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Performs journey level professional civil engineering work involved in the planning, designing, constructing and maintaining of roads, drainage, subdivisions, improvement districts, buildings, utilities, flood control, or other public works projects.

As Assigned to Development Services – Floodplain/Flood Control

Performs journey level professional civil engineering work involved in the planning, designing, constructing and maintaining of roads, drainage, subdivisions, improvement districts, buildings, utilities, flood control, and other public works projects.

REPORTS TO: Work is performed under direction of a higher-level of authority.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Exercises technical supervision of subordinates and may exercise functional supervision of subordinates as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

As assigned to Public Works/Engineering:

  • Work is subject to varying job site assignments and may be subject to call back, overtime, and irregular schedules including completion of work assignments on weekends and holidays.
  • Prepares designs and traffic and highway engineering plans in accordance with general engineering principles and practices satisfying Mohave County adopted engineering standards; performs complex engineering analyses and calculations; designs, prepares drawings, specifications, bidding documents, contracts, and cost estimates for road projects; coordinates design and construction surveying.
  • Provides design data for and performs analysis using engineering applications including but not limited to Computer-Aided Drafting, pavement management, traffic demand and road capacity, highway performance monitoring, road infrastructure and traffic control device asset databases, spreadsheets, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Assists with engineering division review of residential subdivision and commercial project plans and construction drawings during subdivision or site plan review process; ensures compliance with codes and standards.
  • Conducts traffic engineering studies to support compliance with adopted standards; conducts traffic engineering studies to support traffic safety improvement planning and projects.
  • Performs pavement designs and evaluates pavement existing conditions; makes engineering recommendations on pavement preservation strategies, priorities, and project programming.
  • Provides technical assistance and consults with other departments and outside agencies regarding engineering functions, site development, and transportation.
  • Prepares permit applications and supporting technical documents as required by local, state, and federal jurisdictional agencies and necessary to maintain and operate road infrastructure systems inclusive of but not limited to Bureau of Land Management, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Highway Administration and Arizona Department of Transportation.
  • Supports Public Works transportation and right-of-way permitting programs.
  • Answers technical questions and provides information to the public.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.

As assigned to Public Works/Facilities:

  • Performs varied professional engineering duties to assist the Facilities Manager with planning, organizing, and directing the operations of the Facilities Maintenance and Grounds Division in building maintenance, repair and construction activities including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, utilities, carpentry, concrete, masonry, metals, painting, cement finishing, locksmithing, roofing, glazing, insulating, tile setting, carpet laying, fire suppression, automation and electronic controls, electrical power generation and custodial duties.
  • Prepares work schedules, assigns work orders, and supervises assigned personnel activities.
  • Provides technical expertise on troubleshooting, repairs, and process optimization.
  • Conducts building and grounds inspections, analysis, and planning to evaluate maintenance and improvement needs, both for immediate correction and for scheduled maintenance, repair, and replacement planning.
  • Develops facilities and custodial operation and maintenance programs for efficiency and cost savings, budgets, and supporting policies and procedures.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors preventative maintenance schedules for all County facilities to include identifying and utilizing computer scheduling and maintenance software.
  • Prepares Facilities capital improvement and replacement program and plan including short, medium and long-range planning, cost estimating budgeting for current fiscal year and long-range strategic planning.
  • Prepares operating and capital budgets.
  • Prepares plans and specifications and estimates for repair, modification, and construction of County facilities and other public infrastructure.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records, correspondence, technical and narrative reports on operations, maintenance, and improvement work performed.
  • Prepares Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids, analyzes and evaluates the scope and cost of contractor and consultant submittals, interviews, recommends selection, assists in negotiating contractual agreements and prepares final contract and award recommendations for maintenance, construction and consultant services.
  • Performs contract administration for the delivery of planning, design, maintenance, and construction services by outside vendors and contractors.
  • Reviews and interprets detailed architectural, engineering plans, specifications, construction documents, shop drawings, cost estimates, contractor requests, reports and other submittals and performs critical inspections during project construction and of the completed improvement to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, contract provisions, building codes and regulations.
  • Prepares County standards and specifications.
  • Supervises staff of skilled and semi-skilled labor/trades.
  • Monitors Federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, standards, ordinances, and codes and makes recommendations and technical and procedural modifications to comply with future updates.
  • Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.

