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Development Engineer – Phoenix

Arizona Water Company, an investor-owned public utility serving customers throughout Arizona, is seeking a Development Engineer for its Phoenix corporate office.

Responsibilities include overseeing and managing development activities, including: planning, coordinating, administering and evaluating private development projects, and developing and implementing processes, procedures, systems, standards and services.

Must have a BS degree in civil engineering, plus four years’ experience in Project Management, Engineering Design, Land Development and/or Development Agreements. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work is acceptable. Engineer-in-Training preferred.

Also, must have an ADEQ Water Distribution Operator 2 certification, or obtain it within 18 months. Valid Arizona driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required.

Arizona Water Company offers a competitive wage and benefits package, including company paid health insurance, 401(k), and holiday, vacation and sick leave. Send detailed resume to: awc-hr@azwater.com.

SALARY: $61,014.00 – $91,521.00 Annually

Open Until Filled. First Review of Applications will begin March 5, 2021.

The Engineer (Civil) is responsible for assisting in the planning and design of transit projects. This position is responsible for providing engineering support for rail and bus facility projects. Typical duties include: participation in planning and preliminary engineering studies, developing and analyzing design alternatives, traffic engineering analysis, preparing and reviewing engineering designs, coordinating and reviewing engineering work performed by consultants, preparing cost estimates, and conducting research.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and two years of engineering experience or internships, preferably in a transportation or transit fields; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed below.

Engineer-in-Training Designation
Excellent Communication skills.

Background Investigation:
Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES / KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Updates specifications, and develops independent cost estimates for various transit projects.

Coordinates with member cities and MAG and attends technical committee meetings.

Provides support to assigned project managers by assisting in research and ongoing engineering issues; evaluating alternative solutions; and providing recommendations for the preferred approach.

Create in-house design plans for different traffic and civil designs.

Performs traffic engineering studies and analysis to support development of rail and bus facility projects.

Performs technical reviews and provides recommendations regarding designs and reports prepared by consulting engineers.

Manages smaller capital projects as assigned.

Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of:
Transit operations;
Urban Planning and Civil engineering theory and principles;
Basic surveying principles;
Advanced mathematical techniques, such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry; Contracting procedures;
Federal and State regulations affecting public transportation.

Skill in:
Using computer and related software applications;
AutoCAD and/or MicroStation design software;
Knowledge of Synchro, VISSIM or other microscopic traffic software;
Applying knowledge to theoretical and practical civil engineering problems with versatility, judgment, and perception;
Adapting principles, methods, and techniques of related professional disciplines;
Observing or monitoring objects or data to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards;
Interpreting graphic instructions such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts or other visual aids; Reviewing engineering designs;
Communicating in order to interact with co-workers, supervisor, and the general public at a level sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, talking, and hearing.

Incumbents may be subjected to extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, and travel.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
APPLY DIRECTLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/valleymetro/default.cfm

The City of Douglas is seeking an experienced and progressive leader to serve as our next Public Works Director / City Engineer. Located in southeastern Arizona, approximately 118 miles from the Metropolitan Tucson area, is the City of Douglas, a safe, warm and family friendly City with a population of approximately 16,600 and a service population of 125,000 made up of surrounding communities on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. Douglas’ location on the border with Agua Prieta, Mexico presents tremendous opportunities for growth, as well as providing beautiful scenery, architecturally interesting historic buildings, recreational opportunities and a unique multi-cultural quality of life. With deep generational roots, Douglas residents are proud of their history and have a genuine love for their community. Douglas enjoys a rich history, including a strong veteran presence, a vibrant culture, and a temperate climate year-round.

 

JOB SUMMARY: Leads in a complex supervisory, administrative and professional work environment, planning, organizing, directing, and managing the Public Works Department, which may include the following functional areas: Environmental Compliance, Facilities Maintenance, Utilities, Street Maintenance & Preservation, Sanitation, Fleet Maintenance, Stormwater, Building Safety, and Code Compliance. Performs complex and professional engineering for city projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current federal, state and local laws, codes and criteria.

 

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $77,344 – $94,011 (DOQ); POSITION SALARY RANGE: $77,344 – $114,273

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, and a minimum of five years of professional civil engineering experience preferably in the public sector. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader and effective manager of a Public Works Department. An equivalent combination of education and appropriate experience may be substituted. Valid Arizona Drivers License.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Arizona. Residency within ten miles of the corporate limits of the City of Douglas, within the United States, required within a reasonable time after hire date.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter along with a City of Douglas application form and resume to: City of Douglas Human Resources Department, 425 10th Street, Douglas, AZ, 85607; fax (520) 417-7155 or email nadia.rodriguez@douglasaz.gov. Applications can be obtained at http://www.douglasaz.gov/DocumentCenter/View/561/DouglasApplication2021?bidId=

 

Open Until Filled

Salary: $83,632.00 – $125,448.00 Annually

 

The Senior Civil Engineer is responsible for managing the rail transit standards and criteria and reviewing corridor design and construction projects including evaluating scope, budget, and schedules. Typical duties include managing and coordinating engineering activities in support of transit capital improvements; reviewing designs and plans for compliance with Valley Metro standards and criteria; and providing highly responsible and complex technical support to the assigned Manager and capital projects teams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field and six years of increasingly responsible experience in managing capital projects, including light rail and other transit facilities.

 

Licenses and Certifications:

Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Arizona.

 

Background Investigation:

Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES / KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

 

Reviews the work and work product of engineering staff and consultants and/or related project contractors, ensuring quality work products and timelines are met.

