General Statement of DutiesTo perform professional engineering work involving the design, investigation and construction of engineering projects including streets, bridges, mechanical systems, utility plants, buildings and other projects, varying with assigned area of responsibility; and to provide complex professional assistance to an assigned Engineering Supervisor or other management personnel.
Examples of Work Performed:
Prepare engineering designs, specifications, quantities and cost estimates for assigned projects; perform necessary mathematical calculations; produce drawings using manual and CAD methods; prepare property plats and other documents as appropriate; review plans and calculations done by other engineers.
Prepare preliminary plans as assigned; present preliminary plans and schedules for consideration; revise preliminary plans and schedules as appropriate.
As assigned, manage active construction projects to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, quality standards and regulations; coordinate projects with other agencies and City departments; coordinate projects with outside firms and consultants; participate in all phases of consultant selection; control project funding.
Exercise professional engineering judgment in accordance with current accepted engineering practices and appropriate laws and codes.
Prepare reports on projects as assigned; prepare related correspondence and documents as assigned; make presentations about projects as assigned.
As assigned, train subordinate technical personnel in performance of job duties; assign and review the work of subordinate personnel; prepare annual performance reviews or subordinate employees; fill in for engineering supervisor as required.
Manage special programs as assigned (e.g. Sidewalk Safety Program); investigate concerns and complaints related to assigned area of responsibility; recommend appropriate corrective actions.
As assigned, develop database applications and engineering applications on computers for work groups.
Make inspections of structures in the field; direct maintenance of assigned structures; inspect other factors related to field conditions; conduct field research as necessary.
Attend meetings as assigned; meet with property owners and City real estate personnel as needed.
Perform other engineering functions related to assigned area of responsibility.
Serve on committees or task forces as assigned.
Act as a supervisor in his/her absence.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering, especially as related to assigned area of responsibility--structural,mechanical, electrical, civil, geotechnical, etc; reinforced concrete design. As appropriate, geology, including local geology, investigative practices and stabilization methods. Code of Ethics for Professional Engineers.Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws, regulations and standards. Principles of management and supervision; City personnel policies and procedures; union contracts. Principles and practices of obtaining and administering funding for assigned projects. Materials, tools and equipment used in engineering; applicable computer software packages. Administrative policies and procedures of the City and the assigned department.
Ability to: Interpret engineering plans and calculations. Review and prepare reports, construction plans, cost estimates and specifications for assigned projects. Review plans for roadways, utilities, earthworks and residential and industrial developments. Enforce appropriate safety and quality standards. Interpret field data and results from laboratory tests. Use appropriate computer programs for engineering analysis, data acquisition and database functions. Develop and maintain databases and maps for information on retaining walls and geography. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Plan and manage the activities of subordinate workers; manage construction projects.
Required Education and Experience
To qualify as a SENIOR ENGINEER:
Each applicant must be a registered professional engineer in the State of Ohio, or in a state with equivalent registration requirements. If not registered in the State of Ohio, Ohio registration must be obtained during probationary period.
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Driver's license.
To qualify as an ENGINEER INTERN:
Each applicant must possess a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university, or possess an Engineer-in-Training certificate from any state.
After ten (10) years in the Engineer Intern classification without passing the Professional Engineer registration, the incumbent will be reclassified to the senior Engineering Technician classification.
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Driver's license.
Must apply through Job Application URL provided.
Additional Salary Information: Salary negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
The City of Cincinnati offers its employees competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package designed to actively attract and retain quality employees' to add additional value to the City of Cincinnati's workforce. A summary of these benefits for full-time employment is listed below. This is a general listing of benefits for all employees and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing... for all bargaining units.
The City offers a variety of training programs, ranging from job-specific skills such as computer and equipment instruction, to helping supervisors improve their management techniques.
The City of Cincinnati is dedicated to providing equal employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation or transgendered status, or ethnic, national or Appalachian origin, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.
The City of Cincinnati has 10 paid holidays annually that include:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Day after Thanksgiving
The Cincinnati 80/20 Plan is offered to all City of Cincinnati employees and eligible dependents. The 80/20 medical plan is administered by Anthem and prescription drug coverage is administered by OptumRx.
Eligible dependents include:
Legal Spouse or Equal Partner
Child (natural child, adopted child, and/or child who the group has determined is covered under a "Qualified Medical Child Support Order")
Child for whom the employee or employee's spouse/equal partner is a legal guardian
Group Life Insurance
City employees that are in the non-protective services can participate in a flex term life insurance and long term disability plan. Premiums are determined by age, amount of coverage, and tobacco use.
Flexible Benefits Plans
Healthcare Flex Spending Account
City employees can participate in the Healthcare Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay out-of-pocket medical, prescription, dental, and vision care expenses for employees and family member. Participants can set aside up to $2,500/year in pre-tax payroll deductions.
Dependent Care Flex Spending Account
City employees can participate in a Dependent Care Flex Spending Account that can be used to pay work-related dependent care expenses. Participants can set aside up to$2,500/year for a single person or married person filing separately and up to $5,000 for a married couple or single person filing head of household in pre-tax payroll deductions.
Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account
City employees can participate in a Transportation Expense Reimbursement Account (TERA) that can be used to reimburse expenses related to traveling to and from work. Participants can set-up a pre-tax payroll deduction up to $230/month.
Healthy Lifestyles Program
City employees can voluntarily participate in a wellness incentive program that encourages and rewards employees and their spouses/equal partners for making positive choices for better health. The City of Cincinnati will contribute up to$500/year to a Health Reimbursement Account for each the employee and their spouse/equal partner for meeting specified program goals. These dollars can be used to offset qualified out-of-pocket medical expenses.
Integrated Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
This is a voluntary program that serves as an alternative healthcare option to the traditional medical plan. If you have alternate group health coverage available to you through a spouse, equal partner, another job, or a non-city retirement plan, you may qualify for an annual reimbursement of up to $10,000 to offset the cost of enrolling in the other plan and your out of pocket expenses associated with that plan.
The City provides a defined benefit pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. New hires and re-hired employees are required to participate in the City of Cincinnati's Retirement System (CRS), regardless of previous participation in an Ohio State pension system or any another state or federal pension system. CRS is funded by employer and employee contributions, and investment returns from plan assets. CRS provides retirement and health care benefits subject to eligibility requirements. The following groups are excluded from participation in CRS: Mayor and Members of City Council; Sworn Police & Fire; Police Recruits; and Rehired Ohio Police & Fire Retirees.
The City offers employees a choice of two tax-deferred retirement savings programs, Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation (OPEDC) program and ICMA Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC). Both programs allow employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions. A broad range of investment options are available to select from.