Primary Focus Under the supervision of the Director of Engineering, oversees and manages a major area (Design & Construction or Utilities) within the Division of Engineering. Directs overall construction, maintenance, and alteration of City streets, shared-use paths, parking lots, stormwater and utilities (ie. water distribution and sanitary sewer collection) infrastructure. Provides engineering support to staff of the Division of Engineering and of various other City departments.
Given the nature of this classification’s duties/responsibilities, it has been designated as Exempt under the governing Fair Labor Standards Act regulations and, therefore, is not entitled to formal overtime compensation and/or formal compensatory time.
Supervisory Responsibilities Supervises Senior Civil Engineers, Civil Engineer II’s, Civil Engineer I’s, Construction Manager, Operations Administrators, Engineering Technician II’s, Engineering Technician I’s, Engineering Project Inspectors, and Administrative Support II’s.
Please note there are two positions for this recruitment.
Examples of Duties:
Essential Functions - General Reviews Divisional policies and procedures as needed and makes recommendations for revisions as appropriate; directs and supervises staff in revising and updating standards.
Conducts on-site inspections as required to determine and ensure compliance with all approved construction drawings, quantities, invoices, specifications, and applicable codes, ordinances, specifications, and regulations when required; makes administrative decisions requiring the interpretation and application of codes to specific field conditions.
Preparation of preliminary engineering project cost estimates and monitoring of construction project account funding. Effectively analyzes unforeseen conditions, conflicts, situations, and construction problems and determines acceptable solutions and actions to be implemented to resolve such situations. Coordinate and maintain City project coordination meetings with various City divisions and departments and associated staff to provide assistance and direction towards the successful completion of all Capital Improvement Program projects.
Effectively plan, organize, schedule and prioritize work assignments and tasks for various Division personnel.
Reviews and revises reports, presentations, and other engineering documentation for a non-technical audience to ensure that issues are effectively documented and described. Meets with various City, State, and Federal officials, private business, neighborhood organizations, the public, and other interested parties to coordinate their input into engineering projects and resolve any conflicts that may exist.
Develop, establish, and update design criteria, standard construction drawings, construction specifications and policies and make improvements to standardize bid and contract documents.
Provides regular updates and project status to the Director of Engineering through meetings, project schedules, and budget status reporting.
Performs short range planning of design and project management tasks to long range planning of major engineering projects.
Supervises Engineering staff in the area of workforce management; effectively investigates issues that are in conflict with the City standards and Core Values; uses facilitation and mediation techniques in providing conflict management with employees, residents, and external parties.
Assesses the need for consultant services and recommends accordingly; represents the City's interests in overseeing and evaluating consultant recommendations.
Represents the engineering function on Citywide projects or initiatives where engineering considerations are an important aspect of project feasibility, design, and completion and personal technical expertise will be of significant benefit to the project team.
Serves as the Acting Director of Engineering in his or her absence. Prepares and presents reports to City Administration Leadership, City Council, and Planning/Zoning Boards and Commissions.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions – Design & Construction Coordinates and communicates with design consultants, City staff, public, and other government agencies on the planning, design, and construction of Capital Improvement Program projects pertaining to infrastructure installation, reconstruction, and maintenance. Prepares the construction bid documents and supervises the management of the project during construction.
Effectively utilizes project management techniques to deliver design and construction projects on time and within budget.
Provides engineering expertise and analysis and manages the consulting engineering firms engaged in complex public works projects, street maintenance, and sidewalk programs.
Effectively conducts appropriate construction contract administration and documentation, construction management and inspection practices, methods and procedures including materials testing and documentation and critical path method scheduling, and project close-out for all Capital Improvement Program projects.
Coordinates Capital Improvement Program projects with utility and private community development (residential and commercial) planning, design, and construction activities with other Division engineers on a routine basis; oversees review of right-of-way permits, conditional, and final Engineering building permits within the City.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions - Utilities Plans, directs, coordinates, and manages the activities of the public water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems, including the Water Service and Sewer Service Agreements between the City of Dublin and City of Columbus, and the stormwater management and conveyance systems.
Coordinates and communicates with design consultants, staff in other City departments, the City of Columbus, public, and appropriate County, State and Federal government agencies on the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the public water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, and stormwater management and conveyance systems.
Establishes standards, plans, schedules, and procedures for expanding, operating, and maintaining the City's Public Utility Infrastructure.
Appraises adequacy of facilities and develops plans and priorities for modification and extensions; evaluates soundness and efficiency of operations; supervises the installation of improvements; and develops work programs and budgetary estimates.
Ensures all regulatory reports and deadlines are adhered to and activities comply with regulating entities’ rules and regulations for all departments; immediately notifies the Director of Engineering of any known regulatory violations, inspections, notices, investigations or enforcement activities.
