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Storm Water Engineering Project Coordinator (Planning Team) #2402-230200-01

Date Opened
Tuesday, February 06, 2024 11:03 AM
Close Date
Monday, February 19, 2024 11:59 PM
Storm Water Services
  • $80,422.00 - $89,357.00/year


Storm Water Services' mission is to serve the City of Charlotte by improving surface waters and conveying rainwater safely through well-maintained storm drainage systems. Each year Storm Water Services invests $100+ million in capital improvements and staff manage hundreds of storm drainage improvement projects. Storm Water Services is one of the largest stormwater utilities in the Southeast with approximately 215,000 customer accounts and more than 200 full-time positions.  


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 15th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 897,000 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


This position serves as an Engineering Project Coordinator for the Planning team within the Strategic Planning and Operations Division of Storm Water Services and supports the capital project identification and prioritization for both major and minor storm water projects.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with the evaluation and prioritization of the City’s drainage system with considerations for hydraulic capacity and structural condition
  • Assists with the identification, ranking, and assignment of future storm drainage improvement projects
  • Performs/evaluates hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of investigation areas
  • Prepares drainage repair/maintenance plans and cost estimates
  • Maintains and analyzes databases involving GIS mapping and analysis tools
  • Research, organize, and assess drainage related service request 
  • Assists with investigations and asset management inspections as necessary
  • Collaborating with Asset Management 
  • Support strategic initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, prepare, and explain complex technical reports, data, technical specifications and recommendations.
  • Working knowledge of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Drainage Manual, City of Charlotte Land Development Standards, NCDOT Standards and Specifications, and other local ordinances, requirements, and manuals
  • A valid driver’s license, a good driving record with the ability to obtain and maintain a City Driving Permit

Preferred Qualification

  • Licensure as an Engineering Intern or Professional Engineer is preferred
  • Proficiency with the open and close drainage system models 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field and one (1) year of progressive work experience in planning, design and construction of storm drainage systems.


$80,422.00 - $89,357.00 Commensurate with Experience

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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