City Engineer (Development Services and CIP Engineering)
|Salary Range:||$100,206.23 - $126,185.82/annual, DoE,|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||City of Pflugerville's City Engineer acts as consultant to city management and other city officials on engineering matters; does related work as required. |
Under the general direction of the City Manager or Assistant City Manager, this is an important technical and administrative position requiring a thorough knowledge of all phases of engineering and of the operation of municipal government. The City Engineer has full responsibility in carrying out engineering matters and general direction is received in matters of city policy. Supervision may be exercised over public works personnel whereso assigned.
Responsible for all engineering work of the city and directing the activities of the City’s Engineering Division to ensure proposed subdivisions, stormwater and utility projects, and other site developments comply with City codes and construction standards and generally accepted engineering practices. Manages capital improvement projects from conception to completion.
Manages an annual department and capital expenditure budget of $500,000+. Manages Capital Improvement programs in excess of $10 million. Supervises department personnel. Interfaces directly and frequently with the City Council, City management and other City employees, other governmental entities, and with the general public.
|Duties:||1. Hire and supervise division staff to ensure effective and efficient operations; assign, schedule, and review work; deliver or provide for work-related training/education; complete performance evaluations; conduct counseling and take disciplinary measures as indicated; terminate the employment of personnel, as required.|
2. Prepare department budget and monitor budget expenses; review and approve departmental expenditures.
3. Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures; ensure department personnel comply with City policies and procedures.
4. Lead the City’s engineering team, including the capital improvement and development review divisions.
5. Responsible for the review subdivision and site development applications for compliance with City codes and construction standards and generally accepted engineering practice; inspect subdivisions after completion and as needed during construction to monitor compliance.
6. Work with cross functional team to develop the city’s annual capital improvement plan.
7. Responsible for the development, design and management of all components of capital improvement projects, including right-of-way acquisition, design, construction, acceptance, and warranty periods through the management of consulting and staff resources.
8. Responsible for the supervision of construction inspections of subdivisions and capital improvement projects, including streets, stormwater systems, water and wastewater systems, and environmental protection measures.
9. Prepare regular monthly reports and special reports regarding Engineering Department operations and Capital Improvement projects, as requested by City management or the City Council.
10. Attend City Council meetings, as required; interface with other City and community organizations, as requested.
11. Interpret, amend, or update codes and standards as necessary; remain current regarding developing trends and changes in federal, state, and local regulatory practices.
|Qualifications:||Sound working knowledge of general management principles; generally accepted engineering practices; applicable state, city, and federal regulations/guidelines pertaining to areas of responsibility; and overall city operations.|
Professional, administrative and technical knowledge in civil engineering design, planning, prioritization and development of projects, project management and execution, construction, and other relevant fields.
Ability to establish and maintain professionally effective relationships with external publics/vendors, internal management and non-management employees, and City and other government officials.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and hydrology/hydraulics computer software, including AutoCAD.
Ability to operate computer and other standard office equipment.
Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field.
Professional Engineering Registration by the State of Texas
Eight to ten years of experience as a professional engineer in civil engineering, preferably within a municipal or county government and with emphasis in utility, street, and stormwater projects; 3+ years of management experience.
Valid Class C Texas drivers license and good driving record.