The City of New Albany currently has an opening for a Civil Engineer/Project Manager.
Performs a variety of professional, technical, and supervisory civil engineering management functions
Oversees Engineering Department activities and the work of contract engineers and contractors on civil projects; may direct activities of Engineering Department personnel in carrying out of various functions; may evaluate employee work performance with assistance of appropriate supervisor; participates in and approves all personnel actions in Engineering Department activities; and, coordinates training and education programs for the Engineering Department.
Coordinates engineering-related activities with other city departments and outside agencies; works closely with other departments in carrying out engineering functions for the city; participates with city staff and outside agencies in review of development policies, activities, and projects; and, provides staff support to other city departments as needed or directed.
Assists with the selection and supervision of consultant professional engineers for civil projects and assists with the administration of professional services contracts.
Designs and implement a system for right-of-way management, including design and inspection, to ensure the safety of the traveling public, including all public streets, sidewalks, alleys as well as related appurtenances. Develops a system for the access of the public to the rights-of-way of the city and ensures compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Assists in annual budget preparation; monitors expenditures in the Engineering Department; and, determines equipment, personnel, and materials needed for the Engineering Department.
Serves as a member of the New Albany City Plan Commission and participates in short-term and long-term planning activities; makes recommendations to the Mayor and various councils, boards, and commissions regarding engineering issues; makes regular reports to the Mayor and others; reviews and prepares technical reports and studies; attends public meetings and provides recommendations and input; prepares presentation materials; and, represents the city in meetings with the public and other public entities.
- Education and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field
- A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in professional civil engineering work including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity
- Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Considerable knowledge of the modern principles, practices, methods, materials, and techniques of civil engineering as applied to private development projects and public works, utilities, and construction projects, as well as considerable knowledge of applicable statutes, laws, and codes relevant to civil engineering.
- Working knowledge of project management and contract administration.
- Ability to use a full range of computer programs, equipment and materials as applied to civil engineering, including word processing and spreadsheet applications as well as GIS and CAD-based software programs. Ability to motivate, supervise and evaluate subordinates. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a wide audience from professionals to lay-persons. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and agencies, and the public.
- Special Qualifications:
- Registration as a Professional Engineer from the State of Indiana at the time of appointment. Upon employment, must possess a valid Indiana driver’s license.
- Desirable Experience and Knowledge:
- Experience in Capital Improvement Planning and Programming (CIP)
- Federal and state funding programs and opportunities
- Experience working with Federal, State and local government agencies
- Municipal budgeting
- Supervision of subordinate employees
- Work Environment and Physical Demands:
- The Civil Engineering Project Manager may work in variable weather and traffic conditions and other potentially hazardous circumstances with the appropriate safety equipment. Performs light labor. Tasks regularly include walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, climbing, and lifting. Talking, hearing, and seeing are necessary for performing most essential duties. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity is required for most essential functions.
Applications are due by May 31, 2013 and may be mailed to:
City of New Albany - ATN: Human Resources
311 Hauss Square, Suite 323
New Albany, IN 47150