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City Engineer

City of Sierra Vista, AZ

City Engineer

SALARY RANGE
$29.15 – $51.01 Hourly
$2,332.31 – $4,080.58 Biweekly
$5,053.33 – $8,841.25 Monthly
$60,640.00 – $106,095.00 Annually

DEFINITION & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under general guidance of the City Engineer, the primary role is to oversee the planning, estimating, design, and construction of the City’s facility and infrastructure improvement projects. This position is also responsible for reviewing the plans of proposed private developments within city limits. Specifically the engineer reviews plans for public rights-of-way, traffic/transportation, sewer, water, and other public utilities, making sure the proposed work is in conformance with city codes and professional engineering standards. The individual must have great problem solving and people skills including the ability to listen and to communicate clearly and professionally with coworkers, other staff, and members of the public.

FLSA status: Exempt.

Essential functions included in the job description may include other tasks, knowledge, skills, and characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

TASKS

Development Review:
• Reviews and approves private development plans related to streets, storm water, sewers, water systems, and other public utilities and infrastructure within city boundaries or service areas
• Checks plans for conformance with regulations regarding grading, right-of-way, and public works standards
• Reviews subdivision plats, preliminary site plans, and final public improvement construction plans
• Evaluates the impact of the proposed developments and makes recommendations for improvements
• Reviews hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
• Performs ADEQ reviews for minor water and sewer extensions
• Coordinates with other city departments, outside engineers, and contractors
• Facilitates the economic development efforts of the city

Manage City Improvement Projects:
• Provides planning, design, specifications, construction plans, and reports in compliance with city codes and standard engineering practices
• Serves as project manager/project officer for capital improvements projects
• Participates in project planning and development
• Attends public meetings, prepares engineering cost estimates, and develops project budgets
• Works with the Procurement Division on securing outsourced professional work and construction services
• Reviews qualification statements, proposals, and contract bids
• Makes recommendations for contract awards; manages construction
• Explores, obtains, and coordinates grants from external sources to fund improvements.

General Engineering Functions:
• Assists with city’s floodplain program
• Develops engineering standards, policies, and procedures
• Supervises daily tasks and activities of drafting, inspection, and secretarial personnel relating to the assigned projects
• Investigates and responds to individual citizen or Council requests involving public works infrastructure
• Represents the city with various governmental agencies, consultants, contractors, and the general public on engineering matters.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS & OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of hydrology and hydraulics
• Principles and practices of civil engineering
• Principles and practices of public utility design and construction
• Principles of engineering as applied to planning, design, and construction of public works facilities and projects
• Methods, materials, and techniques employed in traffic engineering and uniform traffic control devices
• Construction materials, methods, and inspection techniques

Skill in:
• The design, construction, and maintenance of public facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, storm water, roadway, sanitary sewer systems, sewer treatment plants, water mains, water and sewer pumping stations, and other specialty projects
• Engineering calculations
• Preparing design plans and specifications
• Hydrologic/Hydraulic calculations and modeling
• Construction cost estimates and engineering economics
• Planning, assigning, and supervising work of office and field personnel
• Collaboration with other city departments and other public agencies to resolve complex issues with positive outcomes
• Working with property owners, developers, contractors, and the general public to effect positive relationships
• Communicating effectively, orally and in writing
• Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with other agencies, contractors, city staff, elected officials, and the public
• Conducting engineering studies and developing appropriate recommendations and reports.
• Performing technical research and solving engineering problems.
• Proficiency in personal computer skills utilizing MS Office, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and GIS software, such as AVEC and Arc GIS
• Running HEC-HMS and other hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software

QUALIFICATIONS

Senior Civil Engineer:
Bachelor’s degree* in Civil Engineering or a related field and a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Arizona.
Valid Arizona Driver’s license.
Five years or more municipal experience is highly desirable.
*Degree must be from an institution accredited as recognized by the U.S Department of Education as indicated in the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.

Civil Engineer:
Bachelor’s degree* in Civil Engineering or related field with Engineering In Training (EIT)
One (1) year experience in civil engineering design.
*Degree must be from an institution accredited as recognized by the U.S Department of Education as indicated in the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The City of Sierra Vista provides an equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all persons regardless of race, color, sex (to include lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgendered (LGBT)), age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, or genetic information. The City of Sierra Vista complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all employment activities.

