This is intermediate-level professional engineering and supervisory work performed in the office and field in connection with the design, construction, operations, maintenance and monitoring of the City's closed landfill and waste oil collection sites. Assignments are received from higher-level engineers or supervisors who define the scope of the work, review the work in progress and upon completion, and certify the results. The work is characterized by the application of expanded professional expertise encompassing both theoretical concepts and operational considerations gained through experience. Work involves direct responsibility for subordinate crews and maintaining effective employee relations. Work often requires independent judgment and discretion in supervising staff and implementing assigned programs and services.
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EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the City's closed landfill sites to assure public safety and maintain compliance with environmental regulations related to landfill gas migration and emissions.
Direct, control and evaluate activities of employees engaged in landfill gas and leachate monitoring/sampling.
Direct, control and evaluate activities of employees and contractors engaged in landfill gas extraction and leachate collection systems maintenance, repair, replacements and upgrades.
Oversee SCADA system operation, maintenance and upgrades.
Work with Surveyor to establish data collection process to analyze rate and degree of settlement on membrane integrity.
Perform design work for landfill related improvements and upgrades.
Plan, organize and manage work to efficiently meet program objectives.
Oversee emergency response activities during off hours.
Oversee operation of City's closed waste oil collection sites to protect the health and safety of the public and environment and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Prepare engineering plans, designs, and specifications. Coordinate design activities with other Engineering Units, City agencies, and other entities as necessary. Oversee drafting of plans and specifications
Develop RFPs for required services including but not limited to collection and disposal of waste oil, annual cleaning of waste oil collection structures.
Research and resolve discrepancies.
Develop and implement a Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Program.
Oversee and/or perform weekly inspections to ensure regulatory compliance.
Oversee upgrades and improvements.
Maintain required records
Review documentation submitted by assigned staff to verify all required information provided prior to submitting to administrative support staff for data entry.
Maintain and process necessary purchasing records including purchasing card receipts and monthly statements.
Maintain computerized asset inventory, preventive maintenance schedules and activities, work orders, and material/supply inventories, etc.
Order and maintain adequate inventory of materials and supplies required for assigned program areas.
Participate in the development and maintenance of budgets.
Prepare narrative and statistical annual reports, monitoring plans and plan modifications for submittal to regulatory agencies.
Prepare and submit annual hazardous waste generator report for Police Training Facility.
Assist with personnel related issues.
Participate in hiring, promotion, transfer, discipline, suspension, layoff, recall and discharge of employees.
Evaluate work performance of assigned employees
Review and approve timesheets.
Prepare and submit accident reports, incident reports, medical releases and other documentation per established procedures.
Coordinate training to develop and enhance requisite skills of employees.
Maintain applicable occupational health and safety standards.
Perform other related work.
Two years of experience in performing and/or overseeing employees and/or contractors engaged in closed landfill monitoring and maintenance activities; AND
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydrogeology, Geology, or a related field.
Possession of an Associate's Degree in Civil Technology, Engineering Design or closely related field AND
At least four (4) years of related advanced level landfill operations monitoring and maintenance activities or directly related leadership experience over landfill operations, maintenance and monitoring crews/contractors.
If an applicant does not possess the specific requirements outlined above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience:
Four (4) years experience in applying the following:
Principles, theories, and practices of civil engineering, particularly as they relate to the design, construction, operation, maintenance and monitoring of closed landfill and waste oil collection sites.
Computers and ability to use computer software applicable to the duties of the position, such as Microsoft Office suite.
Familiarity with the following:
Methods and techniques associated with the construction and inspection of public works projects. Safety hazards of the work and methods of promoting safety programs.
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities.
For the complete list of the knowledge, skills, and abilities, please reference the Engineer 2 classification specification on-line.
Possession of a valid Wisconsin driver's license.
Employees in this classification must be able to navigate uneven terrain to access remote field locations; work outdoors in adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time; climb ladders and enter confined spaces to access equipment for inspection.
Incumbent will be expected to work nights, weekends, holidays when inclement weather, emergency or other situations. This position will also be expected to participate as a member of after-hours Engineering On-Call Supervisor rotation.
Internal Number: 2018-00215
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