Senior Civil Engineer – Engineering Department
Under general supervision, this position designs and manages construction of municipal construction projects, by reviewing commercial sites and subdivision plans, and ensuring designs are structurally sound and well designed, and meet engineering, and city codes and specifications.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs project management on architectural and construction projects, to include, monitoring cost and different funding sources, and coordinating various contractors; directs the work of Inspectors assigned to individual construction projects; reviews commercial site plans, major and minor subdivision development plans, rezoning, use permits, group housing requests, street closures and single-family home site plans.
Reviews and verifies engineering calculations, such as evaluating materials, dimensions, layout and code compliance; monitors contractor’s progress and makes determinations on work performance; communicates with on-site inspectors on construction projects; ensures inspection of project components and sequences, and the adherence to specifications and codes; provides technical engineering direction to Inspectors as needed.
Designs basic municipal construction projects on a computer aided design work station; designs concrete and utility repairs, sidewalk installations and new athletic facilities; prepares cost estimates and specifications; identifies needed property acquisitions, and coordinates design of traffic signals and pavement markings.
Investigates citizen complaints, and recommends solutions to the public works department; engages with citizen groups and businesses affected by city projects, and provides information regarding the basis for the project and project related decisions; assists citizens with reviewing and understanding proposed projects.
Prepares designs for bids; conducts bid openings and reference checks for projects; prepares approval of award letters; analyzes bids and prepares bid tabulation results, and reviews contractor’s bonds and insurance.
Provides basic technical assistance to other departments; designs and coordinates sewer and water replacement projects for Public Utilities; researches and prepares sewer lateral locations, right of way, and driveway permits in absence of Permit Coordinator.
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