Special Projects Engineer - Public Works

Title: Special Projects Engineer - Public Works

Salary: $DOQ


Special Projects Engineer (Public Works) – Position reports to the Public Works Director, providing leadership in development, implementation, and management of existing and new projects/programs.  Reviews, approves and inspects encroachment requests. Researches and recommends sustainability initiatives; coordinates complex in-house operation and maintenance projects for Public Works crews, outside agencies and material suppliers.  Provides support with grant funding research and applications, as well as assistance with budget preparation and maintenance.  Develops and oversees asset management program for Roads & Drainage and Solid Waste sections.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field
  • A minimum of three (3) years Project Management experience
  • **Proficiency with advanced computer programs
  • Ability to multi-task, compose accurate and detailed reports, communicate effectively and perform required duties under minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with Civil Engineering and Project Management concepts
  •  Provides direction to employees and contractors, self motivated and detail oriented
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license 


Please forward cover letter with salary requirements, application, and resume to:

Mail:       Beaufort  County Employee Services

               P.O. Drawer 1228

               Beaufort, SC  29901-1228 

Hand-Deliver:   Beaufort County Employee Services

                        100 Ribaut Rd., Admin. Bldg., Room 100

                        Beaufort, SC  29902


All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.

**Candidates considered for this position will be given a practical examination to demonstrate the required level of computer proficiency.