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City of Houston Houston, TX
  • Posted: September 24, 2019
  • Full-Time


Applications Accepted from:  ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Department: Houston Public Works 
Division: Houston Water 
Service Line: Drinking Water Operations (SEWPP) 
Location: 3100 Genoa Red Bluff, 77034
Workdays & Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
*Subject to change*

Assists in the analysis, operations, and maintenance of assets for the potable water system. Engages in operation/maintenance of water facilities, plan reviews, field visits, inspections, meetings, contract management, and special projects as needed. Utilizes sound engineering judgment in problem identification, assessment, and proposal of solutions to improve systems. Employs software and hardware as assigned in order to achieve efficiency in job duties. Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. 

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier 2 Level.EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires graduation from approved curriculum in engineering that is approved by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with a satisfactory standing;


Requires graduation from an engineering or related science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board and passage of the eight-hour fundamentals of engineering examination prescribed by the Board;


Possession of a valid Engineering-in-Training Certificate issued by the Board under the current requirements of the Texas Engineering Practice Act.

No experience is required.
NonePreference will be given to applicants with knowledge of water facility operations/maintenance, HMI (human-machine interface)/PLC (programmable logic controller), and water quality standards and regulation.

Preference will also be given to those who have experience in Microsoft Excel.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess a valid Texas Driver's License and be in compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving.

**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.**SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED:   None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
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.  

Pay Grade 22
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 832-393-6020.
If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-6020. (TTY 7-1-1)
If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.
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. Employment Type: Full-Time

City of Houston


Houston, TX
77002 USA

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