 

Provides direction to staff in technical lines of work for the successful completion of capital improvement projects by ensuring all governmental and private agencies (stakeholders, cities, utility companies, etc.) are represented in the design and construction processes.

 

Attends and participates in professional group meetings, and on the Technical Review Advisory Committee and Safety Certification Committee.

 

Provides continuous updates of the design criteria manuals, standard project specifications, and standard details for Valley Metro’s light rail program through program status reporting to the assigned Manager. Reviews and approves Design Criteria Revisions/Deviations.

 

Develops engineering designs and cost estimates, particularly for smaller projects and upgrade projects (e.g. park-and-ride expansions, pavement repairs at Valley Metro facilities, etc.). Manages smaller capital projects on behalf of Valley Metro and/or member agencies.

 

Oversees all aspects of project implementation as assigned, including development of design and construction, and ensuring compatibility and consistency within the overall program.

 

Provides technical analysis and review in support of projects associated with Valley Metro’s Project Development, including Planning, Design and Construction.

 

Provides technical expertise and oversight of rail standards and issues for Valley Metro and interacts with design consultants, contractors, and the development community near and adjacent to Valley Metro’s transit system.

 

Provides assistance in real estate technical matters related to project real estate definition and acquisitions.

 

Establishes and manages effective internal and external communication and coordination with Valley Metro departments, consultants, contractors, and member agencies.

 

Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of:

AMERA Manuals and Standard Detail Drawings;

FTA Project and Construction Management Policies and Procedures including Management Plans and Risk Assessments;

Management principles and practices;

Transit operations;

Civil engineering, architectural design and systems design and construction;

Project budgets, estimating and related documents;

Local, regional, state, and federal agencies, groups and organizations involved in transit planning and development;

National, State and Local Laws, codes, regulations, and legal requirements related to public transportation;

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessible Guidelines including Public Right-of Way Accessible Guidelines.

 

Skill in:

Using computers and related software applications;

Delegating responsibility and authority to project staff;

Representing Valley Metro to civic groups, regulatory agencies and others in the community;

Coordinating and enhancing the knowledge and efforts of Valley Metro staff;

Written communications such as preparing Board reports, technical reports, scopes of work, project management plans, interagency agreements, meeting summaries;

Preparing and delivering oral presentations;

Communicating in order to interact with co-workers, supervisor, and the general public at a level sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands:

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites; strength and stamina to inspect various construction projects and facilities; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone or radio. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

 

Work Environment:

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. At construction sites, work with exposure to potential hazards.

 

APPLY DIRECTLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/valleymetro/default.cfm

 

Opened until filled

SUMMARY:

 

This position is responsible for supporting and overseeing the planning, design, construction, and capital renewal and replacement of rail and bus systems elements. These elements include the signaling system, communications system, traction electrification system, automated fare collection system, on-board vehicle systems, passenger stations and stops, park-and-ride/transit center facilities, maintenance and service facilities, and the Operations and Control Center.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in support of the planning, design, construction, and capital renewal and replacement of systems elements on rail transit projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.

 

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid Arizona Driver’s License

 

Ability to organize heavy and complex workloads, establishes and adjusts priorities, and accomplishes objectives within established scopes, budgets, and schedules. This includes project management duties for smaller capital projects, as assigned.

 

Effective communications and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with executive managers, city staff representation, and transit constituencies.

 

Must possess technical and procedural writing skills as well as excellent verbal and presentation skills.

 

Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) are required.

 

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES / KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

The statements listed below describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Supports and oversees all systems engineering planning, design, construction, and capital renewal and replacement work by Valley Metro staff, consultants, and contractors including signals, communications, traction electrification, light rail vehicles, fare collection, passenger stations, park-and-rides/transit centers, and maintenance and service facilities and the Operations and Control Center; and ensures adherence to quality, budget, and schedules for all projects.

 

Attends and participates in professional meetings including the Safety Certification Committee, regional working groups, and others as assigned; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in rail related fields; incorporates new developments as appropriate.

 

Coordinates designs with other divisions/departments to assure effective interfaces.

 

Provides updates of the design criteria, standard specifications, standard drawings and other standards for Valley Metro’s projects.

 

Develops engineering designs and cost estimates.

 

Provides technical analysis and review in support of Valley Metro’s projects.

 

Establishes and manages effective internal and external communication and coordination with Valley Metro departments, consultants, contractors, and member agencies.

 

Performs other duties of similar nature and level as assigned.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of:

Systems elements such as signals, communications, traction electrification, light rail vehicles, fare collection, passenger stations, park-and-rides/transit centers, and maintenance and service facilities and the Operations and Control Center;

Management principles and practices;

Transit design, construction, maintenance and operations;

Applicable current principles, practices, methods, procedures, and trends in electrical engineering;

Project quality, schedules, budgets and cost estimates;

Local, regional, state, and federal agencies, groups and organizations involved in transit planning and development;

Laws, codes, regulations, and legal requirements related to public transportation.

 

Skill in:

Using computers and related software applications;

Prioritizing and assigning work;

Developing and implementing work plans;

Developing and monitoring budgets;

Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and implementing recommendations in support of goals;

Responding to changing situations and needs;

Handling multiple tasks simultaneously;

Preparing and presenting presentations;

Interpreting and applying policies, procedures, laws, and regulations;

Communicating in order to interact with coworkers, supervisor, and the general public at a level sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, driving, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

 

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, intense noises, and travel.

 

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

APPLY DIRECTLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/valleymetro/default.cfm

 

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