Classification Summary: The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform professional engineering work applying both engineering and supervisory principles and practices in areas such as civil, structural, water resources, traffic, or contract administration; planning, developing, programming, design, and implementing projects. Work involves the use of a full range of engineering principles and practices.
Essential Functions (non-exhaustive): • Provides project management for various capital improvement and public works projects from conceptual design through construction; • Prepares plans and specifications for bidding and construction; prepares addendums during bidding, answers bidder's questions, evaluates bids, and prepares City Council memos to award construction contracts; • Works within defined budget to negotiate contracts and amendments; • Coordinates plan review and resolution of comments with various federal, state, county, and other agencies to obtain approvals for federal funding and permits for various types of projects; • Coordinates plan review with utilities to resolve utility conflicts; • Coordinates with in-house and outside professionals to obtain easements and right-of-way for projects; • Provides technical reviews of plans and specifications for projects; prepares cost estimates for projects; • Attends pre-bid meetings and assists in resolving change orders and requests for information; • Prepares City Council memos for award of engineering contracts for review by superiors and the City Engineer; • Conducts inspections of projects to determine soundness or proper installation of unusual designs, materials, or equipment; • Evaluates consultant proposals and negotiates fees for capital improvement and public works projects; • Reviews and approves consultant and contractor invoices for various projects; • Provides technical recommendations to support Public Works management staff; • Prepares, coordinates, and/or reviews intergovernmental agreements with agencies for capital improvement and public works projects; • Coordinates impact fee assessment and credit determination for new development; provides impact fee information to developers; annually updates fees; and processes permits for impact fees; • Examines a wide variety of building plans for conformity with construction codes; • Reviews plans for structural code compliance; ensures structural safety and integrity is adequately addressed; • Provides suggestions for code changes and assists City inspectors in their understanding of engineering requirements in the field; • Monitors and reports on water and reclaimed water supply and demand to assist in long-range master planning and to ensure the City maintains its assured water supply designation; • Researches issues related to the City's water rights, water supply and demand, and effluent supply and demand; produces technical reports and analyses regarding water use and supply; • Provides technical and strategic planning assistance and advice on matters relating to use of reclaimed water, groundwater, and surface water; • Assists in obtaining ADWR permits for groundwater withdrawal, storage, and recovery of groundwater; • Coordinates water supply planning efforts with the City's water treatment and water production staff; • Assists in the preparation of requests for traffic control devices; • Assists in preparation and administration of traffic studies and surveys; • Supervises the inspection and testing of construction materials used within the City's right-of-way; • Exercises engineering judgment for quality control of engineering plans and calculations; • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures; • Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
Other Duties and Responsibilities: • May supervise paraprofessional and/or technical staff and may conduct performance evaluations;
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field or related field; and • Four (4) years' progressively responsible experience in civil engineering; and • Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona; and • Valid Arizona Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work and which meets licensing requirements.
Desired Qualifications: • Master's Degree; • Five (5) years' experience managing capital projects including developing plans, specifications and estimates for various public works projects for roadway, drainage, water and/or sewer improvements.
The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment MVRRS (Motor Vehicle Record Request System) check as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results.
The City of Chandler fingerprints all applicants selected for hire to evaluate the fitness of prospective employees.
The examination process may vary if determined necessary.
The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Chandler offers an excellent salary and benefits package, please click on the link below to view our Benefits at a Glance:
Internal Number: 2100047
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