The City of Springfield’s Department of Environmental Services is seeking qualified applicants for a Professional Engineer (with option to underfill as Associate Engineer) in the Clean Water Services division.
The Department of Environmental Services is responsible for protecting the quality of our water resources in and around Springfield. With over 1200 miles of extensive and growing sanitary sewer infrastructure, Springfield has an award-winning wastewater collection and treatment system that is widely recognized as one of the most innovative wastewater utilities in the country. The department has multiple projects ongoing to rehabilitate parts of the system to improve functionality and extend it’s lifespan.
In addition, the department is responsible for maintaining compliance with the City’s municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) stormwater permit. The City’s stormwater program is regarded as one of the premiere stormwater programs in the state and works to protect and improve water quality through watershed analysis and implementation of stormwater control measures.
The Department is currently looking for an engineer with a background in water resource engineering to help with stormwater and wastewater analysis and to provide some modeling support for the two systems.
There is currently one opening to support the Department's rapid growth in this area. It is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive team!
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an Engineering discipline plus four years of experience in engineering work under a professional engineer. Equivalent experience that allows an individual to obtain Professional Engineering (PE) licensure may be substituted for the degree requirement.
For underfill option: For underfill option, must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related area plus three years of progressively responsible experience. Engineering Intern (EI) certification is required. A Master's degree in Engineering may be substituted for the EI certification.
Licensure as a registered Professional Engineer (PE) is required; must possess Missouri PE licensure within probationary period.
The ability to effectively perform professional engineering work including coordinating, managing, and directing assigned projects; the ability to supervise and direct assigned professional, technical, and/or administrative support staff; the ability to accurately design, review, analyze, understand, and interpret plans and specifications, construction drawings, and schematic diagrams; the ability to deal effectively and courteously with associates, customers, and the general public; the ability to effectively present reports, information, and recommendations; and the ability to model and promote acceptance and respect for differences among employees and citizens.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range: $58,030.34-$79,703.52 annually, including a 6% occupational series adjustment.