Civil Engineer III – Street Transportation Department
City of Phoenix
Location: PHOENIX, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 47455
ABOUT THIS POSITION
The City is offering a $7,500 hiring incentive to new hires for Civil Engineer III which will be paid in accordance with A.R. 2.55.
Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the country, serving as Arizona's center of government, commerce, and culture. It is emerging in the new economy with strength in high technology, manufacturing, bioscience research and advanced business services. Phoenix is a young, progressive city, brimming with sports and cultural attractions, distinctive restaurants, fascinating museums, diverse residential options, and endless outdoor opportunities.
The Civil Engineer III manages consultants, supervises City staff, and performs project management duties for the Street Transportation Department Development Coordination Group. Duties include project design, cost estimating, construction administration, and supervision of design activities; oversee compliance with standards, contracts, construction plans, and specifications for CIP projects in the City's municipal infrastructures; perform project management oversight for long range transportation planning studies and funding strategies; and participate and advise on City initiated Infrastructure Financing programs.
Additional duties include:
Overseeing design and construction of both federally and locally funded CIP projects outside of the right-of-way.
Producing, reading, reviewing, and interpreting plans and drawings.
Producing and reviewing cost estimates.
Producing and interpreting project specifications.
Advising on technical aspects of project design and construction documents.
Writing correspondence to vendors and consultants.
Reviewing construction document submittals.
Material submittals and pay estimates.
Preparing documentation for senior City staff.
Proficient using Microsoft Office programs.
Knowledge of construction methods, materials and practices used in municipal Right-of-Way construction projects.
Consultant oversight experience in administering transportation studies and designs.
$70,969.60 - $107,910.40 annually. Candidates may be hired up to $107,910.40 depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. Additionally, effective 10/1/2022, Paid Parental Leave is now offered to eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period.
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Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.
The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
Project management experience in complex capital improvement projects.
Experience managing consultants and contractor staff for CIP projects.
Civil Engineering design experience related to construction on municipal facilities.
Current Arizona Professional Engineer registration preferred.
Recruitment closes December 5, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. This posting will not result in any ongoing eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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About City of Phoenix
Phoenix covers nearly 520 square miles and has a population of more than 1.5 million, ranking it fifth in the United States. While Phoenix is the corporate and industrial center in the Southwest, it has retained its long-time reputation of friendliness and citizen involvement in government.
Vibrant Downtown Core
The city has many new projects and activities in its increasingly vibrant downtown core. Downtown Phoenix features theatres, major sports arenas, the Phoenix Convention Center, the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and the growing Arizona State University Downtown Phoenix Campus and University of Arizona College of Medicine. Connecting the downtown core to the rest of the Phoenix area is the light rail transit system.
A Great Place To Live
Our 300 days of sunshine a year provide the perfect landscape for experiencing the rich diversity of things to see and do in Phoenix. We have everything from world-class hotels and resorts to exhilarating adventure, breath-taking golf courses, trendy shopping, modern nightlife and enriching culture. About one in four residents belong to an emerging ethnic group, bringing traditions, beliefs and values that enha...nce the city’s social fabric. We are home to the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Honored for its commitment to excellence, Governing magazine recognized Phoenix as the best-managed city in the United States in 2000. Phoenix received this acclaim for its success in the areas of human resource management, capital management, managing for results, financial management, and information technology management.
In addition to its five All-America City titles, Phoenix won the 1993 Carl Bertelsmann Prize, a prestigious international competition that recognized the best-run city government in the world. Phoenix, which shared the prize with Christchurch, New Zealand, was praised for its highly efficient and customer-oriented programs.