Senior Engineer - Development

  • TOWN OF PROSPER, TEXAS
  • 250 W. First Street, Prosper, Texas
  • Jun 02, 2022
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $102,802.14 - $154,203.21 Annually USD

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Hiring Range: $102,802.14 - $128,502.67 Full Range: $102,802.14 - $154,203.21

Responsible for assisting the Assistant Director of Engineering Services in all aspects of civil engineering activities with primary responsibility for managing tasks associated with development review including, but not limited to, review of construction drawings, site plans, plats and zoning submittals, cost estimate approvals, obtaining and reviewing easements, and conducting meetings with developers, consultants, engineers, and homeowners. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions of considerable difficulty. Position performs other related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Provides technical assistance to staff engineers on plan review and use of proper procedure and interpretation of Town requirements to ensure conformance with Town standards.
  • Provides analytical and developmental recommendations relating to engineering plans, specifications and reports on improvements and new construction for the Town.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of design manual, ordinances and procedures.
  • Review and provide comments on subdivision plats, construction and development plans in compliance with infrastructure needs and appropriate local standards, ordinances, and accepted practices.
  • May assist with supervision and direction of professional and technical level staff engineers.
  • Manages all phases of assigned private development and related infrastructure projects.
  • Assist in the review of zoning change requests, preliminary plans, final plats, site plans, (etc.), regarding engineering issues.
  • Provides direction to consultants regarding the review and approval of plans, construction specifications, details and reports for private development and infrastructure projects.
  • Applies consistent design standards, construction details and specifications to meet Town standards and engineering practices.
  • Evaluates and responds to technical inquiries from inspectors, consulting engineers, developers and contractors.
  • Reviews exhibits and descriptions for easements and right of way acquisition.
  • Prepares council agenda items for assigned private development or other special projects.
  • Attends meetings with consultants, developers, contractors and other staff as necessary.
  • Conducts site inspections as necessary for private development and infrastructure projects at all phases of construction.
  • Evaluates and responds to public, inter-departmental and Town official inquiries.
  • Provides technical assistance to staff engineers on plan review and use of proper procedure and interpretation of Town requirements to ensure conformance with Town standards.
  • Review and provide comments on subdivision plats, construction and development plans in compliance with capital improvement needs and appropriate local standards, ordinances, and accepted practices.
  • Provide information, as requested, on existing and proposed infrastructure system (i.e., location, size and/or depth of existing and proposed water, sewer, and storm drain lines street/thoroughfare alignment and roadway width, etc.).
  • Review traffic studies, counts, speed surveys, and signal timing, and make recommendations on transportation issues.
  • Identify problems and prepare and recommend solutions for drainage issues throughout the Town.
  • Receive and respond to citizens, developers, and/or engineers inquiries and complaints regarding engineering issues.
  • Assist with the coordination and performance of flood plain administration duties in accordance with FEMA and local ordinances.
  • Assist with contract administration for professional services and capital improvement projects.
  • Compose and prepare correspondence.
Additional Duties
  • Assist with the preparation of briefings for Town Council and Planning and Zoning Commission on engineering, development, and capital improvement project related items.
  • Attend meetings and perform other related duties.
  • Assist with the preparation of various reports for the Town Manager and department heads, (etc.).
Perform other duties as specified by the Town Council, Town Manager, Executive Director of Development and Community Services, Town Charter, or the laws of the

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training Guidelines :
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university with a minimum of five (5) years related experience as a Professional Engineer, one year of which is in a lead or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Municipal civil engineer experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, particularly with the design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Experience in land development including grading, drainage, street and utility design is an asset.

Training :
  • Must actively participate in professional associations in order to keep current in the changes of the law and practice of job responsibilities.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of municipal laws, codes, policies and guidelines applicable to the job responsibilities.
License or Certification :
  • Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or be able to obtain Texas license within six months.
  • Must possess a valid Texas "Class C" driver's license.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS :
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, stretch, bend, twist, stoop, and kneel.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT :
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee must have ability to maintain concentration in the midst of interruptions and background noise.


ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Job Address

250 W. First Street, Prosper, Texas 75078 United States View Map