Utilities Engineer Utilities Department Hiring Range: $56,981 -
$77,141 Deadline: 11:59 p.m. February 6, 2022
Who We Are The Chesterfield County Department of Utilities is a
public water and wastewater utility that uses state-of-the-art
technology to deliver the highest quality service to its more than
114,000 water customers and 97,000 wastewater customers. We have a
culture that is invested in making a difference in the community by
meeting or exceeding water quality standards while also protecting
the James River and Chesapeake Bay. We pride ourselves in being
fiscally fit, being one of only a handful of water and wastewater
utilities nationwide to have achieved AAA ratings on its revenue
bonds from each of the three top ratings services.
What You Do and How You Do It The Utilities Engineer will serve
within the development section as project manager for proposals
pertaining to the expansion, development, and planning of the
county's public water and wastewater systems.
You will work as part of a project team to review the impacts of
proposed development on the existing water and wastewater systems
Review site and subdivision construction plans, zoning requests,
and other community development applications for compliance with
county, state, and federal requirements Evaluate water distribution
and wastewater collection systems using computer hydraulic models,
field data, and standard engineering practices Prepare and review
reports, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and contracts
Interact with the public and collaborate with other agencies,
consulting firms, and internal/external customers Host or attend
meetings and presentations with diverse groups of internal and
external customers pertaining to the expansion of the public water
and wastewater systems Perform other work as required
Here's What You Need Bachelor's degree in civil engineering,
environmental engineering or a related field; three years of
engineering experience in water or wastewater systems; or an
equivalent combination of training and experience. Engineering
-In-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) designation
preferred. Applicants with less than the minimum qualifications may
be considered for a trainee status.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, possess a
strong technical aptitude, and have excellent technical writing and
oral communication skills. Additionally, candidate will have
knowledge of water and wastewater modeling, proficient in Microsoft
Office applications, be a team player, and have the ability to
develop positive working relationships.
Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and
education/degree verification required.
The hiring range for this position is $56,981 - $77,141.
What's in it for You: If you are passionate about making a
difference in the community, join our team. We offer a competitive
compensation and benefit package, including the Virginia Retirement
System defined benefit plan. We work hard to achieve our mission,
but we also value work-life balance through paid-time off and
flexible work schedules. We support professional development
through career development plans, tuition reimbursement program,
our award-winning learning and development programs, and
opportunities for advancement within the organization. For more
information, please visit Chesterfield County Utilities Department.
This position is part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP)
and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives,
as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and
We Would Love to Talk with You Position open until filled (first
review began November 22, 2021). Chesterfield County application is
required and must be submitted online by deadline.
An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity,
equity, and inclusion.