Civil Engineering Technician - Stormwater

City of Hampton | Hampton, VA

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Posted Date 4/03/2020
Salary: $43,588.00 - $74,099.00 Annually

Provides complex technical and civil engineering support to the stormwater program administrator. Provides reports and studies, reviews plans and provides assistance to the Superintendent of Drainage Maintenance, stormwater/erosion and sediment control (E & S) Permit Coordinators, and stormwater Inspectors. This position assists the program administrator in implementation of the city's Chesapeake Bay TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan.

Examples of Duties

•Reviews capital improvement plans (CIP), and commercial erosion and sediment control/ stormwater plans to ensure compliance with city and state erosion and sediment control and stormwater requirements, and established engineering design standards, in conjunction with program requirements. Reviews stormwater pollution control plans (SWPPP) for CIP in conformance with Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) requirements. 

•Reviews projects for compliance with established Public Works Design and Construction standards, and other engineering design standards, and in conjunction with stormwater and erosion sediment control checklists.

•Reviews residential land disturbing plans, including single-family residence agreements in lieu of plan, for compliance with the code and Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook, latest edition. 

•Reviews residential stormwater plans for compliance with city and state stormwater requirements effective on or before July 1, 2014 (Part IIB), known as the runoff reduction method. Responsible for review and approval of qualified grandfathered stormwater plans utilizing the existing stormwater requirements (Part IIC), known as the Simple or Technical Method. 

•Prepares status reports for all review processes for the Senior Civil Engineer-Stormwater Project Manager and stormwater program administrator, and maintains files and related data on all reviewed projects.

•Prepares calculations and assembles data for the city's municipal separate stormwater system (MS-4) permit. 

•Performs other related duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in Engineering or a related field; Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field preferred. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience in the areas of project design, and review/analysis of projects for conformance to established standards. Must be a DEQ certified combined Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater Plan Reviewer or obtain within one (1) year of employment. If not currently certified incumbent will be required to complete coursework for Basic Stormwater Management and Stormwater Management Plan Reviewer, and Basic Erosion and Sediment Control and Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Reviewer within one (1) year of employment. Knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics preferred; Auto CAD experience preferred. Two or more years experience in county or municipal setting preferred. Requires the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse customer base to deliver effective solutions with a keen commitment to excellent customer service, while maintaining high standards of accuracy and efficiency in exercising duties and responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relations with co-workers and a variety of internal and external customers. Ability to foster effective public relations and work with diverse groups. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license and satisfactory driver's record based on the City of Hampton criteria. Experience may substitute for education on the basis of one year directly applicable experience for each year of education. Any person under consideration for this position will be required to successfully complete a Virginia Criminal History Background Check.

Supplemental Information

This position works under the general guidance and direction of the Senior Civil Engineer-Stormwater Project Manager, who is responsible for stormwater program administration for the City of Hampton including the city's municipal separate stormwater system (MS-4) permit. Incumbent works in close coordination with the stormwater program administrator and other engineering staff to coordinate review of CIP and residential projects. This position requires considerable independent judgment in accomplishing assigned duties within established guidelines. Requires the ability to function as a team member and work cooperatively and collaboratively to meet deadlines and effectively manage moderate to high levels of stress. Requires some travel throughout the city. Extensive contact with the Department of Community Development and related outside agencies. This is a non-exempt position.

Job Post Expiration Date May 30, 2020
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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