Senior Civil Engineer - American Public Works Association
American Public Works Association
5247 Sienna Pkwy
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Under general supervision of the Capital Projects Manager or Development Manager, the is responsible for the daily activities in the management and administration of the capital improvement or development programs.
The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.
Essential Job Functions & Other Important Duties
Provides technical assistance to staff engineers on plan review and use of proper procedure and interpretation of City requirements to ensure conformance with City standards.
Provides analytical and developmental recommendations relating to engineering plans, specifications and reports on improvements and new construction for the City.
Assists with the development and implementation of design manual, ordinances and procedures.
May assist with supervision and direction of professional and technical level staff engineers.
Manages all phases of assigned private development and capital projects.
Provides direction to consultants regarding the review and approval of plans, construction specifications, details and reports for private development and capital projects.
Applies consistent design standards, construction details and specifications to meet City standards and engineering practices.
Develops, implements and monitors professional services and construction contracts.
Verifies work completed and processes associated design and construction payments.
Negotiates and mediates differences with contractors and reviews change orders.
Evaluates and responds to technical inquiries from inspectors, consulting engineers, developers and contractors.
Reviews exhibits and descriptions for easements and right of way acquisition.
Prepares council agenda items for assigned capital, private development or other special projects.
Attends meetings with consultants, developers, contractors and other staff as necessary.
Conducts site inspections as necessary for private development and capital projects at all phases of construction.
Evaluates and responds to public, inter-departmental and city official inquiries.
Other Important Duties:
May act on behalf of the Capital Projects Manager or Development Manager as assigned.
Travels to attend meetings, conferences, and training.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
Knowledge of civil engineering practices and principals.
Knowledge of construction engineering design, specifications, construction materials and supply specifications and standards.
Knowledge of contract preparation, negotiation and implementation.
Knowledge of construction inspection and investigation practices and procedures.
Knowledge of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.
Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
Skill in effective oral and written communications.
Skill in reviewing and detecting deviations in specifications from approved engineering practices, codes and ordinances.
Skill in preparing, developing and presenting technical information to public officials, developers, contractors, consultants and the general public.
Skill in assisting with planning and implementing departmental procedures and objectives.
Skill in effectively supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.
Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, and a minimum of five years of experience as a Professional Engineer, one year of which is in a lead or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess a Texas Registered Professional Engineer License or have the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of employment.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check.
Must possess a valid State of Texas Driver's License.
Work is performed in office and construction site environments.
May be subject to exposure to loud noises, heavy equipment, chemicals and fumes, infectious diseases, air and water borne pathogens, insects, snakes and rodents common to the construction or renovation of streets, sewers and drainage systems.
Balancing maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
Climbing ascending, descending ladders, stairs, ramps, requires body agility.
Crouching bending body forward by bending leg, spine.
Feeling perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.
Fingering picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
Grasping applying pressure to object with fingers, palm.
Handling picking, holding, or working with whole hand.
Hearing 1 perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
Kneeling bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees.
Lifting raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
Mental Acuity ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
Pulling - use upper extremities to exert force, haul or tug.
Reaching extending hands or arms in any direction.
Repetitive Motion substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
Speaking expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
Standing for sustained periods of time.
Stooping bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back.
Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word.
Talking 2 shouting to be heard above ambient noise.