The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (“CUC”) is a public utility corporation, operating on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (“CNMI”)—a United States territory in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The CNMI is a tropical paradise of fourteen islands. In the CNMI you can escape to a place of magnificent beaches and crystal clear aqua waters, and rich history. Saipan offers year-round outdoor activities, world class diving and golfing, international shopping, a range of ethnic restaurants and a cacophony of indigenous and international cultures. Come see why the CNMI is home to some of the friendliest people on earth.
The incumbent will be under the direct supervision of the Chief Engineer P.E. or his/her designee. Employees in this position are assigned to both routine and complex water and sanitary sewer facilities and projects including a robust capital improvement program.
Manage all aspects of multi-million dollar capital improvement and construction projects
Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility
Prepare or present public reports on topics such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, or property and right-of-way descriptions
Oversee construction phase engineering tasks (i.e. submittal review, test data evaluation and compilation, etc.)
Performs complex calculations, modeling, data analysis and engineering design for water and wastewater production, transmission, distribution, collection, pumping, treatment and associated projects
Ensure project compliance with local and federal environmental, financial, safety, and associated rules, regulations, and policies
Conduct highly technical investigations and prepare summary reports with recommendations for the improvement of operations in water and wastewater systems
Provide technical guidance to, review the work of, and supervise junior engineering and technical staff
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Education:Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, etc.) and four years of related engineering experience.
Knowledge of: Engineering principles and practices; mathematical, pumping and hydraulics, and wastewater conveyance and treatment concepts; project management principles; construction techniques; safe work practices; applicable Federal, State, and/or Local laws, rules, and regulations.
Skills in: Project management including contact, financial, and construction oversight. Interpreting and applying Federal, State, and/or Local laws, rules, and regulations; reading, understanding, and preparing drawings for construction contracts; preparing a variety of technical reports and/or documentation; presenting technical information to management, public groups, and other related individuals; interpreting and preparing specifications; estimating construction costs; conducting studies. Able to use computers and related software applications; communicate, interact with co-workers, supervisor, contractors, representatives of other agencies and departments, and the general public to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction; supervision and management
Valid CNMI Driver’s License with appropriate class.
Licensed and registered P.E. Issued from a U.S. Jurisdiction.
Occasional lifting of objects; Subject to standing, walking sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.
All applicants may be tested and all applicants are subject to pre-employment drug test.