The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) is a quasi-governmental agency that provides water and sewer services for residents and businesses in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. MetCom has a customer base of over 17,000 and exceeds $20 million in annual revenues.
MetCom is located in historic St. Mary’s County, the birthplace of Maryland. St. Mary’s County is situated on a peninsula in Southern Maryland with over 500 miles of shoreline on the Patuxent River, Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. Home to Patuxent River Naval Air Station, St. Mary’s College and great seafood, the area is a true destination for raising a family, building a career or simply enjoying the pleasures of outdoor life. The County’s location allows for easy access to major metropolitan areas, while offering residents a high quality of life and affordable lifestyles.
St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission has an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer.
Manages the projects and contracts of design and construction contractors, including change orders, schedules, payment certification and problem solving; Oversees the development plans and specifications by Commission personnel as well as consultants, including standard specifications and details and design guidelines for water and wastewater facilities; Oversees the inspection of all Commission and private development construction projects to ensure compliance with plans and specifications; Studies the overall water and wastewater needs within the County and recommends capital improvements necessary to correct deficiencies and to ensure that adequate facilities are available to support existing and planned development; Oversees the MetCom construction permitting process; Manages the Engineering Department, Construction Department and Inspection Staff; Keeps the Commission advised on the progress of design and construction programs including mapping, permits, proposed development, etc; Oversees mapping of water and wastewater lines; Responsible for the preparation of construction cost estimates; preparation of the Departments annual operation budget and for monitoring departmental spending and construction project expenditures to ensure that it stays within budget limits.
The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission offers a generous compensation package that includes a competitive salary, excellent health & dental benefits, prescription drug program, State Retirement, generous vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays and a host of other benefits.
Hiring Salary: $98,787 - $113,683 DOQ.
Offers of employment are contingent pending successful completion of pre-employment requirements which include criminal background checks, employment verification, reference checks and drug screening.
The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field plus seven or more years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree plus five or more years of relevant experience; Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maryland. Expert knowledge of engineering practices, procedures and utility construction; knowledge of project development and management.
St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) is a quasi-governmental organization that provides water and sewer services for both residential and commercial use in St. Mary's County, Maryland. We have a customer base of over 17,000. MetCom is an EOE employer which offers an excellent benefit package that includes Group Health/Vision/Dental/Prescription Coverage, State Retirement, Short & L...ong Term Disability, Life & AD&D Ins, 457B, AFLAC, FSA, Annual Leave, Sick Leave, 12 paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Tuition Reimbursement Program.