This position is responsible for administrative and professional engineering (PE) work in assisting the City Engineer in planning and coordinating activities of the Engineering Department. Work includes design and construction activities on various types of public infrastructure projects and residential and commercial developments.
Examples of Responsibilities:
Assists in planning and coordinating the design and construction of Public Works projects, including streets, sidewalks, multi-use paths, drainage systems, bridges and recreational sites, etc.
Assists in planning and coordinating the City's Capital Improvement Plans (CIP).
Assists with construction and engineering management of city contractors.
Conducts on-site review of construction projects with Public Works, engineering staff and/or contractors to review progress, resolve conflicts and ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
Performs traffic control planning and design functions, including surveys of traffic flows and conditions, analysis of findings and preparation of plans for changes and improvements.
Reviews development plans and checks design of infrastructure systems for compliance with standards and sound engineering practices.
Assures design compliance and resolves design problems with developers and their consultants.
Inspects infrastructure improvements for compliance and recommends acceptance into City's maintenance program.
Researches, prepares and presents studies and plans for disposition by city management, the City Council and other official bodies.
Assists with overseeing city stormwater and floodplain program.
Advises management and officials on civil engineering matters.
Responds to citizens' complaints and concerns relative to infrastructure and public safety concerns.
Assures compliance of developments with city standards.
Job requires some outside work at various construction, drainage or road sites.
Job may require nonstandard working hours to meet deadlines, to attend evening meetings and work sessions, to be available during emergency/storm events and occasional work on weekends.
Must maintain strong performance record.
Must maintain driver's license to drive independently, with strong driving record; and records are periodically checked by the City.
Strong background required, due to accessibility to sensitive or proprietary information.
Demonstration of a high level of judgement and discretion required for maintaining confidential and sensitive information.
Background in hydrology, hydraulics, soil mechanics, surveying, highway geometry and engineering, engineering economics, and design and application of traffic control devices.
Background in traffic planning, speed studies, and signal warrant studies desirable.
Familiarity with utility planning and environmental planning.
Basic knowledge of site design and civil construction codes.
Skills in contract and large-scale engineering project management desirable.
Strong project management, organization, process improvement, customer relations and prioritization skills.
Strong communication skills and ability to develop and present clear, concise comprehensive technical reports, correspondence, public presentations and other materials.
Strong leadership skills for alignment with goals and objectives, and in best accomplishing customer service and process efficiency.
Strong research skills and ability to gather and evaluate input for decision-making.
Strong team skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, public officials, other employees and the general public.
Must be able to inspect construction projects, drainage problems, traffic conditions and citizen complaints;
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with public;
Ability to address and present to groups of people;
Ability to work on computer for extended periods of time;
Must be able to travel and drive;
Ability to work 14 hour days (occasionally).
Bachelor of Engineering degree with major in Civil Engineering.
Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in State of Alabama or within another state with ability to register in Alabama within one (1) year.
Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering, with at least three (3) of the years of experience subsequent to earning PE designation.
Thorough demonstrated knowledge of utility, drainage, road construction and project and contract management.
Leadership experience is a plus.
Internal Number: 19-00031
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