The Graduate Engineer II is responsible for assisting in the planning, organizing, researching, implementing, designing, and the execution of engineering and construction projects.
- Collects, analyzes, and interprets engineering, operations and maintenance data in order to develop engineering solutions and accurately define the scope of projects.
- Develops and reviews plans, specifications, maps, cost estimates, and permits in accordance with SAWS operational goals.
- May inspect construction activities and materials for compliance with governmental safety, approved plans, specifications, construction standards, permits, and enforces contractor and SAWS quality control plans.
- Assists in the development of the scope, schedules, and budgets of potential projects in accordance with SAWS operational goals.
- Assist with oversight of Capital Improvement Program (CIP) by monitoring project budget, schedule, and scope.
- Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing, with other divisions, departments, consultants, contractors, inspectors, regulatory agencies, other governmental agencies and citizens for project coordination.
- Assists in the completion of staff performance evaluations by providing information to the Manager or Director.
- Applies engineering principles, including water and wastewater engineering principles, construction practices, surveying, and problem solving and effectively conveys findings through technical memorandums/reports and detailed maps.
- Applies city ordinances, state and federal regulations, SAWS specifications, and related standards.
- Maintain master project schedule for CIP and Consent Decree (CD) projects.
- Assists in ensuring compliance with CD deadlines.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- The Graduate Engineer II works under general supervision.
- May act as a team leader.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field from an institution accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
- Two years’ experience in engineering.
- Registration as an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) in the State of Texas.
- Valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License.
- Able to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
- Able to use computer assisted design drafting software, geographic information system (GIS) software, scheduling software, and project management software.
- Contact with internal and external customers, and consultants.
- Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Working conditions are in an office and field environment.
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