Oversees complex and multifunctional studies involving engineering and other City staff; conducts complex feasibility studies including reviewing research results, developing options, making recommendations, estimating impact, and the like.
Ensures the routine inspection (CCTV) and maintenance of the public water distribution and sanitary sewer collection systems is completed utilizing maintenance worker staff and/or consultants in support of the City’s Infrastructure Asset Management program.
Minimum Qualifications Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited educational institution, minimum of 5 years as a Registered Professional Engineer practicing civil engineering, some of which is in the area of specialization to which assigned, significant experience in a supervisory role, expertise in one or more specialty areas relating to City engineering services, and demonstrated ability to effectively advise and assist in technical aspects of projects.
Certification of Registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Ohio.
Advanced and thorough knowledge of Civil Engineering principles, practices, concepts, procedures, and methods.
Physical Requirements Ability to move about the inside of an office space to access file cabinets and office equipment. Constantly operate a computer and other office machinery, such as a copier, fax machine, mobile device, shredder, scanner, etc.
Must be able to remain in stationary position at workstation throughout scheduled workday. Ability to exchange information with co-workers and citizens through use of email system, the telephone, and in-person interactions.
Ability to occasionally lift and move objects weighing up to 20 lbs.
Ability to move objects weighing over 20 lbs. with the help of equipment/devices, on an infrequent basis.
Ability to enter data into computer system in a sustained manner.
Special Requirements Valid driver’s license.
Other Requirements Demonstration of the following established core values: Integrity, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Positive Attitude, and Dedication to Service.
Regular attendance, as governed by and in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, procedures and laws, is regarded as an essential requirement of this classification.
Compliance with training directives established by supervisory/managerial personnel.
Adherence to all applicable Federal and State safety laws, rules, regulations, and City safety policies/procedures.
About City of Dublin, Ohio USA
Dublin is a city of more than 47,000 residents located just northwest of Columbus, Ohio. It offers residents and corporate citizens responsive services, attractive housing, superior public education, direct regional highway access, abundant park space, thoughtful and strategic planning, innovative ideas and technology and a dynamic community life. Dublin is consistently ranked one of the safest cities in the nation and in 2015 was named one of America’s Top 20 Creative Class Cities. It is home to more than 20 corporate headquarters, an entrepreneurial center, 4,300+ businesses, world-class events and the urban, walkable Bridge Street District
Approximately 25 square miles, the City annually hosts Jack Nicklaus’ PGA Tour Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club and one of the nation’s largest Irish cultural events – the Dublin Irish Festival. In 2014 and 2012, Dublin was recognized as the Most Outstanding Global Festival and Event City in the World by the International Festivals and Events Association.
Dublin also is known as a leader in municipal innovations, including tax increment financing, Dublink Broadband and green initiatives.
Dublin has long been recogniz...ed as a premier community, not only locally, but also internationally. Home to Ohio’s largest corporation, Cardinal Health – 21 on the Fortune 500 list, Dublin also is the headquarters of the Wendy’s Company, Ashland Inc. and OCLC.
Dublin’s diverse and sound economic base provides the foundation for the present and future stability of the City. The City’s continued economic vitality is the result of quality development, strategic planning and aggressive efforts to attract and retain high-quality commercial development.
All three high schools consistently rank among the top high schools in the country. Dublin City Schools has the highest average ACT score, (25.5) of any Ohio district with an enrollment of more than 10,000. With 25 institutes of higher learning in Central Ohio, including Ohio University at Dublin, Columbus State’s Dublin Regional Learning Center and The Ohio State University in nearby Columbus, the region offers a pipeline to 115,000 college students and 20,000 annual graduates.
Dublin’s largest source of funding is income tax revenues, which are allocated 75 percent to the General Fund and 25 percent to the Capital Improvements Program (CIP). Dublin’s healthy tax base provides the resources necessary to keep pace with the city’s growth and underwrite the high quality of life enjoyed by Dublin’s corporate and residential citizens.
The CIP establishes a fiscally sound plan for Dublin’s future investment in capital infrastructure and provides financial guidelines that identify available revenue sources, debt capacity and policy for projecting revenues and designating reserves to be maintained.
Dublin’s fiscally sound stewardship has earned the City the highest available bond ratings – AAA from Moody’s Investors Service and AAA from Fitch Ratings – a distinction carried by approximately three percent of rated cities nationwide.
These ratings reflect the cooperative efforts of private citizens, civic leaders, government officials and business representatives. Such widespread commitment to the community ensures that Dublin will remain one of the most desirable suburbs in Central Ohio and the Midwest.