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 of County or local agency buildings, flood control, transit, wastewater and other public facilities.
This experienced, professional level class provides a variety of project or program oversight of civil engineering activities for various County and local agency design and retrofitting projects. Responsibilities include working with staff, consultants and contractors to design projects, prepare plans, cost estimates and complete assigned projects. Incumbents in this class participate in developing contract specifications and administering contracts. This class is distinguished from Principal Engineer in that the latter has significant ongoing supervisory responsibilities for an engineering section or functional area.
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.
ducation and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering AND four (4) years of full-time professional level civil design and project management experience.
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.