San Angelo lies amid the West Texas ranching country almost in the center of Texas and is home to nearly 100,000 friendly people. A virtual oasis, the city boasts three lakes, as well as the beautiful Concho River, which runs through the heart of the city. Consistently ranked as one of the best small cities for business and employment, San Angelo was named one of the top 25 cities to retire in by Forbes Magazine in 2015. The community was also ranked as one of the best cities for veterans in 2016 by Livability.com.
The City Engineer will be an important part of the City’s management team and will need to be a strong leader with proven leadership, organizational, and motivational skills, as well as the ability to delegate when appropriate. The ideal candidate must have strong management skills, with the ability to develop and implement a departmental program and strategy. The incoming City Engineer will be able to take a leadership role in project implementation and intuitively understand how to analyze and evaluate engineering data and construction documentation.
As the Department spokesperson, the City Engineer must have excellent communication skills with City Council, staff, and the community. He or she will demonstrate an ability to work in a team environment and will be comfortable interacting with staff from other departments and the public and giving public presentations when necessary. The selected candidate must be able to provide clear and concise guidance and direction for outside contractors.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, as well as five years of work experience in construction management, project management, and civil engineering projects, preferably in the public sector. Water Operator and Wastewater collection licenses from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) may be required.
Qualified candidates must possess the following licenses and certifications:
A valid Texas Driver’s License
Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers
Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager by the Texas Floodplain Management Association is preferred or the ability to obtain within one year of hire
The salary for this position will be highly competitive depending on qualifications, education, and experience.