Engineer Section Head

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Full-time position available with KC Water Facilities and Plants Division located at 4800 E. 63rd Street.
Salary Range: $4,945-$8,833/month
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled


Responsibilities

This position oversees capital improvement projects at treatment plants, pump stations, and other water/wastewater facilities. Responsible for coordinating and implementing engineering business processes by: Planning and assigning specific projects or areas of work to professional and technical subordinates; assisting with resource needs and assignment of engineers within engineering division to meet project demands and provide diversity of assignments and project experience. Manages the technical aspects of the engineering Facilities unit by: reviewing and approving RFQ/P scopes of work, engineering fee submittals, completed plans, specifications, drawings and estimates; reviewing vouchers and supporting field data for partial payments for work completed; approves payment per contractual requirements; prepares specifications for materials and products; performs necessary research for satisfactory substitutes; investigates material failures; inspecting construction work in progress for compliance with plans and specifications; approves and authorizes changes as necessary; interprets plans and specifications for inspectors and contractors. Defines business and financial process by: controlling expenditures within limitations of project budget; adhering to and assisting preparation of annual budget; overseeing the development and maintenance of a schedule for Facility CIP projects. Responsible for defining the communication plan for Facilities Engineering projects by: preparing interim and completion project status reports; interfacing with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met; providing status and progress reports to customer, project team, and management. Directly supervises 7-10 employees. Works closely with the Facilities Division Manager. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications

REQUIRES 4 years of progressively responsible experience as a Registered Engineer. Within 6 months of hire date, must be registered as a Professional Engineer with the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, and Professional Landscape Architects. Preference given to applicants with a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering and 4 years of project management experience in water, wastewater, or stormwater.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result within 7 days of hire as the most recent test result. Having a positive result at any point for any current or potential employee will have no impact on employment status nor employment offer.

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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.

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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.

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