The City Engineer is empowered by the Code of the City of Waynesboro to review and make decisions regarding infrastructure constructed for public use. The City Engineer also assists with basic design and planning-level cost estimates for public projects. This position reports to the Director of Community Development.
The City Engineer will:
• Act as liaison with the public, land developers, and private engineers.
• Review new development and redevelopment projects for compliance with City land development policies, rules, and regulations.
• Utilize working knowledge of the City’s Subdivision Ordinance.
• Inspect and bond public improvements constructed by private parties.
• Act as a liaison with all divisions of the City’s Public Works Department to ensure the City’s ability to support new developments and businesses.
• Work with the Planning Division to provide input on transportation and infrastructure capacity, construction costs, and feasibility for long-range planning efforts.
• Perform limited feasibility and design work for community development projects and transportation grants.
• Procure and manage contracts with consulting engineers for larger design projects.
• Coordinate work with other agencies and departments.
• Maintain records and files; prepare reports.
• Perform related tasks as required.
• Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or a related field, preferably from an ABET accredited institution.
• A Professional Engineer’s (PE) license in the Commonwealth of Virginia (reciprocity between states will be considered).
• At least four years’ experience in professional civil engineering or related work.
Required Skills and Experience:
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Experience making multifaceted decisions that involve diverse categories of costs and benefits, including safety, funding, environmental protection, and legal liability.
• Ability to work effectively with coworkers and clients from other technical and non-technical disciplines.
• Creativity in problem solving.
Desired Skills and Experience:
• Traffic engineering concepts and practices.
• Familiarity with municipal government operations and ordinances.
Compensation and Benefits:
• $70,000-$90,000 DOE.
• Full comprehensive benefits package including VRS retirement benefits.