Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary

The City of Frisco is seeking a Professional Engineer to perform civil engineering work as listed in the job description.  The candidate for this position will primarily be assigned to work under the supervision of the Capital Projects Manager and focus on civil engineering work related to managing capital improvement and construction projects.
 
The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

Essential Job Functions & Other Important Duties

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manages all phases of assigned development and capital projects.
  • Provides direction to consultants regarding the review and approval of plans, construction specifications, details and reports for private development and capital projects.
  • Applies consistent design standards, construction details and specifications to meet City standards and engineering practices.
  • Develops, implements and monitors professional services and construction contracts.
  • Negotiates and mediates differences with contractors and reviews change orders.
  • Verifies work completed and processes associated design and construction payments.
  • 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 capital, 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 capital projects at all phases of construction.
  • Evaluates and responds to public, inter-departmental and city official inquiries.
  
Other Important Duties:
  • Completes special projects as assigned.
  • Travels to attend meetings, conferences and training.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of civil engineering practices and principals.
  • Knowledge of construction engineering design, specifications, construction materials and supply specifications and standards.
  • Knowledge of construction inspection and investigation practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.
  • Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communications.
  • Skill in reviewing and detecting deviations in specifications from approved engineering practices, codes and ordinances.
  • Skill in preparing, developing and presenting technical information to public officials, developers, contractors, consultants and the general public.
  • Skill in effectively reviewing work and providing technical assistance to assigned staff.
  • Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
 
 Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, and a minimum of five years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a Professional Engineer License. If P.E. license is not from the State of Texas, selected candidate must obtain Texas Registered Professional Engineer license within 6 months from the date of employment.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check.
  • Must possess State of Texas Driver's License.

Environmental Factors & Conditions/Physical Requirements

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in office setting and construction site environments.
  • May be subject to repetitive motion such as typing, data entry and vision to monitor.
  • May be subject to standing or walking for extended periods of time on rough terrain, climbing ladders, entering enclosed spaces, bending, reaching, kneeling and lifting.
  • May be subject to exposure to loud noises, heavy equipment, chemicals and fumes, infectious diseases, air and water borne pathogens, insects, snakes and rodents common to the construction or renovation of streets, sewers and drainage systems.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
 
 Equipment and Tools Utilized:
  • Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, calculator, fax machine, other standard office equipment, engineering and drafting equipment, and department vehicles.
     

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