Engineer I - Plant
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Under general supervision, the Engineer I responsibilities may
include assisting with the preparation and development of technical
and engineering studies, and design of construction plans; aiding
with the preparation of specifications, budgeting and project
management; review of contract documents, bids of projects or
programs with either in-house or a consultant to ensure compliance
with contract drawings and specifications.
1. Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
from an ABET accrediated engineering curriculum.
2. Must have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
3. Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) experience.
4. Basic computer skills to include Access Databases, Excel,
Outlook, Word, and GIS.
5. Ability to read and understand construction drawings/prints.
6. Must have effective oral and written communication skills.
7. Efficiently and effectively speak, read, write and comprehend
8. Ability to effectively work on multiple projects in all stages
of completion simultaneously and work independently.
9. Ability to work outside in all types of weather and terrain.
10. Must demonstrate attention to detail.
11. Must demonstrate good time management skills.
12. Ability to effectively coordinate and communicate with
customers, contractors, consultants, District personnel, and other
13. Availability for after hours and on call as projects
14. Have and maintain a valid driver's license.
15. Achieve and maintain qualifications for all covered tasks
assigned to this position under the District's Operator
Qualification Plan as governed by Department of Transportation
16. Employees in this position are covered under the Department of
Transportation Drug and Alcohol testing provisions. This includes
In order to effectively contribute to the objectives of the
District, the Engineer I is accountable and responsible for
progressively increasing responsibility in preparing for
advancement to the Engineer II position. Duties may include, but
are not limited to:
1. Participate and perform engineering studies and evaluations;
prepare reports on various items concerning District distribution
facilities, buildings, plants, equipment and operations.
2. Become familiar with and inspect existing District facilities
and equipment, translate findings into recommendations for
maintenance, repair and/or replacement.
3. Provide a technical review of anticipated engineering projects
with other internal District personnel and/or consultants/vendors
for the purpose of assisting in performing engineering studies,
pre-design reports and design alternatives, and budget estimates
for associated projects.
4. Assist in assigning priority to projects and scheduling for
completion within the fiscal year as budgeted.
5. Review budget estimates and prepare complete sets of
construction documents, including bid information, specifications,
equipment procurement purchase requisitions, and construction
drawings for small to moderately sized projects.
6. Assist in the preparation of both Request for Qualifications
(RFQ) and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for Consultant,
Contractor, and Vendor services as necessary for small to
moderately sized projects.
7. Coordinate consultant designs for small to moderately sized
8. Assist in the preparation of project advertisement and
coordinate with other District departments regarding solicitation
of contractors and vendors as necessary for projects.
9. Review, analyze, and recommend bids or quotes received, which
will result in the award of contracted projects.
10. Coordinate all scheduling of construction activities with
selected contractor and pertinen
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