Designs public infrastructure facilities, including drainage structures, sanitary sewers, roads, bridges, and culverts using accepted civil engineering practices, jurisdiction-specific standards and specifications, and nationally recognized engineering codes, standards, or regulations. Conducts engineering studies and prepares reports and recommendations based on the study’s results. Interacts with developers, contractors, engineers, surveyors, governmental agencies and other parties going through the jurisdiction’s permitting process. Assists with the process to announce, collect, assess, and accept bids from contractors for public infrastructure projects. Reviews proposed construction plans to ensure they safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public; use accepted civil engineering practices; and comply with applicable codes, regulations and standards. Manages public infrastructure construction projects that were designed by engineering consultants/contractors by ensuring the construction project adheres to any approved plan, contract or issued permit throughout all phases of construction. Supervises and directs the activities of subordinate personnel including Civil Engineers and Engineering support staff by assigning and reviewing their work, providing technical expertise, and assisting with the development of the departmental budget. Interacts with members of the public, public officials and other governmental agencies.
Valid driver's license.
Professional Engineering License from the state of Alabama or from a state that has reciprocity with Alabama.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field (e.g., Structural, Environmental, etc.).
Work experience assessing civil infrastructure and preparing and providing plans or recommendations for rehabilitation or replacement.
Work experience preparing construction cost estimates.
Work experience presenting engineering infrastructure recommendations/findings to a variety of audiences including public officials, third party consultants, etc.
Work experience preparing and reading engineering plans.
Work experience managing civil infrastructure projects.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range $59,508 - $92,331
Internal Number: R0000600
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