As part of the Engineering Department, the Engineering Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing personnel, projects, budgets and associated issues related to a division within the Engineering Department. The incumbent develops plans and programming, formulates budgetary data, assigns job duties, conducts employee evaluations, prepares contractual obligations, develops educational curriculum, and reports parameters as they relate to the overall programming of the office; ensures compliance with policies and procedures; supervises personnel responsible for design and construction; and interacts with public on water and wastewater projects constructed in the public right-of-way and easements.
Additionally, the Engineering Manager oversees non-capital projects to include chairing committees, participating on review groups, and issuing recommendations; monitors budgets and expenditures, evaluating service delivery and cost effectiveness, and resolving complex problems that require professional level input; assists the Director in the operations of the department to include implementing the activities involving the department budget, staffing, and policy recommendations to meet operational goals; and performs other related job duties, as assigned.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree, seven to ten (7-10) years of work experience within the water and wastewater field and sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, possession of or the ability to obtain a valid State of North Carolina driver's license. A Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of North Carolina is preferred. Applicants who do not have a P.E. license in the preferred requirement, must have certifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP), Design-Build Institute of America Professional, or equivalent.
This work is typically performed in an office while sitting at a desk or table. Requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Additionally, the work requires climbing, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, mental acuity, repetitive motion, speaking, talking, and visual acuity.
Internal Number: ENG052019-61
About Cape Fear Public Utility Authority
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) was created in 2008 to provide high-quality water and wastewater for the nearly 200,000 people who live in the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County. The Authority owns, operates and maintains the public water distribution and wastewater collections systems including two water treatment plants, two wastewater plants, elevated water tanks, well sites, pump stations, and several thousand miles of water and sewer lines. These operations are supported by our certified laboratory facility, customer service, engineering, finance, human resources, information technology and administration departments. CFPUA provides employees a variety of career opportunities with competitive salaries and benefits.