Responsible for representing the City Engineering Department by coordinating, negotiating and managing various projects with industrial professionals, property owners, City Departments, Utility Companies and City Management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Negotiate/manage contracts, coordinate and implement various drainage, water and/or wastewater studies for specific areas around the City.
Coordinate with other City Departments, outside agencies and utility companies for the design and construction of various City projects.
Negotiate, coordinate and implement Capital Improvement Project designs in compliance with City standards, accuracy, completeness and quality.
Collaborates with staff and management across the organization and with outside third parties to clearly identify, explain and communicate their project involvement, project goals, expectations, objectives, policies, priorities, and tasks.
Represents the Department and City by attending meetings, public events, and speaking engagements; attends staff meetings; schedules and coordinates project meetings and appointments.
Communicate and respond to residents and outside agencies in regards to flooding, drainage and erosion questions and complaints and provide assistance and/or solutions.
Prepare the projects’ item summaries, policy reports and resolutions for Council review and approval.
Oversee the project’s preparation costs, agreements, design solutions and construction from start to finish.
Provide design assistance to Street and Stormwater Departments
Organize and administer public meetings and departmental education seminars regarding engineering project questions and concerns.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements / Work Environment
The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Licensed Professional Engineer
7 years of municipal related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from ABET accredited school
10+ years experience in public works design and/or construction as well as designing and coordinating public works and land development projects
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of Civil Engineering principles, techniques and practices
Extensive knowledge of Capital Improvement Project planning as it relates to engineering
Intermediate skill in Microsoft Office
Intermediate skill in Engineering applications such as HEC-1, HEC-2, HEC-RAS, FlowMaster, CulvertMaster and AutoCAD, Project Management Software (ie. Project Web Access, Microsoft Project, etc…)
Ability to read and interpret construction documents and plans
Ability to communicate written and orally in English
Intermediate ability to read plats, land records and other documentation