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  • 1) Designs and directs construction of power and other hydraulic engineering projects for control and use of water: Computes and estimates rates of waterflow.

  • 2) Specifies type and size of equipment, such as conduits, pumps, turbines, pressure valves, and surge tanks, used in transporting water and converting water power into electricity.

  • 3) Directs, through subordinate supervisors, activities of workers engaged in dredging, digging cutoffs, placing jetties, and constructing levees to stabilize streams or open water ways.

  • 4) Designs and coordinates construction of artificial canals, conduits, and mains to transport and distribute water; and plans reservoirs, pressure valves, and booster stations to obtain proper water pressure at all levels.

  • 5) Frequently builds laboratory models to study construction and flow problems.




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Job Number: 5037