• City of Taylor, MI
  • Taylor, Michigan
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $90,000.00 - $100,000.00 Salary/year USD

Job Description

The City Engineer for the City of Taylor is responsible for the planning and design of the city's current and future infrastructure needs. The City Engineer is expected to collaborate with businesses and the Department of Public Services to design the city's infrastructure. The City Engineer provides professional civil engineering services in support of the Public Services and Planning Departments working with other municipal departments as necessary. Duties to include planning, construction, repair, operations and maintenance of the municipal infrastructure including but not limited to the street, water distribution, sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems as well as the various City facilities. The City Engineer performs various administrative duties and provides support to the Director of Public Services as needed or assigned. Additional duties may be assigned by the Director of Public Services.


The City Engineer must be a registered engineer in the State of Michigan per the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Five years (5) minimum previous work experience preferred in planning, design, permitting and construction of municipal infrastructure and facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills and abilities to perform the job. The position requires a valid State of Michigan driver's license.

Job Related Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standard practices and procedures of civil engineering and construction particularly as it pertains to municipal infrastructure including pavement systems, water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, storm sewer collection, water treatment, wastewater treatment, building and facilities
  • Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations governing pavement design, water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, storm water, surveying and building codes
  • Knowledge of basic management techniques
  • Knowledge of local government practices and procedures including public sector procurement
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with supervisor, co-workers, employees, City officials and the public
  • Ability to research, collate and present information effectively, in both verbal and written forms
  • Ability to investigate, analyze, and effectively resolve problems and conflicts
  • Ability to multi-task and perform with evolving priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive issues with discretion and sound judgment

. Interpersonal Skills:
  • Possess strong oral/written communication skills
  • Possess ability to work independently
  • Possess a high sense of integrity and ethics
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to accept performance feedback
  • Self-developer striving for continuous improvement
  • Goal and deadline oriented
  • Adaptable to change
  • Detail oriented
  • Team oriented


Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited four-year college or university. Candidate must be a licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan.

  • Normal Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Hours beyond normal schedule may be required to complete job requirements

  • $90K-$100K based on experience
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, defined contribution, and paid time off

Application Process

Complete an online application at . Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process.

Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted regarding the next steps in the application process. Thank you for your interest in the City of Taylor.

The City of Taylor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Taylor is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of such factors as race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight and marital status. Under the State Persons with Disabilities Act and the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act, an employer has a legal obligation to accommodate an employee's or job applicant's disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the employer. A person with a disability may allege a violation against an employer regarding a failure to accommodate his or her condition under Michigan law only if the person notifies the employer in writing of the need for accommodation within 182 days after the date the person knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.

Job Address

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