Engineer-In-Training I
City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities
Columbus, OH

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for a vacant Engineer-In-Training I position in the Division of Water, Distribution Engineering Planning section. Under general supervision of a Professional Engineer, the position will be responsible for performing entry-level practical engineering work such as assisting in the review of plans that are submitted to the Water Distribution Engineering Section and to the One-Stop-Shop Permits Office, and meeting with developers and peers from other areas to assist with answering questions that may arise in the development of plans. Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and experience with developing plans or experience in plan review.

To qualify you must possess a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a valid driver’s license. Possession of a valid Engineer Intern certificate by the end of the 365 day probationary period is required. This classification exists for individuals to gain the practical engineering experience required by the State of Ohio to be registered as a Professional Engineer (P.E.). Individuals appointed to this classification serve for a limited period of time not to exceed four (4) years. Salary $51,647 - $77,423.

If you are interested, please submit an application to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at by 09/03/2019. Applicant submittals are now managed by If you do not already have a profile on, you will have to set up a new one before you can submit an application. Pre-employment drug screening and BCI& I background check are required if selected. The City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants may inspect and acquire a copy of the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities EEO Plan by visiting the DPU website at

Contact Person: Nikole Pettus

910 Dublin Road

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone (614) 645-1494

Fax (614) 645-0500

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $51,647.00 to $77,423.00 /year


  • developing plans or plan review: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)