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P-54-23, Associate Engineer II - Department of Public Works

Company: City of Providence
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

P-54-23, Associate Engineer II - Department of Public WorksJob Type: UnionJob No.: P-54-23Department: Public WorksGrade: 24Posting Dates: 05/08/2023 - 05/19/2023New employees will be compensated at a wage rate of fifteen percent (15%) below the contractual rate of pay for the period of July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025. Wages for new employees will be increased in five percent (5%) increments annually on the anniversary of the date of hire. On June 30, 2025, new employees shall receive the full contractual rate. This rate does not apply to IT Department positions.The City of Providence welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce at all levels of the organization. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit hiring discrimination of any type. All City hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.PLEASE NOTE:
All persons employed by the City of Providence are required to have achieved a fully vaccinated status against the COVID-19 virus. "Fully vaccinated status" shall be defined as having received the full number of doses required to complete the vaccination series of one of the currently recognized COVID-19 vaccines. Proof of vaccination completion will be required before beginning employment with the City.Job SummaryUnder supervision of the Chief Engineer or his/her designee, performs professional engineering work in the office or field in connection with the investigation, planning, development, design, construction, and maintenance of public works projectsDuties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in the development and execution of engineering investigations, surveys, designs, computations, drawings, specifications, quantity and cost estimates, inspection and supervision of new construction, reconstruction, maintenance and repairs, of public works features and land development, including but not limited to alterations and repairs to buildings, roads, sidewalks, bridges, structures including dams, tunnels, distribution and transmission facilities, pumping stations, storm and sanitary sewer systems, docks and harbors, and all other miscellaneous public works structures, machinery, and equipment.
  • Exercises independent judgment in planning and executing work details and making technical decisions based on complex detailed instructions received from a superior.
  • Investigate complaints alleging damages caused by public works activities.
  • Act as principal assistant to senior engineers, and/or acts as resident engineer on construction projects, utility projects and land development projects. Prepare and maintain plans, maps, construction records and other engineering data. Enforce adherence to plans, specifications and otherwise protecting the City's interests.
  • Prepare, create and modify engineering maps, records, and reports as required, both manually and electronically.
  • Exercises direct supervision and guidance over contractors, contract inspectors and other subordinate personnel.
  • Prepare estimates for curbing, grading, sidewalks and road projects.
  • Assists public in obtaining plans, records and issuing permits.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications
    • High school graduate or equivalent with courses in drafting, preferably college level courses in engineering drawing and civil engineering.
    • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in engineering fundamentals, of a character and grade demonstrating achievements, abilities, and knowledge applicable to the public works, horizontal construction and/or utility operation.
    • Working knowledge or experience gained in the materials, methods, design, construction, operation, techniques and maintenance of large-scale engineering and construction projects.
    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with members of the public.
    • Ability to supervise the work of contractors and others, and to enforce adherence to plans, specifications and policies.
    • Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions.
    • Ability to transcribe field notes and draw accurate plans.
    • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.
    • Must have and maintain a valid drivers license.Training RequirementsPreferred Qualifications:
      • Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD software
      • Proficiency in the field of land survey and pertinent mathematics. Ability to use survey equipment, such as, but not limited to GPS, total station, transit, level, etc.).Training Requirements:
        • 1. Successful Completion of introductory Microsoft Office Suite class within six months of hire, or demonstration of proficiency at time of hire.The term "limited" means that the successful candidate will perform the job for an undetermined length of time. The position may or may not become permanent.

Keywords: City of Providence, Providence , P-54-23, Associate Engineer II - Department of Public Works, Engineering , Providence, Rhode Island

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