SUPERVISING ENGINEER - CP

POSITION OVERVIEW

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

POSTING NUMBER: 20234
SERVICE LINE: CAPITAL PROJECTS
BRANCH: TECHNICAL SERVICES
LOCATION: 611 WALKER, 14TH FLOOR
WORKDAYS & HOURS:
MON. - FRI., 8:00AM - 5:00PM
*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Implements construction Materials Testing to support the construction program of Houston Public Works and to assure the quality of construction projects. Supervises and coordinates various Professional Materials Engineering Laboratory contracts to ensure that Testing firms hold current accreditation by A2LA as well as their personnel acquiring acceptable certifications to perform construction Materials Testing and inspection services. Attends pre-construction meetings and oversees / monitors a variety of construction activities for City's construction projects. Provides Testing budget information upon request from Project Managers. Reviews monthly invoices, monitors budget status, maintains project records and provides reports to supervisor. Reviews daily Testing reports for accuracy and compliance with construction specifications. Responds to inquiries by department, consultants, other governmental agencies and the general public. Supervises Technical Services' technicians performing field and laboratory audits on construction Materials Testing projects.
WORKING CONDITIONS
This position routinely is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking and standing. May require walking on rough surfaces during on-site inspections and investigations.
This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers as of satisfactory standing;

OR

Requires graduation from an engineering or related science curriculum at recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board, and passage of the eight-hour fundaments of engineering examination prescribe by the Board.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Six years of active practice in engineering work after graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering, with two of the years as a licensed Professional Engineer, are required.
Substitution: A Master's degree in Engineering may be substituted for up to two years of the above experience requirement.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Requires registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants with a degree concentration in Civil Engineering. Strong communication skills both orally and in writing.

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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department mayadminister a skills assessment evaluation at the time of interview.

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
Factors 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 29

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. 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 For application status inquiries please contact 832.393.6027.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, 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. If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.

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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