Graduate Engineer

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides engineering assistance in identifying, evaluating, managing and rehabilitating various systems and facilities. Performs and reviews engineering computations. Reviews, researches, and prepares various records, reports and other data. Conduct field studies and inspections. Prepares plans and specifications. Investigates general public inquires amd prepares responses. Develops and designs new layouts, drawings, etc. Maintain and monitors facilities and systems. Applies appropriate operating procedures to enhance functioning engineering disciplines to improve operations, procedures and systems. Duties include the preparation and evaluation of various drawings, reports, designs and test data for the Wastewater Operations Branch. Coordinates the planning and implementation of design and construction projects. Prepares correspondence such as letters, interoffice memoranda, reports, etc. Coordinates and plans improvements with various departments,outside agencies and civic associations.

WORKING CONDITIONS: This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.
This is a Department of Public Works & Engineering Emergency Management position at the Tier II Level.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires graduation from approved curriculum in engineering that is approved by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with a satisfactory standing
Requires 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.
Possession of a valid Engineering-in-Training Certificate issued by the Board under the current requirements of the Texas Engineering Practice Act.


MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENT: A valid Driver License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP2-2).

Preference will be given to applicants with Wastewater treatment plant design, operation and maintenance.

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.

SALARY INFORMATION: $35,308.00 - $38,220.00 Annually

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