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Senior Engineer

Employer
City of Manteca
Location
Manteca, California
Salary
$141,924.00 - $172,512.00 Annually
Closing date
Dec 23, 2023

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Specialty
Construction Engineering, Planning & Development, Other
Position Type
Director
Organization Type
Government

***Benefits Include: 2.5% Education Incentive, 2.5% Bilingual Pay, 2% Yearly Stipend,  83.2 Hours of Wellness Leave with the option to cash-out, & More! ***

 

BASIC FUNCTION: 

Under the direction of the Director of Engineering/City Engineer or his/her designee, plan, coordinate and manage public works construction, alteration and installation projects; perform a variety of professional engineering duties in the planning, design, contracting, budgeting, bidding and analysis of assigned projects; review development project applications, conditions of approval, environmental documents, agreements, studies, and maps; train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned personnel.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Plan, review, coordinate and manage public infrastructure construction, alteration and installation projects for an assigned City department; prepare project cost estimates; review bids, recommend contract awards and administer contracts; coordinate resources and information to assure smooth and efficient construction activities; plan improvement projects for system expansion and upgrades for assigned department.

Organize and direct the planning, design, development and implementation of assigned projects; prepare, review and inspect specifications to assure compliance and compatibility with existing systems and applicable codes, standards, specifications and practices; coordinate project research, meetings, conferences, inspections, accounting and close-out.

Coordinate the bidding process for assigned projects; oversee and participate in the assembly and preparation of a variety of bid documents including drawings, calculations, specifications, plans and support materials; assure bid documents, notifications, awards and related materials are distributed to appropriate contractors, outside agencies and personnel according to established time lines.

Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned personnel; provide technical consultation to City staff, administrators and outside contractors.

Coordinate and schedule construction activities with applicable City divisions, outside agencies and the general public; collaborate with other City departments, outside agencies and contractors in the planning and coordination of assigned projects; organize and conduct pre-construction meetings to provide project information to appropriate staff and contractors.

Review plans, maps and other documents for accuracy and compliance with established engineering practices, standards and specifications; revise plans as appropriate; assure department activities comply with established polices, codes, rules and regulations.

Plan, coordinate and manage the inspection of department projects in progress and upon completion to assure compliance with plans, contracts, specifications and City codes; prepare mandated reports regarding project compliance with City, State and federal codes and regulations.

Coordinate communications and information between administrators, staff, outside contractors, community organizations and the public to assure smooth and efficient construction operations; resolve issues as appropriate.

Assist in the development and preparation of the budget for department construction activities; monitor personnel, material and equipment needs and provide recommendations concerning Department expenditures; prepare related budget proposals; arrange payments for outside contractors and agencies as directed.

Operate specialized drafting, survey and inspection tools and equipment; operate standard office equipment including a computer and assigned software; drive a vehicle to conduct work.

Prepare and maintain a variety of mandated and requested records and reports related to personnel, department projects and assigned activities.

Coordinate and conduct a variety of meetings; attend City Council and other administrative meetings and provide information concerning department construction, alteration and installation projects; prepare related agenda items, proposals and support materials.

 

OTHER DUTIES:

Perform related duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Planning, organization and management of construction, alteration and installation projects for assigned City department.

 

Professional engineering and project management principles and practices.

Applicable City, State and federal law, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures.

Practices and procedures of contract administration.

Drafting, mapping, surveying and construction inspection techniques, instruments and equipment.

Policies and objectives of assigned department.

Engineering mathematics including geometry, trigonometry and design principles.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Oral and written communication skills.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

Principles of training and providing work direction.

Technical aspects of field of specialty.

Operation of standard office equipment including a computer and engineering software.

Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.

Budget preparation and control.

 

ABILITY TO:

Plan, coordinate and manage public works construction, alteration and installation projects for an assigned City department.

Perform a variety of professional engineering duties in the planning, design, contracting, budgeting, bidding and analysis of assigned projects.

Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned personnel.

Interpret, apply and assure compliance with City, State and federal law, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures related to public works projects.

Review bids, recommend contract awards and administer contracts.

Organize and direct the planning, design, development and implementation of assigned projects.

Prepare, review and inspect specifications to assure compliance and compatibility with existing systems and applicable codes, standards, specifications and practices.

Coordinate the bidding process for assigned projects.

Oversee and participate in the assembly and preparation of a variety of bid documents including drawings, calculations, specifications, plans and support materials.

Plan, coordinate and manage the inspection of department projects in progress and upon completion to assure compliance with plans, contracts, specifications and City codes.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Perform accurate engineering computations.

Operate specialized drafting, survey and inspection tools and equipment.

Work independently with little direction.

Operate standard office equipment including a computer and engineering software.

Meet schedules and time lines.

Prioritize and schedule work.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Report to work every scheduled workday.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field and three years experience as a licensed civil engineer performing project design and management.. 

Positions in this class may be filled by advancement from the Associate Civil Engineer class. Internal candidates are eligible for advancement after a minimum of three years experience in the City of Manteca Associate Civil Engineer class. All performance evaluations while in the Associate Civil Engineer class must be satisfactory or better. 

A master's degree in civil engineering, or related field, may be substituted for one year of experience in the Associate Civil Engineer class.

 

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California driver’s license.

Registration as a professional Civil Engineer in California.

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