As assigned to Development Services – Floodplain/ Control:

  • Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.
  • Performs varied civil engineering duties in the planning, designing and constructing of drainage systems and flood control projects.
  • Prepares plans and specifications for construction of flood control and other projects.
  • Provide engineering supervision for the flood control infrastructure maintenance program.
  • Assists in the administration of the flood plain and flood control district.
  • Performs daily routine duties associated with the County floodplain management programs including issuance of permits, review of applications, and processing of appeals
  • Aids in the review of flood district projects for compliance with regulations, economic benefit and other technical matters.
  • Performs project inspections and accounting of public works improvements and flood control projects.
  • Performs technical engineering reviews of subdivision construction and development plans.
  • Assists in reviewing complaints, service requests, and coordinating necessary activities to resolve problems.
  • Aids in the preparation of County standards and specifications.
  • Prepares maps and plans.
  • Compiles information and performs research for long range planning in the areas of roads and flood control.
  • Reviews work of subordinates in the Engineering office for accuracy and completeness.
  • May respond to inquiries of public, other departments and jurisdictions by phone and in the office or field.
  • May assist in the recruitment, selection, and hiring process for positions of Civil Engineer (Unregistered), Engineering Technician and others as requested.
  • MS4 Administration.

As assigned to Public Works/Water Systems:

  • Manages delivery of full operations and maintenance services to County owned Water Systems.
  • Plans, organizes, and coordinates assigned activities relating to the operation, maintenance and preventative maintenance, extensions and improvement of the Water Systems.
  • Prepares plans, specifications, and estimates for public works construction projects.
  • Coordinates and manages the accounting of Water Systems funds, expenditures and billing to include designing, implementing and monitoring accounting and tracking systems.
  • Conducts short, medium and long-range planning; analysis of cost data and operating budgets; prepares and administers annual budgets for Water Systems; maintains proper fiscal audit trails; maintains capital asset inventory; researches, prepares, coordinates, and administers grants.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records, correspondence, technical, and narrative reports relative to a range of water system activities.
  • Organizes accounting procedures, devises forms, and prepares procedures manuals required to guide the activities of personnel who post data and keep records.
  • Monitors compliance under County water connection agreements
  • Provides information to the public, contractors, engineers, developers, and representatives of other governmental agencies; coordinates activities of contract operators.
  • Performs complex analytical work, designing, developing and reviewing proposals, plans, shop drawings, cost estimates, contractor requests, reports and other submittals, ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes, regulations, standards and specifications for assigned Water Systems projects.
  • Prepares Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids, analyzes and evaluates the scope and cost of contractor and consultant submittals, interviews, recommends selection, assists in negotiating contractual agreements and prepares final contract and award recommendations for construction and consultant services.
  • Performs contract administration for the delivery of planning, design, and construction services.
  • Serves as project manager on assigned Water Systems maintenance, repair and improvement projects to ensure contractor compliance with time and budget parameters for the project and for making recommendations to the Public Works Director for Water Systems projects.
  • Develops, implements, reviews and supervises water quality control, quality assurance and efficiency for safe and efficient operations of Water Systems and water production programs to ensure compliance with all federal and state requirements relating to drinking water standards; to include preparing and submitting required informational permitting and compliance reports of and for the Water Systems in compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Communicates and acts in a professional manner with the public, co-workers, and work contacts.

SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as required.
  • Performs special assignments as requested.
  • May review work of peers and subordinates for accuracy and completeness.
  • May perform standard tests on construction materials such as aggregate, asphalt, concrete, etc.
  • May respond to inquiries of the general public, other departments and jurisdictions by phone and in the office or field.
  • May assist in the recruitment, selection and hiring process for positions of Engineering Technician and others as requested.
  • Performs special assignments as appropriate to assigned area.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Exercise regular and predictable attendance and punctuality in accordance with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a College or University accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc.
  • Current registration by the State of Arizona as a Civil Engineer or valid registration as a Civil Engineer with another state and the ability to successfully possess a State of Arizona Civil Engineer Registration within one (1) year of appointment to the position. 
  • Three (3) to five (5) years progressively responsible experience in professional civil engineering work. 
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered in meeting the minimum qualifications.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAININGAs assigned to Development Services – Floodplain/Flood Control

  • Current registration by the State of Arizona as a Civil Engineer or valid registration as a Civil Engineer with another state and the ability to successfully possess a State of Arizona Civil Engineer Registration within one (1) year of appointment to the position.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years progressively responsible experience in professional civil engineering work.
  • Survey experience with elevation certificates and legal descriptions.
  • Hydrology and hydraulics 2D modeling.

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENT

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for operation of motor vehicles on Arizona roads at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.
  • Provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES; As assigned to Public Works:

          Knowledge of:

  • Modern methods, principles and practices of civil engineering and construction with emphasis on flood control and drainage improvements.
  • Hydrology and hydraulics as applied to floodplain delineation, flood control projects and drainage facilities. Extensive knowledge of land and construction survey systems and computer operations including computer aided design and drafting.
  • Practical knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, codes and engineering standards pertaining to the design and construction of public works, flood control projects, construction and maintenance methods, materials and equipment.
  • Federal, state and local technical, administrative and legal requirements pertaining to floodplain management
  • Mohave County Administrative Procedures and Department Regulations.

