Senior Project Engineer-Wastewater Infrastructure

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority | Pensacola, FL

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Posted Date 5/30/2019

Demonstrates ability to manage multiple scale and multi-discipline projects. Performs responsible administrative and advanced engineering work in planning, permitting, reviewing and coordinating engineering activities with a high degree of independent professional judgment. *Periodically supervises a staff consisting of professional engineers, engineering technicians, clerical assistants, other engineering support staff, and field personnel.


Plans, reviews, directs, and coordinates the work of in-house staff and others performing engineering and investigative services.

Coordinates and evaluates engineering and construction work of developers that involve ECUA facilities.

Exercises supervision and directs, coordinates, and evaluates a staff of subordinate, professional, technical, and administrative personnel.

Directs personnel in engineering, investigative and construction activities.

Plans, coordinates, directs, and implements the work of consulting engineers and contractors. Reviews construction plans and specifications.

Administers contracts with consulting engineers, construction and rehabilitation firms.

Coordinates with developers, consultants, contractors and ECUA operation and maintenance staff for design, construction, inspection, improvement and rehabilitation of ECUA facilities.

Develops plans and specifications, oversees the production of construction bid documents, and evaluates bids.

Studies major engineering problems and renders decisions on the best course of action.

Prepares periodic and special reports as required. Communicates effectively orally and in writing to subordinates, superiors, and the general public.

Coordinates work efforts on joint projects, and projects involving outside funding with other agencies such as FEMA, FDEP, County and City.

Attends meetings and makes public addresses.

All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or sanitary engineering. (Educational documentation will be requested upon offer of employment.)

A minimum of eight (8) years' progressively responsible engineering experience in the planning, design, construction or operation of water or wastewater facilities.

Four (4) years' progressively responsible experience after obtaining P.E. registration.

Familiar with computer modeling software.

Must respond to call-out work during non-working hours or emergencies as needed.

Licenses and Certifications:
A valid driver license.

Registration as a professional engineer in the State of Florida, or if registered in another state, must obtain registration within one year of appointment.

Employment offers to all new hires are contingent upon the job candidates successfully passing background, motor vehicle and reference checks, nicotine screening, drug screening, and post job offer physicals (that may include pulmonary testing). Offers of transfers or promotion to current ECUA employees are not subject to nicotine screening. All applicants are subject to physical assessments as required by job.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly exposed to indoor office environment and occasional outdoor weather conditions.

When working outdoors, employee may be exposed to noxious fumes, airborne particles, and toxic and caustic chemicals. Outdoor conditions are moderately loud.

May be required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and lift and move heavy objects up to fifty (50) pounds independently and lift up to 200 pounds with assistance.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level

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