Civil Engineer Job ID: 351449 Civil Service Title: CIVIL ENGINEER Title Code No: 20215 Level: 01 Title Classification: Competitive Job Category: Engineering, Architecture, & Planning, Building Operations & Maintenance Proposed Salary Range: $ 63,074.00 - $ 91,347.00 (Annual) Career Level: Experienced (non-manager) Work Location: 199 River Road North, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 Division/Work Unit: Chelsea Hudsn Rvr Pump Sta C Hours/Shift: 35 Hours per week / May be required to work shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
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 billion 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 New York City Bureau of Water Supply seeks to hire a Civil Engineer I for a position with the Shaft Maintenance Division, in the Source Water Operations Directorate, located in Wappingers Falls, New York. Under general supervision of the Deputy Chief, Shaft Maintenance, the Civil Engineer will be responsible for engaging in engineering study and design, performing pertinent surveys and investigations and developing Safe Work Plans and Standard Operating Procedures. The Civil Engineer will act as Events Coordinator for complex water operations maneuvers including watering and dewatering and aqueducts; repairing, replacing, cleaning and troubleshooting valves and other equipment; assist/support the use of stop shutters and gates; analyzing and strategizing miscellaneous malfunctions of equipment and machinery. The Civil Engineer will be responsible for maintenance, repair, testing and inspecting gate valves, riser valves, regulators, pumps, gauges and pressure transmitters. The position will also provide guidance and oversight for the Shaft Maintenance Group integration into the Avantis Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Specific duties include: • Serving as engineering specialist performing difficult and complex work; using expertise to make sound engineering decisions as necessary for equipment deficiencies • Participates in and supervises the conduct of field survey and construction inspection operations, investigations, and studies of riser valve and gate valve operations and any other operation and maintenance tasks on all other shaft equipment. • Serving as team leader of projects within the Shaft Maintenance group that have potential impact on water supply infrastructure. Developing plans, designs, and sketches of intricate details, maps and working drawings. • Preparing technical specifications, engineering plans, contract bid packages; obtains quotes and estimates necessary to procure needed supplies, equipment, tools and services connect with Shaft Maintenance • Preparing, developing, implementing and maintaining the computer maintenance management system (CMMS) for Shaft Maintenance group
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. (This is a brief description of what you might do in this position and does not include all the duties of this position.) Special Working Conditions: Civil Engineers may be required to work shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
Minimum Qualification 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 • A valid State of New York driver’s license. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment. • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power-Point • Familiarity with computer maintenance management programs • Ability to deal with emergencies and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines • Knowledge in accounting in order to assist with budget preparation and spending plans • Time management, communications, interpersonal skills and organizational skills
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. Wappingers Falls is a Village in Dutchess County New York, approximately 70 miles north of New York City.
To Apply External applicants please visit https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ to apply to Job ID #351449. Current NYC employees may apply via Employee Self Service (ESS).
New York City Residency is not required for this position.