Senior Engineer - Supervising

City of Grover Beach | Grover Beach, CA

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Posted Date 1/16/2019

Under direction of a Public Works Director/City Engineer, performs field and office work related to engineering functions in support of City land development, traffic, or capital improvement programs; to coordinate and plan projects including preparation of proposals, reviewing plans, preparing reports and coordinating construction activities; to ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and to perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

  • Perform a variety of professional engineering functions related to Public Works maintenance and operations, land development, traffic or capital improvement projects.
  • Coordinate and plan various capital improvement projects; prepare proposals to solicit professional designs; coordinate various construction activities.
  • Prepare civil engineering designs for assigned projects utilizing a variety of computer software programs; perform detailed calculations and computations; prepare and/or review the adequacy and accuracy of computation, preliminary layouts, and design work from field and survey data.
  • Exercise engineering judgment in accordance with current accepted practice of civil engineering and appropriate laws and codes.
  • Prepare special engineering studies and reports; conduct comprehensive engineering studies for water, storm drain, sewer and street projects.
  • Perform necessary calculations to check engineering drawings prepared by outside consultants.
  • Conduct field inspections of capital projects during construction; ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations; provide resolutions to construction problems.
  • Provide assistance to construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems encountered during construction; review record drawings to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of civil engineering.
  • Attend City Council, Traffic Safety Committee and/or Planning Commission meetings; make staff presentations.
  • Attend meetings and provide coordination with other agencies including resource agencies.
  • Prepare detailed staff reports for City Council, Planning Commission and Traffic Commission.
  • Assist in preparing the five-year capital improvement program.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • May serve as the City's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator.
  • Certification as a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Practitioner (QSP) is highly desirable.
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Local Government
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