Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or closely related field) from a four-year accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years in a position of planning and project management at a supervisory level.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the Engineering Department in order to direct and coordinate its day-to-day operations.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to effectively lead, motivate, and supervise people.
• Ability to effectively manage and successfully complete complex projects.
• Ability to delegate project tasks to the appropriate people.
• Ability and willingness to learn new skills and concepts.
• Knowledge of city policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of laws, codes, and regulations governing municipal planning, the acquisition of property, land development, and storm water management.
• Knowledge of civil engineering principle and practices.
• Knowledge of construction methods and materials as well as the strategies and techniques for contracting and administering construction services.
• Knowledge of surveying equipment, methods and practices.
• Knowledge of cost estimating.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
• Skill in using or the ability to learn software and hardware essential to computer aided design and drafting as well as other common forms of digital communication and office operations.
• Skill in oral and written communications.
• Must possess a valid State driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment;
• Must be physically capable of moving about on construction work sites and under adverse field conditions.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, and data base and computer-aided-design software, standard drafting tools, surveying equipment including level, motor vehicle, and phone.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear, and smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pound. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.