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Civil Engineer I – Engineer (Full-Time)

The Medina County Engineers has a position available for a Civil Engineer.  Employee will have a 180-day probationary period.

Applications may be obtained online or from the MEDINA COUNTY ENGINEER’s OFFICE,

791 W. Smith Road, Medina, Ohio 44256 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Resumes will only be accepted with a completed application.  Medina County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Under general direction, is responsible for performing a variety of professional engineering work in the office and field; performs other related duties as required.


The duties listed below are intended to illustrate work functions performed by this classification:

Reviews proposed land subdivision plans, stormwater calculations, and sediment control as they relate to County Subdivision Regulations and Stormwater and Sediment Control Rules and Regulations; makes engineering evaluations as to conformance;

Reviews proposed site development plans, stormwater calculations, and sediment control as they relate to County Stormwater Management and Sediment Control Regulations; makes engineering evaluations as to conformance;

Designs new culverts; prepares or supervises preparation of construction plans for culverts;

Inspects or supervises inspection of all types of  land development construction projects performed by contractors; makes detailed hydrologic and hydraulic studies and calculations, as required; performs various surveying work, as required;  operates transit; checks grades and levels;

Estimates quantities and costs of materials needed in construction; assists in  coordinating maintenance, repair, or replacement of culverts and stormwater facilities; prepares contract documents, advertisements, plans and specifications for bidding; performs all other related duties as required.

Communicates by telephone, email, in writing, and/or in person with design engineers, developers, contractors, utilities, County and Township officials, other state or city agencies and the general public to respond to inquiries and insure compliance with county procedures and specifications;


Knowledge of principles and theories of civil engineering; knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in public works construction; knowledge of surveying as related to development of preliminary plans for construction work; knowledge of land development plans, hydrology, hydraulic design; knowledge of public relations; ability to prepare specifications and technical reports; ability to interpret field data; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors and the general public; ability to supervise others.


Walking, climbing, working outdoors in inclement weather, may be exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, noise, water, inclement weather and/or moving traffic.  Sitting at desk for long periods of time; exposure to construction sites, variable terrain, variable temperatures.  May be required to work weekends or holidays and variable hours during heavy construction periods. May be required to attend training.


Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed above.  Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred.  An example of minimum acceptable qualifications for this position is:

Possession of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, or a closely related field.  Possession of a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license and verification of vehicular insurability under the Medina County Commissioner’s requirements.


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