The Town of Wake Forest seeks an Environmental Engineer to protect and improve air, land and water resources in the Town in order to provide a clean and healthful environment. The Environmental Engineer will perform engineering support work to include tasks such as pursuing efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control. This work requires a professional knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of engineering pertaining to the facilities and systems used to control pollution and protect the quality of resources and the environment. The ability to use relevant aspects of chemistry, biological sciences and public health practices pertaining to the control or elimination of pollutants will be a major function of this role. Work will be evaluated based on conferences, review of records and designs, and adherence to adopted plans and specifications.
Duties and Responsibilities
Apply professional engineering competence with specialized knowledge of chemistry and biological science. Protect or improve the natural resources of air, land and water to provide a clean and healthful environment.
Work planning to include the design and construction phases for modification or improvement of facilities.
Regulation and enforcement of environmental engineering policies, programs or activities by establishing standards, promoting improvements, evaluating compliance and directing action to secure satisfactory results.
Interface with regulatory agencies and divisional personnel to direct environmental efforts in the divisions. Participate in annual environmental compliance audits.
Provide environmental guidelines and assistance in training at the divisional level as required. Interact with outside vendors as necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Evaluate environmental conditions and carrying out relevant activities in the areas of research, development, planning, designing, and advising.
Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, stormwater, bio-ag engineering, or other related field, and some experience in the engineering field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a Professional Engineer (PE) certification for the State of North Carolina is required.
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.
Certified Floodplain Manager
Certification in North Carolina BMP Design & Inspections
Certification in NCDOT Level I-III, CPESC
Internal Number: 2017-79
About Town of Wake Forest
The dynamic community of Wake Forest is always looking for talented individuals to join our rapidly growing municipality. We value our employees and offer a comprehensive benefits package and a number of employee appreciation events. We promote a healthy and fit culture by offering a number of wellness initiatives throughout the year. If you are looking for a great opportunity and a career where you can make a positive difference in our community the Town of Wake Forest is a great choice!