This is very responsible professional civil and environmental engineering and administrative work in the planning, directing and managing of activities related to the design and preparation of plans and specifications for public works and capital improvement projects, including projects related to stormwater, water quality improvement and environmental issues in urban areas. The position requires considerable knowledge of stormwater issues and design, resilency, NPDES regulations, water quality regulations, LID methods and other environmental issues. Knowledge of ICPR and SWMM models, GIS and Civil 3D is desireable. Work requires the application of engineering skills and knowledge to manage difficult projects and to supervise technical employees and Engineers with responsibility for projects relating to municipal improvements, Capital Improvements Project Planning, Budgeting, Estimating and Scheduling. Work includes the oversight and directing of employees performing: preliminary project planning and budgeting for future year work programming; the completion of plans and specifications, including cost estimations; location surveys and planning for utilities and street construction; and maintaining engineering related special use maps, charts, graphs, and drawings; program and construction management; the completion and implementation of the city’s stormwater management master plan update and the integration of the plan update into other city initiatives. Work requires the exercise of considerable independent judgment, initiative, and ingenuity; productive interaction with City officials, other governmental agencies, contractors and the public; the ability to competently and independently manage a workload that may include competing demands and challenging deadlines; the application of professional engineering knowledge in evaluating the cost effectiveness, safety and practicality of construction methods; preparing special reports on projects; conducting public meetings and presentations; representing the city on various technical committees; and providing technical and professional support for all activities, such as preparation of plans, specifications and technical reports.
Salary: $88,091 - $136,084 DOQ
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications. Applicants must:
Have a valid Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or a related field.
Possess a valid Driver License.
Possess and maintain a State of Florida Professional Engineer License.
Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as a practicing engineer.
Have considerable experience in stormwater and water quality issues and design and have significant project and program management experience.
Be able to manage technical staff and multiple engineering projects.
Have considerable knowledge of modern engineering methods and techniques as applied to the design, construction and maintenance of utility, drainage and transportation infrastructure, and cost analysis.
Be skilled in the use of a personal computer and computer software including: Word and Excel to prepare reports, analyses, and studies.
Be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Acknowledge this position is designated as Emergency Critical (EC) and if hired into the position, you must be immediately available to the department before, during, and after a declared emergency and/or disaster.
Desirable Qualifications. Preferred applicants:
Have previous experience managing public utility and capital improvement projects program management related to a government entity.
Have considerable knowledge of the latest Civil 3D and GIS applications; ICPR and SWMM models, and FDOT standards.
Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience managing engineering projects and performing program management as a Registered Professional Engineer.
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