|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs professional and supervisory engineering work assisting the Wastewater Assistant Bureau Chief in the operations of the Environmental Control Section. Responsibilities include supervising Environmental Specialists involved in research, sampling, and enforcement activities, as well as serving as project manager on various environmental engineering projects. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.|
|Plans, coordinates, schedules and supervises the work of Environmental Specialists engaged in research, sampling and enforcement activities related to environmental control; provides training, evaluates performance and recommends actions which affect employees' status such as hiring, salary changes and discipline.
Performs engineering reviews/evaluations and coordination, prepares reports and submits recommendations to supervisor concerning projects, problems, and technical studies in areas related to environmental engineering.
Consults with managers/engineers and advises on chemical/hazardous materials that may require special handling and disposal to ensure compliance with existing and proposed standards of EPA, FDER, and other regulatory agencies. Also works with the Hazardous Materials Response Team with the City Fire Department.
Reviews literature produced by Environmental Protection Agency, Water Pollution Control Federation, and other sources to keep abreast of research and development on chemical/hazardous discharges; maintains current list of organic chemical compounds and discharge requirement.
Supervises program for constant verification of wholesale sewer customer flow meters to ensure the greatest degree of accuracy. This includes revenue, sewage flow meters, and internal credit water meters for establishment of credits to customers who have non?sewered discharge water flow, and prepares related reports.
Coordinates with Environmental Services Billing Supervisor regarding sewer enhancement projects to facilitate appropriate charges/billing procedures.
Plans and executes the Reclaimed Water Program.
Performs other duties as assigned to facilitate accomplishment of section's goals and objectives.
|Knowledge of environmental control principles, standards, and accepted practices.
Knowledge of federal regulations governing control of hazardous waste sites.
Knowledge of City ordinances governing industrial pretreatment, industrial surcharge sampling and billing and wastewater discharge.
Knowledge of chemistry and hazardous materials/chemicals.
Knowledge of treatment plant effluent and sludge chemical requirements.
Knowledge of technical specifications and ability to monitor the work of outside contractors.
Ability to review and interpret professional/technical engineering reports and provide advice regarding problems and/or solutions.
Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise activities of subordinates.
Ability to conduct engineering studies and write technical reports outlining findings, and recommended actions.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
|Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering or related field with substantial course work in chemistry and two (2) years technical or professional experience in sanitary/environmental engineering, industrial pretreatment, waste management or related field, one of which must have been in a supervisory/managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Florida Engineer In Training (EIT) License desired.|