Salary: $37.40 - $57.97 Hourly USD
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Clark County Public Works Department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Senior Civil Engineer position. This position provides project or day-to-day staff leadership or supervision for civil engineering design and/or construction projects and programs; performs professional level engineering planning, design and/or construction oversight for a variety of construction, remodeling and major repair projects for County or local agency buildings, flood control, transit, wastewater and other public facilities.
This is an open and continuous recruitment, scheduling dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months at either level or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.
Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.
Some positions may be Grant Funded. Grant Funded positions are subject to continuation based on availability of grant funds and the employee will be terminated without right of appeal when such funds are no longer available.
Some positions may be used to fill term Limited-Permanent positions. The selected candidates will be hired for a special project or duties of a limited duration and be required to sign a term of employment letter specifying condition and exact dates of employment. The successful candidates will be eligible for benefits during the duration of employment.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering AND four (4) years of full-time professional level civil design and project management experience.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work with exposure to potential hazards at various construction sites.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess valid registration as a professional Engineer in the State of Nevada at time of application. If registered in another state, must obtain Nevada registration within one (1) year of date of hire. Possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Confers with County or agency staff regarding physical facility project requirements, including space criteria, cost estimates and related matters. Conducts feasibility and cost studies; develops engineering solutions to complex problems related to such areas as bridges, storm or sanitary sewers, roadways, water systems, flood control systems, and office or plant facility design and retrofitting; recommends alternative approaches, including the use of contract services and the incorporation of new methods and materials. Prepares project designs, cost estimates, specifications and project schedules. Participates in writing requests for proposal and contract specifications for design and construction services; participates in the selection of contractors and administers professional service contracts. Maintains liaison with various utility, governmental agency, County and agency departmental staff; ensures that codes and standards are met in assigned projects. Administers contracts with and confers with consultants, engineers, architects and/or construction contractors; schedules projects; provides technical oversight, inspects work in progress and ensures that all work complies with contract specifications and applicable codes and standards. Coordinates and provides technical oversight to staff performing construction and remodeling projects; depending upon assignment; provides project or ongoing leadership or supervision to staff, including work assignment, review and evaluation; may participate in selection and disciplinary procedures. Reviews and authorizes requests for payment and change orders; tracks and document project and/or program costs. Confers with maintenance staff and recommends solutions to facility design, maintenance and operational problems. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Maintains accurate records and prepares a variety of periodic and special reports. Drives a personal, County or agency motor vehicle in order to drive to project sites and meetings. Monitors developments in equipment, materials and techniques in the electrical engineering design and construction field; gathers information, develops alternatives and makes recommendations.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites; strength and stamina to inspect various construction projects and facilities; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Las Vegas, Nevada