Full Job Description
Job Number: 352440
ENGINEER OF WATER PUMPING
Department: Water Management
Number of Positions: 1 Full-Time Senior Manager Designation
Under direction, manages the operations and personnel of the City's pumping stations supplying water to the City of Chicago and various municipalities.
Directs unit supervisors in overseeing professional and skilled trades personnel in operating, maintaining, and repairing water pumping equipment and facilities.
Confers with station managers on the effectiveness of water pumping operations and station conditions and implements equipment and procedural changes to ensure efficiency of operations.
Directs the development of work standards and conducts performance evaluations of supervisory personnel.
Directs the inspection of water pumping equipment malfunctions and approves repairs.
Supervises the development of specifications for the acquisition and installation of new water pumping equipment.
Coordinates the contracting, purchase, installation, and testing of new and refurbished pumping equipment.
Directs the review of design drawings for new pumping station equipment or the refurbishment of existing equipment.
Directs the review of contract documents and engineering calculations prepared by contractors to ensure compliance with project specifications and sound engineering principles.
Determines and prioritizes facility and equipment repair, replacement, and maintenance schedules.
Approves equipment maintenance and replacement schedules to ensure minimal interruption of normal operations.
Oversees the analysis and resolution of complex equipment engineering problems.
Monitors projects assigned to staff and consultant engineers to ensure compliance with contract specifications, schedules, and budgets.
Directs the approval of payments to consultants and contractors for completed work.
Directs the development and implementation of safety programs and training for plant personnel.
Responds to emergencies involving water pumping operations.
Directs the maintenance of detailed records on equipment and power failures and the preparation of operational reports.
Directs the preparation of the annual budget for pumping operations and oversees its administration.
Directs the hiring and management of pumping station personnel.
Consults with other departments and agencies to coordinate work affecting pumping operations.
Researches new mechanical equipment and processes to improve water pumping operations.
Provides technical information on water pumping operations at regulatory proceedings.
Performs related duties as required.
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.
THIS POSITION IS IN THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a directly related field of engineering, plus seven years of professional engineering work experience, of which five years is in a supervisory role involving the design, operation, and maintenance of water pumping stations in a large municipality; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, provided that the minimum degree requirement is met.
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications
Registration as a Professional Engineer (R.P.E.) in the State of Illinois is required.
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT). Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59pm CDT on 10/25/2021. No exceptions will be made.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 or email@example.com. Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor Christopher Owen, Commissioner
Job Posting: Oct 16, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Oct 25, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 12 | Salary: $135,528/year Pay Basis:Yearly