Salary: 63,074 - 91,347
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. We deliver 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water per day to 8.5 million New York City residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day.
The Bureau of Water & Sewer Operations (BWSO), Division of Capital Program Management, seeks to hire a Mechanical Engineer working under administrative direction of the Engineer-in-Charge, Non-linear Capital Program Management. The selected candidate will perform tasks associated with planning, coordinating and overseeing the development and progress of multiple non-linear capital and expense work as identified and directed by the EIC. The Non-linear BWSO assets include all in-city reservoirs and dam facilities, water (surface and groundwater) treatment facilities, City Tunnels and associated shafts, in City aqueducts, drinking water pump stations, operational garages, various office facilities and other miscellaneous structures.
The selected candidate will be responsible for activities in several main areas, which includes:
Reviewing design plans, specifications, and reports for major non-linear capital/expense projects; engages in the conduct of research, investigation studies or examinations related to the engineering functions or activities on BWSO non-linear assets; maintaining a detailed record of job progress, schedule and budget; tracks and manages any changes to scope; may represent the Bureau/Division in interfacing with various stakeholders such as Bureau of Engineering, Design, and Construction (BEDC), Department of Design and Construction (DDC), consultants, contractors and operational staff; attends meetings, perform field visits, and responds to various project inquiries from internal and external sources; writing Project Business Cases, including development of preliminary schedule and budget for new non-linear capital projects; performing miscellaneous in-house planning and engineering services for BWSO Operations; may also provide special project support to the Chief, Non-linear Capital Program Management.
Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in mechanical engineering work; and
a valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
A master’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for one year of the mechanical engineering experience required in “1" above.
Experience working with complex municipal water and sewer projects is strongly preferred; ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; ability to coordinate multiple complex projects at the same time and adjust to changing priorities.
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