An exciting career opportunity exists for a Project Engineer at Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority located in Beaufort, South Carolina. The Project Engineer provides professional knowledge for project management, design and permitting of all BJWSA private development related projects, and as needed on select Capital Improvement Projects. Coordinates activities to ensure all projects comply with BJWSA’s Development Policy and Procedure Manual, are designed in accordance with the Authority’s Technical Specifications, and approved by its Design Review Team in a timely manner. Performs technical tasks related to projects such as review and approval of design drawings and calculations, computer-aided design, hydraulic modeling, and material submittal review and approval. Completes, submits and/or reviews various required documents such as SCDHEC Construction Permit applications, SCDOT encroachment permit requests, and development project activity reports using BJWSA’s project information management system database. Reports to the Development Projects Manager.
BJWSA is a regional water and sewer utility providing services to the southeastern coastal South Carolina counties of Beaufort and Jasper. This region includes the historic City of Beaufort, Town of Bluffton and resort community of Hilton Head Island, and is centrally located between Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. As part of the South Carolina Low Country, this area exudes traditional southern hospitality and is surrounded by boating, hunting, golfing, fishing, beaches, and great people. BJWSA is part of a community that promotes work/life balance where family and friends are most important.
BJWSA employs approximately 170 employees who are dedicated to our mission to “inspire trust and enhance public health”. We treat and deliver an average of 20 million gallons of drinking water each day to over 48,000 retail customers. We also supply drinking water to wholesale customers who resell or redistribute our water to their residents. Overall, we serve over 150,000 Low Country residents with drinking water. We collect, treat and recycle over 7 million gallons of treated wastewater (for about 38,000 sewer accounts) safely back into the environment daily.
How To Apply: Submit BJWSA application to: HR Dept., 6 Snake Rd., Okatie, SC 29909, or fax 843-548-0112. Deadline is June 23, 2017. www.bjwsa.org
EEO/AA/M/W/Veterans & individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil or mechanical engineering or related field and a minimum of three to five years’ experience in engineering related functions and project management, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer or possess an Engineer-in-Training license.
Prior experience in development project management for water/sewer utilities, including capacity and availability determinations, will be considered.
Must possess experience working with various computer applications and the ability to use BJWSA-specific software.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Starting Salary: $ 2,188 to $2,736 bi-weekly (depending on qualifications) plus excellent benefits package to include S.C. Retirement System, 401k, generous leave programs, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, an entrenched safety culture, developing wellness initiative, numerous employee recognition forums, extensive talent development opportunities, and a collaborative team and family type atmosphere.
Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority is a public, nonprofit regional water & sewer utility created by the South Carolina legislature. We are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of eleven members, who have been recommended by Beaufort County and Jasper County legislative delegations and appointed by the Governor of South Carolina. We provide services to the southeastern coastal South Car...olina counties of Beaufort and Jasper. This region includes the City of Beaufort, Bluffton, & Hilton Head Island and is centrally located between Charleston, SC & Savannah, GA.