ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, Valhalla New York - Water and Waste Water Jobs Water and Waste Water Jobs: Job Details


Date Posted
Employer Name
NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Sector Name
State Government
New York
Career Level
Mid Level


Job Category: Engineering, Architecture, & Planning  

Proposed Salary Range: $ 74,990.00 - $104,182.00 (Annual)  
Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)  
Work Location: 10 Walker Rd, Valhalla, NY, 10595  
Division/Work Unit: Catskill/Delaware UV Plant  
Hours/Shift: 35 Hours per week / Day shift  
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, 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. We deliver 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water per day to 8.5 million New York City residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day.

The Bureau of Water supply seeks to hire an Electrical Engineer (EE) within the Water Treatment Operations Division at a facility located in Valhalla, New York. Under direction, with great latitude for independent judgment or action, the Electrical Engineer will serve as a section engineer in charge of the electrical engineering functions and serve as a consultant and lead engineer on electrical engineering matters. The selected candidate will conduct or direct a significant portion of research on very complex and critical engineering projects. They will serve as the team leader consisting of engineering assistants and interns for projects of great technical complexity or with potential impacts on agency engineering operations and/or plant infrastructure. This position may sign and seal engineering drawings, calculations and other official documents. The Electrical Engineer will determine material and equipment needs making recommendations relevant to site specific equipment and assist with determinations of long and short term staffing needs.  They may plan projects and daily activities, assign work to subordinates, review assignments and prepare progress reports for review by the Engineering Supervisor and management. The EE may prepare and supervise service contract related items inclusive of: scope development, contract specifications, technical specifications, development of bid items and bid estimates. They will monitor and manage the life cycle of contracts through the procurement, legal review, registration, execution and close out stages. The EE will supervise the conduct of construction inspection operations with particular reference to electric plant, machinery or apparatus, or the inspection or testing in a laboratory, manufacturer’s plant or on site of equipment or materials to be incorporated within the facilities under the directorate. The selected candidate will stay current in understanding facility operations and equipment. They may complete tasks and standard evaluations for subordinates. All employees will comply with all environmental, health and safety laws, agency policies, rules and regulations.

Medical Requirement:  
The Electrical Engineer may be required to wear a respirator while performing the essential functions of this job. Employees must be physically able to wear a respirator. OSHA regulations have established medical guidelines for wearing a respirator, therefore, applicants and employees will be required to have a pre-appointment and periodic post appointment, medical examinations to demonstrate that they meet applicable OSHA standards and monitor their medical status. Once hired, employees must continue to satisfy OSHA regulations for the duration of employment.  
Minimum Qualification Requirements  
(1) Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in electrical engineering work; and 
(2) A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment. 
A masters degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for one year of the electrical engineering experience required in “1" above.  

Preferred Skills  
• Ability to anticipate possible problems and develop contingency plans in advance
• Ability to anticipate the consequences of situation and plan accordingly
• Ability to work independently 
• Knowledge of and the ability to work with motorized equipment, hand tools, power tools, motor vehicles, computers, and hand-held computer tablets, various metering and testing devices.
• A Driver’s License valid in the State of New York  

 Additional Information  
DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success or our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.
Valhalla is a hamlet in the Town of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County, New York approximately 28 miles north of New York City.  

To Apply  
Go to NYC Careers https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/  and enter Job ID Number 307068 in the Quick Search box.
For current City employees, log onto Employee Self Service and search for Job ID Number 307068.

Residency Requirement  
New York City Residency is not required for this position.  

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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