Engineering Manager/Assistant City Engineer

City of Albany | Albany, OR

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Posted Date 4/14/2021

Salary: $86,621.22 - $106,544.61 Annually

The Engineering Manager/Assistant City Engineer at the City of Albany, Oregon will provide leadership, supervision, and management of assigned programs related to the public/private interface of development projects within the Public Works Engineering workgroup. 

This is a newly established position with an anticipated start date on or after July 1, 2021. 

To qualify: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental engineering and five years' responsible engineering experience including at least two years in a supervisory position, preferably with a municipal public works department; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Registration as a Professional Civil or Environmental Engineer in the state of Oregon or professional registration as a Civil or Environmental Engineer in another state and the ability to become registered in Oregon within six months of employment.

Major responsibilities: 

  1. Reviews and supervises Public Works’ customer service, permitting, private construction plan review, easement dedications, developer reimbursement agreements, determination of infrastructure adequacy for service connections, assessment of public works permitting fees and systems development charges, and other development services activities of subordinates and develops in-service training programs for subordinates. 
  2. Organizes, supervises, and participates in the development of departmental policies, technical enforcement of design standards, construction standards, and ordinances as they relate to permitting of private construction of public infrastructure or private construction in the public right-of-way.
  3. Develops and evaluates studies and proposals for Public Works infrastructure.
  4. Represents the City in utility related discussions with outside agencies that includes, but is not limited to: Linn County, Benton County, the Oregon Department of Transportation, Cascades West Area Commission on Transportation (CWACT), and the Albany Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO).
  5. Acts as Public Works infrastructure liaison to communicate information and coordinate efforts with other departments, governmental agencies, citizen groups, and local business and industry. Represents the City as a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) member on regional agencies such as CWACT and AAMPO.
  6. Manages and directs subordinates in providing technical Public Works infrastructure review for development applications including scoping and review of traffic studies, preparation of findings and conditions, presentations and public hearings, and calculation of system development charges.
  7. Works closely with public works operations staff related to infrastructure maintenance and management.
  8. Works closely with Planning staff to develop and/or amend standards to meet Comprehensive Plan goals, polices, and objectives.
  9. Conducts public meeting presentations and coordinates responses to the public on infrastructure related engineering, planning, and policy topics.
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Local Government
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