Staff Engineer / Environmental Compliance

Lancaster County | Lancaster, SC

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Posted Date 1/29/2020

Under the supervision of the County Engineer, the staff Engineer reviews proposed development projects for compliance with County ordinances and permitting requirements. The staff engineer will also evaluate problem areas and produce and implement designs for construction of public infrastructure projects and programs. The staff engineer should have a working knowledge of utility and stormwater engineering and general civil engineering services including storm drainage, roads, bridges, aviation, traffic engineering, and public facilities. Work is performed with considerable independence.


  1. Reviews plans, plats, and specifications for compliance with state, local, and federal standards
  2. Attends and monitors status updates by participating in regular project update meetings,
  3. Initiates, reviews and maintains written and oral communications with County Staff and consultants regarding reviews of plans, specifications, contract documents, agreements and submittals. Maintains records of correspondence
  4. Works with external written and oral communications with engineers and stakeholders regarding reviews of plans, specifications, contract documents, agreements and submittals
  5. Taking calls from citizens engineers, architects, contractors, and developers referring questions, and monitoring ongoing project status.
  6. Investigates and tracks environmental violations, issues, reports, and complaints to ensure issues are properly addressed
  7. Assists with compliance of the County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES); assists with preparation of permit documents and regulatory reports
  8. Performs hydrologic and hydraulic analyses for various scenarios
  9. Supports field divisions in resolving complex problems and maintenance projects
  10. Participates in researching and developing recommendations for resolution in mediation of project issues
  11. Uses specialized engineering software for tasks such as drafting, modeling, scheduling, and project tracking


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a ABET accredited four-year college or university required and
  2. Pass the Fundamentals in Engineering (FE) exam
  3. Two years of engineering experience.
  4. Advanced degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience
  5. Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license and acceptable driving record
Deadline February 27, 2020
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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