Graduate Engineer

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 13, 2019
Full Time Engineering Public Works

Job Description

Full-time position available with KC Water Engineering Division located at 4800 E. 63rd Street.
Salary Range: $3,957-6769/month
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.


Responsibilities

KC Water is undertaking a significant capital improvements program with a considerable volume of work. The Engineering Division is seeking engineers with an interest in becoming part of a larger infrastructure engineering team. The Graduate Engineer position is accountable for the following duties: Assists in the planning, designing, and direction of various engineering projects; Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, hydrological characteristics, and geologic data to plan and design projects; Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for projects; and Inspects construction sites to monitor progress and ensures conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards. In the Graduate Engineer role, you will be responsible: Managing multiple projects at the same time and in different stages of development from planning, budgeting and conceptual stages to construction, asset management and final close out; Calculating cost and determining feasibility of projects based on analysis of collected data; Directing construction and maintenance activities at project sites; Using computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents; as well as Performing analysis and preparing reports in the Operations and Maintenance Divisions.


Qualifications

REQUIRES an ABET accredited Bachelor's degree in any professionally recognized architectural/engineering discipline as required by the hiring authority. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen as prescribed by the City. Preference given to candidates with an ABET accredited Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, and who have successfully passed the FE exam, as well as possess specialized experience with performing stormwater hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and comprehensive knowledge of FEMA floodplain regulations.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

QUESTIONS REGARDING AVIATION POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE AVIATION DEPARTMENT AT 816-243-3010.

POSITIONS POSTED FOR THE WATER SERVICES DEPARTMENT ARE FOR THE WATER SERVICES DEPARTMENT ONLY . QUESTIONS REGARDING THESE POSITIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO 816-513-0253.

IF YOU SEE THE SAME POSITION TITLE POSTED FOR A DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE OTHER CITY DEPARTMENT.

The evaluation of applications is based only on the information submitted by the application deadline. Therefore, in order to have your application properly considered, you should include all relevant dates, i.e., attendance at educational institutions, date degree(s) conferred, etc. Further, you should provide detailed description of relevant work experience/dates, including months/years of employment. Failure to submit a completed application may eliminate you from the selection process. Resumes may be filed to determine eligibility, but an official City application must be completed prior to appointment.

For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

POLICY OF NON DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY
The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the KC Water Human Resources Division at (816) 513-0253.