SANITARY ENGINEER II
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:
Under immediate supervision, performs entry level professional sanitary engineering work in connection with water quality control and sterilization and the installation of City water systems.
Works in the field inspecting plumbing lines and appurtenances and collects water samples to test for chemical residuals, clarity, odor, and taste.
Participates in the sterilization of pumping stations, tunnels, water mains, and other structures of the City's water intake and distribution systems.
Collects and analyzes water samples in connection with river and lake pollution surveys, dead end main surveys, and other assigned projects.
Compiles laboratory data and prepares reports and charts on water quality for inclusion in reports submitted to federal and state regulatory agencies.
Assists in the disinfection of mains prior to placing in service.
Oversees the sampling of new and repaired mains prior to placing in service.
Investigates consumer complaints, large main breaks, pumping station shutdowns, and water distribution system emergencies, in a timely and effective manner while providing good customer service, to determine the impact on the City's potable water and makes recommendations to maintain its integrity.
Answers telephones and communicates results of water quality investigations to consumers.
Participates in engineering studies involving the development of more efficient equipment or procedures for the operation and maintenance of water systems.
Inspects and maintains equipment and supplies used in water quality monitoring and water main disinfecting activities.
Maintains records of inspections, water samples, correspondence, and related documentation.
Orders equipment and supplies used in monitoring and disinfecting activities, as required.
Sort, categorize, and process lead test kits.
Assists in administrative and scheduling duties, as required.
Performs related duties as required.
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.
Bureau of Water Supply
Various ("On Call" duty as required)
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Sanitary, Chemical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering or a directly related field of engineering, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, provided that the minimum degree requirement is met.
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications
- 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.
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.
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 08/14/2021. 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 interpreting and preparing technical and administrative reports.
Previous work experience performing environmentally related work.
Proficiency with sanitary and/or water treatment engineering principles and practices.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Related Master’s degree or higher.
Previous service in the Armed Forces of the U.S. on active duty continually for six months and have not been dishonorably discharged.
Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time.
Ability to operate an automotive vehicle.
Ability to collect water samples from lakes, tunnels, pumping stations and water mains.
Ability to open a fire hydrant.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
Jul 31, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Aug 14, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 04 | Salary: $69.048/Year Pay Basis:Yearly