Performs supervisory civil engineering and related work for the County. Applies civil engineering principles, project management, permitting and concepts to developer infrastructure and/or capital improvement projects. Responsible for major functional areas within the division.
Essential Job Functions:
Supervises specialized engineering work in an assigned land development functional area.
Supervises engineering staff: assigns and reviews work, and takes actions to adjust work, staffing and operations to meet requirements. Selects, trains and evaluates staff, and takes appropriate actions to improve performance when necessary. Initiates actions regarding hiring, transfer, promotion, payroll, leave, performance and other personnel actions.
Develops, reviews and evaluates studies, reports and recommendations and takes or recommends appropriate actions.
Meets with parties involved to discuss and clarify issues and explain requirements; advises and assists parties on how to achieve compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
Ensures the maintenance of project files and records and preparation of related reports including graphic materials, maps and other illustrative materials as necessary.
Reviews and evaluates projects for conformance with engineering regulations, development and subdivision requirements, standard specifications, standard details, and other areas as assigned. Prepares related reports and recommendations for review and presentation to various boards and committees.
Coordinates studies and projects with other division functions and departments as necessary; makes referrals and follows through on actions with agencies as necessary.
Responds to inquiries from the public, developers, engineers, landowners, attorneys and others involved in infrastructure regarding procedures, compliance issues and related matters.
Performs field visits and site inspections as necessary.
Serves on boards, committees and work groups as assigned, providing technical support and assistance.
Assists in formulating and implementing long range, comprehensive engineering projects or policies, and updating applicable ordinances, specification and details.
Fills in for or represents Engineer IV as needed.
Reviews engineering construction plans for compliance to regulations, engineering principles, and engineering standards of care.
Reviews special exception requests for compliance to regulations, engineering principles, and engineering standards of care.
Manages utility construction permits, including review and permit issuance.
Performs other related job duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Five (5) years of progressively responsible engineering experience, or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
Licenses or Certifications:
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Engineer in Training Certification (EIT).
Professional Engineer license
Work is subject to frequent interruptions and inflexible deadlines.
This position is required to receive climate competency training level 2.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of engineering as applied to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, power point and engineering software.
Knowledge of manuals, such as AASHTO, MIJTCD. SHA Book of Standards. SHA Standard Specifications for Construction and Materials etc.
Knowledge of effective techniques of supervision.
Ability to determine specific tasks and assignments to be performed, independently handling new, unusual problems and deviations encountered in the work.
Ability to supervise the work of an assigned functional area within the division.
Ability to perform technically sound engineering and related studies and formulate appropriate recommendations.
Ability to interpret and apply applicable ordinances, rules, regulations, standard specifications and details to varied engineering and related situations.
Ability to maintain records and prepare related reports and correspondence.
Ability to establish and maintain effective writing relationships with others encountered in the work, including internal & external customers.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including public presentations.
The work is sedentary with frequent periods of moderate physical activity and is performed in office and field surroundings. Typical positions require workers to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 20 pounds; climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding; bend, kneel, crouch and crawl; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; feel the size, shape and temperature of items; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing, and to detect odors.
Principal duties of this job are performed in a general office environment.
Department/Division: Planning and Growth Management/Codes, Permits & Inspection Services