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Employment Opportunities

Engineer I - Water Resources (Repost)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$50,164 - $69,152 annually
  • Posted Date:01/29/2020
  • Deadline to Apply:02/27/2020 6:00 PM

Engineer I
Water Resources Division/Public Works Department
Full-time Regular Position

Re-Posted: January 29, 2020

*NOTE: This classification is part of a four-tier open career series. At the discretion of the department director, the individual selected may begin at or be later promoted to any level for which the requirements are met.                                                     

Essential Duties: This is highly skilled entry-level professional engineering classification in the Water Resources Division of the Public Works Department of Provo City. The individual will be required to: prepare designs for small and medium sized engineering projects in accordance with general engineering principles and City standards; generate and maintain computer software models used to model and analyze sewer, water, storm drain, and water/wastewater treatment systems; supervise the designs and construction of small to medium sized engineering projects in accordance with general engineering principles and Provo City standards; recommend consultants; review project plans and/or building permits and ensure compliance with standards as set by Provo City, various codes, or standard engineering principles; develop project budgets, time scheduling and phasing to interface with fiscal abilities and municipal needs; approve or prepare project documents and meet periodically with departmental staff to review project status; manage, review and supervise project construction activities; coordinate with City department officials and other government management personnel; serve on general design and project review committees and suggest projects for development; develop policies and procedures to manage engineering projects; may attend and represent the City before the Municipal Council, Planning Commission, and the Board of Adjustments as needed; may meet with the public to explain the approval and permitting process; supervise subordinate staff as directed; and assist staff members and perform other related duties as required. 

Minimum Requirements: Engineer I: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience [substituting each one year of post-secondary education/training for six months of experience].  New hire probationary period is one year. 

License(s): Engineer I requires E.I.T. certification. All certifications must be State of Utah within one year of date of hire. A valid, lawful driver’s license is required. Applicant may be disqualified on the basis of an unacceptable driving record as reflected by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Salary: Engineer I: $50,164 - $69,152 annually (Range 28); Payment will be made by direct deposit and position includes a full benefits package, including: medical, dental, life, AD&D, and LTD insurance plans, retirement plans, employee assistance and wellness programs, and sick, vacation, and holiday leaves. Optional plans available include: health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, vision insurance, legal assistance, home and auto insurance, ID theft protection, supplemental medical insurance, and deferred compensation (451k, 457 & IRA) plans. Overtime will normally be accrued as compensatory time. 

Selection Factors: Knowledge of current engineering principles and practices as they apply to planning, maintenance and design of projects administered by the City Engineers; the principles and practices of municipal government administration; and basic English composition, spelling, and grammar. Skill in performing duties in a manner that demonstrates respect, integrity, courtesy, and kindness towards fellow workers, customers, and the general public; interpersonal relations and work management as applied to the direction and supervision of employees and in contacts with contractors, outside agencies, and public officials; computations at levels required of graduate Civil Engineers; the use of drafting and surveying tools, instruments, and equipment; engineering design and evaluation of engineering plans and specifications; oral and written communication; and computer hydraulic modeling programs. Ability to prepare and present complex reports in written and oral form; explain technical and engineering plans to non-technical officials and the public; perform complex field analyses; and effectively and efficiently manage and supervise the activities, programs and personnel of the department.

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal.

Physical/Environmental Factors: This work may require exposure to dust, noise, periodic bad weather at construction sites; high volume traffic areas and heavy construction equipment; and high-stress situations or environments, including, contact with the public in confrontational or uncomfortable circumstances. Individual may be required to push, pull, or lift medium weights and will have periods of stooping, crouching and bending. Work requires walking through construction and development projects and sitting at work stations for prolonged periods. 

Pre-employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicant will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screening results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six months. 

To Apply: Apply online at www.provocity.jobs or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, UT, before 6:00 p.m. on the closing date.

Closing Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020. 

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