The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. We deliver 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water per day to 8.5 million New York City residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day.
The Bureau of Water and Sewer Operations (BWSO) is responsible for the operation, maintenance and protection of New York City’s drinking water distribution and wastewater collection systems, the protection of adjacent waterways and natural drainage (wetlands), and the development of the Department’s Capital Water and Sewer Infrastructure Program. BWSO also approves and inspects water and sewer connections performed by licensed plumbers and/or authorized contractors. In addition, BWSO overall responsibility for the approval and inspection of all public and private construction projects as they relate to the City’s water or sewer systems.
DEP/WSO is seeking motivated experienced Civil Engineers to conduct detailed review of highly difficult and technically complex engineering submittals within the five boroughs of New York City to determine the impact on NYC Water and Sewer facilities; and review designs to ensure proper disposal of storm and sanitary sewers.
Candidates job functions include: Performing detailed review of highly difficult and complex engineering proposals by other agencies and private developers to determine the impact on NYC Water and Sewer maintained in conformance with the latest standards and requirements of NYC DEP; assisting the Engineer-in-Charge in representing the Division in meetings with representatives from City and State agencies and private developers and their respective consulting engineers/architects; acting as liaisons with consulting engineers submitting Citywide projects for reviewing and approval by the Bureau; reviewing field changes and shop drawings that are highly difficult and technically complex; under the direction of the Engineer in Charge, reviewing site connection applications, drainage analysis and other engineering applications; preparing monthly and/or quarterly job status reports.
Join our team and be part of the New York City world-renowned drinking water! We offer excellent long-term growth opportunities, comprehensive benefits package, including 401K, 457, Paid Holidays, Sick time, and Vacation.
Qualifications: Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; and a valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment. A master’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university, may be substituted for one year of the civil engineering experience required in above.
In addition to above qualification requirements, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.
Preferred Skills: Detailed knowledge of water and sewer design and construction standards and specifications. Familiarity with DEP Maintenance procedures. Experience using Microsoft Office. Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously. Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
To Apply Non-city Employees: Log on to www.nyc.gov/jobs and Search for Job ID # 237029. City Employees: Log on to Employee Self Service (ESS) and search for Job ID #237029.
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