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Mechanical Engineer | AMS Water Treatment Facility

Las Vegas Valley Water District
Boulder City, Nevada
Senior / Management
Job Type:
N/A (per annum)

Please be advised, all job openings post at 12am on the Open Date listed and will close at 12am on the Close Date listed. HOURS OF WORK: 4/10's, 6am-4:30pm, M-Th INTRODUCTION:
Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires. Candidates possessing the strongest skills and experience for this position will be forwarded to the hiring department for further evaluation and to determine who will be invited to the formal interview process. The candidate hired will be required to pass a drug screening, background check and may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation. This position is located at:
Alfred Merritt Smith Water Treatment Facility, 243 Lake Shore Road, Boulder City, NV (Approximately 30 miles from Las Vegas, on Lake Mead, between the State of Nevada Fish Hatchery and Lake Mead Marina.) GENERAL PURPOSE: Under direction, performs complex professional engineering work in the research, planning, design, construction and installation of mechanical, hydraulic and other elements of a variety of capital construction, maintenance and/or asset management projects; provides engineering support to trade shop personnel in the diagnosis and resolution of mechanical system and equipment malfunctions and failures; and performs related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF: Theory, principles and practices of mechanical, electrical and materials engineering as they apply to the mechanical system elements of water utility design and construction; modern methods and techniques used in the design and construction of mechanical elements of a wide variety of water utility construction, maintenance and asset management projects; principles and practices of engineering economics; modern developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding assigned areas of engineering responsibility; general civil, electrical, cathodic protection and process control principles as they apply to the overall design and integration of water utility systems, facilities and equipment; general asset management principles and best practices, including equipment and systems maintenance methodologies; applicable laws, codes and regulations pertaining to mechanical elements of waterworks infrastructure design and construction and other standards and guides applicable to areas of responsibility; principles, practices, methods and tools of project management; principles and practices of sound business communications; safety policies and practices applicable to the work. ABILITY TO: Make complex engineering computations; prepare and/or check and approve design plans and specifications for a wide variety of mechanical systems-related projects; perform difficult engineering research and analyze complex engineering and mathematical problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending or adopting effective courses of action; exercise initiative and sound judgment in carrying work responsibilities within District standards and guidelines; use a computer and standard engineering and business applications; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with other divisions and departments, consulting engineers, contractors, staff and others encountered in the course of work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; and drive a vehicle.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. *The Las Vegas Valley Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. * Category: Engineering , Keywords: Mechanical Engineer