Engineer - Development & Emergency Services

  • 401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Emergency Management Engineering
  • Salary: $89,893.00 - $104,276.00 Annually USD

Job Description



The Engineer performs technical consulting work advising County officials about construction projects. Employee is responsible for the design, maintenance and construction of assigned areas.

Examples of Duties

Estimates costs, writes bid specifications and develops and manages project schedules for different projects.
Manages construction projects, including the review of engineering bills from vendors and advises staff on projects.
Communicates project status to Department Head and responds to requests from Commissioners timely and appropriately.
Proactively informs the public when citizens will be impacted by planned county projects.
Creates and implements a communication plan to ensure professional and effective messaging to all interested parties.
Monitors expenditures and financial status of specific projects.
Regular and punctual attendance is required.
Performs review of land development applications and associated plans and studies.
Uses engineering judgment to resolve complex engineering issues associated with land development projects.
Provides engineering analysis related to subdivision design, floodplain management, utility/Right-of-way construction approval, and commercial construction projects.
Review floodplain submissions related to development in the floodplain and in support of LOMR submissions to the Federal Emergency Management Administration.
Provides assistance to other departments and assists the Assistant Director of Development Services with creating, reviewing and updating the County's design criteria and construction standards for public and private improvements.
Assists the Assistant Director of Development Services with reviewing and making recommendations for updating code sections related to land development.
Attends the County's Development Support Committee Meetings to report engineering comments on land development projects.
Coordinates with other County departments on land development applications to ensure that all engineering issues are properly addressed.
Working knowledge of HEC-RAS and HEC-HMS.
Administers the County's storm water management program.
Provides engineering review and approval of utility permits and subdivision plat submissions.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and five years of experience managing road construction projects and/or designing roads, bridges, etc., reviewing engineering bills, plans, and interfacing with contracted engineering firms. Additional education may be substituted for work experience.

Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas required; or if an individual is licensed in another state he/she must obtain licensure as a Professional Engineer in Texas within 6 months of hire.

If assigned to the Development and Emergency Services Department must obtain a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification within 1 year of employment.
Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas 76201 United States View Map