This position is responsible for assisting MSD in compliance with all environmental laws and regulations including the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and Solid and Hazardous waste laws. The position is also responsible for implementing MSD's Industrial Pretreatment Program and Phase II Storm Water Program. Being able to review, interpret, and implement new laws and regulations is an essential job function. This position manages a technical staff of about 46 engineers, technicians and inspectors. It is also responsible for the administration of an environmental laboratory and field staff.
Examples of Duties:
Essential Functions:Provides leadership and manages the daily operations of an engineering division within the Engineering Department to meet District and Department goals; directs, develops and motivates staff to meet the objectives that assist in achieving the District's strategic business plan; supervise department staff; assist in the preparation of the departmental budget; meet with the public, contractors, consultants (engineers), regulators, and municipal officials; maintain records and prepare technical reports; conduct special assignments and projects of a complex nature. Technical functions may include but are not limited to ensuring District compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and permits; oversee District programs that ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental laws, regulations, and permits in the District's service area; oversee the management of the District's laboratory functions; ensure that plans, specifications and estimates are designed, prepared, constructed, reviewed and/or bid as required for the District; provide project planning and prepare the Capital Improvement and Replacement Program; monitor projects under design and construction.
Additional Responsibilities: May perform related duties as required or as delegated by the Director.
Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Engineering and eight years of licensed professional experience with at least three years of management or supervisory experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable management and technical knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, especially as it applies to water quality issues; thorough knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations; considerable skill in planning and directing the work of others; considerable skill in maintaining effective working relationships with consulting engineers, contractors, regulators, public officials, other District personnel and the general public; considerable skill in maintaining records and preparing technical reports; the ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both in oral and written form; considerable skill in preparing technical reports and making presentations.
Must have or within one year become a Licensed Professional Engineer or a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Missouri.
Must possess a valid driver license issued by the state in which the employee resides
The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is a Missouri State special purpose political subdivision that is responsible for the St. Louis area’s sewer collection and treatment, and stormwater management. MSD ranks in the nation’s top wastewater utilities. It is a major contributor to the St. Louis region’s quality of life by playing a leadership role in ensuring environmental protection for the public’s health and safety.