Engineer I, II, III

Department: Water & Wastewater
Division: Administration
Salary Range: $51,023 – $90,977


Under the direction of Water & Wastewater Utilities management, performs professional engineering work in the planning, permitting, design, operation, and construction of projects and infrastructure of the City’s water, wastewater and reclaimed water systems and operations. Work is evaluated through observation and review of work product to determine results achieved.

Essential functions

  • Review and process residential and commercial development plans and permit application packages to insure compliance with department, local, state and federal requirements
  • Process permit reviews in coordination with the City’s Building Department and any other applicable authority in the City’s water and wastewater service area to insure compliance with applicable permitting procedures and processes.
  • Work cooperatively with other City departments, applicants, developers, contractors, engineers, architects, and other governmental agencies throughout the permitting process to insure any concerns and/or issues are successfully resolved.
  • Represent the department/City by facilitating or participating in pre-application meetings, review meetings field visits, pre-construction conferences, etc.
  • Perform designated role in the planning, design, construction and operation of capital improvements projects, utility relocation, and infrastructure replacement.
  • Manage construction projects, performs field inspections, and resolve any issues which may arise.
  • Inspect construction work to insure compliance with established design, specifications, and contract agreements.
  • Perform technical evaluations and studies to support the department’s planning and budgeting processes and daily operations.
  • Prepare, review, recommend and/or update essential information related to assigned projects.
  • Prepares operational and other related reports as assigned by supervisor.
  • Communicate effectively with all staff, vendors and the public.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.
  • Perform other work as assigned.

Please note: The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices used in water, wastewater, and reclaimed water, including resource planning, production, conveyance, treatment, permitting, and design.
  • Ability to inspect projects under construction and to detect deviations from approved designs, specifications, and construction practices.
  • Ability to analyze written, verbal or technical data, organize material logically and define effective recommendations.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to make complex engineering computations quickly and accurately.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and other employees, contractors, and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications

Engineer I
• Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program.
• One year of work experience preferably related to the engineering field.
Engineer II
• Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program.
• Three years’ work experience in the engineering field.
Engineer III
• Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program.
• Six years’ experience in the engineering field.• An equivalent combination of       the required education and experience may be considered.

Certifications and Training

  • Possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver license.

Engineer I/II

  • State of Florida Engineer Intern certification or ability to obtain said certification within 6 months.

Engineer III

  • Professional Engineer license though the Florida State Board of Professional Engineers.
  • All certifications must be current at the time of application and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.



Tasks may require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions.


This is medium work requiring the exertion of 75 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently and up to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping. Work requires sitting at a keyboard for extended periods of time.


Tasks require manual dexterity in addition to visual and hearing acuity and oral communications abilities.