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Staff Engineer

MetroConnects (Metro) is a special purpose district, governed by a five member Commission that operates and maintains 651 miles of sanitary sewer mains within Greenville and Anderson Counties in South Carolina.  Metro is seeking a successful candidate to fill the available full-time Staff Engineer position.

The Staff Engineer position is responsible for the management of the rehabilitation projects program and providing technical assistance and support for all engineering operations.


I/I Program:

  • Oversee and manage flow meter and other Infiltration and Inflow (I&I) related calculations.
  • Create and edit sewer basin boundaries within the Geographical Information System (GIS) software.
  • Coordinate with the District Engineer and the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Department on goals and planning.
  • Prepare the annual O&M Report and present to the Regional Provider (ReWa).

Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey (SSES) Program:

  • Identify systems and track progress.
  • Provide quality control and review of data.
  • Manage engineering consultant and SSES project evaluation and Preliminary Engineering Report.
  • Coordinate with District Engineer and O&M on goals and planning.

Manages SSES Evaluation:

  • Coordinate with engineering consultants during evaluation, design, and construction phases.
  • Oversee system deficiency databases.
  • Manage project budgets and scheduling.
  • Provide quality control for plans, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Provide quality control and recommend approval of pay requests and change orders.

Oversees Find & Fix Program

  • Supervise Engineering Technician.
  • Oversee emergency and maintenance contracts.
  • Receive and review information from O&M for potential repairs and determine the scope of repair projects.

Other Duties

  • Assist with Metro’s construction standards and specifications.
  • Provide technical support for the Engineering Department.
  • Provide assistance with analysis and review of pump stations.
  • Use of Cityworks or other Work Order Asset Management systems preferred.
  • Interact and communicate with a variety of individuals and groups to include the Board of Commissioners, co-workers, customers, County/State departments, other waste water utilities and districts, other utility service providers, contractors, plumbers, developers, consulting engineers, attorneys, etc.

Minimum Qualification

  • Licensed Professional Engineer by the State of South Carolina.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or five years’ experience in the field of wastewater collection system design, O&M, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of a GIS software.
  • Excellent organizational/logistics management skills.
  • Must be analytical with attention to detail, able to multi-task, and well organized.
  • Good interpersonal skills and maintain professional candor at all times.
  • Possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.


Salary is negotiable based on experience.  Metro offers a competitive benefits package including SC Retirement and comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance.  No relocation assistance is provided.  A background check and drug screening is a condition of employment.  Metro also conducts random drug screening during employment.


Resumes may be mailed or dropped off at MetroConnects, 120 Augusta Arbor Way, Greenville, SC 29605 Attn: Human Resources; or emailed to  Please provide references.  For additional information, please call 864-277-4442.

Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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