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ENGINEER/OPS

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Applications accepted from:--ALL PERSONS INTERESTED--Posting Number:--26838Service Line:--Houston WaterSection: FNFRA PlanningReporting Location: 611 Walker St 18th FloorWorkdays & Hours: M - F, 8 am - 5 pm.*--*Subject to change--DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSBuilds, maintains & update Asset Management Strategies (Inventories, Risk Assessments and Dynamic Asset management Plans), hydraulic models for the City of Houston wastewater system service areas and apply to develop operational and CIP projects, and long-range strategies. Evaluates and plans wastewater systems using different tools and techniques including advanced computer models, Business Analytics (BI) and Geographical Information System (GIS). Identify, evaluate, recommend, and plan for improvements of operations, procedures, facilities and systems. Performs and reviews engineering computations. Develops and designs conceptual utilities layouts, drawings, etc. Reviews, research, analyze, internal and external data, prepare various records, and reports. Reviews and evaluates service requests. Investigates public inquiries and prepares responses. Coordinate engineering activities in all disciplines (i.e., Water, Wastewater, Traffic, Street & Bridge and Storm Water). --Requires ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Maybe required to operate a City of Houston vehicle.WORKING CONDITIONSThis position is physically comfortable; the individual has some discretion about walking, standing, bending, lifting etc.--This is a Houston Public Works Department position at the Tier III Level.Job Requirements:MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS--Requires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing;ORRequires graduation from an engineering or related science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board, and passage of the eight-hour fundamentals of engineering examination prescribed by the Board.--MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSFour years of active practice in engineering work after graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering are required. ----Substitution: A Master's degree in Engineering may be substituted for up to two years of the above experience requirement.--MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTSRequires registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. A specific branch of engineering (such as civil, mechanical, structural, etc.) may be required.May require a valid Texas Driver's License and be in compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving. (A.P. 2-2).

  • Knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, wastewater system asset management and database use.----
  • Possess a working knowledge of wastewater engineering, underground public utility infrastructure, hydraulic modeling, GIS, and programming.----
  • Hands-on experience on building and applying hydraulic models for problem solving using ICM, database and BI.----
  • Ability to work with advanced features of Microsoft Office suit including Power BI. ------
  • Possess technical expertise on planning level plans, specifications, technical reports and Improvements., conduct meetings, coordinate and manage consultants. Investigate and respond to inquiries by other City of Houston departments, consultants, agencies.**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED:-- --NoneHowever, the department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION:-- --NoIf yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.Pay Grade 26APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.----To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-6020.--If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-6020. (TTY 7-1-1)--If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.--Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.--All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.--EEO Equal Employment OpportunityThe City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , ENGINEER/OPS, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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