Environmental Engineer - Memphis, TN

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Environmental Engineer - Memphis, TN

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Position Title:

Environmental Engineer


Position Description:

Works under the direction of the Administrator of Environmental Construction to manage and provide technical support for programs and projects such as the development and implementation of department wide safety programs, Storm Water Pollution Program, Storm Water Fee Collection Program and the Capacity, Management, Operation, and Maintenance (CMOM) program.



Supervises and evaluates staff responsible for construction projects by conducting inspections of storm water pollution and maintenance of the City's sewer lines. Directs and reviews the work of outside contractors. Monitors compliance programs to ensure programs and projects align and comply with applicable federal, state and local regulations. Interprets and analyzes field data and reviews plans. Performs detailed engineering calculations and maintains related data in the appropriate engineering systems. Prepares reports required by the EPA and the State of Tennessee. Responds to inquiries and communicates on a regular basis with professionals and the general public regarding environmental problems. Researches and employs new developments in engineering techniques, methods, and materials in operation in areas such as environmental sanitary sewer collection, storm water collection, and waste water collection. Drives to various locations to make onsite inspections within the service areas. Prepares budget estimates, specifications, and monitors daily expenditures.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing with staff, management, general public, and regulatory agencies, read engineering documents and drawings, and use office equipment such as computers, calculators and telephones. Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle to visually inspect work areas. May require visual acuity to read pipeline schematics and inspect designated areas related to storm drainage systems. Must be able to climb into manholes or other structures, traverse uneven ground, woods and weeded areas, flood lands, and construction sites. May require the ability to lift and carry objects such as engineering equipment weighing up to 25lbs and remove manhole covers weighing approximately 165lbs with assistance and pulling cables.


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office setting and outdoors with exposure to changing weather conditions and temperatures. May be exposed to traffic, insects, weeds, poisonous plants and sanitary wastewater. Requires frequent use of an automobile to travel across the city to various work sites. May occasionally require riding in a small boat and/or helicopter.


Education/Experience/Skills Required:

Environmental Eng Designer A – Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. Must possess a certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT). Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of continued employment.


Environmental Eng Designer Aa – Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and two (2) years' professional civil engineering experience. Must possess a certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT). Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of continued employment.


Environmental Engineer – Bachelors' degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering degree and four (4) years experience in civil or environmental engineering and at least two (2) of the four (4) years in a supervisory/lead capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a Professional Engineer (PE) license to practice in the state of Tennessee or a state that has reciprocity with Tennessee as a condition of continued employment. Must obtain a State of Tennessee Class II Wastewater Collection license within 24 months of employment in this position and maintain license as a condition of continued employment if assigned to Environmental Maintenance (CMOM program). Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of continued employment. .



Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and/or experience

Engineering/Sewer Design


14 - Engineering Designer A

Annual: $47,910.20 - $73,299.20

Payperiod: $1,842.70 - $2,819.20


15 - Engineering Designer AA

Annual: $53,660.36 - $82,638.40

Payperiod: $2,063.86 - $3,178.40


17 – Design Engineer

Annual: $68,061.76 - $100,391.20

Payperiod: $2,617.76 - 3,861.20


Application Instructions:

Job number 2100000332

Apply online - https://memphistn.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/environmental-engineer-environmental-administration-1694


The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.


The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management@memphistn.gov.