This position will be responsible for managing the sanitary plan review department. Key tasks associated with this work include sanitary design review and approval, development/interpretation/enforcement of SD1 Rules and Regulations and engineering standards and specifications, assessment of capacity, and reservation of capacity. The position involves numerous meetings and conversations both formally and informally to understand interests and communicate SD1 information and positions to multiple state, business, residential, and political stakeholders. This work will be performed in close coordination with the storm water plan review department. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Review engineering drawings, specifications, and other project deliverables developed by engineering
Enforcement of SD1’s Rules, Regulations and Policies along with engineering standards/specifications as they apply to new sanitary sewer development.
Development and revision of Rules and Regulations and engineering standards/specifications to govern new sanitary sewer development as become necessary.
Interact (verbally and written) with Kentucky Division of Water (KDOW)
Perform assessments of sewer system capacity.
Tracking available and approved reservations of capacity.
Manage engineering consultants and other design professionals in the planning and design of sanitary
Develop requests for proposals (RFPs), procure professional services, and manage professional service contracts to ensure adherence to project budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
Support and consult with the construction inspection staff for conformance to engineering plans and specifications.
Interact with outside agencies, organizations, stakeholders, customers and other individuals that have a role in SD1’s ongoing and planned activities. This would include attendance at meetings and technical workshops, presentations to various stakeholders, and coordination with the local jurisdictions and planning and zoning agencies of Northern Kentucky.
Support the development of planning and reporting documents.
Other duties may be assigned
Ability to multi-task by handling and successfully completing multiple simultaneous tasks and requests on time and within budget in a fast-paced work environment.
Have a clear understanding of sanitary sewer collection system, and sanitary pumping station operation.
Have a clear understanding of sanitary flows and sanitary capacity or lack of.
Proficient in hydraulic engineering.
Successfully complete work with little supervision and
Ability to proactively and effectively communicate with senior staff to ensure staff is kept informed on project progress, any roadblocks that need to be addressed, and
Ability to solve multiple practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, internal and external customers, and the general
Ability to communicate and work effectively with people to gain consensus and endorsement to successfully develop and complete projects.
Excellent technical writing skills in order to develop and write reports, business correspondence, and process and procedure flowcharts and manuals
Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
Minimum of five years of related experience and/or training with similar types of work; or equivalent combination of higher education and experience;
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint), scheduling, and GIS software.
Knowledge of and experience with hydraulic modeling software highly desirable.
Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Kentucky.
SD1 is responsible for the collection and treatment of Northern Kentucky's wastewater, as well as regional storm water management. SD1 is the second largest public sewer utility in Kentucky with a service area that covers approximately 220 square miles, encompassing more than 30 municipalities and unincorporated portions of Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties. SD1 maintains more than 1,600 miles o...f sanitary sewer line, 142 wastewater pumping stations, 15 flood pump stations, 8 package treatment plants, three major wastewater treatment plants, more than 400 miles of storm sewer and over 29,000 storm sewer structures.