City Engineer

Provo, Utah
Pay Rate: $99,248 - $145,564 annually + benefits
Sep 09, 2021
Oct 09, 2021
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Position Title: City Engineer

Job Posting Closing Date: 09/26

Pay Rate: $99,248 - $145,564 annually

Provo City Public Works is looking for an Engineering Division Director to perform professional engineering work and executive management of the Engineering Division, including duties as the City Engineer. Qualified applicants interested in performing this work for Provo City residents are encouraged to apply. This position offers competitive pay; paid vacation, sick, and holidays; employer-paid health insurance; retirement and pension plans, including an additional management 401k contribution; a 4/10 work schedule; paid parental leave; and free use of the Provo Recreation Center, Ice Arena, and Library, among many other great benefits.

Description: This position performs the following duties:

Administration and Supervision: Supervise, plan, coordinate, and inspect work of assigned personnel; identify, evaluate, and resolve employee concerns; conduct performance evaluations and enact discipline or rewards as needed; make division staffing decisions, including hiring, firing, and training; prepare division budget; monitor and approve division purchase orders and expenditures; maintain and review all work records, reports, documentation, State-required records, and work specifications on engineering capital projects; manage complex research on varied assignments; perform lower-level engineer duties.

City Representation: Represent City on various ad-hoc, general design, and project review committees/boards; coordinate with City employees, City boards, school districts, and other governments, including City Council, Planning Commission, Utah Department of Transportation, Mountainland Association of Governments, Utah Transit Authority, Utah County, and others; recommend projects for development; advise and represent the City in various public situations and engineering matters.

Project Management: Oversee capital project management of all transportation, mobility, traffic, and safety engineering projects; manage all division programs, including planning, design, property acquisition, easements, contract administration, quality control, budget, and construction; provide executive oversight on highly complex, major civil engineering, transportation, and traffic engineering projects; oversee budget, scheduling, and implementation staging on all projects; ensure compliance with applicable procedures and safety standards; ensure appropriate project documentation; resolve major operational problems; coordinate planning, design, and construction work between multiple public and private agencies; perform highly complex professional engineering services at all project levels; manage transportation maintenance fund use for annual City street maintenance projects.

Transportation, Mobility, Traffic, and Safety: Prepare and manage all transportation goals, studies, standards, and policies including Transportation Master Plan and projects assigned to various plans, fees, permits, mobility, multi-modes of transportation, capital facilities, active transportation, transit, impact fees, utility transportation fees, traffic and safety, public involvement, safe school routes, and division project management policies and procedures.

Development: Oversee and ensure coordination of all residential and commercial developments and proposals; review and approve plans and plats for private development improvements; oversee all development improvements and agreements made within City rights-of-way and easements to ensure City code compliance.

Survey, GIS, Inspections: Oversee City survey and Public Works GIS programs and projects; manage property descriptions, annexations, subdivision plats, roadway dedication plats, public easements, construction survey, technology integration, infrastructure survey and mapping, data collection and analysis, imagery, web applications, and property addressing; oversee division inspectors, construction permits, and Streets work; coordinate with inspectors and assist in field inspections, resolve conflict between approved plans and on-site construction, inspect utility and public works infrastructure as-built surveying; perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field and 5 years of experience as a registered professional Civil Engineer - 3 years of which must have been as a supervisor OR an equivalent combination of job-related education/training [substituting each 1 year of post-secondary education/training for 6 months of experience]. A valid, lawful Driver License is required. State Professional Engineer license is required (must be State of Utah within 1 year). Membership in the APWA, ASCE, NSPE, or an equivalent organization is desired.

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Full Time/Part Time: Full time

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours: 40

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