Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP) Engineer
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
COMPENSATION: $51,665-74,914/year, with starting pay up to $63,290/year, depending on qualifications.
STATUS: Full-Time salaried position with benefits (health, dental, vision, life, retirement, paid leave, etc)
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
JOB SUMMARY: Manages technical and regulatory activities maintaining Lehi City's compliance with the State required small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit under the Utah Pollution Discharge Elimination System (UPDES)
Ensures the Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP), is current and understands what needs to be accomplished within the SWMP to meet the requirements of the State permit. Develops City Stormwater ordinances that allow the City to abide by and enforce this plan.
Develops, creates and implements Stormwater quality policies, standard operating procedures, best management practices, and trainings for compliance with the MS4 permit. Delegates specific permit compliance tasks to other employees.
Reviews and submits recommendations on City planning and development issues relative to stormwater.
Manage current and upcoming maintenance agreements on private storm water facilities including inspections and applicable enforcement. Review and approve Long Term Stormwater Management Plans (LTSMP) to be maintained and documented by private property owners. Writes City facility LTSMP's (including post construction SWPPP's) in the same manner, to be maintained and documented by the City facilities. These plans must be managed to ensure those responsible for inspections listed within the LTSMP document are being performed. Performs periodic inspections with the site contact on a quarterly, yearly, or 5-year basis.
Reviews and approves all SWPPP's submitted by contractors and developers throughout the City.
Network with state and county personnel to stay updated and provide input on changing regulations. Supports and participates in the Utah County Stormwater Coalition and Utah Stormwater Advisory Committee. Must be committed to seeking knowledge, learning and proposing new ideas to keep the City's Stormwater Management Plan current and in compliance with the State MS4 Permit. Prepares various reports, projections, and evaluations as required; provides input to city council and committees in a timely manner.
Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related engineering field and must be and EIT. Preferred to have two (2) years of progressively responsible experience directly related to above duties.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of general construction principles and practices; legal environment associated with construction and maintenance of public works projects; modern methods, principles and practices of infrastructure construction and maintenance; conveyance of storm water through storm drain systems; equipment and materials used in construction and maintenance operations; current codes, standards, safety practices and principles involved in public works.
Ability to enforce regulations with firmness, tact, and impartiality; keep operating records and maintain various written reports; read maps and locate property; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public; comprehend interpret and enforce City ordinances, codes, and regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing read and interpret plans and specifications, visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results.
Ability to listen and work under stress-related situations.
Proficient in the operation of computers, specifically competent in database software, records management software, Microsoft products and desired experience in ArcGis.
Skill in cooperative problem solving, exercise good judgment in difficult situations, and communicate to citizens and city staff.
Specific knowledge on all MS4 Phase 2 components, in compliance with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Utah Water Quality Act, Title 19, Chapter 5, Utah Code Annotated 2004.
Applicant must obtain one of the following certifications within the first 6 months of employment:
Registered Stormwater Inspector (RSI)
Certified Environmental Stormwater Compliance Professional (CESCP)
Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM); or related certification.
TO APPLY: To submit our required City application, go to https://www.lehi-ut.gov/departments/hr/employment/.
NOTE: A complete list of essential functions and minimum requirements of the position may be obtained from Lehi City Human Resources. Lehi City will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process. If you have special needs, please call 385-201-2265. Lehi City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability.
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