CoC-DPU seeks to hire an Engineer III position in the Division of Water TSS

City of Columbus- Department of Public Utilities
Division of Water
Engineer III Position

This full-time position within the Division of Water’s Technical Support Section (TSS) will serve as a project manager for planning, design, and construction projects under the Division of Water’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Typical duties for this position include: develop request for proposals (RFPs) and complete TSS portions of the RFP process; work with consultants to develop project scope and fee information; maintain project management information system accounts and project files; review and approve invoices; and confer with superiors, plant operations, and maintenance staff, consultants, contractors, and the public as needed to complete projects. It will review consultant work products to ensure completeness and adherence to department standards, policies and facility needs. It will also review construction work to ensure work conforms to contract requirements and department procedures. This position will also supervise staff, including reviewing staff work products, periodically meeting with staff to review work status, providing guidance, approving leave requests, and conducting performance appraisals. Additionally, this position will assist with various section management tasks such as capital improvement plan updates, developing SOPs and template documents, responding to outside requests for information, and updating guide specifications.

To be considered, candidates must possess a valid State of Ohio certificate as a registered Professional Engineer and three (3) years of professional engineering experience which includes some supervisory experience over professional engineers or engineering projects. Substitution(s): Possession of a valid State of Ohio certificate as a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) and nine (9) years of practical engineering experience, which includes two (2) years of experience supervising Professional Engineers or engineering projects. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Salary range $83,346 – $125,008. 

 If you are interested, please apply to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at You may also apply by emailing your resume to

Pre-employment drug screening and BCI& I background check are required if selected.

City of Columbus is an equal opportunity employer.


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