apply: https://weberbasin.com/PublicResources/Employment

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