Engineer Capital Improvement Program - Pipeline

The Details

Position Type

Work for Water

Position Title
Engineer Capital Improvement Program - Pipeline
Position Description

TRA offers a competitive starting salary range, along with a comprehensive benefits package including insurance programs, savings programs, paid time off and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. TRA is an equal opportunity employer. If interested, please apply at https://www.trinityra.org/joblist.htm

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible to the Assistant Manager, Engineering Services Pipeline for providing capital improvement program (CIP) planning, design review, and development services. This individual assumes a direct responsibility for directing and coordinating professional services contracts and reviewing engineering designs and specifications performed by the Authority's consultants in the area of water and wastewater planning and design services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Coordinates planning efforts with potential and present contracting parties and consultants of the Authority for water and wastewater services and related projects.

2. Administers multiple concurrent consultant contract services (10-15) related to the planning and design of water and wastewater conveyance.

3. Prepare written communication to the Board of Directors, to committees of the Board, and to other agency groups as well as oral presentation to Customers Cities recommending specific actions to be taken regarding developmental activities. Excellent oral presentation and interpersonal communication skills.

4. Coordinates with the Authority's Land Rights Department in the acquisition of land rights, and with the Authority's Planning, Design and Construction Administration, GIS, Operations departments throughout all phases of project development.

5. Manages the design function for water and wastewater transportation to ensure that the budgets and scheduling of capital projects and plan review are met and/or completed in a timely and accurate manner.

6. Assist in the use, development, recommendation and integration of a centralized Capital Program Management System (CPMS) to update a capital improvements plan implementations and funding needs.

7. Participates in developing and implementing the Authority’s design and construction guidance criteria.

8. Maintains good public relations with present and potential contracting parties with proper oral and written communications to convey the Authority’s goals and objectives.

9. May serve as Assistant Manager, Engineering Services Pipeline in the absence of that staff member.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not regularly provide work leadership or full personnel management to any employees.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

RESPONSIBILITY Negotiates, reviews and recommends professional service invoices, recommends authorization of funds within engineering service agreements (invoice approval and special service requests), as well as interlocal agreements with agencies and customer cities.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

(required level of education)

Bachelor's degree required in engineering with civil, environmental, or other technical field related to water and wastewater preferred.

EXPERIENCE

(minimum years and types of related experience required)

Minimum of five years’ experience in a municipality, governmental entity, water utility agency, engineering firm, or other similar background.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

(any specialized certifications licenses or registrations required by TRA or other authority in order to do the job, including those the incumbent must be able to obtain)

Valid Texas driver's license. Licensure as a professional engineer required.

KNOWLEDGE

(Information or facts than employee must know in order to be able to perform the work)

Must be generally knowledgeable in the field of water utilities and the various governmental agencies' design requirements for the water industry.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

(developed capability to use or apply knowledge effectively or dexterity/coordination in the performance of physical tasks)

Effective communications, administrative, and management skills for multiple, concurrent capital projects, combined with public relations ability. Position also requires mental alertness.

GUIDANCE RECEIVED

Follows general professional standards and methods. A range of professional standards and methods guide completion of assignments and decisions made. Position is responsible to adhere to policy and procedures and receives general supervisory direction. Position incumbents may identify and recommend changes to methods, procedures and policies and may be asked to help implement changes.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires minimum physical exertion with daily lifting requirements generally under 20 pounds. Activities may include carrying office materials, pulling and pushing file drawers and organizing paperwork. General physical mobility is required for field work activities.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Duties are generally carried out in an office environment with periodic field work required. This may include abnormal hours and stress in resolving problems, administering professional services contracts, and attending meetings.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Office equipment including personal computer, various printers, calculator, copier, and Authority vehicles.

Position Salary

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Position Notes

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Position Minimum Experience

Minimum of five years’ experience in a municipality, governmental entity, water utility agency, engineering firm, or other similar background.
Any specialized certifications licenses or registrations required by TRA or other authority in order to do the job, including those the incumbent must be able to obtain.
Valid Texas driver's license. Licensure as a professional engineer required.

Qualifications

Preferred Education

Bachelor Degree required in civil, environmental, or other technical field related to water and wastewater preferred

Scope of Responsibilities

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Application Closing Date

January 31, 2021

Application Instructions

TRA offers a competitive starting salary range, along with a comprehensive benefits package including insurance programs, savings programs, paid time off and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. TRA is an equal opportunity employer. If interested, please apply at https://www.trinityra.org/joblist.htm

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