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Professional Engineer - Upper Trinity Regional Water District, TX (ID: 291117)

Title Professional Engineer
Type Engineering
Date Posted December 6, 2017
City / Organization Upper Trinity Regional Water District, TX
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About Upper Trinity Regional Water District

The Upper Trinity Regional Water District (UTRWD) is a conservation district, created by the State of Texas to provide towns, cities and utilities with sound, long-term water supply. Upper Trinity is authorized to provide water, wastewater, solid waste, and storm water (watershed protection) services -- all on a wholesale basis. The boundaries of Upper Trinity include all of Denton County, plus limited portions of Collin and Dallas Counties.Current District services include treated water, non-potable water, wastewater treatment, and collection of household hazardous wastes.


About this Job

Typical/Essential Duties:

1) Under the direction of the Senior Engineer assists with capital improvement project planning, budget development and scheduling of design and construction activities. Reviews studies and other documents prepared by consultants, developers and others, and assists with preparing recommendations for review by the Director of Engineering and Construction and other members of the Executive Staff 

2) Provides process, system and other forms of engineering technical support to the Operations Department. Reviews and evaluates various types of operating systems, processes and procedures for the purpose of identifying potential problems, and then recommends appropriate solutions. Works with consultants and contractors as needed to ensure proper implementation of approved corrective actions. Provides other forms of engineering related technical assistance to the Operations Department as needed and requested. 

3) Assists with management of capital improvement projects by guiding and overseeing activities performed by engineering consultants, construction managers, inspectors, and contractors as they relate to rights-of-way acquisition, design construction and initiation of service. Also assists with the administration of construction contracts by conducting meetings, reviewing periodic contractor pay applications, administering change orders, and negotiating change order prices. 

4) Maintains project quality assurance by reviewing and interpreting plan documents, specifications, and inspection reports, and acts as a liaison with contractors, design engineers, various governmental agencies and other utilities as assigned.  

5)  Performs additional duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other related field of engineering, and three (3) to years of specifically related professional experience. Licensure as a Professional Engineer in Texas is required. Professional experience working for a water and/or wastewater utility, or in utility construction management is preferred. Must be able to read and interpret construction plan documents, license agreements, survey field notes, and contract documents. Must possess at least the equivalent of a valid Texas ‘Class C’ Driver’s License. Must pass pre-employment Drug Screen, Physical Exam, and applicable Background Checks.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $68,405.00 to $84,822.00 /year

Note: All applicants must complete an employment application and submit it to the District’s Human Resources Department in order to be considered for employment .

Please visit the District’s website to obtain an application


Job Post Expiration Date   January 27, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .