Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
General Summary\r Manages, leads and performs complex engineering analyses and facility planning tasks to ensure adequate system capacity for existing and future customers. Provides critical technical support to design teams as well as key operation and maintenance staff addressing system and capacity needs. May provide water and sewer modelling training and guidance to intermediate and junior level staff in other divisions.\r \r \r Essential Functions \r •Performs and interprets hydraulic analyses for complex-level water and wastewater hydraulic planning analysis studies for on-site reviews, preliminary plans, water main and sewer main replacement/relocation projects, County Water and Sewer Ten Year Plan service category changes, land use rezoning proposals, updated MWCOG demographic projections; expansion of County designated growth areas; requests for additional capacity allocation for shared-use facilities with other governmental agencies, and other types of hydraulic review; \r•Determines specific capacity requirements and the subsequent sizing of water and sewer infrastructure; including pipeline sizing, valve and pressure reducing valve sizing, water and wastewater pump station capacity and head conditions, water and wastewater storage volumes, system pressures and velocities, and wastewater treatment plants and water treatment plants;\r•Provides complex hydraulic analysis support during the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the water and sewer infrastructure including but not limited to design performance criteria, scheduled water and sewer main shutdown analyses for pipeline construction and inspection procedures, emergency contingency plans due to water or sewer main breaks, and support during by-pass pump-arounds;\r•Develops scope, budget and schedule of BOA Task Orders and manages consultant’s work effort to ensure compliance with scope, budget and schedule, including contract administration and the review and recommendation of consultant monthly and final invoice disbursements;\r•Participates in the development, calibration, maintenance and updates to the highly complex dynamic computerized hydraulic models of the WSSC water and sewer systems which is utilized by all Teams in the Commission for planning and capacity analyses;\r•Utilizes MWCOG demographic projections to determine long-range projections in water demands, wastewater flow generation, on a periodic basis, and applies the flows to the current computerized hydraulic water and wastewater models;\r•Identifies and initiates CIP (Capital Improvement Program) projects required to ensure adequate capacity and performance of WSSC’s water and wastewater systems;\r•Responsible for wastewater flow monitoring (desk and field) and reporting of all wastewater flows at Commission-owned facilities as well as other receiving sewer systems including DC Water, City of Rockville, Charles County, and Poolesville for the purposes of quarterly billing;\r•Responsible for the tracking of background flow and all flow generated from new development for the purpose of sewer modelling and preparation of the bi-annual capacity report for submission to the State;\r•Leads needs analysis and facility planning project teams and acts as a member of design project teams;\r•Monitors, analyzes and comments on proposed federal, state, and local government laws and regulations affecting WSSC’s water and sewer systems;\r•Reviews the work of subordinate professional and technical personnel;\r•Serves as Commission representative on various interagency committees and work groups including work groups associated with the preparation of Counties’ Master Plans and Comprehensive Ten-Year Water and Sewerage Plans;\r•Responds to internal and external requests to explain how the water and sewer systems work and what needs are anticipated; this may involve work outside normal work hours;\r•Responds at any time, if feasible, to requests for water or sewer system analysis support during an operational emergency;\r \r \r Other Functions \r •Performs other related duties as assigned.\r \r \r Work Environment And Physical Demands \r \r \r \r Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities \r •Comprehensive knowledge of principles and practices of water and sewer planning; \r•Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil/environmental engineering;\r•Thorough knowledge of the relationship between land use planning and water and sewer planning; \r•Ability to use hydraulic modelling software with the EPANET and SWMM work engines such as WaterGems, H2ONet, SewerGems, XPSWMM, and InfoWorks;\r•Ability to integrate systematic and complex information in major reports;\r•Ability to effectively access and involve other agencies, internal staff, the general public, public officials, and special interest communities and group; \r•Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; \r•Ability to use PC and office software such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint in the conduct of day to day business; \r•Ability to use, or learn to use, various WSSC mainframe computer applications;\r•Ability to use, or learn to use WSSC’s Geographic Information System and its future applications for the Group.\r \r \r Minimum Education, Experience Requirements \r •Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental or related engineering field;\r•3 years of progressively responsible experience in the practice of water and sewer planning and water and sewer modelling.\r \r \r Additional Requirements \r •Completion of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Financial Disclosure statement within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.\r \r \r Preferences\r •Possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation from NCEES.\r \r \r Salary\r $ 68,651 to $ 104,799\r \r \r \r \r\r Posting Detail Information\r \r
\r \r \r EEO Statement\r AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER\rIt is the policy of the Commission to select new employees and to promote current employees without regard to race, sexual orientation, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, or handicap. The Commission does not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability and will make reasonable accommodation for any disability that does not result in undue hardship for the Commission.\r \r \r Close Date\r \r \r \r Open Until Filled \r Yes\r \r \r Special Instructions to Applicants\r \r \r \r Additional Information
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
Website : http://www.wsscwater.com
Established in 1918, today WSSC is among the largest water and wastewater utilities in the nation, with a network of nearly 5,600 miles of fresh water pipeline and more than 5,400 miles of sewer pipeline. Our service area spans nearly 1,000 square miles in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties serving 1.8 million residents through approximately 460,000 customer accounts. WSSC drinking water has always met or exceeded federal standards.