NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible engineering and administrative work in managing the Water and Wastewater Engineering Division.
Work involves responsibility for the overall planning, design, and construction of capital projects and in-house environmental systems design projects, and supervision of staff involved in such projects. Employee in this class directs engineering survey, cost estimate and analysis efforts and coordinates these activities with appropriate consultants and superiors, and with construction and planning activities within the division. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment and initiative. Performance is periodically reviewed by an administrative superior for conformance to established policy.
Administers the County's environmental engineering program; directs divisional activities; develops programs, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.
Supervises and coordinates the planning, design and construction of environmental systems; provides design services on all environmental engineering projects through staff effort or consultant services; provides project management.
Plans, develops, implements and maintains the capital improvement program; coordinates with all appropriate federal, state and county agencies and with local municipalities.
Coordinates and monitors all phases of contract administration.
Prepares and monitors division budget and prepares special reports as required.
Coordinates the receipt of environmental capital improvements through developer agreements; coordinates construction inspection services for developer agreement projects.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of modern engineering practices and procedures as applied to design and construction of environmental systems.
Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to water and wastewater system engineering.
Ability to supervise subordinates engaged in all facets of environmental engineering and contract administration.
Ability to understand and administer contract documents.
Ability to evaluate plans and designs of water and wastewater systems, including long-range planning.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or gender identity and expression.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in civil or environmental engineering; six (6) years progressively responsible professional engineering experience in water and wastewater system design and project management including four (4) years supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.
In those instances in which a registered engineer signs any document for the County in the performance of his/her regular work, that employee shall be accorded such protection and immunity from any lawsuit as a result of his/her conduct within the scope of his/her employment to the extent provided by law.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Financial Disclosure Required: Yes
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E 01/1991 R 04/2011