Education and Experience: The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience) Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering or engineering technologies field OR Six years of satisfactory engineering experience which has been approved by the Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Engineers & Architects.
Special Qualifications: Must become certified as an Engineer In Training prior to the end of the probationary employment period. Must be able to transport oneself or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the City during the course of the work day.
Who can Apply: Applicants shall be all persons who meet the qualifications as set forth in the posting.
How To Apply: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to check and ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department by the stated deadline. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule. If you do not meet the requirements at the time of this posting, once you do meet the requirements you may apply when it is posted again..
Contact Points: City of Omaha, Human Resources Department, 1819 Farnam, St., Suite 506, Omaha, NE 68183
Required Forms: On-line Application: including Applicant's Authorization to Release Information, Equal Employment Opportunities Form (Record Keeping Only) and ADA notice.
Examination Information: The examination will consist of a Training and Experience form which will be given to the applicant once the application has been reviewed and accepted. The Training and Experience form (passing score 60%) must be completed and submitted to the Human Resources Department by May 7, 2018. The Training and Experience form is designed to assess job-related knowledge, skills and abilities for this position. The final eligibility list will be assembled from those candidates passing the Training and Experience form (100% weight).
Salary Range: $64,306.58 with step increases to $79,045.46 Annual
Benefits: Forty-hour work week; twelve days of paid vacation per year for the first five years; five days of management leave per year if employed on the first day of the payroll year; sick leave and twelve paid holidays. The City offers an employee's group health insurance, which includes major medical for Individual or Family plan; Cash Pension Program, plus Social Security. See our website www.cityofomaha.org (under Benefits) for detailed information.
Conditions of Employment: Candidates must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of permanent residence or authorization to work. The City of Omaha reserves the right to conduct criminal history, driving record, reference and credit checks and a background investigation on applicants for employment. Successfully passing a criminal background review, reference check, and if applicable, a credit check, is required as a condition of employment. If applicable, the City will require that you successfully pass a review of the driver's license, driving abstract, a pre-employment drug test, a hearing test and a back screening examination as a condition of employment. Failure to provide the information requested in the application process in a truthful, accurate and complete manner may result in disqualification, revocation of conditional employment or termination. APPLICANTS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION FOR THE EXAMINATION BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE EXAMINATION BY EMAILING email@example.com .
Veteran Points: To claim 5 points for veteran’s preference, you must submit proof of service (such as a DD-214) that includes date of induction, date of honorable separation, and date of honorable separation, and Social Security number. (You must have completed more than 180 consecutive days of active duty.) To receive an additional 5 points credit for disability, you must submit proof of eligibility from Veterans Administration dated within the last 12 months. This information must be submitted to the Human Resources Department on or before April 30, 2018.
Nature of Work: This is entry level professional engineering work involving the following accepted engineering principles and practices in the preparation and review of designs and specifications for Public Works Department projects. It also involves assisting in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities, conducting inspections and ordering repairs, designing and estimating the cost of projects, meeting with engineering professionals to discuss project plans and designs, and making inspections of projects in progress. Other duties and responsibilities attributable to the classification of Civil Engineer I are identifying problems in streets, sewers, bridges, walkways, intersections, railroad crossings, and other public works structures; making recommendations for their repair, replacement, or redesign, and participating in the design of the plans and specifications involved; permitting and ensuring industrial compliance with emission standards; supervising divisional facilities; preparing reports; and conducting hearings to discuss projects in progress and their attendant regulations and results. An employee in this classification works with some independence in the performance of duties; after a sufficient period of training and familiarization, may oversee the work of a number of subordinates and receives guidance from a superior.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering design, drafting, construction, operations, and surveying. Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer or other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to the assigned tasks. Knowledge of the factors needed to determine the types of field data needed as basis for effective design and the use of such data to develop complete construction plans. Ability to interpret construction specifications and designs and make construction and material estimates. Ability to develop project specifications, establish parameters for their completion, and manage the projects through to completion, conducting inspections and consulting with architects, contractors, and other engineering professionals. Ability to oversee the work of a number of subordinate technicians, inspectors, and other city employees. Ability to conduct engineering studies, identify problems, and make recommendations for their resolution. Ability to meet with government officials, engineering professionals, interested groups, and individuals to discuss projects and regulations, answer questions, and resolve complaints. Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronics device technology and software. Ability to understand written or oral instructions. Ability to adhere to safety policies, procedures, and guidelines. Ability to sit from 51 to 75% of the time; and to climb, reach, balance, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, or type from 0 to 25% of the time.Ability to use up to ten (10) pounds of force to move objects up to 33% of the time.
FOR A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB CLASSIFICATION GO TO THE CITY OF OMAHA WEBSITEwww.cityofomaha.orgEOE
Internal Number: 1523BR
About CITY OF OMAHA
AN OVERVIEW OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF OMAHAThe City of Omaha was incorporated in 1857. On May 15, 1956, the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha was adopted which dramatically reorganized the operating departments of the City. Today the City of Omaha has around 4,000 full and part-time employees. The City's size and range of services create a number of diverse opportunities for employment. Employees are not required to live within the City limits of Omaha.DEPARTMENTSCity ClerkCity CouncilFinanceFireHuman ResourcesHuman ResourcesHuman Rights & RelationsGreater Omaha Convention & Visitors BureauGreater Omaha Work Force DevelopmentLawPublic LibraryMayor's OfficeParks, Recreation and Public PropertyPlanningPolicePublic WorksTHE EMPLOYMENT PROCESSIt is a requirement to fill out a City of Omaha application for employment. Resumes will not be accepted in place of formal applications. Applications are only accepted when positions are posted.All applicants who meet the requirements of the position will participate in a selection process which could include a written exam, a training and experience questionnaire, a structured panel interview, a work sample or performance test, o...r an Assessment Center. Individual scores earned in the selection process will determine a candidate's ranking on the eligibility list and full-time vacancies are filled from this certified list. Referrals are made from the rank ordered list and the top five names are referred to the hiring department for a single vacancy.CONTACT INFORMATION1819 Farnam Street, Suite 506Omaha, NE 68183Phone:(402) 444-5300Fax: (402) 444-5314Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.cityofomaha.orgCHECK US OUT, BECOME A FAN, AND RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS WHEN POSITIONS ARE POSTED!Facebook: www.facebook.com/OmahaHumanResourcesTwitter: www.Twitter.com/OmahaHRThe City of Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer