This class is the sixth level in a ten-level Engineering Series devoted to providing paraprofessional engineering support, inspection and professional civil engineering for a variety of public works and environmental functions and projects. Incumbents perform specialized engineering work requiring the professional applications in the planning design, construction, inspection and/or coordination of projects.
The anticipated hiring range for this position is $47,902.00 - $70,000.00
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides engineering and design work and coordinates engineering support and project activities; reviews plans, design and project work to ensure compliance with applicable code, specifications, requirements, regulations and standards.
Provides project management, coordination and oversight; develops design scope and associated budget; reviews and evaluates project progress and status; arranges review meetings.
Responds to inquiries and issues; provides troubleshooting; conducts site visits and inspections; performs facility/equipment assessments; researches, investigates, analyzes and identifies issues; recommends and implements solutions.
Prepares and/or reviews plans, contracts, change orders, resource estimates, bid documents, proposal requests, project closeout documentation and various reports.
Monitors and administers projects and contracts for scope, fee, and budget compliance; assists with bid administration processes; processes pay requests; participates in contractor selection process.
Attends meetings with technical review and advisory committees, Council, staff, developers, engineers and other project stakeholders; facilitates and presents at public meetings; prepares agenda items, presentations and meeting materials; provides updates and status reporting.
Maintains project/program documentation, standards documentation, databases, files, records and reports.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Position Specific Responsibilities Might Include: Positions assigned to Design and Construction may be responsible for:
Performing engineering design of roadways, storm drainage systems, and traffic calming measures;
Reviewing construction documents for quality and standards compliance;
Monitoring and coordinating inspection and permitting processes.
Positions assigned to Public Utilities Capital Improvement may be responsible for:
Analyzing asset condition, needs and prioritizing replacement/repair of assets;
Reviewing development plans, building permits and fee appropriation.
Positions assigned to Stormwater Management may be responsible for:
Planning and coordinating stormwater management projects and related GIS data management;
Coordinating maintenance of stormwater control measures and associated properties;
Analyzing water quality program data and making recommendations.
Positions assigned to Traffic Engineering may be responsible for:
Operating, implementing and maintaining traffic signal systems;
Performing traffic signal studies and analyzing results;
Designing system timing plans using simulation software.
Monitoring traffic conditions and implementing temporary alternate or emergency plans.
Positions assigned to Transportation Planning may be responsible for:
Reviewing traffic impact associated with rezoning cases;
Analyzing crash history of public streets.
Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in engineering or directly related field and four years of professional engineering experience in area of assignment. OR An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Licensing/Certifications Depending on assignment, some positions may require:
Valid North Carolina Class C Driver's License with a satisfactory driving record.
Principles and practices of civil engineering.
Project management principles and practices.
Best practices, trends and emerging technologies.
Principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research.
Principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis.
Business math concepts.
Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment).
Customer service principles.
Specialized equipment relevant to area of assignment.
Modern office technology.
Coordinating deadlines, prioritizing work demands and monitoring technical operations.
Providing project management, organization and logistics coordination.
Monitoring compliance with applicable plans, standards, regulations and contracts.
Troubleshooting equipment and operational issues.
Identifying engineering-related deficiencies and recommending solutions.
Researching industry trends, solutions and best practices.
Researching technical issues and articulating recommendations.
Monitoring, evaluating and assessing engineering projects and functional operations.
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment).
Providing customer service.
Utilizing a computer and relevant software applications.
Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public and others to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
ADA and Other Requirements: Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
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.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in both the field and in an indoor office environment with frequent exposure to hazardous physical conditions (such as mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibration, etc.); frequent exposure to atmospheric conditions (such as fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, etc.); moderate exposure to hazardous materials (such as chemicals, blood and other body fluids); frequent exposure to environmental conditions (such as disruptive people, imminent danger, or a threatening environment); frequent exposure to extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting and movement restrictions; and moderate exposure intense noise or travel.
Note: This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Internal Number: 2019-00176
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