Provides responsible professional and technical engineering expertise supporting the Sewer Division's permit and sewer system asset management programs. Works to ensure that projects are built in accordance with approved plans and specifications, that minimum permit conditions are met, that all sewer and storm water projects are in compliance with Town standards prior to the Division issuing the required final permit approval. Works independently in the field, making decisions related to Division standards with diplomacy, discretion, and good judgment.
Reports to the Wastewater Division Manager. Position accepts direction from the Maintenance Manager or Process Control Manager as needed for operational projects.
ALL APPLICANTS, except for current union represented Town of Greenwich employees, MUST PAY A NON-REFUNDABLE FEE OF $20 which must be received by the Town of Greenwich Human Resources Department no later than the close date. Failure to pay this fee by the deadline will disqualify candidates from continuing in the process.
Please ensure that you submit your application prior to making the payment and that the application and payment are made by the close date.
You may pay online. To do so click HERE or you may also visit officialpayments.com and click on local payments category. Choose State of Connecticut, Town of Greenwich Human Resources and Application Fee and fill out the remaining pertinent information. Do this no later than the close date. You will not receive a prompt to make this payment.
If you choose not to pay on line, the Town is only accepting certified checks or money orders payable to the Town of Greenwich, Human Resources Department. Personal checks or cash will not be accepted.
If you wish to drop the payment off in person, the HR Department is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The fee is charged to defray the cost of processing applications. The fee is non-refundable and will not be returned if you decide you did not want to apply for that position, your application is disapproved, you do not take the test(s) or you are not successful on an examination or interview. Also, the fee payment cannot be transferred to another recruitment.
Department: Public Works Division: Sewer Bargaining Status: LIUNA Salary Range: E FLSA Status: Exempt Job Code: 3351 Date Created: December 2016
Reviews drawings and specifications associated with permit and land use submittals for conformance to Town and Division standards and specifications. Reviews compatibility with installed Town infrastructure. Prepares memos and correspondence providing review comments and requirements for applicants and other Town departments.
Makes recommendations to applicants to address deficiencies in their applications and/or projects in order to bring proposed work into compliance with Town infrastructure and standards.
Inspects wastewater and/or storm water installations and repairs in the field, as part of the permit program, based on operational need. Records activities of outside contractors, such as materials and quantities of work, layouts, etc., documenting as needed for Division records. Performs field inspections to monitor and ensure that contractors engaged in construction work requiring compliance with TOG sewer standards are in conformity.
Prepares inspection reports and maintains related records, including detailed installation information to provide accurate and complete records for permit programs. Prepares as-built records and/or assures accuracy and compliance of as-built drawings submitted by outside parties. Performs follow-up inspections to address deficiencies or other conditions that require remedy.
Ensures accuracy of permit files and records.
Maintains current knowledge of changing wastewater and storm water industry technology, new construction techniques and materials, as well as safety procedures and regulations. Keeps up to date with technologies to inspect and document field work in support of the Department's asset management plan.
Reviews grease trap submissions for compliance with Sewer Division and CT DEEP regulations; may inspect restaurants and other food service establishments for grease traps as required in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws, ordinances, or rules and regulations.
Reviews closed circuit television (CCTV) inspections and provides corresponding detailed analysis, as well as makes appropriate recommendations for corrective actions necessary to achieve compliant and optimally functioning sewer or drainage systems.
Coordinates and responds to inquiries of the public relating to sewer work; providing high customer service level with customer satisfaction the goal. Provides customer complaint follow-up as required for complaint resolution. Contacts appropriate Town and Government officials as required by Sewer Division policies and procedures.
Responds to emergencies outside of normal working hours as needed.
Provides subject matter expertise in response to questions regarding technical interpretations of permit conditions and engineering problems. Works collaboratively with Town staff, as needed, to coordinate solutions to problems arising during construction.
Investigates and reports on sanitary sewer and drainage problems as requested, completes final inspections, coordinates with other departments and divisions.
Complies with all DPW safety program requirements in accordance with OSHA regulations.
Supports and develops the DPW Sewer Division's capital and maintenance programs through utilization of the asset management program. Conducts field work, computer work, and coordination with other DPW Divisions in support of the capital and maintenance programs. Assists with plans, cost estimates and specifications for capital improvement projects. Assists in the preparation of budget estimates and reports.
Assists Sewer and other DPW Divisions management with the coordination of maintenance and capital projects with outside consultants, contractors and utilities as required.
Coordinates with the Highway and Engineering Divisions on drainage projects particularly as they may impact the sewer system, and with other required Town agencies and departments as needed.
Maintains information in DPW's Asset Management Program and prepares reports and performs other tasks necessary to document and track sewer and storm infrastructure maintenance.
Assists field personnel with inventory of sewer and storm assets, equipment and conditions assessment, as needed.
Supports Town's policies and philosophies, and performs other related duties as needed.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in environmental or civil engineering, or closely related field. Must possess three (3) years of related work experience providing professional and technical engineering support to wastewater, stormwater, and/or water infrastructure.
SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS:
Must maintain a valid driver's license.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of sewer collection system layout and utility markings layout.
Knowledge of OSHA safety policies as they pertain to construction and wastewater treatment, as well as safe traffic management.
Knowledge of sewer collection system construction practices, including materials, fittings, etc., as well as field surveying practices.
Knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical systems for pumps and equipment within the collection system.
Knowledge of field inspection and records maintenance procedures.
Skilled with the use of computer programs including GIS, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and the Town's asset management software.
Ability to read drawings, blueprints, and other engineering reports, specifications and like material, with the ability to extract information from same for use in reports and cost analyses, etc.
Ability to make sound judgments based on valid interpretations of permit, licensing and code regulations and to enforce difficult decisions with tact, courtesy and respect. Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the general public and to maintain composure when dealing with complaints.
Ability to work cooperatively and harmoniously with co-workers and to establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with building owners, architects, contractors, attorneys, public officials and the general public. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with Town employees, and the general public.
Ability to quickly learn and retain considerable knowledge of Town ordinances, rules and regulations governing sanitary sewer system and storm drainage system operation; maintenance and installation.
Ability to make simple to moderately complex computations, maintain financial records, and prepare written reports and specifications.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work independently, completing projects in a timely fashion.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to traverse construction sites and existing properties to make a proper inspection of sewer or storm water infrastructure.
Ability to traverse varying or unstable terrain at construction sites and existing properties to conduct full inspects of sewer and/or storm water infrastructure; ability to work in all weather conditions; ability to take notes and measurements for extended periods of time.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Connecticut.