The City of Sierra Vista complies with the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodation during the recruitment or hiring process must be sent to the Human Resources Department.

The applicants must go to our link to apply https://www.sierravistaaz.gov/city-departments/human-resources/job-opportunities/.

Open Until Filled


Civil Engineering Designer

Perry Engineering

Perry Engineering is a boutique civil engineering and land surveying firm located in central Tucson. Our firm is seeking to hire a Civil Engineering Designer with a minimum of six years’ experience in the field of land development and/or public works projects. Our current workload includes residential subdivisions for national production builders, site plans for commercial projects as part of an architect led team, and public works projects as part of our as needed contracts with local municipalities. Strong communication skills and experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D, knowledge of local codes, procedures and jurisdictional staff are a must. We offer a competitive benefit package, salary, and a friendly work environment.

Check us out at www.perryengineering.net.

open until filled


Civil Engineering Project Manager

Perry Engineering

Perry Engineering is a boutique civil engineering and land surveying firm located in central Tucson. Our firm is seeking to hire a a Civil Engineering Project Manager with a minimum of six years’ experience in the field of land development and/or public works projects. Our current workload includes residential subdivisions for national production builders, site plans for commercial projects as part of an architect led team, and public works projects as part of our as needed contracts with local municipalities. We would prefer a civil engineer with current registration in Arizona, or someone who is pursuing professional engineer registration, though this is not necessarily required if the candidate can show experience in taking a project from start to finish. Strong communication skills, experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D, knowledge of local codes, procedures and jurisdictional staff are a must. We offer a competitive benefit package, salary, and a friendly work environment.

Check us out at www.perryengineering.net.

open until filled


Building Inspector I

Town of Marana, AZ, Arizona

The Town of Marana has a vacant position in the Building Safety Division for a 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 projects; ensures all buildings adhere to the latest adopted codes and regulations.

Hiring Range: $21.4406 – $26.2644 Hourly

Example of Duties:
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:
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
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.

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 11/04/2019.

The Town of Marana is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a reasonable accommodation at any stage of the application/exam process due to a disability, please contact the Human Resources Department prior to any deadlines related to this recruitment process. Please contact the Human Resources Department if you would like this publication in an alternative format.

TOWN OF MARANA CONTACT INFORMATION
11555 West Civic Center Drive
Marana, AZ 85653
www.maranaa z.gov
ph (520) 382-1900 / fx ( 520) 382-3500

open until filled


Project Manager/Senior Civil Engineer

DOWL

his is a full-time position to provide project management and civil engineering assistance to the Civil Engineering Practice Area. The Senior Civil Engineer will work on commercial and industrial projects out of our Redmond office as well as collaborate with other teams throughout the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Coordinates a team of engineering technicians and lower-level civil engineers during the execution of a work plan for a variety of engineering projects.
Prepare fee proposals/goal proposals for new projects.
Provide overall project management.
Assist with managing department projects.
Delegate project assignments to engineers and technicians.
Manage budgets and schedules.
Perform engineering calculations in support of civil engineering design projects.
Manage all engineering aspects of new land development projects.
Coordinate AutoCAD drafting requirements in support of civil engineering design projects.
Coordinate with government agencies, client staff, and other professionals to obtain design information and approvals.
Prepare and route project related correspondence and record keeping.
Conduct periodic site visits to construction sites to monitor quality and progress of the work.
Write and edit construction specifications and engineering reports.
Tabulate bid items and calculate construction bid quantities from plans and specifications. Estimate construction costs.
Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in all work tasks.
Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervises a team of Civil Engineers (from intern to level IV) in the Civil Practice Area. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Minimum Baccalaureate degree from an ABET-accredited civil engineering program or the requisite years of progressive engineering experience and educational study, as prescribed by the local jurisdiction, to be eligible to take the Principles and Practice of Engineering exam and at least 10 years prior experience in construction or civil engineering field is required. At least 3 years of experience with land development projects is desirable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Licensure as a Professional Engineer
Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to clients, co-workers, and the public.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Project software.
AutoCAD Civil 3D knowledge and experience is highly desirable.
Ability to prioritize special projects and daily workload to ensure that all work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical analysis, and fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Open until filled