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Senior Engineering Technician

CITY OF PRESCOTT

Public Works

Hiring Range: $51,230 to $67,870

New employees start at beginning level of pay range.

FLSA Status: Exempt (not eligible for overtime)

The City of Prescott Department of Public Works is seeking a positive and energetic person to provide quality and timely plan review for new private development infrastructure. This person must enjoy providing service to the community, thrive in a team environment and demonstrate adaptability to a dynamic and fast paced work environment. The person in this position collaborates with many partners to implement City Goals, policies and standards; oversees Public Works interest related to building and other permits.

The Senior Engineering Technician is part of the Engineering Review Team, works cohesively with the Community Development and Fire Department to develop and implement permit process/procedure and ensure business needs are met. The ideal candidate has the ability to provide superior customer service while operating in a dynamic environment with diverse community interests and needs. This position may have supervisory responsibilities.

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of work in the field of civil engineering or construction. Any equivalent combination of education, work experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position will be considered. Education/Training may be substituted for a maximum of three (3) years of experience. Must possess a valid Arizona driver’s license or ability to acquire one within three (3) months of hire.

Preferred:

• Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credentials.

• Two (2) years Supervisory experience.

• Design and/or construction for new commercial, multi-family and subdivision projects.

Tasks: Performs plan review daily related to public infrastructure within the Cities permit center. Perform technical level engineering support for customers with a focus on commercial development. Reviews plats, plans, graphics for development plan review, legal descriptions and exhibits, and topographic maps. Utilizes a variety of technical engineering programs to review and evaluate data from water, sewer, drainage and geotechnical reports. May assist with project design using CADD for various in-house projects. Provides support to the City Permit Center. Represents the Public Works Department at pre-application conference (PAC) meetings.

Responds to questions from the general public regarding engineering and permit topics. Conducts field observations of private development projects related to permits using checklists and General Engineering Standards. Reviews topographic survey information and mapping for the design of roads and drainage systems.

Reviews plats, boundary surveys and legal descriptions for the City, with the City Surveyor. Responds to general inquiries regarding FEMA floodplain information. Researches and identifies the availability of water and sewer service utilizing the digital Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping system, as-built plans and field data; generates and submits requests for water and sewer utility services, and calculates plan review and inspection construction fee charges, including impact fees. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

• Knowledge of Federal, State, and City rules, regulations, policies, procedures, codes, and ordinances related to public works.

• Knowledge of engineering and surveying practices; ability to understand and read plans and as-builts.

• Knowledge of water and wastewater utilities infrastructure and applicable laws, codes, ordinances, and regulations, applicable to design, permitting, construction and operations.

• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

• Knowledge of basic surveying and mapping principals and practices.

• Knowledge of computer assisted drafting and design practices and methods.

• Knowledge of FEMA and Floodplain regulations.

Skills in:

• Skill in written and oral communications for administrative and technical purposes.

• Skill in giving and receiving work direction and ensuring completion of all assigned tasks

• Skill in organizing, prioritizing and accomplishing work within required timeframes, exercising independent judgment.

• Skill in reading, interpreting, and applying plans, specifications, codes, and regulations

• Skill/Knowledge of basic GIS.

• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all stakeholders.

• Skill in reading and understanding FIRM/Floodplain maps.

Physical and Visual Ability: Sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties.

Hearing and Speaking Ability: Sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person and over the telephone.

Deadline: Applications must be received by 5:00 P.M. October 1, 2018

To apply for this position, please visit our website at: http://cityofprescott.applicantpro.com/jobs/

(928) 777-1347 (800) 748-6205 TDD (928) 777-1100 Fax: (928) 777-1213

Email: hr@prescott-az.gov EOE/M/F/V/H/D/NSE Posted: August 30, 2018

10/1/2018


Civil Engineer

METRO WATER DISTRICT

POSITION: Civil Engineer

SALARY RANGE: $71,864 – $111,001

CLOSING DATE: September 17, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY:

• Under general supervision of the Engineering Manager, this position performs civil engineering work of considerable difficulty involving planning, design, project management and construction administration; and performs related work as required. Supports District teams and related activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Prepare designs, drawings, plans, cost estimates, specifications and technical reports for various construction and improvement projects.
• Provide field investigation and inspection of construction sites as part of engineering assignments.
• Determine scope of engineering projects; prepare Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) and contracts for consulting services; review proposals, plans and specifications prepared by consulting engineers; and assist and recommend the development of technical criteria and standards for use on District projects.
• Plan, develop and implement engineering projects related to the Capital Improvement Program.
• Administer contracts by verifying invoices and pay requests, reviewing change orders, amendments and shop drawings, conduct progress meetings, and review reports on contractor’s performance.
• Investigate/prepare reports and develop cost estimates of a complex nature in connection with various engineering projects.
• Provide relevant subject matter expertise and technical support to the Utility Team.
• Build, maintain, update and utilize computerized hydraulic models (both steady-state and transient/surge models) as a design tool, a medium and long range planning tool, and as a reference tool to address inquiries from the public, contractors, outside engineers and designers, and District staff regarding expected water pressure and fire flow availability.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university or closely related field and four years of paraprofessional civil engineering experience.
• Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona.

