Supervising Engineer - Office of the City Engineer

Supervising Engineer - Office of the City Engineer

07 Aug 2020

Supervising Engineer - Office of the City Engineer

Supervising Engineer - Office of the City EngineerPrintApplySupervising Engineer - Office of the City EngineerSalary$75,276.50 - $87,683.18 AnnuallyLocationHouston, TXJob TypeFull-TimeDepartmentHouston Public WorksJob Number23817Closing9/6/2020 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEWApplications Accepted from: All Persons InterestedPosting Number: 23817Service Line: Houston Permitting CenterBranch: Office of the City EngineerLocation: 1002 Washington Avenue Workdays & Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.Subject to changeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSSupervises, coordinates and manages a variety of engineering activities and personnel to identify, evaluate, manage plan review and permitting. Provide technical guidance and training to technical staff. Provides technical analysis and information to develop solutions and improve systems and plans. Establishes goals, develops and evaluates performance of personnel and/or projects. Responds to inquires by departments, consultants, agencies and the general public. This position will focus on, but is not limited to, the area of telecommunications, utilities and traffic related issues. The duties may include:

Utility and telecommunication permitting and its relation to work within the City's right of way.

Telecommunication type work includes but is not limited to fiber optics, duct bank, direct bury, and node location

Works with Houston Public Work's operations groups to determine areas of concern relative to permitting of telecommunication and utility type work.

Work may include review of structural telecommunication components.

In addition will work with OCE's Traffic group to resolve customer issues. Expected to become well versed in traffic design criteria, and work with reviewers to guide customer appropriately.

Utilizes current state laws, and current City ordinances to improve design criteria, specifications and permit review.

Utilizes IDM, Code of Ordinances, design guidelines and other design resources provided to resolve any design conflict issues. Supervises Graduate Engineers, Engineers, and technical staff.

Developing performance indicators and tracking system on staff assignment. Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONSThere are occasional minor discomforts from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air conditions. The position may involve dealing with modestly unpleasant situations, as with occasional exposure to office chemicals and/or extensive use of a video display terminal.This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTSRequires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing.ORRequires 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.MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSSix (6) 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.MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTSRequires registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. A specific branch of engineering (such as civil, mechanical, structural, etc.) may be required.Must have valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (A.P. 2-2).PREFERENCESThe preferred candidate will possess prior utility design and plan production experience, be knowledgeable about telecommunication and utility type work, and have a firm understanding of construction methods. The preferred candidate will also possess exhibit strong analytical, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills. Preference may be given to applicants with experience using ProjectDox, electronic plan review.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 INFORMATIONSELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: NoneHowever, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: NoIf yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATIONFactors 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 29APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly 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 832-393-6008.If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-6008. (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 OpportunityThe 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.The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.Benefits include: Medical Dental Vision Wellness Life insurance Long-term disability Retirement pension 457 deferred compensation plan Employee Assistance Program 10 days of vacation each year 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday Flexible schedules Professional development opportunities Transportation/parking plan Section 125 pretax deductions Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan Healthcare Flexible Spending AccountFor plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html01Did you graduate from an approved curriculum in Engineering that is approved by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing?ORDid you graduate from an engineering or related science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board?AND passed the (8) hour fundamentals of engineering examination prescribed by the Board?

Yes

No

02Do you have a Bachelor's degree with six (6) years of active practice in engineering work AFTER graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering with two (2) of the years as a licensed Professional Engineer?

Yes

No

03Do you have a Master's degree with four 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?

Yes

No

04Are you now or have you ever been a licensed Professional Engineer in Texas?

Yes

No

05How many years of plan and profile design experience do you have?

No experience

Less than 2 years

3 years, but less than 4 years

4 years, but less than 5 years

5 years, but less than 6 years

7 years or more

06Describe your plan and profile design experience.07What major issues do you look for when reviewing a utility plan and profile design?08How many years of experience do you have reviewing plans?

No experience

less than 2 years

3 years, but less than 4 years

4 years, but less than 5 years

5 years, but less than 6 years

7 years or more

09Describe your plan review experience.10How many years of Supervisory experience do you have?

No experience

less than 2 years

2 years, but less than 3 years

3 years, but less than 4 years

4 years, but less than 5 years

5 years, but less than 6 years

7 or more years

11Describe your supervisory experience.12List the college level transportation classes you have taken.13How many years of experience do you have reviewing structural calculations?

No experience

less than 2 years

3 years, but less than 4 years

4 years, but less than 5 years

5 years, but less than 6 years

7 years or more

14Have you completely and truthfully answered question # 9 on the application regarding employment gaps? (failing to clarify employment gaps may result in the disqualification or delay of your application.)

Yes

No

15Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

Yes

No

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