***IMPORTANT NOTE: Only those currently serving as a permanent or probable permanent, i.e. probationary, Administrative Engineer will be considered ***
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, 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. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
The Bureau of Wastewater Treatment (BWT) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all facilities related to the treatment of sewage within the five boroughs of the City. This includes 14 wastewater treatment plants, sludge dewatering facilities, collections facilities (pumping stations, combined sewer overflow retention facilities, regulators, tide gates, etc.), wastewater laboratories and harbor vessels.
Under the supervision of the Section Chief, the selected candidate will serve as an Area Engineer and
directly supervise and serve as team leader to a staff of three or more engineers at various titles and
levels who are responsible for the preparation of contract specifications and drawings for the
reconstruction, repair, or modification of any structural component contained in the fourteen water
pollution control plants and collections facilities. The area engineer will ensure that specifications and
drawings are technically accurate in addition to providing technical and administrative guidance to the
engineers; be responsible for planning, organizing and assigning work to meet deadlines and achieve
goals as directed by the Section Chief; generate solutions to unusual complex engineering problems;
prepare proposals and serve as a consultant on major engineering issues; evaluate subordinates’
performance and conduct performance evaluations; track the progress of jobs; resolve conflicts of a
contractual nature and brief the Section Chief on a weekly basis of the status; assign and track overtime
budget allocation; approve/disapprove leave requests and timesheets; immediately respond to
emergencies as they arise; and represent the Section Chief at technical meetings with consulting
engineers, contractors, and other City, State and Federal Agencies.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A valid New York State License as a Professional Engineer.
2. Six (6) years of full-time satisfactory experience in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, or plan examining work, at least two (2) years of which must have been in an executive, managerial, or administrative capacity.
Appointments are subject to OMB approval.
For additional information about DEP, visit www.nyc.gov/dep.
DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success of our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.
NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate on your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered under the 55-a Program. This position is also open to non 55-a Program candidates who meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice.
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