Education and Training:
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, or a related field; AND seven (7) or more years’ experience in public sector environmental engineering; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Required Knowledge of:
PHA organization, operations, policies, and procedures.
Federal, Commonwealth, and local laws, rules, and regulations governing environmental health and safety, including Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Health and Safety Association (OSHA), and Code of Federal Regulations.
Techniques for investigating environmental safety problems and conditions.
Guidelines used in environmental quality controls.
Public health and safety protocols and regional environmental protection issues.
Principles and practices of government project, contract, and budget management.
Federal and Commonwealth environmental project record keeping and technical reporting principles and procedures.
Methods, procedures, and standards for Public Housing record keeping and records management.
Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient facilities management techniques.
Required Skill in:
Explaining Federal and Commonwealth rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures.
Answering questions, advising staff, and assisting with mediation of environmental problems.
Reviewing procurement contracts, and assuring compliance with Commonwealth, Federal, and HUD contracting and operational regulations.
Reviewing and verifying contracts and technical documents.
Interpreting and applying Commonwealth and Federal contracting rules and regulations.
Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers.
Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
License and Certification Requirements:
A valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Driver's License may be required.
Registration as a Professional Engineer with Pennsylvania State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, or a Master's Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, or a related field is desirable.