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Engineer in Training (EIT)

Company: City of Cedar Hill
Location: Cedar Hill
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Why This Role is Valuable

The purpose of this position is to provide engineering services to the City by focusing engineering expertise on specific issues. This is accomplished by managing aspects of the City where engineering expertise would be beneficial. Other duties may include managing department projects, administering contracts, reviewing development plans, providing information and assistance to citizens, builders, developers and engineers, administering grant programs, providing assistance to the City Engineer and interfacing with other City employees and citizens. This position is directly under the supervision of a registered Professional Engineer.

How You Add Value

* Provides premier customer service to internal and external customers by responding to requests in a timely and professional manner. Manages department projects by preparing and obtaining easements and right-of-ways, preparing and reviewing construction documents, coordinating projects with City departments, outside consultants and other agencies and preparing status reports.

* Help develop and execute terms of contracts, ensuring timely completion of projects, resolving issues and ensuring payment.

* Reviews development plans by ensuring adequacy of City infrastructure, resolving discrepancies and design issues with developers and design engineers, preparing reports and presentations on findings and ensuring projects are constructed in accordance with City requirements.

* Provides information and assistance to citizens, builders, developers and engineers by interpreting Public Works policies and procedures and City and design standards, locating existing utilities and receiving and addressing citizen complaints and inquiries.

* Assist in applying for grant programs by coordinating with other county, regional and Federal entities to obtain grant money, defining project scopes, preparing and coordinating project elements.

* Provides assistance to the City Engineer by preparing and presenting reports and other necessary correspondence.

* Provide assistance to the ADA Coordinator for the City

* Regular attendance required.

What You Bring to the Role

* Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering or closely related field from an accredited college or university required with basic knowledge of civil design, construction, plan review, estimating, drafting and surveying.

* At least one year of related experience preferred.

* Valid TX Driver's License. Successfully passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam or pass within one (1) year of City employment. Attempt to acquire P.E. license and will work under the direct supervision of a Professional Engineer

How to Join Our Family

Complete online application at Cedar Hill City Website at www.cedarhilltx.com. The City of Cedar Hill can no longer accept actual/faxed applications. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. There are computers at the Cedar Hill Library for applicants that do not have access to a computer at home. If you are having trouble with the NEOGOV Applicant tracking site, please call the NEOGOV technical support number at 1-877-204-4442 and select option 1.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cedar Hill will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Human Resources at 972-291-5100, ext 1050.

The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with GINA, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability in hiring, conditions, or termination of employment. Final applicants for employment with the City of Cedar Hill are subject to drug testing and background screening.


285 Uptown Blvd Bldg #100

Cedar Hill, TX 75104


Keywords: City of Cedar Hill, Cedar Hill , Engineer in Training (EIT), Engineering , Cedar Hill, Texas

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