Under the direction and general guidance of the Public Works Assistant Director of Engineering, the Assistant City Engineer performs complex and professional engineering work for environmental, water, gas, street, and other public works projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria; may serve as a Project Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
May exercise general supervision over temporary or other staff as needed and assigned by the Public Works Director.
Reviews private project development plans for compliance with codes, regulations, and standards, adequacy of applications for permits and compliance with approved plans.
Determines applicable codes, regulations, and requirements for assigned projects.
Coordinates the preparation of, or develops, engineering plans and specifications, coordinates required advertising for bids, reviews construction bids and makes necessary recommendations based on lowest and best bids, competency of vendors and consultants, and the selection criteria.
Assists in project management for the construction of the municipal public works projects. Oversees assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance with time and budget parameters for the project.
Assists in the preparation of water, storm drainage, and street system maps, data bases, and comprehensive plans.
Maintains the engineering library and infrastructure records.
Assures as-built records of projects, and documents necessary changes for the operation and maintenance programs.
Responds to public or other inquires relative to engineering procedures on specific projects and other information.
Reviews utility permits, street use permits, franchise utility permits, etc.
Maintains regular contact with consulting engineers, construction project engineers, City, County, State and Federal agencies, professional and technical groups and the general public regarding division activities and services.
Assists in the evaluation of transportation and traffic impacts of development proposals, permits, rezones, plats, etc. Prepares traffic, utility and other studies and reports.
Assists in intersection signal and channelization design.
Assists in the development and maintenance of a pavement management system.
Coordinates sidewalk inspection, maintenance and enforcement programs.
Monitors inter-governmental actions affecting public works operations.
Assists in the training of other city personnel in public works design and construction techniques.