Please take a look at what you can expect to earn as a Civil Engineer during your first year as a full time Employee with Washington County Government:
- Six (6) Paid Personal Days
- Ten (10) Paid Vacation Days
- Fourteen (14) Paid Holidays; plus 3 partial paid holidays.
- Fifteen (15) Paid Sick Days
- County and Employee funded Healthcare including Health, Prescription, Dental and Vision Coverage
- County Paid Employee Assistance Plan
- County Paid Life Insurance
- County Paid Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- County Paid Short Term Disability Insurance
- County Paid Long Term Disability Insurance
- Up to $2,500.00 Annual Tuition Reimbursement Assistance
- County and Employee funded Defined Pension Plan
- Vested in just five (5) years.
- Credit for Prior Active Military Service and Unused Paid Sick Days.
- An Annual Salary of 67,288.
If our Civil Engineer, comprehensive compensation package interests you, please continue reading through our job posting to learn more about the position’s duties, responsibilities, prerequisites, etc. and apply online today.
Director of Engineering
GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs professional work preparing and overseeing engineering plans and studies for capital improvement projects. Direction is provided by the Director of Engineering.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
- Performs detailed engineering calculations related to capital improvement/infrastructure projects.
- Performs road, drainage, storm water management, transportation/traffic, and facility design; prepares the associated construction drawings using computer aided design (CAD) methods and standards; supervision may be exercised over subordinate personnel.
- Prepares construction drawings, specifications, and cost estimates.
- Provides technical support to other County departments and agencies.
- Addresses design and construction issues that arise during the construction.
- Prepares feasibility, life-cycle cost, and cost-benefit studies.
- Coordinates required survey field work with the Chief of Surveys and Survey Party Chief.
- Coordinates required right-of-ways with the Real Property Administrator.
- Prepares and submits environmental permits. Coordinates project design with other government agencies, public utilities, and other stakeholders.
- Reviews plans prepared by consultants for compliance with accepted standards and ordinances.
- Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of civil engineering; general knowledge of design, construction, maintenance and cost estimating relating to capital improvement projects; general knowledge of land surveying; ability to prepare technical reports; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; Microsoft Office and computer aided design (CAD) experience required; AASHTO Geometric Design of Highways and Streets, Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Maryland Stormwater Design Manual, TR-20, TR-55, Culvert Master, Flow Master, and HEC-RAS experience desirable.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university; three (3) years’ experience in the design and/or construction of capital improvement projects desirable.
This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.
Possession of an appropriate valid driver’s license. A State of Maryland Professional Engineer license is desirable.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States and willing to provide unexpired USCIS Form I-9 employment eligibility verification documentation upon request.
Easy Ways to Apply:
- Visit our website at https://www.washco-md.net/jobs/
- Complete and email an Application to [email protected]
- Complete and mail Application to:
Washington County Human Resources Department,
100 W. Washington Street, Room 2300,
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740.
Internal Candidates are required to use an Internal Application (including resume) when applying.
Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals requiring special accommodations or assistance are requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 240-313-2350, Voice or TDD (D/HH use 711) M/F/H/V.
DEADLINE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS WITH HUMAN RESOURCES:
Friday, February 10th, 2023 @ 4:00pm