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SENIOR ENGINEER/ENGINEER INTERN (NONCOMPETITIVE)

City of Cincinnati

City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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SENIOR ENGINEER/ENGINEER INTERN (NONCOMPETITIVE)

Salary

$83,240.74 - $111,868.59 Annually

Location

Ohio 45202, OH

Job Type

Full-time Classified

Job Number

23-00850 (NC)

Department

Water Works

Opening Date

09/05/2023

Closing Date

10/3/2023 11:59 PM Eastern
  • Description
  • Benefits
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General Statement of Duties

The Greater Cincinnati Water Works Department is seeking an Engineer Intern or Senior Engineer to join their Supply Division in the Maintenance Section. This position manages capital projects, facility and process improvements, and manage activities in the maintenance section. The Senior Engineer performs professional engineering work involving the design and construction of mechanical and electrical systems, utility plants, and other projects with varying degrees of responsibility.

Electrical Engineer

Manage capital improvement projects and maintenance programs for electrical equipment and instrumentation & control systems including transformers, motors, switchgears, and communication systems. Participate in asset management, capital planning, and safety initiatives following National Electric Code (NEC).

Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

(Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the KSAs listed nor do the listed examples include all of the KSAs which may be performed.)

Knowledge Of

Principles and practices of engineering, especially as related to assigned area of responsibility--structural,mechanical, electrical, civil, geotechnical, etc; reinforced concrete design.

As appropriate, geology, including local geology, investigative practices and stabilization methods.

Code of Ethics for Professional Engineers.Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws, regulations and standards.

Principles of management and supervision; City personnel policies and procedures; union contracts.

Principles and practices of obtaining and administering funding for assigned projects.

Materials, tools and equipment used in engineering; applicable computer software packages.

Administrative policies and procedures of the City and the assigned department.

Ability To

Interpret engineering plans and calculations.

Review and prepare reports, construction plans, cost estimates and specifications for assigned projects.

Review plans for roadways, utilities, earthworks and residential and industrial developments.

Enforce appropriate safety and quality standards.

Interpret field data and results from laboratory tests.

Use appropriate computer programs for engineering analysis, data acquisition and database functions.

Develop and maintain databases and maps for information on retaining walls and geography.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Plan and manage the activities of subordinate workers; manage construction projects.

Required Education And Experience

To Qualify as Senior Engineer:

Salary as of 9/5/23
  • $83,240.74 - $111,868.59 Annually
Each applicant must be a registered professional engineer in the State of Ohio, or in a state with equivalent registration requirements. If not registered in Ohio when appointed, Ohio registration must be obtained during probationary period.

Other Requirements

Possession of registration with the State of Ohio as a Professional Engineer.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License.

To Qualify As Engineer Intern

Salary as of 9/5/23

$65,067.40 - $87,445.15 Annually

Each applicant must be enrolled as a Senior in a Bachelor's Degree program in engineering at an accredited college or university, or possess a Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.

OR

Possess an Engineer-in-Training Certificate from any state.

After ten years in the EI classification without passing the Professional Engineer registration, the incumbent will be reclassified to the Senior Engineering Technician classification.

Other Requirements

Possession of Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an accredited college or university is required at the time of hire.

Possession, or ability to get, a valid Driver's License.

Military Education & Experience Evaluation

Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.

Working and Physical Conditions

Environmental Conditions: Indoor and outdoor environments; exposure to office computer screens; exposure to extremes in weather conditions; work in or with water; work below ground, on slippery or uneven surfaces, on ladders or scaffolds; work around heavy equipment/construction equipment, moving vehicles; exposure to dust, asbestos, exhaust fumes; possibility of working with toxic chemicals, depending on assignment.

Physical Conditions: Essential and other important responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time; general manual dexterity required; light and moderate lifting and carrying; must be able to operate assigned vehicle.

The below information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available and is subject to change. Not all benefits listed are available for every position. Benefits can vary depending on applicable labor agreements and/or salary plan. For specific questions, contact the HR Contact indicated on the Job Posting.

The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing for all bargaining units.

The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.

Holidays

The City of Cincinnati has 11 paid holidays annually that include:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Juneteenth

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veterans' Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas

Health Insurance

The City of Cincinnati 80/20 offers 3 medical plans to all full time City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents: the 80/20 PPO medical plan, the HDHP medical plan with an HSA contribution, and a Health Reimbursement Arrangement for those enrolled on another non-city eligible group plan.

Eligible Dependents Include

Legal Spouse or Equal Partner

Child (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a "Qualified Medical Child Support Order")

Step-child

Child for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardian

Basic Life Insurance

A $50,000 Basic Life Insurance policy is paid for by the City for certain eligible employees. Full time employees not eligible for the City-paid basic life insurance policy are generally provided a similar benefit through their union group.

Supplemental Life, Long Term Disability, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance

Most full time City employees are eligible to participate in a supplemental life insurance program, a long term disability plan, and accident and critical illness insurance programs at their own expense. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and various additional factors.

Flexible Benefits Plans

Healthcare Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family members.

Dependent Care Flex Spending Account

City employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside money each year through pre-tax payroll deductions to pay for these expenses.

Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account

City employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to an IRS regulated amount.

Healthy Lifestyles Program

City employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to $300/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to traditional medical plans. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may be eligible for this plan which reimburses you for the difference in premiums between the plans and your covered out of pocket expenses on the other plan.

Retirement Plan

The City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-timeemployees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.

Deferred Compensation

As an Ohio government employer, the City offers employees the ability to participate in a 457(b) tax-deferred retirement savings plan. The City makes an annual match to your 457(b) of up to $750, or as otherwise specified in applicable regulations and union contracts.

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  • Yes, I understand and agree
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How many years of experience as a Professional Engineer do you have? (Experience should be progressively responsible)
  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 3 years
  • 3 year to less than 5 years
  • 5 year to less than 7 years
  • 7 year to less than 10 years
  • 10 years or more
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I understand I am responsible for maintaining the accuracy of my contact information, including my street address, email address, and telephone numbers. My failure to maintain accurate contact information may result in me not receiving information regarding this job announcement and/or may result in me not receiving further consideration for this employment opportunity. To update this information, visit www.governmentjobs.com, click on the "career seekers" link, and follow the prompts. For technical difficulties, contact NEOGOV support at 855-524-5627.
  • Yes, I understand and agree
04

I understand that failure to attach my current transcripts to this application will result in the rejection of my application.
  • Yes
  • No
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This is a Noncompetitive position that includes an evaluation of the applications to determine if the applicants meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the "Required Education and Experience" section. A Noncompetitive process may also consist of other components, such as a qualifying test, to determine if the applicant is able to perform the duties of the position. Applications that meet the minimum requirements will be forwarded to the hiring department for consideration. Please review the "Required Education and Experience" section for additional information.
  • I have read the above statement.
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To qualify as a Senior Engineer, you must have a license attached as a professional engineer in the State of Ohio, or a state with similar registration requirements. To qualify as an Engineer Intern, you must have transcripts attached showing degree attained with the date of attainment. I have read and understand this statement.
  • Yes
  • No
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Which best describes your level of education ?
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some College
  • Associates degree
  • Bachelors degree
  • Masters degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • None of the above
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Which of the following areas do you possess a degree?
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Closely related field
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City of Cincinnati

Address

805 Central Avenue Suite 200

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202

Phone

513-352-2400

Website

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