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Assistant City Engineer- Capital Improvement, Assistant City Engineer- Development Review

Location:Pflugerville, TX
Salary Range:$79,289.60 - $91,104.00 / annually, DoE
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:Depending on assignment, directs the design and review of capital improvement projects funded through city resources or privately constructed, providing periodic construction supervision to protect the City's interests, assisting the City Engineer in administering City ordinances which affect the city’s existing facilities, assisting the public in projects that require connection to city facilities. Supervises and evaluates the design, inspection, and administrative staff for the efficient and effective completion of Public Works and various other City projects. Directs the activities of the City’s Development Engineering team to ensure proposed subdivisions, related utility projects and other site developments comply with City codes and construction standards and generally accepted engineering practices.

Under general direction from the City Engineer, provides leadership and oversight to either the Capital Improvement Program team or the Development Engineering team. The Assistant City Engineer will interface directly and frequently with City Engineer, city management, other city departments, developers, outside engineers, contractors, the general public and city council. Work performed will be reviewed by the City Engineer through conferences, reports, and evaluations of results achieved. Serves as Acting City Engineer in their absence.
Duties:1. Supervisory responsibilities include recommending employment decisions regarding hiring/termination; planning, coordinating and supervising the execution of projects, work assignments and workloads; assisting in staff development and training; and providing timely, accurate and thorough performance reviews; and making recommendations on developing budget for supplies.
2. Assists the City Engineer in administration and management of department activities.
3. Assists the City Engineer in regulating the floodplain and as Floodplain Manager for the City.
4. Assists in the development of the city’s capital improvement program.
5. Participates in master planning of infrastructure needs for the City.
6. Reviews and recommends modifications to design guidelines, construction specifications, and construction details.
7. Develop divisional policies and procedures and short- and long-term objectives.
8. Understands and interprets blueprints, schematic drawings, and layouts to ensure compliance with specifications and other requirements.
9. Supervise construction inspections of subdivisions and capital improvement projects, including streets, drainage systems, water and wastewater systems, reuse systems, and environmental protection measures
10. Attend City Council and Planning & Zoning meetings as required; interface with other City and community organizations, as requested.
11. Prepares various written documents including regular monthly reports, and special reports regarding Engineering Department operations and Capital Improvement projects, as requested by City Engineer.
12. Responsible for understanding and executing emergency management procedures in the event of an emergency.

Capital Improvement
13. Manage, prepare and present 5-year and 10-year planning of Capital Improvement Program for Transportation, Water, Wastewater and Facilities projects to both the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council annually.
14. Prepare and develop Master Plan Updates as needed.
15. Prepares Requests for Qualifications, reviews Statements of Qualifications and negotiates Professional Service Contracts.
16. Serves as project manager on engineering contracts for special studies and/or project design, and on issues relating to modifications or amendments to public policy issues.
17. Plans, directs and coordinates engineering design and construction of public infrastructure projects as part of the Capital Improvement Program.
18. Conducts and supervises field inspections of municipal contract construction and repair work including maintaining records, preparing change orders, authorizing payments to contractors, consultants and vendors, and ensuring all phases of construction meets contract specifications.
19. Performs and supervises plan checks and design review for adherence to codes and acceptable engineering standards and make various recommendations for improvements.
20. Applies for, secures, and reviews permits required by County, State and Federal jurisdictions for projects under the control of the City.

Development Review
21. Interpret, amend, or update codes and standards as necessary; remain current regarding developing trends and innovative engineering applications and changes in federal, state, and local regulatory practices.
22. Attend Development Review Committee meetings as required; interface with other development services related departments such as Planning & Building Inspection.
23. 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.
24. Assess and troubleshoot projects and processes.
25. Represent the engineering department and/or the City in meetings with developers, state, county or municipal representatives or other City staff members. Report results, follow up on commitments and make decisions as authorized.
26. Manage City’s Environmental Compliance for City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Storm Water Management Plan (SWMP) and Illicit Discharges as mandated by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

Qualifications:Principles, practices, techniques and methods of civil engineering related to all Civil engineering activities

Principles and practices of construction administration and methods of inspections.

Proficient in professional, administrative and technical knowledge of municipal engineering design, project management, construction and other relevant fields

Progressive supervisory and management principles, practices, and methods

Applicable state, city, and federal regulations/guidelines pertaining to areas of responsibility; and overall city operations

Strong public contact and customer service skills

Strong communication (verbal and written) and analytical skills.

Organize workload, establish priorities, and meet established deadlines.

Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and hydrology/hydraulics computer software and ability to operate computer and other standard office equipment.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with coworkers.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Civil Engineering or related field.

Professional Engineering Registration by the State of Texas or ability to gain registration in Texas within 6 months of employment (date of hire).

At least 6 years of professional engineering experience (preferably in a municipality or comparable public agency) in development or public works engineering with emphasis in utility, street, and drainage projects.

Valid Class C Texas driver’s license and good driving record.

At least one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience; increasingly responsible experience highly desirable.

City of Pflugerville is recruiting for an Asst City Engineer- Capital Improvement and an Asst City Engineer- Development Review. Candidates should indicate on their cover letter their preference for which position they would like to be considered. During applicant review, the City will consider all candidates for either position at their discretion, taking into consideration candidate preference.

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