Posted on Apr 27, 2022
The position manages heavy civil capital improvement construction projects, private development construction projects, annual service, maintenance, and emergency response contracts and supervises construction inspectors.
Job Posting Title
Job Title
Engineer II (Public Utilities/Construction)
Organization Name
County of Henrico Department of Public Utilities Construction Division
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Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.
Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots.  Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas.  Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government.  Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.
Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies.  Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers.  Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages
General Statement of Duties
Performs professional engineering work in the field and in the office for the Construction Division of the Department of Public Utilities; does related work as required.
Essential Duties
Considerable knowledge of engineering principles and practices as it relates to the assigned position and department; good knowledge of legal, administrative, and technical aspects of applicable local, state and federal codes and referenced standards; ability to plan, design and prepare related estimates and specifications; ability to prepare and review plans; sound working knowledge of methods and practices used in engineering, inspection and construction of County infrastructure projects for assigned department; ability to make complex engineering calculations; knowledge of environmental impacts, relevant to storm water management, and erosion control principles and practices, as applied to the construction of County infrastructure projects; ability to create and review complex construction documents, designs and proposals for costs, design requirements and compatibility (compliance) with County standards, guides and applicable local, state and federal requirements; ability to accurately and consistently interpret and apply complex regulations and policies; ability to multitask and effectively manage competing priorities; ability to research, collect and maintain data, consider and weigh a variety of factors in making decisions or recommendations; ability to lead, manage and partner effectively; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing to diverse audiences of stakeholders including but not limited to County Officials, County employees at all levels, engineers, developers, contractors, landowners and citizens; good supervisory skills including the ability to effectively manage workloads, projects and to foster and maintain high morale and engagement; ability to synthesize multiple types of complex data and produce easily understood reports and other materials; basic accounting or other financial skills with sufficient ability to monitor and manage expenditures in accordance with County Finance policies and within an approved budget; physical condition that permits activities including but not limited to perform assigned duties and access diverse environmental locations countywide; personal accountability including teamwork and establishing and maintaining positive relationships with a diverse community of internal and external stakeholders, customers and colleagues; critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve; good knowledge of personal computers and/or automated systems having the ability to enter, maintain, retrieve and analyze data; ability to multitask and effectively manage competing priorities and make sound decisions; may require a flexible work schedule based on assignments; ability to work on own initiative without close supervision or guidance.
Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a four (4) year degree in a relevant recognized field of engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program and one (1) year of related professional experience in engineering.
Additional Information
Water, wastewater, and/or construction engineering experience preferred.
A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.
May require possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.  May require annual audio test or other job related physical testing as required by assigned position or department.
How To Apply
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