WSOS COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION, INC: Civil Engineer-Community Development

 Apply by April 9, 2017.

Civil Engineer - Community Development  - Fremont (Ohio office location is flexible)

Summary:   Provides training and technical assistance to RCAP field staff and small water and sewer systems on all engineering-related issues. Performs energy and operational audits of small water and sewer systems and prepares reports outlining potential cost savings.

General Information
Location  219 S Front St
Fremont, OH 43420-3059
United States
Base Pay  $997.20-$1,329.60 / Week
Employee Type  Yearly Full Time
Minimum Experience  5 Years
Required Degree  4 Year Degree
Contact Information

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain up-to-date knowledge on the latest developments in federal and state regulations, funding source regulations, new technologies relating to water and wastewater, and developing trends.
  2. Review engineering planning documents for small systems for accuracy and feasibility with regard to cost and acceptable alternatives and offer advice and technical assistance on same.
  3. Conduct preliminary and/or detailed energy audits of water and sewer facilities; provide recommendations for energy cost savings through equipment replacement and/or treatment optimization.
  4. Estimate costs for replacement of equipment and calculate proposed energy savings.
  5. Conduct operational audits of small drinking water, wastewater and/or storm water systems in conjunction with certified operations staff and prepare reports for optimization, cost savings, or alternatives analysis.
  6. Develop tools to be utilized for asset management by small drinking water and wastewater systems; perform life cycle costing for such systems’ equipment; develop asset management plans.
  7. Provide technical assistance to RCAP field staff related to suitability of proposed engineering plans, construction, land and site development and environmental concerns.
  8. Provide technical assistance and training to community groups, and/or local government officials on infrastructure development concerns relating to program planning, facility development, management and finance, operation and maintenance, and capacity development.
  9. Conduct on-site visits with community officials; conduct needs assessment; complete the enrollment process; and prepare and provide progress reports and updates regarding the status of projects.
  10. Assist the State Director and RCAP Coordinator with program development which may include participating in the development of funding strategies, initiating contacts, identifying opportunities, coordinating, writing, developing and submitting small proposals, and working as a team member on large proposals.
  11. Other duties and responsibilities as directed by supervisor.


Bachelor degree in engineering or related field and registered as a Professional Engineer.


Five to seven years engineering experience and five to seven years experience working with Microsoft Office, GIS, and CAD. Prefer experience with water and sewer infrastructure and conducting energy audits.  Must obtain an Association of Energy Engineers Energy Auditor or Energy Manager Certification within one year of hire date.

 Additional Requirements:

  1. Initial and periodic Motor Vehicle Records checks, maintain a valid driver’s license, and maintain a safe driving record.
  2. Must  have insured, dependable transportation available for daily use.
  3. Must submit to initial and/or periodic state and/or federal criminal checks.
  4. Must submit to initial  and periodic drug and alcohol testing.
  5. Ability to be reached by cellular phone during business hours and after hours.