Job ID: 377620Business Title: Civil EngineerCivil Service Title: CIVIL ENGINEER Title Code No: 20215 Level: 02 Title Classification: Competitive Job Category: Engineering, Architecture, & Planning Proposed Salary Range: $ 78,210.00 - $108,657.00 (Annual) Hours/Shift: 35 Hours per week / May be required to work shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Career Level: Experienced (non-manager) Work Location: 465 Columbus Ave. Valhalla, NY
Job Description The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP delivers more than 1.1 billion gallons per day of the highest quality drinking water to 8.5 million NYC residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and has a wastewater conveyance and treatment system capable of processing over 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day to protect the environment and the city’s surrounding waterways.The Bureau of Water Supply seeks to hire a Civil Engineer II for a position in the Water Treatment Operations Directorate at offices located in Valhalla, New York. Under direction, the Civil Engineer will serve as a consultant on major engineering matters. The candidate will conduct or direct a significant portion of research on very complex and important engineering projects. They will prepares original proposals and reports of a complex nature and serve as team leader on a project of great technical complexity or with potential impact on agency engineering operations and/or City infrastructure. Specific duties may include: • Signing and sealing engineering drawings, calculations, and other official documents.• Serving as section engineer in charge of a major design section, major field engineering section, or the equivalent. • Planning, assigning and reviewing the work of subordinates, preparing progress reports, and representing an agency in relations with City agencies, contractors and their representatives, damage claimants and their representatives, consultants, and the general public. • Engaging in, or supervising the conduct of complex and important research, investigations, studies or examinations related to the engineering functions or activities of a department or agency. • Preparing or supervising the preparation of, the basic design plan, or significant or complex portions of the basic design plan, for major projects for the construction, remodeling, operation, maintenance or repair of public works, structures or installations. • Making interpretative detail sketches or layouts of intricate or fundamental portions or aspects of the basic design plan as proposed or adopted, and prepares maps, designs, plans, contract and working drawings, contract specifications, and other technical specifications. • Supervising the conduct of field survey and construction inspection operations to secure compliance with contract and other specifications, or the inspection of the construction, demolition or alteration of structures, to secure compliance with building codes, zoning resolutions and other pertinent statutes, rules and regulations. • Preparing reports on contracts and contract estimates, contract modifications and recommendations of award. • Participating in the development of proposals of major engineering projects with regard to the acquisition, disposition, or the public or private use of City property, or the conduct of surveys, or the construction, operation or maintenance of public works, plants or structures. • Participating in engineering investigations of claims for direct or indirect damages. • Supervising the inspection or testing in a laboratory, manufacturer's plant, or on a job site, of equipment and materials to be incorporated in public works, plants or structures. • Supervising the operation and maintenance of public works and the preparation of recommendations for alterations or repairs.• Preparing and supervising service contract related items inclusive of scope development, contract specifications, technical specifications, development of bid items, and bid estimates.• Monitoring and managing the life cycle of contracts through the procurement, legal review, registration, execution, and close out stages.• Staying current in understanding facility operations and equipment• Completing task and standard evaluations for subordinates.
(This is a brief description of what you might do in this position and does not include all the duties of this position.)Some of the physical activities performed by Civil Engineers and environmental conditions experienced are: Walking to and from inspection sites and during the course of inspections; climbing and descending ladders or stairs to get to areas to be inspected; standing on scaffolds to inspect work; standing for an extended period of time; bending and stooping during inspections; working in confined areas; distinguishing colors; wearing protective equipment, such as hard hats; climbing over and around various objects; walking in areas that may be damp, dark, smoky or acrid; working and walking in areas that are under construction and outdoors in all kinds of weather; must be able to lift at least 20 pounds of equipment when required.Special Working Conditions: Civil Engineers may be required to work shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.Medical RequirementCivil Engineer may be required to wear a respirator while performing the essential functions of this job. Employees must be physically able to wear a respirator. OSHA regulations have established medical guidelines for wearing a respirator, therefore, applicants and employees will be required to have a pre-appointment and periodic post appointment medical examinations to demonstrate that they meet applicable OSHA standards and monitor their medical status. Once hired, employees must continue to satisfy OSHA regulation for the duration of employment. Minimum Qual Requirements (1) Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; and (2) A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment. A masters degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for one year of the civil engineering experience required in “1" above. Special Note: In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project. Preferred Skills • Strong background in civil engineering principles and their application with specific areas of expertise in the design and reconstruction of aqueducts and water treatment facilities.• Knowledge of and the ability to work with computers, hand-held computer tablets, and computer aided design software. • Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint• Ability to use computerized maintenance management system software• Ability to use NYC/DEP applications for timekeeping and performance evaluations• Ability to produce construction documents using computer aided design software.• Ability to anticipate possible problems and develop contingency plans in advance.• Ability to anticipate the consequences of situation and plan accordingly.• Ability to work independently. Additional Information DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success or our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.Valhalla is a hamlet in the Town of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County, New York approximately 28 miles north of New York City.
To Apply External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID #377620. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS).
Residency Requirement New York City Residency is not required for this position The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer