ASSISTANT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
City and County of Honolulu


POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists in managing or directing a major organizational division of the Board of Water Supply; assists in carrying out the objectives and goals of the department through subordinate managers and supervisors; and performs other related duties as required.

This position assists in administering the activities of the Water System Operations Division which is responsible for the operations and maintenance of pumping and water treatment plant equipment, plant facilities, and communications and electronic control systems.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following: assists in determining division and program priorities necessary to carry out the goals and objectives of the division; assists in reviewing and evaluating division programs and establishing long and short term goals and objectives; directs the day-to-day operations of the division; oversees the supervision of the division's workforce; reviews and recommends resolution or disposition of personnel issues; authorizes work orders, planned overtime, change orders, contract extensions, etc. for management approval; handles public complaints, including drafting correspondence, investigations, etc.; reviews, evaluates, and recommends proposals to improve effectiveness and efficiency in water service operations including water pumping, transmission, distribution, and storage systems, operation of pump facilities, related office facilities, maintenance of machinery and equipment repairs, radios, and telemetry/supervisory workbenches; conducts inspections of pump facilities (reservoirs, boosters, treatment plants, shafts, tunnels, etc.), office facilities, and machinery; coordinates emergency functions between appropriate division in handling water interruptions and complaints; coordinates and reviews annual budget preparation and assists in the implementation of the budget; monitors divisional investigations and studies; represents the Program Administrator in his/her absence; and presents information and testimony with high-level government officials and governing bodies advocating and explaining programs and practices and resolving issues.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
​Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical, civil, or structural engineering.


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
​Four (4) years of registered professional engineering experience, included or supplemented by two (2) years of experience in a managerial/administrative position. 


​QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE:
For this position, the qualifying experience required in a managerial/administrative position must conclusively demonstrate the scope and level of experience comparable to that of branch chief level or higher. 

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE:
Having the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as qualifying for the position. Your overall experience must have been of such scope, level and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.


LICENSE REQUIREMENT:

  1. Current State of Hawaii registration as a professional engineer in Structural Engineering. Applicants with an out-of-state license in Structural Engineering must obtain the Hawaii license prior to appointment.
  2. ​​Valid Hawaii State driver's license (Type 3) prior to appointment.


VERIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
You must submit evidence of your education and professional license within 7 days of filing your application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript which shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be givencredit for the education requirement. Copies will not be returned.


HOW TO APPLY:
​To apply for this or other positions with the City and County of Honolulu, please visit our website at www.honolulu.gov/hr.

CIVIL ENGINEER V (GEOTECHNICAL)
City and County of Honolulu

POSITION SUMMARY:
​Performs difficult professional engineering work in evaluating the design, construction, maintenance and operation for civil engineering geotechnical projects; coordinates and reviews the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports; and performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in civil engineering.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
One year of registered professional Civil Engineering experience in soil mechanics and foundations involving the investigation of soil and rock below the ground to determine its properties for the design of foundations for bridge and highway structures, design of roadway pavement, and the assessment and mitigation of hazards from earth movement and rock fall.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT:

  1. Current State of Hawaii registration as a professional engineer in Civil Engineering.  Applicants with an out-of-state license in Civil Engineering must obtain the Hawaii license prior to appointment.​
  2. Valid Hawaii State driver's license (Type 3) prior to appointment.


VERIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
You must submit evidence of your professional license and education within 7 days of filing your application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript which shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. 

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this or other positions with the City and County of Honolulu, please visit our website at www.honolulu.gov/hr and click on the “Job Opportunities” link.


CIVIL ENGINEER V

City and County of Honolulu


POSITION SUMMARY:
​Does difficult professional engineering work in supervising the design, construction, maintenance and operation of civil engineering projects; prepares and supervises the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in civil engineering.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
One year of registered professional Civil Engineering experience.


LICENSE REQUIREMENT:

  1. Current State of Hawaii registration as a professional engineer in Civil Engineering. You must submit a copy of your professionallicense within 7 days of filing your application.  Applicants with an out-of-state license in Civil Engineering must obtain the Hawaii license prior to appointment. 
  2. Valid Hawaii State driver's license (Type 3) prior to appointment.


VERIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
You must submit evidence of your professional license and education within 7 days of filing your application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript which shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. 


HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this or other positions with the City and County of Honolulu, please visit our website at www.honolulu.gov/hr.

MECHANICAL ENGINEER V

City and County of Honolulu


POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs difficult professional engineering work in supervising and participating in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment and systems, and/or in the review and analysis of plans and specifications for mechanical engineering features and compliance with code requirements; and performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: 

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in Mechanical Engineering. 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: 
One year of registered professional Mechanical Engineering experience.

​LICENSE REQUIREMENT: 

  1. Current State of Hawaii registration as a professional engineer in Mechanical Engineering.
  2. Applicants with an out-of-state license in Mechanical Engineering must obtain their Hawaii license prior to appointment. 
  3. Valid Hawaii driver's license (Type 3) prior to appointment.


VERIFICATION REQUIREMENT: 
You must submit evidence of your education and professional license within 7 days of filing your application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript which shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be given credit for the education requirement. Copies will not be returned.

HOW TO APPLY: 

To apply for this or other positions with the City and County of Honolulu, please visit our website at www.honolulu.gov/hr.

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION BRANCH CHIEF
City and County of Honolulu

​POSITION SUMMARY:
Plans, coordinates, supervises and directs the activities of a large branch with responsibility for a variety of complex engineering programs or projects carried out through several subordinate professional supervisors; and performs other duties as required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in an engineering specialty.  You may be required to submit a reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript, which shows the embossed seal, at the time of interview. Copies will not be returned.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
Four years of registered professional engineering experience, including or supplemented by two years of related supervisory experience.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT:

  1. Current State of Hawaii registration as a professional engineer.  You will be required to submit a copy of your professional license at the time of interview.
  2. Applicants with an out-of-state engineering license must obtain the Hawaii license prior to appointment.
  3. Valid Hawaii State driver's license (Type 3) prior to appointment.


VERIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
You must submit evidence of your education and professional license within 7 days of filing your application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript which shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be given credit for the education requirement. Copies will not be returned.

​HOW TO APPLY:
To view the complete job announcement and submit an application, please visit our website at www.honolulu.gov/hr. ​


Posted: December 12, 2016

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