$61,545.73 - $92,318.60 Annually
4/12/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Transportation Project Delivery department within Hennepin County Public Works is seeking a Water Resource Graduate Engineer to join the Design division. This position will be responsible for performing water resources design engineering functions as well as working through phases of project development for roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation projects.
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Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at Hennepin County Public Works Department facility, 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, MN 55340 (There is no public transportation to this facility), in a field environment within Hennepin County, and remote as job duties allow. A reliable internet connection is required to complete work tasks through a VPN connection. Work hours are flexible between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.
About this position: This is a full-time, benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as a Graduate Engineer in the Engineer job class series. Click here to view the job classification specification. In this position you will:
· Create and analyze hydrologic, hydraulic, and water quality models.
· Design and review storm water collection and treatment systems.
· Lead production of design calculations and technical reports for transportation-related water resources facilities.
· Lead preparation of engineering plans and specifications for the design of detention facilities, storm drains, flood control facilities, green stormwater infrastructure and other transportation-related water resources facilities.
· Facilitate water resources related regulatory requirements and obtain related approvals for transportation projects from agencies such as the FEMA, FHWA, US Army Corps of Engineers, DNR, and watersheds.
· Lead and/or support design and project management for in-house and consultant-designed transportation projects as assigned.
· Provide water resources support to other departments within Hennepin County.
· Provide support to the county’s municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) program.
Need to have:
· Bachelor's degree in engineering field appropriate to the position (May/June 2023 graduates will also be considered for this position).
· Registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or the ability to acquire registration within six months of hire.
· A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.
Nice to have:
o With construction inspection, cost estimating, material testing, plan preparation, and/or roadway design.
o Preparing plans, drafting with Microstation/CAD, or writing specifications for roadway design projects.
o Working with Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), MnDOT State Aid, Municipalities, Watersheds or other agencies.
o Working in water resources design.
o Working with design engineering on preliminary and final design tasks.
o Leading and designing projects.
o Managing transportation projects.
o Supervising, coordinating, and evaluating the work of technical staff.
· Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering.
· Ability to:
o Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county, federal, state and municipal staff, public officials and the general public.
o Demonstrate examples of exhibiting high levels of organization and attention to documentation needs.
o Coordinate work with county and contract staff for successful project completion.
o Communicate and present technical and sensitive information effectively, both verbally and in writing.
o Read and interpret civil engineering design manuals, guidance documents, technical memos, construction plans, specifications, and other written forms.
o Schedule, prioritize, and balance several tasks.
About the department:
We envision a Transportation Department whose members are respectful of one another and the public we serve and are committed to the delivery of a safe, high-quality county highway system. We are widely trusted and recognized for innovation, collaboration and the responsible use of resources. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (log in as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to pass a background check.
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