Engineer I & II
- Toho Water Authority
- Kissimmee, Florida
- May 02, 2023
- Jul 01, 2023
This position performs engineering and project management functions from initial planning and budgeting through design and construction. This is accomplished by overseeing all aspects of engineering projects; managing contractors and consultants; coordinating with other departments and agencies; reviewing construction plans, drawings, and calculations; providing engineering support; preparing budget justifications for capital improvement projects and operating expenses; negotiating design scopes; responding to Requests for Information; evaluating, negotiating, and preparing change orders; closing out projects; visiting sites; creating and using hydraulic models, and interpreting results for use on capital and private development, and preparing agenda items.
The Position may also be required to design collection and distribution system projects including water mains, force mains, gravity sewers, and lift stations. Other duties include reviewing private development master plans, construction plans; performing office and administrative duties; and communicating with the public.
- Manages capital improvement projects in the pre-design/design phase by coordinating and corresponding with engineers, consultants, regulatory agencies, contractors other municipal organizations and other Toho Water Authority departments; developing project budgets; reviewing and negotiating proposals and contracts; preparing agenda items; developing and updating project schedules; reviewing design reports, plans, drawings, specifications and calculations; researching project requirements; reviewing invoices and pay applications; reviewing bid documents and addenda; monitoring construction inspector; solving construction issues; negotiating change orders; inspecting construction sites; and closing out projects. Participates in various Consultant and Continuing Services selection committees responsible for acquiring Engineering and Construction services.
- Performs engineering evaluations by creating, updating, and modifying water and wastewater hydraulic models; interpreting hydraulic model results; guiding data collection by field staff; evaluating and analyzing data; utilizing specialized software such as GraniteXP, ESRI GIS suite, and Bentley WaterGEMS; evaluating private development master plans, construction plans, hydraulic calculations and evaluating the impact to the existing infrastructure; participating in committees; facilitating with the capital budgeting process; researching project requirements; organizing project requirements with other departments; coordinating with other departments; coordinating with other engineering disciplines; creating progress reports; documenting projects; assisting in resolving construction issues; conducting and attending meetings; and attending conferences, seminars, and training.
- Completes all administrative tasks by answering phone calls and emails; creating standards of procedures; filing and organizing project documents; scheduling meetings; attending leadership/management seminars; and creating development plans.
- Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited university in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, or related field.
- This is an entry level position, previous relevant work experience is preferred but not required.
- Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Class E Driver's License.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and bend, kneel, squat, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Environmental factors include indoor, flat surface, noise, sitting with occasionally walking and standing.
Health, Dental, and Vision Medical Insurance
Employee Onsite Wellness Center
401(a) and 457 Retirement Plans
Group Basic Life Insurance / AD&D
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Paid Sick Time / Sick Bank
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Account Program
Dependent Care (FSA)
Longevity and Christmas Bonuses
01 Do you have a Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited university in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering?
- Less than one year experience
- 1 years of experience
- 2 years of experience
- 3 years of experience
- 4 or more years of experience