Licensed Civil Engineering - Private Development Construction

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering
  • Salary: $70,732.00 - $106,805.00 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to manage projects for public improvements from private development. This is accomplished by reviewing civil engineering plans for public infrastructure ensuring all design criteria, specifications, and requirements are met. This position coordinates with developers, contractors, and consultants and requires knowledge of water, wastewater, and storm drain design.

Essential Job Functions

This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.
This position has responsibilities that require lifting to 20 pounds on occasion.

  • Administers project management by providing design input; reviewing plans; working with consultants on change orders.
  • Conducts plan reviews of private development.
  • Facilitates plan approvals, pre-construction meetings, and project close out; provides oversight for development related engineering permits.
  • Provides citizen assistance by answering citizen questions by phone or in person; and performing project site visits.
  • Manages from the pre-construction meetings to close-out of construction project.
  • Coordinates and interacts with the civil review engineer, inspectors, and other City employees and citizens.
  • All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a bachelor's degree-level of study, in civil engineering.
  • Experience: Over five years
  • Licenses: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License
  • Certifications Required: Professional Engineer License (preferred, Construction Project Management experience can be substituted).
  • Reading: Advanced ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Math: Advanced ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Writing: Intermediate ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Managerial: Receives limited direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically.
  • Budget Responsibility: Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than division size.
  • Supervisory / Organizational Control: Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, and instructing.
  • Complexity: Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables. City-wide policies, procedures, or precedents may be developed and/or recommended.
  • Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills: Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.

Closing Date/Time: 6/29/2021 5:00 PM Central

Special Instructions

6/29/2021 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

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