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Stormwater Engineering Technician (Roads, Bridges & Engineering) (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: November 4, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST

Department: Roads, Bridges & Engineering
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $3,287.33 Monthly - Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education
Status: Open
Details: Requisition #19-53452
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Position Summary

Under limited supervision, assist the Storm Water Program Administrator in complying with all facets of the requirements for the “Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System” (MS4) permit.

Pay Grade: 48

Minimum Qualifications

100% -

1. Five (5) years of experience in the construction industry including the inspection and/or monitoring of residential and commercial sites for compliance with local, state and federal storm water regulations; and

2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree in engineering or environmental technology, earth science, geology, public administration, or other related field; OR

3. An equivalent combination of related education and/or experience.


Duties and Responsibilities

1. Addresses and resolves citizen complaints.

2. Performs post-construction best management practices (BMP) inspections.

3. Monitors dry weather screening, performs in-stream and outfall assessments, and illicit discharge detection and follow-up.

4. Collects biological samples for total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) in accordance with specifications.

5. Manages development files and construction storm water permit documents.

6. Assists in maintaining the storm water maps as required by the MS4 Permit.

7. Assists Staff Engineers with project management activities on capital projects.

8. Assists with public education and liaison duties, outreach, and information requests.

9. Maintains storm water information on the website.

10. Maintains inspection record results, enforcement actions and program activities.

11. Tracks projects and budgets, and manages office when necessary.

12. Performs other related duties as required or directed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KSAs and Others -

1. Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of engineering as applied to storm water management.

2. Knowledge about the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) storm water runoff requirements.

3. Ability to work with residents, business owners, and contractors on a wide range of storm water related issues, including enforcement of county requirements.

4. Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software, and to organize and interpret large amounts of data related to inspections.

5. Ability to inspect, investigate, test, sample and analyze water and other environmental resources effectively.

6. Ability to perform precise field sampling and storm water monitoring for analysis to formulate results and make recommendations.

7. Ability to communicate effectively by both oral and written means.

8. Knowledge and ability to lead public presentations and other outreach events to educate the public in proper storm water management and promote water quality initiatives.

9. Ability to accurately maintain records and prepare correspondences, professional reports, and presentation data.


Physical Requirements

1. Must be physically able to open manhole lids and carry test equipment.

2. Must be willing to work outside in inclement weather and on difficult terrains, as required. 

Special Requirements

1. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license or secure one upon date of employment.

2. Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet county requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.

2. Must possess a Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Level 1 certification or acquire one prior to end of employment probationary period.