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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $68,510.00 - $84,318.00 gross per year
  • Houston

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

POSTING NUMBER: 21988
SERVICE LINE: CAPITAL PROJECTS
SECTION: INFRASTRUCTURE
REPORTING LOCATION: 611 WALKER, 17TH FLOOR
WORKDAYS & HOURS:M – F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides project management, oversight, and leadership in the administration and supervision of design and construction of Capital Improvement Projects such as paving, drainage, water and/or wastewater transmission and distribution systems. 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. Coordinates and manages federally funded projects. Supervises and 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 CONDITIONS
Will require standing, walking, and include whatever means necessary to climb stairs and the ability to perform and negotiate field hazards.

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the TierIIILevel.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires graduation from and approved curriculum in Engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing;

OR

Requires graduation from and 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.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four (4) years of active practice in engineering work after graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering are required.

Substitution: A Master's degree in Engineering may be substituted for up to two years of the above experience requirement.

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Requires registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. A specific branch of engineering (such as civil, mechanical, structural, etc.) may be required.

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 experience in project management, design, and construction.

Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, decision oriented, problem solving attitude and computer skills will be preferred.

Ideal candidate will have a degree concentration in Civil or Mechanical Engineering.

**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 REQUIREDNone
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
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 26

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only 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: 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 or call (832-393-6015).

If you need special services or accommodations, call (832.393-6015). (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

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.

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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