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Project Engineering - Plan Review

Augusta-Richmond County Government

Posted: Feb. 19, 2019

End Date: Dec. 31, 2019

invites applications for the position of:

Project Engineer - Plan Review

SALARY: $65,453.00 - $75,270.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 10/12/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

This position is responsible for engineering and ES&PC reviews of site, subdivision and other development plans, proposed drainage designs and Stormwater Management Plans within the guidelines of state laws, County ordinances, County policies and procedures, and accepted survey and engineering practices. Responsibility also includes management, implementation and enforcement of the Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control program. Assists in engineering inspection program of public and private land development activities and implementation of the Final Plat and R/W Dedication process. Responds and assesses citizens' engineering and drainage complaints. This position reports to the Engineering Manager or other designated person and work with co-workers, engineers, surveyors, contractors, elected officials, directors, employees, Georgia Dept. of Transportation and other external agencies to provide technical support.

  • Performs engineering and ES & PC reviews of site, subdivision and other developments plans, proposed drainage designs and Stormwater Management Plans. Manages ES & PC compliance program. Supervises Engineering inspection and ES & PC inspection program of public and private land development activities, serves as a resource for subordinate personnel and acts as a liaison to interact with GA EPD and GASWCC. Implements Final Plat and As-built process. Implements R/W Dedication process, and the Driveway Permitting process. Manages design consultants on large scale country projects.
  • Responds to drainage and ES & PC related matters and complaints by conducting field assessments, problem identification and resolution, surveying, plan production and technical support during problem resolution. Investigates Augusta Cares Work Orders.
  • Assists in the Department's Inspection Improvement Program.
  • Trains and serves as resource to other personnel.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Science.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience in street/roadway, storm drainage, site development construction and plan review including hydrology review with one (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of principles and theories of engineering, drainage projects, and the construction, widening and reconstruction of roads and bridges.
  • Familiarity with associated laws and regulations and departmental policies and procedures, the Georgia Department of Transportation Standards and Specifications, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, scheduling, and budgets.
  • Working knowledge of determining construction costs, estimating projects and supervision.
  • Mastery of personal computer use and Working knowledge of drafting, surveying instruments, and performing engineering calculations.

Skills:  The candidate shall possess a strong combination of the following: 
  • Good technical skills
  • Applied field approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Possess or have the ability to obtain Georgia Erosion & Sediment Level 1B within 90 days and Level II within twelve months.

  • Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. ***This position requires driving a county vehicle.***
This position requires travel from office to other locations.

Physical Requirements:
Depending upon area of assignment: Positions in this class typically require walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.