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ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: All Persons InterestedSECTION: InfrastructureREPORTING LOCATION: 611 Walker, 17th FloorWORKDAYS & HOURS: M - F, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Subject to changeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvides project management in the administration of design and construction of Capital Improvement Projects such as water and/or wastewater transmission and distribution systems, water purification plants, and wastewater treatment plants. Prepares and/or reviews design and construction contracts, plans, specifications, technical reports, cost estimates, invoices and pay estimates, supplemental agreements or appropriations, change orders, request for information and request for council action. Attends and conducts design/construction progress meetings and on-site field observations/inspections. Manages design consultants and construction contractors. Investigates and responds to inquiries by other City of Houston departments, consultants, agencies, contractors and the general public.WORKING CONDITIONSThe position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level. Job Requirements:EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTSRequires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering that is approved by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers as of satisfactory standing, and possession of a valid Engineering-in-Training Certificate issued by the Board under the current requirements of the Texas Engineering Practice Act. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSNo experience is required.LICENSE REQUIREMENTSPossession of a valid Engineering-in-Training Certificate issued by the Board under the current requirements of the Texas Engineering Practice Act.Must obtain a Professional Engineer license from the State of Texas within seven years from hire date as an Engineer-In-Training with the City of Houston. 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: Work Sample Exercise, application review and/or interview.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: YesIf 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 22APPLICATION 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: .To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call .If you need special services or accommodations, call . (TTY 7-1-1)If you need login assistance or technical support call .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. EOE Equal Opportunity EmployerThe 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-IN-TRAINING, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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