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The City of Wapakoneta is hiring for the following position:


Salary Range:  Commensurate With Qualifications

Job Responsibilities:  Delegates and Supervises Engineering Department; designs and drafts plans for City improvement projects. Sets grade for sidewalks, curbs, etc; locates right of ways, property lines, stakes easements, prepares plans and final plats for new projects. Cost estimates; projects inspections; processes and investigates zoning and building applications and complaints. Maintains records and reports; conducts field surveys; submits grant applications and maintains funding for projects as well as attending any meetings/public hearings.

Necessary Qualifications:  Ability to: Interpret extensive variety of technical materials, apply principles to solve problems, exercise independent judgement, prepare maps, charts, graphs, and plans; communicate effectively, read, interpret, and administer the City’s building and housing codes and zoning ordinances.

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (may consider Associate’s Degree); Must possess or work toward acquiring a Professional Engineering or Land Surveyor’s License; Must have experience in the Civil Engineering Field; Working knowledge of CADD helpful (but not required). 


  1. CITY OF WAPAKONETA, City Hall, 701 Parlette Court, Wapakoneta, Ohio between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM.
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    City of Columbus-Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water, Engineer I

    The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Engineer 1 within the Division of Water’s (DOW’s) Technical Support Section (TSS).  This full-time position will serve as the project manager for small to medium size planning, design, and construction projects related to reservoirs, dams, water treatment plants, groundwater wells, pump stations, and various support facilities. Prior experience with the design, construction, or operation of water supply / water treatment projects, and/or facility renovation design and construction projects (e.g., architectural/MEP design & construction), is preferred. Typical duties for this position include: serve as liaison with internal and external project stakeholders; develop request for proposals (RFPs) and complete TSS portions of the RFP process; work with consultants to develop project scope and fee information; maintain project management information system accounts and project files; review and approve invoices; confer with superiors, facility operations and maintenance staff, consultants, and contractors to complete capital improvement projects; review consultant work products to ensure completeness and adherence to department standards, policies and facility needs; and review construction work to ensure conformance to contract requirements. Additionally, this position will assist with various section management tasks such as capital improvement plan updates, developing SOPs and template documents, responding to outside requests for information, and updating guide specifications.

    To be considered for this position, candidates must have a valid State of Ohio certificate as a registered Professional Engineer and a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Salary range: $32.91-$49.36 per hour. 

    If you are interested, please apply to the Civil Service Commission by applying online at by 8/11/2022. You may also apply by email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax: 614-645-0050.

    Pre-employment drug screening and BCI& I background check are required if selected.

    The City of Columbus is an equal opportunity employer. 

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