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    City of Columbus: Engineer I

    The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for the position of  Engineer1. This position will assist with the management of capital improvement projects in the Distribution Engineering section within the Division of Water (DOW). Primary responsibilities include serving as a project manager for the design and construction of projects related to water distribution system. To qualify you must have a valid State of Ohio certificate as a registered Professional Engineer, and possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Salary range $64,839 - $97,235 per year.  If you are interested, please submit an application to the Civil Service Commission by applying on-line at by 08/20/2019.  Applicant submittals are now managed by If you do not already have a profile on, you will have to set up a new one before you can submit an application. Pre-employment drug screening and BCI& I background check are required if selected. City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants may inspect and acquire a copy of the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities Equal Employment Opportunity Plan by visiting the DPU website at

    Contact: Jeff Ross

    910 Dublin Road

    Columbus, Ohio 43215

    Phone (614) 645-5191

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    Vertiv:  Senior Project Engineer

    Vertiv is hiring a Senior Project Engineer in Dayton, Ohio to perform power system and engineering studies; provide technical support to field personnel and Service Center Manager. 

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Perform power system studies including ground fault settings, short circuit, and simple protective device coordination.
    • Perform engineering studies or portions of very complex studies including: reliability, harmonics, arcflash, and reliability centered maintenance studies.
    • Perform electrical power system documentation including: system configuration, equipment ratingsand settings.
    • May perform circuit and system measurements and write reports relating to: EMF, electrical load,voltage, and power quality.
    • Prepare estimates and take-offs for engineering study project proposals.
    • Review reports prepared by others for completeness and format correctness.
    • Perform Arc Flash Studies which may include data collection, Short-circuit coordination studies, arcflash evaluations, labeling, and training.
    • Maintain customer records related to engineering work.


    • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; talks and acts with customers in mind.
    • Decision Quality – Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysts, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
    • Integrity and Trust – Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual, can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; doesn’t blame others for his/her own mistakes or misrepresents him/herself for personal gain.
    • Listening – Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.
    • Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at first answers.
    • Standing Alone – Will stand up and be counted; doesn’t shirk from personal responsibility; can be counted on when times are tough; looks forward to taking charge of a problem or issue; is comfortable working alone on a tough assignment.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • Graduate Engineer BSEE
    • Professional standing; possesses or working towards P.E. license.
    • Membership in IEEE desired.
    • Requires several years of experience in electrical engineering analysis.
    • Requires excellent verbal and writing skills to communicate effectively with clients, field engineers, peers, and management.
    • Requires good judgment, dependability and responsible for assigned projects.
    • Requires sound grounding and experience in electrical engineering analysis.
    • Requires a good working knowledge of NETA, NFPA 70E, and Doble engineering specifications.
    • Must be proficient with Oracle, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook, SKM software and/or E-TAP.

    Vertiv is a $4 billion global critical infrastructure and data center technology company.  We ensure customers’ vital applications run continuously by bringing together hardware, software, analytics and ongoing services.  Our portfolio includes power, cooling and IT infrastructure solutions and services that extends from the cloud to the edge of the network. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, USA, Vertiv employs around 20,000 people and does business in more than 130 countries. Visit to learn more.  If interested, submit your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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    Southwest Licking Community Water & Sewer District:  General Manager

    The Southwest Licking Community Water & Sewer District has an opening for a General Manager. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Mike Fox, President of the Board of Trustees.

    PAY RANGE: dependent on experience and qualifications 


    This is a management position responsible for the daily operations and activities of the district, as well as the implementation of Board actions and initiatives.


    • Attends and reports on significant district activities and actions.
    • Reviews and recommends to the Board resolutions to customer complaints.
    • Researches policy, account history, or any other information requested by the Board.
    • Recommends policies or policy changes to the Board for consideration.
    • Facilitates coordination between the Office Manager and all departments.
    • Interviews and recommends employees for positions to be approved and authorized by the Board.
    • Represents the district at local functions and participates in or on committees, organizations, and professional conferences.
    • Coordinates and performs as lead presenter at district public information meetings.
    • Responsible for the preparation of district information correspondence distributed by the district.
    • Acts as district representative in supervising and coordinating the performance of consultants and/or contractors on facility and infrastructure improvement projects.
    • Responsible for the preparation and review of associated legal, financial, and engineering documents.
    • Acts as district representative and main contact for funding agencies and regulatory agencies regarding the financing and permitting of facility and infrastructure improvement projects.
    • Reviews and approves construction plans and specifications for conformance with district requirements.
    • Responsible for the preparation and presentation of all financial documents, capital improvement plans, construction and material specifications and standard drawings, policy and procedure amendments, funding applications, and the short-term and long-term planning of infrastructure and facility improvements.
    • Ensures the adherence to the fiscal year operating budget.
    • Reviews and approves all expenses.
    • Acts as district representative with developers.
    • Responsible for the execution and enforcement of developer agreements and determining the developer’s method of connection to district facilities.
    • Reviews all construction plans and specifications for conformance with district requirements.
    • Consults with developers to facilitate continued rapid controlled growth in the area.
    • Additional duties and support as required. 


    • Detail-oriented, disciplined, accountable for results, and strong decision-making ability.
    • Works well with others, great team player, and handles conflict/change with an open mind.
    • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.


    • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and methodology required to effectively design, construct, operate, and maintain a centralized water and wastewater utility.
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a Professional Engineer’s License in Ohio and a minimum of 7 years of experience in water and wastewater field; OR
    • A High School diploma or equivalent and a Class III Water Supply License, a Class III Wastewater Worker’s License, and 15 years of experience in water and wastewater field. 


    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

    This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. 


    This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

    To Apply:  Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your credentials, experience, and references via email or mail by July 31, 2019, 12:00pm

                Mail:     Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District

                            c/o Mike Fox, President of the Board of Trustees

                            P.O. Box 215

                            Etna, OH 43018

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    All submitted resumes will be reviewed and considered based on qualification and experience. The Southwest Licking Community Water and Sewer District reserves the right to determine if an applicant meets the essential qualifications of the open position. SWLCWSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Ohio Society of Professional Engineers 2018-2019 Awards

    To view available awards and their deadlines go to the "Awards" tab on the left.  Most of the award winners must be OSPE members.

    Awards Manual

    The Professional Engineers in Industry Practice Division of the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers is pleased to announce its 2019 Ohio New Product Award competition.

    If your company has developed a new process or project it may be eligible for competition for state and national recognition.  Nominations are grouped according to the size of the manufacturing company. Winners will be selected in four firm size categories.  Judging is performed by the OSPE-PEI Awards Committee.  Nominations must be submitted on the entry form  , which you may also copy for multiple applications.

    A state winner will be selected in each of the four firm size categories.