Graduate Engineer - Infrastructure
City of Houston, TX
 Houston, TX

POSITION OVERVIEW

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

POSTING NUMBER: 21989

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

Provide technical assistance in the administration and supervision of design and construction for Infrastructure Capital Improvement Projects. Assist with preparation and review of design/construction contracts, plans, specifications, technical reports, invoices and pay estimates, supplemental agreements or appropriations, change orders, request for information and request for council action. Attend and participate with design/construction progress meetings and on-site field observations/inspections. Assist with coordination and management of design consultants and construction contractors. Investigate and respond 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 Tier III Level.

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.

OR

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

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

No experience is required.

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

None PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in design, construction, and project management. Strong communication skills, 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 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

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 22

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.

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.