City of San Angelo Texas
  • Engineering Services
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 89,321-$100,000/YR/DOQ
  • Full Time

Position opened until filled.

GENERAL PURPOSE: The employee performs a variety of civil engineering duties in conjunction with the design, research and administration of Engineering Services projects. Additionally, the employee reviews engineering plans and specifications prepared by professional consultants and performs related work as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Design and prepare plans and specifications for streets, water, wastewater, and drainage, and various traffic control devices. Research and prepare feasibility studies and construction cost estimates for engineering services projects. Maintains references and current information on materials and equipment available for construction applications. Assists in administration of project bids and construction. Assists in investigation and takes necessary action on citizen complaints. Plans, assigns, monitors, directs and evaluates the work of subordinate employees, including civil engineers, drafters, engineering inspectors, surveyors, clerks, secretaries and bookkeepers. Reviews plans and specifications of private developers and contractors and advises developers on project plans to assure that new construction will comply with all engineering services construction regulations. Verifies accuracy of work of subordinate employees. Provides overall supervision of engineering projects and construction projects. Assists in the investigation and takes necessary action on complaints. Writes various reports and special studies. Maintains a file on city maps, plats, construction plans and related information. Provides input for departmental budget. Provides supervision to Project Engineers (EIT), draftsmen and surveyors related to capital improvement projects. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Regular and timely attendance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Must have a minimum of B.S. degree in Civil, Environmental or related Engineering field, or equivalent experience. Five years of experience or related experience in municipal capital improvement projects is preferred but not required. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must have a valid driver license with a good driving record. Applicants with an out-of-state driver license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Must at least be a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or obtain license within 18 months of hire. Required Knowledge: Must have knowledge of design, computation and analysis of plans, specifications and surveying applying strong mathematic, scientific and computer skills. Must have working knowledge of general office practices. Considerable knowledge of engineering methods and techniques of design and construction on civil engineering projects to design, write specifications, estimate costs, monitor construction for conformity to plans and specifications and perform other related duties. Considerable knowledge of the materials and equipment necessary for various civil engineering projects to estimate costs, plan budgets and monitor construction for conformity to plans and specifications. Good knowledge of the methods and techniques of supervision to assign, monitor and evaluate the work of subordinate employees. Required Skills: Must have strong mathematic, scientific and computer skills applicable to design, computation and analysis of plans, specifications and surveying. Skilled in the operation of the basic tools and equipment used in Civil engineering, including having a strong attention to detail, the ability to think critically, and strong communication skills. Must have interpersonal, communication, and critical thinking skills to interact with developers, other governmental agencies, contractors and city employees, both inside and outside the work unit as needed. Must be skillful and tactful in approaching individuals or groups in order to obtain the desired result. Required Abilities: Must perform a large number of complex tasks which require critical thinking and decision making based on professional knowledge and experience. Must monitor and evaluate the work of other engineers and clerical staff. Must plan and assign work to subordinates, verifying timeliness, accuracy and completeness of their work, advising on work efforts and resolving problems by motivating employees to work toward mutual goals. Must set goals and priorities for subordinate employees. Must be able to supervise various work groups performing different functions. Must be able to meet deadlines set by the supervisor and communicate issues or delays. Must be able to influence or motivate people to comply with City regulations, to obtain or provide information and to resolve problems. Must use sound judgement in interpreting or adapting the guidelines to the specific work situation. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Must be able to bend or stoop to retrieve files. Must be able to lift books, files or other materials weighing 10 to 15 Ibs. Must be able to sit for long periods doing typing, computer work, etc.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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