Engineer - Water/Wastewater (C42)

City Of Wichita Wichita , KS 67251

Posted 8 months ago

Distinguishing Features of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions

This is entry-level work in civil engineering that entails coordinating contracted infrastructure projects. Projects generally include studies, design and construction of water or sewer infrastructure, including treatment facilities. Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation progress toward goal attainments. Reports directly to a Professional Engineer.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Plans, directs, and schedules small and on-call water and sewage treatment plant projects and related improvements.

  • Directs, coordinates and reviews professional consulting firms' work in the preparation of feasibility studies, plans, specifications and cost estimates.

  • Prepares Requests for Proposals for Water/Wastewater Utilities Projects and facilitate Staff Screening and Selection meetings and interviews

  • Prepares City Council agenda items to initiate funds and approve contracts.

  • Provides planning coordination with treatment plant superintendents for upcoming projects.

  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

  • Knowledge of modern principles and practices of professional civil or mechanical engineering

  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to use a computer to access, interpret, and record information; proficiency expected in word processing and spreadsheets. Experience with GIS and AutoCAD is desirable, but not a requirement.

  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain, ascend and descend steps or a ladder, and tolerate airborne environmental nuisances associated with construction sites.

  • Ability to lean and reach as needed to read and interpret plans and specifications from a print that may be as large as 36 by 48 inches with information printed as small as twenty characters per inch.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, employees of other departments, representatives of other organizations, and the public.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Completion of work assignments will require operation of a vehicle.

  • Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license.

  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training: Bachelor's degree in civil or mechanical engineering, with preference for the civil discipline. An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal records check. Applicants are encouraged to obtain the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate in the first year of employment and the Professional Engineer's license when eligible.


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Engineer - Water/Wastewater (C42)

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