Under the direction of the City Engineer, performs intermediate professional engineering review, planning, and design by applying appropriate policies, procedures, guidelines, customer service principles and values to ensure the City's Land Use objectives are attained; City facilities include roads, bridges, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, and water and sewer systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates assigned special public works projects; and coordinates public works projects and improvements with both the Public Works and Planning departments to ensure compliance with City and industry standards and related master plans.
Assists in performing field inspections; and coordinates with the Building Inspector and City Engineer the inspection and acceptance of the construction and installation of all City infrastructure by developers and builders which will be under the operation and control of the Public Works Department.
Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems and structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.
Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and material stress factors to determine design specifications.
Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.
Prepare or present public reports, such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, and property and right-of-way descriptions.
Attends City Council workshops and meetings as directed by the City Engineer and/or appropriate committees to present budgets, programs, services and facilities activity reports, studies, analyses, and plans for present and future activities; maintains records, files and maps.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; knowledge of methods and techniques used in the resolution of problems in one or more areas of public works and utility design, construction, and operation such as streets, water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewers; knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) drafting methods; knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology; knowledge of the principles and practices of drafting and mapping; knowledge of the methods of surveying; knowledge of materials testing; knowledge of local, state and federal regulations concerning the design and construction of public works and or/utility projects.
Skill in the application of engineering theory to complex operational problems. Skill in interpreting, preparing, checking and utilizing engineering details and specifications. Skill in analyzing and interpreting data to reach logical conclusions. Skill in performing mathematical computations. Skill in responding to and resolving citizen concerns and requests for service.
Ability to analyze engineering related information. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner. Ability to organize data and design graphical images that are easily understood by the general public. Ability to convey technical concepts to persons with limited technical knowledge. Ability to understand and follow verbal and
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Four year degree from ABET accredited college or university in civil engineering; zero to four years of experience design, planning, constructing and inspecting public works and utility projects; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals and budget reports. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to the City Engineer, builders and contractors, other city employees, public groups, and Mayor and City Council.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, specifications and maps.