Full Job Description
Job Number: 346420
CIVIL ENGINEER III
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID,YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS
(Once the website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled “Bid Opportunities.”)
IN ADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED "ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY", CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”
(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).
FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.
Attention AFSCME members in Bargaining Units 1, 3, 4, & 5: When submitting your bid application for this position, please select 01-AFSCME from the Bargaining Unit drop-down menu as it is the only option for AFSCME members
Department of Water Management
This position is open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City's collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME (BU #01, 03, 04, or 05).
Department of Water Management
Number of Positions: 2 Full-Time
1 vacancy is in the Sewer. Planning, and Records Section;
1 vacancy is in the Sewer Construction Section
Under supervision, performs fully functional professional civil engineering work of moderate complexity related to the planning and record or construction and maintenance of sewer projects.
Reviews and evaluates design variance requests involving design plans review, hydraulic and hydrologic calculations and coordination.
Prepare and maintain planned project checklists in Microsoft Excel and GIS applications.
Perform project conflict analysis utilizing GIS software for various infrastructure projects within the City.
Maintains sewer design CADD standards and sewer construction standard details.
Conducts field surveys to collect data for planned improvements to water, sewer, traffic, street, and related systems and facilities.
Establishes line and grade, property lines and elevations for construction projects.
Prepares and reviews engineering designs, drawings, calculations, specifications and cost estimates for infrastructure and building construction, maintenance, and repair projects.
Serves as resident engineer at the site of small maintenance and construction projects, monitoring construction methods and work in progress, inspecting materials and ensuring work is completed according to contract specifications and project time lines.
Prepares reports on the status and costs of engineering projects. Reviews payment vouchers submitted by engineering and construction firms ensuring payment requests reflect completed work according to contract specifications.
Reviews proposed engineering changes, contract amendments and related costs and makes recommendations regarding appropriateness and cost efficiency.
Coordinates with other departments and agencies in addressing questions and issues related to sewer work.
May assist in training and providing guidance to staff.
May prepare supporting documents and maps for grant application.
May research new techniques and software for use in planning and record maintenance.
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.
Location: Bureau of Engineering Services
Days Off: Saturday & Sunday
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a directly related field of engineering supplemented by one year of Civil Engineering experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the minimum degree requirement is met. A valid State of Illinois Driver’s License 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.
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 you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
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.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
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 11:59p.m. CDT on 04/28/2021. No exceptions will be made.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected. The interviewed bidders possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected in seniority order according to the collective bargaining agreement.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Previous work experience coordinating with multiple entities.
Previous work experience reading and reviewing plans and utility coordination.
Previous work experience reading, preparing or reviewing plans, specifications and cost estimates.
Previous work experience using computer aided design, drafting systems, and Geographical Information System (GIS) software.
Previous work experience coordinating with bridge related work in engineering.
Previous work experience with multiple government agencies/entities or municipalities (e.g., utilities).
Previous service in the Armed Forces of the U.S. on active duty continually for six months and have not been dishonorably discharged.
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
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 applications 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 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). 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
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor
Job Posting: Apr 14, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Apr 28, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 04 | Salary: $76,248/Annually Pay Basis:Yearly