Engineering Manager (Consolidated)

  • MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ
  • Mohave, Arizona
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Engineering
  • Salary: $72,883.20 - $113,089.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Job Summary

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This position is a senior management level class in the Professional Engineering series. Performs professional civil engineering, technical, budgetary, analytical, supervisory, and administrative duties involved in assisting the Public Works Director in managing day-to-day Public Works operations.

REP O R TS TO Work is performed under the general direction of the Public Works Director. Work is reviewed through direct communication both verbal and written, quality and timeliness of deliverables produced where required under routine and special assignments and results achieved.

SUPERV I SION EXERCISED As assigned by the Public Works Director, supervision is exercised directly through various Public Works division or staff functional leads over a staff of technical, labor/trades, and/or clerical support staff for operating, maintaining and improving civil infrastructure systems including County owned, leased, and/or maintained roads, bridges, road drainage structures, right-of-way, public water systems and buildings and grounds. The employee is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in accordance with established policies and procedures and exercise technical and functional supervision of subordinates as required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares work schedules and assignments; supervises the activities of assigned personnel; monitors reports and record keeping activities filed by assigned personnel for completeness, accuracy, and adherence to policy and procedure guidelines; issues written and oral instructions; instructs personnel in departmental policies, procedures and techniques, and provides training.
  • Completes performance plans and evaluations; recommends disciplinary actions; approves vacations and time off; may make hiring recommendations.
  • Assists in developing and preparing Department and division goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Represents the Public Works Director in dealings with other governmental jurisdictions, COGs and MPOs, other County Departments and Divisions, the general public, contractors and consulting engineers regarding transportation, civil infrastructure systems and right-of-way planning, development, and operation.
  • Attends meetings and conferences.
May be assigned to one or more areas of responsibility as follows:

TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS
  • Directs inspection, analysis, and planning for operation, maintenance, preservation, capital improvement, and expansion of County transportation systems, including traffic and roads, bridges, road drainage structures, rights-of-way, right-of-way utilities, and buildings and grounds.
  • Performs complex technical engineering work as a staff specialist engaged in the evaluation and application of engineering principles to difficult projects of major scope, subject to several independent standards for construction and/or operations.
  • Performs traffic engineering work and maintains traffic data collection and analysis program
  • Performs highway engineering work.
  • Performs pavement engineering work.
  • Manages right-of-way encroachment, special event, and oversize/overweight vehicle permitting and related land use, lease, and license agreements.
  • Administers transportation asset inventory and inspections, evaluates operation and maintenance needs, and develops and executes engineering solutions to needs and deficiencies.
  • Plans, directs, organizes, assigns, evaluates, and coordinates static and electronic traffic control device fabrication, installation, maintenance, and repair activities.
  • Directs Traffic Control Division annual budget and manages expenditures to ensure costs stay within the approved budget.
  • Manages the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, construction documents, permitting and other material required for the planning, design and construction of road improvement projects.
  • Performs contract technical administration for the delivery of planning, design, and construction services.
  • Assures that Public Works construction projects are constructed to the required specifications, within the approved budget, and in the specified time frame.
  • Prepares multi-year transportation system capital improvement programs, including funding estimates for project design and construction.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records, correspondence, technical and narrative reports on work performed.
  • Administers retention of essential records depicting the design, operation, maintenance, and construction of road assets,, rights-of-way, and related infrastructure assets.
  • Prepares project grant funding applications.
  • Monitors adopted County engineering standards and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, ordinances, and codes and makes recommendations and technical and procedural modifications to comply with future updates.
  • Provides information and presentations to the public, contractors, engineers, architects, developers, and representatives of other governmental agencies.
  • Prepares work schedules and assignments; supervises the activities of assigned personnel; monitors reports and record keeping activities filed by assigned personnel for completeness, accuracy, and adherence to policy and procedure guidelines; issues written and oral instructions; instructs personnel in departmental policies, procedures and techniques, and provides training.
  • Completes performance plans and evaluations; recommends disciplinary actions; approves vacations and time off; may make hiring recommendations.
  • Assists in developing and preparing Department and division goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Represents the Public Works Director in dealings with other governmental jurisdictions, COGs and MPOs, other County Departments and Divisions, the general public, contractors and consulting engineers regarding transportation system and right-of-way planning, development, and operation.
  • Attends meetings and conferences.


SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Performs special assignments as requested.
  • Exercise regular and predictable attendance and punctuality in accordance with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering or a closely related field
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in one of the above assignment areas, coupled with two (2) or more years supervisory or administrative experience in one of the above assignment areas.
SPEC I A L JOB REQUIREMENT
  • Must be licensed as a Professional Civil Engineer and be registered in the State of Arizona within six (6) months of appointment to the position except under Facilities and Road Maintenance and Operations areas of responsibility whereas professional registration in the State of Arizona represents a preference.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license for operation of motor vehicles on Arizona roads at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.
  • Must provide acceptable driving history at no cost to the County.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Modern methods, principles and practices of civil engineering design, operations analysis, and construction management with emphasis on one of the above assignment areas.
  • Computer applications as they apply to uses for engineering, computer-aided design, and geographic information systems purposes.
  • Effective design and construction project development, scheduling, and monitoring.
  • Effective research, data collection, analysis, evaluation and reporting techniques.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision, scheduling, budgeting, training and evaluation, and public relations.
  • Principles, methods and practices for preparing, negotiating, coordinating and administering contracts, agreements and Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids.
  • Principles and practices for emergency response planning, implementation, and resource management as per the Incident Command System.
  • Current laws, ordinances and State and Federal procurement, construction and work site safety regulations.
  • Grant preparation.
  • Principles and practices of leadership, supervision and training.

Skill in:
  • Modern methods, principles and practices of civil engineering design, operations analysis, and construction management with emphasis on one of the above assignment areas.
  • Computer applications as they apply to uses for engineering, computer-aided design, and geographic information systems purposes.
  • Effective design and construction project development, scheduling, and monitoring.
  • Effective research, data collection, analysis, evaluation and reporting techniques.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision, scheduling, budgeting, training and evaluation, and public relations.
  • Principles, methods and practices for preparing, negotiating, coordinating and administering contracts, agreements and Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids.
  • Principles and practices for emergency response planning, implementation, and resource management as per the Incident Command System.
  • Current laws, ordinances and State and Federal procurement, construction and work site safety regulations.
  • Grant preparation.
  • Principles and practices of leadership, supervision and training.

Ability to:
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with people.
  • Building partnerships and foster teamwork.
  • Work collaboratively within and across organizational boundaries to achieve common goals.
  • Identify customer expectations and respond appropriately to their needs.
  • Train others.
  • Understand, interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State, local and departmental laws, rules, regulations, codes, standards, policies, procedures, and technical materials encountered in the performance of assignments.
  • Apply independent judgment in the analysis of assigned engineering projects and formulate and write recommendations, plans, specifications and proposals.
  • Interpret legal descriptions and documents, maps, construction plans and other technical documents related to areas of responsibility.
  • Plan, organize and administer design and construction contracts, budgets and projects within prescribed budgetary requirements and established policies.
  • Collect, compile, and analyze technical data and calculations and convert them into operations assessments and plans and specifications.
  • Estimate construction and material costs.
  • Manage and perform work supporting preliminary engineering design, final design, environmental clearances, utility clearances, and right-of-way clearances.
  • Make detailed inspections of the quality of work performed and answer technical problems related to maintenance, repair and construction activities.
  • Plan and organize work to meet daily and periodic objectives.
  • Work independently in completing assigned tasks and in maintaining complete and accurate records and other documentation accurately and legibly in a clear and concise manner.
  • Exercise sound judgment and discretion in making decisions and in administering established policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Analyze administrative, organizational and personnel situations and determine appropriate or alternative actions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare and effectively present oral and written reports, recommendations, and agenda items to the Public Works Director, Board of Supervisors, staff, organizations, and the general public.
  • Respond effectively to a variety of changing situations.
  • Perform the essential functions of the job specifications with or without a reasonable accommodation.

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Job Address

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