Skill in:

  • Operating computer aided design systems and applications and related peripheral equipment.
  • Tailoring, analyzing, and using general and engineering computer programs, software, and databases.

          Ability to:

  • Comply with Mohave County Administrative Procedures and Department Regulations.
  • Understand, interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, county, city, and departmental laws, rules, regulations, codes, standards, policies, and procedures encountered in the performance of assignments.
  • Apply independent judgment in the analysis of assigned engineering projects and formulate and write recommendations, plans and specifications.
  • Compile technical data and calculations and convert them to plans.
  • Estimate construction and material costs.
  • Plan and organize work to meet daily and periodic objectives.
  • Read, interpret, explain, and apply technical materials encountered as a result of work assignments.
  • Work independently in completing assigned tasks and in maintaining records and other documentation accurately and legibly.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, vendors, and personnel contacted in the course of business.
  • Fulfill all physical requirements of the class.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of this classification with or without a reasonable accommodation.

As assigned to Development Services – Floodplain/Flood Control

Knowledge of:

  • Modern methods, principles and practices of civil engineering and construction with emphasis on flood control and drainage improvements.
  • Hydrology and hydraulics as applied to floodplain delineation, flood control projects and drainage facilities. Extensive knowledge of land and construction survey systems and computer operations including computer aided design and drafting.
  • Practical knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, codes and engineering standards pertaining to the design and construction of public works, flood control projects, construction and maintenance methods, materials and equipment.
  • Federal, state and local technical, administrative and legal requirements pertaining to floodplain management
  • Department policies, rules and procedures
  • Mohave County Administrative Procedures and Department Regulations.

Skill in:

  • Operating computer aided design systems and applications and related peripheral equipment.

Ability to:

  • Comply with Mohave County Administrative Procedures and Department Regulations.
  • Understand, interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, county, city, and departmental laws, rules, regulations, codes, standards, policies, and procedures encountered in the performance of assignments.
  • Apply independent judgment in the analysis of assigned engineering projects and formulate and write recommendations, plans and specifications.
  • Compile technical data and calculations and convert them to plans.
  • Estimate construction and material costs.
  • Plan and organize work to meet daily and periodic objectives.
  • Read, interpret, explain, and apply technical materials encountered as a result of work assignments.
  • Work independently in completing assigned tasks and in maintaining records and other documentation accurately and legibly.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with associate personnel and vendors.
  • Perform the essential functions of the class with or without a reasonable accommodation.

WORKING CONDITIONS/ PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions and to communicate effectively in person and on a telephone.
  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment, personal computer and peripheral devices.
  • Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to work in an office environment.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of this classification with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Work is subject to varying post or job site assignments and may be subject to call-back or on-call status and irregular schedules to include completion of work assignments on weekends and holidays.
  • Performs assignments in the field or inspections of projects or field review.
  • During performance of duties, frequently requires a variety of motions to include standing, walking, bending, stooping and climbing ladders and exposure to varying weather conditions including extreme hot and cold temperatures. 
  • Frequent exposure to heights, traversing small areas offering restricted movement, exposure to altitudes of over 5000 feet above MSL.
  • Requires frequent lifting of objects up to 25 pounds and occasional lifting of objects from 25 - 50 pounds.
  • This classification does not meet the safety sensitive definition as outlined by Arizona Revised Statute, § 23-493 et seq.

WORK CONTACTS; Regular contact with associate personnel; other County Departments; city, state and federal personnel; consulting engineers; contractors; and the general public as required during the performance of work assignments to include, but not limited to, providing information, coordinating activities, gathering required information, responding to inquiries, and resolving discrepancies.

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. It is illustrative and representative. Management is not precluded from assigning other related functions not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment within the scope of the job specification for the position. Physical characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a qualified disability to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.


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Mission Statement:  "The mission of Mohave County is to serve its citizens through the efficient management of resources and the promotion of cooperation among communities, in a visionary manner that enhances the lives of those served."

Type of Government: 

A five-member Board of Supervisors, elected by district, on a partisan basis, for a four-year term governs the County. A Chairman of the Board is selected annually by the Supervisors. The Board appoints the County Administrator who is responsible for the overall management and administration of County operations. In addition to the Board of Supervisors, the Assessor, Attorney, Clerk of the Superior Court, Recorder, School Superintendent, Sheriff, Treasurer, five Constables, five Justices of the Peace, and six Superior Court Judges are all elected. The County Administrator, with confirmation by the Board of Supervisors, appoints the following Directors: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Community Services, Development Services, Economic Development, Elections, Financial Services, Health & Social Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal Defender, Library, Planning & Zoning, Public Defender, Public Works and Risk and Emergency Management. 

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