ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Sr. Design Engineer in the Engineering Division. Plans, designs, and directs engineering projects in assigned civil engineering area requiring independent judgment in the evaluation and substantial adaptation of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Provides supervision to professionals and technical staff in the completion of plans and specifications, collection of field survey data, and field inspections; performs complex design responsibilities involving the preparation of design plans, plats, specifications, contract documents, and cost estimates for the construction, maintenance, and alteration of city structures and facilities. Performs detailed engineering computations. Interprets and analyzes survey field data. Inspects various construction sites around the City. Assists in reviewing construction plans for compliance with standard engineering practices and City regulations. Researches new developments in engineering techniques, construction methods and materials, and makes recommendations accordingly. Communicates on a regular basis with professionals and nonprofessionals regarding construction projects, city policies and regulations, etc. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform calculations and to prepare documents.
Opportunity for promotion to higher grades depends on satisfactory performance and attainment of required skills and knowledge.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. Must possess a certification as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT). Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of continued employment.
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