HRSD is making ‘SWIFT’ progress with the Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow and we’re looking for a dynamic engineering leader to join our team as we advance SWIFT from research to full-scale implementation. HRSD is seeking a Chief of Design and Construction for SWIFT. The position requires someone with substantial engineering experience in both public utility and consulting fields. Could that be you? To learn more about HRSD’s SWIFT initiative, please visit SWIFTVA.com.
Please apply for this position on our website at www.hrsd.com/jobs
Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or related field; Seminars and courses in wastewater design and operations, construction, materials, project management, scheduling, contracting, claims avoidance and negotiation.
Master’s Degree in engineering, management or a related curriculum.
Minimum ten years of experience in an engineering capacity.
Consulting engineering experience in project management, design and oversight of construction projects.
Management of consulting engineering firm(s) for a municipal organization.
Job-specific Technical Competencies
Knowledge of civil engineering with a strong background in environmental, water and wastewater treatment, hydraulics, structural, materials, geotechnical, mechanical, electrical and construction engineering.
Knowledge of planning, design and construction process for water and wastewater treatment plants.
Knowledge of procurement and contractual procedures.
Knowledge of business administration principles.
Knowledge of general functions and duties of HRSD or other similar public sector organizations.
Skills in effective communicating and negotiating.
Experience in leading, motivating, managing, hiring, training, problem solving, handling emergencies and high priority situations.
Ability to meet critical project schedules; respond to off-hour requirements; and deal with stressful situations.
Ability to lead diverse teams to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Virginia Professional Engineer License.
Valid Driver’s License from state of residence.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
HRSD is a progressive and innovative public utility serving the residents and businesses of Southeastern Virginia. We employ talented people who take pride in doing their best for the environment and share our vision that future generations will inherit clean waterways and be able to keep them clean.