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Utility Design Coordinator

City of Valdosta

Posted: Nov. 19, 2018

End Date: Dec. 31, 2018


Position Title:                       Utility Design Coordinator
Annual Minimum Salary:     $51,276.17
Hourly Rate:                         $24.65
Announcement Type:            Internal/External
Department:                          Utilities
Division:                               Water Administration
Facility:                                 Utilities Building
City/State:                             Valdosta, Georgia
Pay Grade:                            21
Closing Date:                       Open Until Filled


Reviews plans and specifications for new city water mains, sewer mains and public works facilities; reviews plans for city utility relocation and Department of Transportation projects, subdivision utility plans, commercial development plans, and consultant plans for utility rehabilitation and system expansion. Provides information to the public and other city departments related to city-owned and maintained utilities and infrastructure. Supervises the conversion of subdivision plats, street and utility construction drawings, and other data to electronic format for the GIS mapping system. Attends First Step and Plan Review meetings to assist and inform the public or utility conflicts. Coordinates, supervises and participates in field surveys to gather utility location information in support of the development of the GIS mapping system. Prepares maps and plots. Receives and investigates citizen complaints. Supervises the collection, sorting and organizing of plats, as-builts, construction plans, and maps. Performs related duties. Knowledge of city utility standards and specifications. Knowledge of computer aided drafting principles, GIS data management principles,  field survey principles and computers and job-related software programs. Skills in the development of maps, GIS mapping, editing and field collection data, interpretation of architectural and civil drawings, use of scanners, copiers and other office equipment, planning, organization, and decision making and oral and written communication.


  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid State driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated
  • Must satisfactorily complete a background check, drug test and pre-employment physical


Please complete a City of Valdosta Application form and email it to LaToya Robinson at covhr@valdostacity.com to be considered for the position you are interested in applying for. An application must be submitted for each position you are interested in applying for. A resume cannot be submitted as a substitute for the application form; it is for additional information only. No late applications accepted. You may apply in person at the City of Valdosta Human Resources Department, 216 East Central Avenue, Valdosta, GA 31603.

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The City of Valdosta offers competitive salary with excellent benefits package. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify employer.

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