Graduate Engineer

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Conducts, reviews, inspects and analyzes data and studies to ensure compliance with applicable Safe Drinking Water Act regulations. Serves as liaison between City personnel and contractors, consultants or testing laboratories. Monitors regulatory compliance and oversees data compilation for the annual water quality report. Performs and reviews several types of engineering calculations. Responds to inquiries from citizens, City officials or outside agencies.Conducts field studies and inspections as required. Analyzes treatment plant operations and maintenance activities with a focus on compliance with State and Federal regulations.

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 REQUIREMENTS
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;
OR
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;
OR
Possession of a valid Engineering-in-Training Certificate issued by the Board under the current requirements of the Texas Engineering Practice Act.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
No experience is required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving.

PREFERENCES
Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of water operations and water quality standards and regulation. Preference will also be given to those who have experience in Microsoft Excel.

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: None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
$24.80 - $29.46 Hourly

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The 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.


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