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 Office of Green Infrastructure (OGI) seeks to hire an Administrative Engineer, who will work directly to the Assistant Commissioner. The selective candidate will oversee teams of approximately 20 engineers and project managers who implement green infrastructure in the Right of Way and also On-site locations at Parks, Schools and NYCHA Properties. Responsibilities include all phases of work from initial site analysis through construction and partnership with operations and maintenance staff; will oversee several engineering design, construction management and construction contracts including green infrastructure implementation at public on-site properties (majority of them being at NYC Housing Authority, Department pf Parks and Department of Schools) and public right of way. The candidate will oversee procurement of construction contracts as designs are completed. In addition, responsible for managing cost and schedule information for the portfolio of both right of way and on-site green infrastructure projects; managing a design and construction management contract for green infrastructure in areas of the City where stormwater is managed through a separate storm sewer system; oversee the consultant selection and contracting process, in-house design unit as well as coordination and communication both within Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis, Bureau of Water and Sewer Operations and interagency partners.
The Candidate will also oversee procurement for capital construction projects related to Right of Way and On-site Green Infrastructure; construction of large capital construction contracts for on-site or Right of Way Green Infrastructure; provide support on general program management including, cost and schedule updates; support engineers and project managers when necessary at meetings with contractors, consultants and other agencies; resolve construction related issues to maintain projects’ budget and schedule; negotiate costs for outsourced construction management services and construction change orders; coordinate with other agency personnel to receive project input and document decisions; managing Director will work with other bureaus and groups within DEP as well as various city agency staff and engineering teams and/or the GI maintenance team when necessary. Candidate will complete project management functions to ensure that the NYC green infrastructure program runs efficiently and effectively and perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications: A valid New York State License as a Professional Engineer; 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.
Preferred Skills: Ten years of experience in managing engineering and construction contracts in the field of public infrastructure. Knowledge of City’s procurement and contracting process; experience in mentoring and developing engineers and project managers in the areas of design, project management and construction management; strong interpersonal and communication skills, capacity to organize and analyze data, track and staff multiple contracts for engineering design, construction and construction management, fluency in Microsoft Office Suite products; experience in green infrastructure stormwater management systems, excellent communication skills and leadership skills, ability to utilize GIs and AutoCAD.
To Apply and view full job description and qualification: Non-city Employees: Log on to nyc.gov/jobs and Search for Job ID # 399483. City Employees: Log on to Employee Self Service (ESS) and search for Job ID # 399483.
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