Sanitary Infrastructure Engineer (Civil Engineer III)

Alexandria, VA
$72,528.30 - $119,218.09 Annually
Aug 29, 2021
Sep 26, 2021
Full Time
Sanitary Infrastructure Engineer (Civil Engineer III)

An Overview
The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES) is seeking a Sanitary Infrastructure Engineer in the Sanitary Infrastructure Division to perform civil engineering work and manage projects related to the City’s sanitary and combined sewer systems. This position will manage a variety of sanitary sewer projects, including those aimed at reducing infiltration and inflow into the sanitary sewer system and other capital projects within the Division. The successful candidate is expected will have a strong technical background in the field of civil engineering, along with strong time management skills to effectively manage competing priorities. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Sanitary Infrastructure Senior Engineer.

The Opportunity
Duties related to this position will also include the following:
  • Responsible for the management of sanitary sewer programs, capital projects and sewer related initiatives, following City procedures and policies to achieve project objectives.
  • Monitors sanitary sewer projects, including the work done by consultant teams, to ensure conformance with scope, schedule and budget in order to best meet project objectives.
  • Responsible for managing planning level engineering of projects aimed at reducing inflow and infiltration into the sanitary sewer system and reducing the potential for sanitary sewer back-ups during periods of heavy rainfall and associated flooding.
  • Ensures that projects conform to all applicable City standards and are in conformance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations.
  • Works collaboratively with the Department of Project Implementation to ensure a seamless transition of projects from planning level engineering stage to design and construction.
  • Provides comprehensive reviews on engineering plans, specifications, and other engineering related reports/documents throughout the design process, along with monitoring projects during construction.
  • Works with stakeholders, engages the community, and presents information regarding sanitary related programs to residents, outside agencies, senior staff, and City officials. Seeks stakeholder input, gains consensus, and makes recommendations in the best interest of the City and its residents.
  • Routinely reports project progress to senior project engineer and seeks assistance with project challenges. Routinely reports project progress to senior project engineer and seeks assistance with project challenges.
  • Continues to grow technical knowledge in the planning level engineering and operation of sanitary sewer collection systems. Responsible for meeting all certification requirements and seeking out coaching and assistance on unfamiliar work. Committed to continually improving engineering skills and knowledge.
  • Approaches work with a critical eye, challenging accepted practices, seeking new approaches and continuous improvement. Supports the Director in the development and continuous improvement of departmental procedures and processes.
  • Perform related work as required.

About The Department
T&ES ?is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria.? We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services.? The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If?you are curious for a broader view of our City, click? City of Alexandria ?to learn more.?

Minimum & Additional Requirements

To qualify for this position, a candidate should possess a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or other related field and five years of professional experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

To be considered an ideal candidate, applicants will have either a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and at least three (3) years of experience related to sanitary sewer collection systems.


This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks.

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