Civil Engineer

Burleson | Burleson, TX

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Posted Date 1/22/2021
Description

SALARY: $68,433.64 - $102,650 D.O.Q.

 

Job Title:                     Civil Engineer

Department:               Public Works / Capital Improvements

Reports to:                 Assistant Director of Public Works – Capital Improvements Division

Pay Grade:                 Range 32

FLSA Category:          Exempt - Professional

Schedule:                   Varied – generally 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (occasional evening meetings)

Date Revised:             November 5, 2020

 

PRIMARY DUTY:

Under general direction, this position plans, designs, and reviews construction plans for projects in the Capital Improvements Program related to paving, traffic, drainage, water, sewer, and vertical infrastructure. Position performs all contract management functions for these projects.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

[S = Sedentary (0-10 lbs); L = Light (10-25 lbs); M = Medium (25-50 lbs);  

H = Heavy (50-100 lbs); VH = Very Heavy (over 100 lbs)].

Strength

Exerted

Description of

Job Duties

 

S

Review, coordinate, plan and administer all phases of capital projects.  Make design modifications as necessary.

 

L

Assist citizens, contractors, engineers, developers and others in interpreting and complying with relevant requirements and regulations.

S

Prepare cost estimates, plans, and specifications for paving, traffic, drainage, water, sewer, and vertical improvement projects.

 

L

Prepare reports and presentations to City Council, city boards and commissions, and city administration.

 

S

Develop scopes of work for all phases of capital projects and negotiates contractual obligations with engineering consultants, developers, private land owners, and contractors on behalf of the City.

 

S

Administer engineering and construction contracts for capital projects with limited supervision and possesses project related knowledge necessary to procure goods and services in accordance with local and state purchasing guidelines on behalf of the City. 

 

M

Investigate and identify sources of private drainage issues and recommend alternative solutions at request of general public

M

Investigate elementary traffic and signage problems and recommends solutions.

 

M

Investigate construction issues of projects and coordinates with engineering consultants, inspectors, and contractors to make recommendations for implementation of necessary field modifications.

 

L

Under limited supervision, arrange, coordinate, facilitate, and make presentations at public meetings to convey project data and scoping requirements to impacted property owners

 

S

Coordinate with City subdivision and development staff on potential impacts to Capital projects from existing and proposed future development

 

S

Coordinate with other departments of the City on potential impacts to Capital projects related to existing and future development projects by these departments.

 

L

Evaluate all engineering related issues during the acquisition of property and easements and utility relocation phases for capital projects

 

L

Provide expert testimony to City Council, District and municipal courts, and other various boards or commissions as required

M

Evaluate floodplain related issues during planning, design, and construction of capital projects

L

Other duties as assigned

 

Regular scheduled attendance at the work site is required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no supervisory responsibility.

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering and hydrology and hydraulic engineering related to the design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects.
  • Knowledge of surveying principles and practices and procedures, drafting, design, and inspection of public works projects.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to public works projects.
  • Knowledge of the methods, equipment, and materials used in surface and underground construction and maintenance.
  • Skill in implementation of roadway, water, sewer, and drainage criteria.
  • Skill in planning, organizing and coordinating multiple engineering projects.
  • Skill in writing and interpreting engineering specifications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and convey technical information in an easily understood manner.
  • Ability to apply local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to public works projects and development projects.
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports regarding engineering issues.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and make sound decisions.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Four years of experience in the field of public works engineering.

                 

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Registration as a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain a license within six months.
  • Valid Class “C” Texas Driver License with a good driving record.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND SAFETY HAZARDS:

Work is generally performed in a climate controlled office environment. Work outdoors in all types of weather will be necessary from time to time.

 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, telephone, calculator, copier, and other basic office equipment.

 


DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

[Frequency: C = Constantly (2/3 or more of the time); F = Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time);

O = Occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); R = Rarely (less then 1 hour per week)].

Physical Demand

Frequency

Description of Demand

Standing/Walking

F

On carpet or tile floors.

Sitting

F

Primary work position at a standard desk with an adjustable office chair.

Lifting/Carrying

F

Small boxes of supplies and paper weighing less than 5 pounds

Pushing/Pulling

F

To open and close filing cabinet drawers.

Reaching

F

Into filing cabinets and on shelves to store or retrieve documents and supplies.

Fine Dexterity/Handling

C

To use the computer and calculator and writing.

Crouching/Crawling

R

To plug in computer, calculator, etc.

Twisting

F

Working around the desk in standard office activities.

Kneeling

O

To retrieve documents from lower shelves and bottom drawers of file cabinets.

Vision

C

To read and prepare paperwork.

Hearing/Talking

F

To speak with citizens and employees on the phone and in person.

Foot Controls

O

Driving a car.

 

DESCRIPTION OF NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

[Frequency: C = Constantly (2/3 or more of the time); F = Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time);

O = Occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time); R = Rarely (less then 1 hour per week)].

 

F   time pressures                                             R   emergency situations

R   irregular schedule                                       O   danger/physical abuse

F   frequent change of task                               O   noisy/distracting environment

C   tedious exacting work situation                  F   working closely with others as part of a team

F   performing multiple tasks simultaneously   other:_______________________

 

 
 

Applicant Notes:

  • Regular and reliable attendance is required of all employees.
  • Pre-employment drug screens required and substance abuse policy enforced.
  • The City of Burleson is an at-will employer.
  • The job description is a general summary; it is not an all-inclusive list of job duties, and employees will be called upon to complete other duties as assigned.
  • Applications are required to be considered for open positions.  A resume may be provided, but does not take the place of a completed application.

 

 

 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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