*Provide leadership, organization and planning role to control infrastructure project phases from conception through construction administration on multiple projects; Professional communications with planners, engineers, contractors and regulatory agencies to develop new or rehabilitated City infrastructure. Provide work necessary to ensure compliance with City Code, State and Federal Regulations.
*Provide analytical skills for problem solving related to mathematical/non-mathematical problems with organization, processes, methods and general routine developments associated with typical project issues. Perform calculations for design of water distribution/treatment systems, wastewater collection/treatment, stormwater, electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.
*Assist City staff and consulting engineering firms with preparation of loan/grant applications; Prepare project conceptual cost estimates for loan/grant applications; Prepare budget recommendations, develop project time schedules, determine resources necessary for meeting all goals of a project.
*Provide management to maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinate activities and resolve problems; Collect comprehensive data about all aspects of a project, evaluate related trends and determine how to manage project change and growth.
*Solicit and negotiate temporary construction and permanent public right-of-way easements; Coordinate with and work with citizen’s concerns and legal issues as they relate to public works infrastructure.
*Prepare project cost estimates, evaluate consulting engineering firm cost estimates and contractor bid costs with preparation of reports and making recommendations to City administration; Control project costs through approval of expenditures and administration of contractor contracts.
*Review/evaluate material/equipment technical specifications; prepare comparison of the evaluations making recommendations to City administration.
*Determine project specification requirements/establish performance standards; Solicit proposals/bids from laboratories, engineering firms and construction services; prepare requests for proposals and invitations for bids on capital improvement projects; serve as construction contract manager; inspect projects/approve pay requests.
*Assist with preparation of technical studies/PER.
Bachelor degree in engineering or related field with extensive experience. VA PE licensure preferred, or willingness to acquire PE.