Watershed Manager I (Engineering)
Company: City of Atlanta
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Posting expires: 05/04/21Salary range: $54,700 - $91,100
At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and
improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and
building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff
keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our
City's infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape
future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance
our quality of life. Our engineers help keep our drinking water
clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume)
operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of
Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose
support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a
meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and
growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities
we have to offer.
General Description and Classification StandardsManages
professional/technical engineering projects including, engineering
design and review, standards, survey work, inspections, and other
engineering project components. Manages various project design
development for water/wastewater linear infrastructure of various
lengths, prepares construction plans and specifications for
contractors to follow, and provides solutions for short term and
long term water, wastewater, and storm water issues in order to
keep the City of Atlanta's infrastructure functional for its
current and future corporate and private citizens. Supports a full
range of DWM operations by delivering this data in formats and in
applications that supports critical planning, engineering, and
decision support activities across the enterprise. This is a highly
experienced professional who routinely exercises project leadership
over complex projects, trains other professionals, or serves as a
specialized subject matter expert in one or more specific areas.
This level would be expected to have noticeably greater leadership
or technical responsibilities than the senior level.
Supervision ReceivedWorks under very general supervision. Will work
independently with responsibility for managing assigned functions,
as well as subordinate staff.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical
responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as
exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as
- Research and prepare guidelines for alternative material and
construction installation methods for use in the water and
wastewater linear assets.
- Manages the development of various design plans and engineering
solutions to address water/wastewater system challenges and
- Review engineering and technical documents and performs
necessary engineering analysis and calculations.
- Prepare exhibits and engineering cost estimates for potential
sewer realignments and small diameter rehabilitation projects.
- Coordinate with internal/external staff and design consultants
and directs their daily activity as required.
- Provides technical input, documents research, manages design
budget, reviews invoices, and attends project meetings as part of
providing professional insight and support.
- Ensure quality assurance/quality control for all technical
design drawings, technical specifications, engineering cost
- Develop necessary erosion control, buffer variance, and related
permitting design documents.
- Perform necessary site visits and constructability reviews and
coordinates with survey team to obtain necessary asset attribute
- Serve as Engineer of Record for various water and wastewater
- Stamps/seals necessary drawings and design documents.
- Review project as-builts and certifies documents as final.
- Respond to various internal/external requests for information
Decision MakingSelects from multiple procedures and methods to
accomplish tasks. May make purchasing or resource decisions.
Leadership ProvidedHas managerial support of a group of
professional, technical, or administrative employees.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of
necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the
job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
- Extensive knowledge of civil and environmental engineering and
engineering design; working of water and wastewater construction;
working knowledge of computer aided drafting systems.
- Skill in operating survey equipment a plus; skills in public
speaking and interpersonal relations; skill in operating a computer
and software; skill in providing excellent leadership to
lower-level engineers and project staff.
- Ability to operate personal computer, digitizer, plotters, and
related equipment; ability to design and develop relational
databases; ability to instruct others in the operation and use of
engineering software; ability to direct the work of others; ability
to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
employees, other divisions and the public; ability to follow
written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively,
verbally and in writing; ability to read, interpret and produce
maps, surveys, engineering drawings and graphics from engineering
software; ability to use CAD, Microsoft Office, hydraulic analysis
software programs, and GIS.
Qualifications - ExternalMinimum Qualifications - Education and
- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
- 5 years of engineering experience which includes three years of
experience related to the vacancy.
Licensures and Certifications
- Professional Engineer (P.E.) license required.
Essential Capabilities and Work EnvironmentRequired physical,
lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the
job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with
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