• City of Houston, Texas
  • $100,370.00 -165,680.00/year*
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 4250 Lake Ridge Pkwy

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Perform and coordinate variety of engineering activities and personnel to evaluate, manage, and complete rehabilitation of various transportation system and facilities (bridges and roadways). Work and provide training and technical guidance to other staff engaging in similar assignments. Coordinate the implementation of various Plans, Estimates, and Specification (PS&E). Review and update Plans, Specification, and Estimates in the fields of bridge and roadway engineering. Prepares and reviews technical correspondence, reports, procedural guidelines and project schedules. Interface with departments, consultants, contractors, technical professionals, and public to address and resolve various inquiries. Conduct on - site field observations and inspections and provide recommendations. Provide technical support and expertise on various projects, plans, and programs. Interprets engineering policies and procedures to ensure consistence applications. Participate in hearings and meetings to have latest updates and information. Inspect bridges and roadways and provide reports. Designs and Seals as of Record (EOR) bridges and roadways plans, specification, and estimates (PS&E) for emergency repairs, repairs, rehabilitation, preservation, maintenance, reconstruction and construction. Review and comments on submitted plans, specification, and estimates prepared by others. Work with the maintenance personnel to resolve their issues and problems. Will serve as the Service Line Practice Leader for Bridge emergency repair, repair, maintenance, preservation, rehabilitation, reconstruction and construction. Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing; or requires graduation from an engineering science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board, and passage of the eight - hours fundamentals of engineering examination by the Board.

Four years of active practice in engineering work after graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering are required.

A Master's degree in Engineering may be substitute for up to two years of the above required experience.

Requires registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. A specific branch of engineering (such as civil, mechanical, structural, etc.) may be required.

A valid Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).


Preference will be given to individuals with a background in Civil or Structural engineering.

Preference shall be given to individuals with experience in signing and sealing P,S&E (primarily bridge repair, rehabilitation and construction designs) and experience with in-house designing (street and drainage). As well as individuals who are willing to design and seal as Engineer of Record (EOR) for engineering plans and documents for this section.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**


Department may administer skills assessment test.

If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:

Pay Grade 26

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: .

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call 832-###-####.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-###-####. (TTY 7-1-1)

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Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Associated topics: building code, calculation, concrete, department of transportation, draft, land, structural analysis, superstructure, traffic, transportation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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