BENEFITS:

The District offers full competitive benefits and membership in the Arizona State Retirement System.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:

To be considered, submit a letter of interest, and resume via email to bmorelli@metrowater.com; deadline for applying will be September 17, 2018. For more information, please contact Billie Sue Morelli, Human Resources Manager at 520-209-2848.

09/17/2018


Project Manager

MARICOPA COUNTY

OPENING DATE: 09/04/18

CLOSING DATE: 09/18/18 11:59 PM

DEPARTMENT: Transportation

JOB TYPE: Unclassified/Full-Time

LOCATION: Phoenix, Arizona

SALARY: $65,104.00 – $94,016.00 Annually

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Project Manager performs professional engineering work of considerable complexity related to project management of Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) projects. This is characterized by the overall responsibility and accountability for the total project and budget of major scoping and final design projects or programs.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum education and/or experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field and five (5) years of professional civil engineering related work experience to include three (3) years in a Project Management position actively managing roadway, traffic, or transportation related projects. A Master’s degree may substitute for one (1) year of experience.

Specialized training, certifications, and/or other special requirements:

NICET Levels 1-4, Certified Construction Manager, or Registration as a Civil Engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, OR by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain Arizona Registration within six months of employment. Must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire a valid Arizona State Driver’s License for the purpose of operating a county vehicle when traveling to various geographic locations throughout Maricopa County.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge of:

• Network applications, operating systems, and other software applications unique to MCDOT.

• The principles of record keeping and records management.

• The principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, cost accounting, budgeting, strategic planning and effective employee supervision and training.

• Civil engineering principles, traffic engineering principles, practices, terminology, and procedures.

• Computer programs, networks and specialized applications used in civil engineering.

Skill in:

• Supervising a diverse work group, and delegating tasks and authority.

• Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.

• Reading and interpreting plans, schematics and specifications.

• Compiling and analyzing engineering data.

• Working under pressure of deadlines, and establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with department staff and other County departments.

• Operating a personal computer utilizing specialized software.

• Effective communication, both verbal and written.

Preferred education and/or experience:

Six (6) or more years of professional civil engineering work experience.

Preferred training, certifications and/or other special requirements:

Registration as a Civil Engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, or Project Management Professional (PMP), or Certified Construction Manager (CCM). Proficient with MS Project software.

Working conditions:

Must be able to work in an office environment and occasionally outdoors in a roadway project environment. Position requires ability to be seated nearly 100% of the time performing work at a desk utilizing a computer and telephone. This office environment requires the ability to focus on work with activity (such as conversation, copier noise, and office environment noise) surrounding the workspace. Must have manual dexterity of hands and body to operate office equipment Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 30 pounds, carrying for a short distance for physical transfer of documents and information to and from meetings, speaking, hearing seeing, reading and precise dexterity. Ability to climb, stand, walk, and drive to visit project sites. This position includes high volume of work, frequent interruptions, and time pressures in order to meet deadlines. Must be able to concentrate, make decisions and be a team player, due to the professional nature of this position must have the ability to work, function, lead project teams, foster teamwork, and work in close proximity with others.

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:

• Provides leadership, direction and guidance in project management processes and procedures.

• Manages consulting engineers, planners, contractors, and other staff to assure proper execution of all phases of the program and projects.

• Plans the work and directs the development of the project design, scope of work, criteria, standards and specifications.

• Resolves complex problems, and assures conformance to project plans, and to county, state, and Federal regulations.

• Assures projects meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements.

• Provides technical direction in the scoping, technical review, design, and construction of the project.

• Evaluates and analyzes issues, and recommends and implements solutions; assures effective communication of issues and strategies; reviews project documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.

• Coordinates the development of project design concepts, detailed plans, specifications, and estimates for TIP construction projects, including work scheduling, project scope, and budgets.

• Reviews plans for conformance with original job instructions and accepted engineering practices.

• Prepares and presents reports on project performance and financial status; participates on various technical and advisory teams, providing advice and information on project status and safety issues; advises, coordinates and serves on planning and negotiation teams.

• Provides guidance and assistance to Department staff, consultants, and technical advisors on construction and engineering contract issues.

• Provides technical assistance on contract development and requirements, contract objectives, and scope of work.

• Makes structural and technical engineering analysis of proposed projects; evaluates need for design changes and makes appropriate recommendations.

• Prepares, negotiates, and maintains project authorizations including MOU’s, Resolutions, and IGA’s and other associated project documents.

• Performs other duties as assigned or required.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.

