Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
Several full-time positions available with KC Water Engineering Division located at 4800 E. 63rd Street in the following Engineering Divisions: Stormwater, Systems Engineering (water distribution and sewer), Facilities and Plants.
Salary Range: $4,531-$7,459/month
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled
The Registered Engineer positions are responsible for managing and engineering multiple projects related to improvements to the water, wastewater and/or stormwater systems. These positions are responsible for professional engineering activities involving the planning, analysis, design, development, construction, renovation, maintenance or operation of utilities, assets and related projects. Work involves activities such as analyzing infrastructure systems, overseeing planning activities, and managing engineering projects including development of construction and/or rehabilitation projects associated with stormwater, water, and wastewater assets. Frequent consultation with internal divisions, consultants, contractors, and others is required in the analysis, design, review of plans/specification, and inspection of construction work for compliance with prescribed engineering criteria. Assignments are received in conference with a professional superior. Employees of this class are expected to exercise good judgment to resolve technical problems, manage projects, and provide data for asset risk assessment criteria. Responsible for Quality Assurance and Quality Control of contracts, construction plans, materials, and studies for adherence to Water Services rules and regulations. Writes requests for proposals (RFPs) or quotations (RFQs) for new projects, and prepares emergency response memos. Verifies conformance of the plans and specifications prepared by design professionals, and submits Project Status Reports (PSRs). Reviews submittal materials used and related data. Performs limited design, as well as drafting and computational duties in the office in preparation of studies, final plans and specifications for projects. Additional activities include proposing changes to the standard specifications; interpreting and applying City ordinances, state and federal regulations, specifications, and related standards to projects; coordinating with multiple stakeholders and the public; and assisting operations staff when issues arise.
REQUIRES professional engineer registration. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a professional engineer with Missouri Board for Professional Architects, Engineers and Land Surveyors. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to applicants with an ABET accredited Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 6 years of experience working on the design and/or construction of water, wastewater, or stormwater facility or linear asset infrastructure projects.