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Engineer III
Working Title Engineer III
Department/Division Public Works - Engineering Program Management
Job Type Full Time
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Requisition ID:
Work Location:
Public Works - Municipal Center
Pay Range:
A.16, $73,736 - $111,779.20
Starting Salary:
Depending upon Qualifications
Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday
Part Time Hours/Wk:
Application Deadline:

Job Duties:


This individual will work in the Stormwater Project Management section of the Stormwater Engineering Center in Public Works and will perform a variety of duties of a complex nature related to stormwater civil engineering projects. Representative work duties include but are not limited to:

  • Project management for the City’s Stormwater Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects
  • Review of complex drainage plans or studies including preliminary engineering reports, design calculations, drawings, and specifications for stormwater conveyance systems detention basins/storage facilities, pump stations, etc.
  • Responsible for planning, preliminary engineering, design, calculations, presentations and overall project development
  • Contract Management for design and construction 

In addition to the minimum requirements, the ideal candidate for these positions will have experience listed in the preferences below. Candidates with the preferred experience should ensure the information is provided in the application.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This position will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.  A first review of candidate submissions will be completed by May 13, 2021. Once the appropriate applicant pool has been established, it will be closed.

Working Conditions:

There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a Bachelors Degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) approved engineering or engineering technology program WITH possession of a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA) AND five (5) years of progressive professional experience,
an Associates Degree in Engineering with seven (7) years of progressive professional experience AND a possession of a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Virginia Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements:

DMV Transcript:  Required
CDL:  Not Required                                       
DOT History:  
Not Required                                                 
CPS Check:  Not Required
Physical:  Not Required    
Respirator:  Not Required
Polygraph Review:  
Not Required
Psychological Screening:  Not Required

Attachments Required:  Please include cover letter and resume


• Project management experience demonstrating the ability to manage multiple-project workload
• Experience in planning, presentations and overall project development for a variety of stormwater projects
• Experience in Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H & H) Stormwater Design Calculations
• Experience in municipal public works in the field of stormwater engineering desired
• Excellent technical writing and communication skills
• Experience in coordinating with Federal, State and Local agencies

Special Instructions:

  • Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete. 
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  • ​Your responses to any "Supplemental Questions", if attached to this requisition, must be supported by the information you give us in the work experience section of this application. Be sure you are thorough in describing your skills and duties as you complete the work experience section. If the information cannot be verified you will not receive credit. 
  • Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.


VRS Contribution:   All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.  

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