Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Civil Engineer - Water Resources

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time

Job Description

Under general supervision of the Water Resources Manager, plans, manages, supervises and conducts water and wastewater-related engineering projects and technical review of engineering plans, estimates, and specifications for design of water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure. Prepares construction bid documents, drawings, and design review for water and wastewater-related construction and engineering projects. Performs site inspections and assists with submittal and RFI reviews. Coordinates design requirements with consultants and construction contractors. This job class is treated as FLSA Exempt, and considered a DRIVING position.
Examples of Tasks
Essential Functions: (Essential functions may vary among positions, but may include the following tasks, knowledges, abilities, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this classification.)

1. Prepares, administers, coordinates, and participates in all aspects of engineering planning, design and project management for multiple water and wastewater-related construction and maintenance projects. Prepares and reviews proposals, calculations, plans, details, specifications, bid packets, feasibility studies, cost estimates and reports for water and wastewater projects in conformance with generally acceptable engineering principles.

2. Conducts technical field assessments to troubleshoot, evaluate, document, develop recommendations, and define scope of work for various water and wastewater related civil engineering design projects and work tasks.

3. Interprets, resolves and explains technical civil engineering issues related to design, maintenance or construction methods to staff, customers, contractors, consultants, vendors and other outside agencies. Effectively communicates project requirements, plans, specifications, details, concerns, and status of pending projects.

4. In coordination with the authority having jurisdiction, reviews work of consultants and contractors for compliance with engineering standards and safety requirements. Provides engineering project management, to include solicitation for bids, contract management, and progress payments. Coordinates and monitors material testing, quality control, and project scheduling.

5. Assists in asset management program for water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities. Along with consultant, maintains and updates water system hydraulic model and water and wastewater master plan. Develops capital improvement plans for water and wastewater systems. Coordinates with other Departments in the management of water and wastewater infrastructure and communicates how the feasibility of existing and proposed water and wastewater infrastructures supports or conflicts with proposed projects and developments.

6. Works with appropriate agencies (Indian Health Services, Environmental Protection Agency, etc.) in administering grants for grant funded water and wastewater projects. Ensures compliance with grant policies and procedures.

7. Performs other job-related duties as assigned to support and enhance the Community's water and wastewater systems and capital improvement programs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of the history, culture, laws, customs, and traditions of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles, concepts, methods, techniques, and practices, including design and construction of public water, sanitary sewer, pump stations, water storage tanks, wells, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Knowledge of preparation of plans, specifications, cost estimates, schedules, and construction documents for a variety of water and wastewater construction and maintenance projects.
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater-related construction and maintenance materials, methods, techniques, and principles for Public Works projects.
  • Knowledge of SRPMIC's procurement policy, Code of Ordinances, MAG standards and SRPMIC supplements.
  • Knowledge of American Water Works Association (AWWA) design standards, Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) Standards, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Standards, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulatory requirements and other relevant state and federal standards.
  • Knowledge of design and construction industry standard contract documents.
  • Knowledge of civil engineering programs and projects to achieve community goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of cost estimation and planning for public works projects.
  • Knowledge of construction design, standards, materials, and construction.
  • Knowledge of construction materials, methods, inspection techniques, and survey principles.
  • Knowledge of symbols and terminology used in engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of tribal, state, and federal laws and regulations relating to construction activities and environmental issues.
  • Knowledge in AutoCAD Civil 3D and ArcGis.
  • Knowledge in use of H20Net hydraulic modeling program.

  • Skill in use of personal computers, including software applications such as Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Professional software.
  • Skill in water and wastewater master planning and public water, sanitary sewer, pump stations, water storage tanks, wells, and water/wastewater treatment facilities design.
  • Skill in civil engineering planning and design, including analysis and evaluation.
  • Skill in evaluating water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities, including existing conditions, plans, feasibility recommendations, specifications, cost estimates, and construction work.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with consulting engineers, contractors, public officials and representatives of outside agencies and organizations.
  • Skill in negotiating terms and conditions of contracts and sensitive agreements.
  • Skill in work management and work leadership.

  • Ability to apply civil engineering principles, methods, and techniques to planning, construction and maintenance projects.
  • Ability to investigate water and wastewater issues and provide solutions.
  • Ability to read and effectively interpret civil engineering plans, reports, manuals, specifications, and submittals.
  • Ability to determine appropriate methodology for successful completion of projects, including planning, research and contract management.
  • Ability to use personal computer and engineering applications in performing duties.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently resolve conflict.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to walk, stoop, climb, bend, work in extreme weather conditions, and inspect transportation facilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Experience: A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and experience equivalent to five (5) years full-time professional civil engineering work in public works, water/wastewater engineering and/or project management.

  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona.

Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of experience and education that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform the duties of the job may be considered when filling the position

Underfill Eligibility: An enrolled Community Member whom closely qualifies for the minimum qualifications for a position may be considered for employment under SRPMIC Policy 2-19, Underfill

Special Requirements
Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License.

Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.

In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native American preference, applicant must submit a copy of Tribal Enrollment card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:
1) attach to application
2) fax (480) 362-5860
3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

Documentation must be received by position closing date.
The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted .
Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.