APPLICATIONS MAY ONLY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

https://jobs.maricopa.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:

301 W Jefferson

Suite 200

Phoenix, AZ 85003

602-506-3755 (staffed Mon-Fri, 8am – 5pm MST, excluding holidays)

hrfeedback@mail.maricopa.gov

Job #640PM083018

PROJECT MANAGER

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It is the policy of Maricopa County not to discriminate in employment or the provision of services. Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process to eligible individuals requesting assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

9/18/2018


Building Inspector

TOWN OF MARANA

Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona and the 2nd largest municipality in Pima County. The Town was recently recognized as one of the ten most successful cities in Arizona. Marana lies approximately 20 minutes northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix. The Town makes its decisions based on a Strategic Plan that has five focus areas: Commerce, Community, Heritage, Innovation and Recreation.

Marana’s standards are high. We are an organization of excellence and have developed four Cultural Value Statements that provide the guidelines for how we work together. Our Cultural Values are: Dedicated Service, Respect, Teamwork and Engaged Innovation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Town of Marana has a vacant position in the Building Safety Division for either a Building Inspector II or Building Inspector I. This is a full-time position and an exciting opportunity for someone interested in having a direct impact serving the community. This position inspects residential and/or commercial projects; ensures all buildings adhere to the latest adopted codes and regulations.

Building Inspector II (Grade 214)

Hiring Range: $22.6893 – $27.7943 Hourly

Building Inspector I (Grade 213)

Hiring Range: $20.8161 – $25.4994 Hourly

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Building Inspector II

Inspects commercial projects by ensuring compliance with the approved design.

Inspects all phases of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural elements.

Inspects all residential projects by ensuring compliance with approved design to include residential solar systems, swimming pools, and manufactures homes.

Ensures all codes and regulations are met.

Provides customer service regarding the permitting and inspection process.

Coordinates inspections with contractors, builders, and homeowners.

Communicates with various residents, contractors and officials.

Building Inspector I

Inspects all residential projects by ensuring compliance with approved design to include residential solar systems, swimming pools, and manufactures homes.

Ensures all codes and regulations are met.

Provides customer service regarding the permitting and inspection process.

Coordinates inspections with contractors, builders and homeowners.

Communicates with various residents, contractors and officials.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Building Inspector II

Associate’s degree – any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Over three years experience in commercial and residential project inspections

Residential Certifications:

Requires current certification of 2 of the following:

Building, Electrical, Mechanical or Plumbing

Commercial Certifications:

Must obtain one certification within the first 6 months and an additional certification within one year of employment of the following:

Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing or Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner

Building Inspector I

Associate’s degree – any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Over one year experience in residential project inspections

Residential Certifications:

Must obtain one certification within the first 6 months and an additional certification within one year of employment of the following:

Building, Electrical, Mechanical, or Plumbing

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS for Building Inspector I & II:

Valid Arizona driver license

Ability to pass both the Town of Marana background checks (motor vehicle/criminal)

RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

If you meet the minimum requirements submit a completed Town of Marana application, which can be supplemented with a resume and cover letter. Candidates are responsible for verifying receipt of materials. Apply online at www.maranaaz.gov and following the employment link.

Supplemental Questionnaire:

Each applicant must complete the supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The responses provided must be able to be verified from the information included within the application. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

REVIEW PROCESS:

Applications are reviewed as they are received, job posting will remain open until a sufficient number of applicants have met the minimum requirements and have been scheduled for interviews. A first review date of applications will be conducted on 8/29/2018.

TOWN OF MARANA CONTACT INFORMATION

11555 West Civic Center Drive

Marana, AZ 85653

www.maranaaz.gov

ph (520) 382-1900 / fx (520) 382-3500

open until filled


CIP Engineering Division Manager

TOWN OF MARANA

The Town of Marana is seeking a CIP Engineering Division Manager to manage, administer, and supervise the Capital Improvement Projects Engineering Division. This is a full-time position and an exciting opportunity for someone interested in having a direct impact on the Town’s development projects.

Hiring Range: $74,382.36 – $92,000.00

Duties:

Oversees the delivery of Capital Improvement Projects.

Manages CIP Engineering Division by preparing operational budgets and supervising staff.

Oversees project management, real property, and environmental services.

Performs utility coordination.

Manages and performs plan reviews and project design by coordinating with consultants; reviews engineering plans and documents; prepares cost estimates and specifications; coordinates reviews for plans and documents with town departments, utilities, external agencies, and public interest.

Develops policies and manages planning, design and construction of public projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a closely related field

Five years or more of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering and project management

Three or more years of experience supervising technical staff

Current registration as a Professional Engineer in Arizona

Valid AZ Driver License

Ability to pass both the Town of Marana background check and a motor vehicle records check

RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

If you meet the minimum requirements, submit a completed Town of Marana application which can be supplemented with a resume and cover letter. Candidates are responsible for verifying receipt of materials. Applications may be submitted by applying online at www.maranaaz.gov and following the careers link. All status updates will be sent via email through the applicant tracking system. Job posting will remain open until filled. First review July 20, 2018.

open until filled


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