City of Modesto

The City of Modesto is the 18th largest city in the State of California and is well known for its quality agriculture and civic pride within the community. 

1 job(s) at City of Modesto

City of Modesto 1010 10th Street, Modesto, CA, USA
Jul 10, 2019
Full Time
Essential Functions: Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the performance of technical and professional engineering duties; implement policies and procedures.  Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in technical and professional engineering duties related to the design, construction, maintenance/operation of a variety of public works and development projects.  Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.  Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and control expenditures.  Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. Manage and/or participate in the preparation of complex engineering studies and reports related to public works, utilities, and capital improvement projects according to assignment; oversee coordination of activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, citizens, consultants, and developers. Manage the most complex and difficult engineering projects; develop and monitor project schedules and budget; ensure project funding.  Prepare agenda reports and resolutions for Council approval; make presentations to Council and other City committees and commissions.  Initiate and conduct engineering planning studies to identify public works systems and facility needs and associated standards for planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation.  Supervise, review, and participate in preparation of environmental assessments and studies related to City and private projects; meet with developers to discuss proposed projects or to resolve design issues; review new development plans.  Prepare Requests for Proposals, research and recommend use of consultants and contractors for various projects; negotiate contracts and review work plans, monitor progress and authorize payments according to contract terms and conditions.  Assist in negotiation of right-of-way agreements, professional services agreements, and cooperative agreements.  Administer, design, and review assigned projects; ensure compliance with codes and local regulations.  Direct the preparation and filing of deeds, maps and legal descriptions. Consult with a variety of health and other public officials, engineers, attorneys, waterconsumer groups, and others on water quality management plans, treatment facilities,  wastewater and stormwater issues, research projects, policies and studies.  Prepare and make presentations to citizen groups, outside organizations and the City Council.  Represent the division on committees and to outside organizations; coordinate engineering activities with other divisions and outside agencies.  Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.  Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.  Marginal Functions: Perform related duties as assigned.