Depending on qualifications, the Community Development Department is seeking an Engineer II or Engineer III. Designs small to moderately difficult professional engineering projects; performs analysis of possible project alternatives, develops project drawings, evaluates project costs, and writes project specifications; designs projects, including analysis of alternative designs; prepares drawings for use by construction force. Manages small to moderately large capital improvement contracts; serves as assistant or project manager and field engineer for these projects; oversees construction work performed by contractors to ensure work meets specifications; holds pre-design and pre-survey meetings to discuss goals, objectives, and details of the project. Works with consulting engineers to supply information on existing and proposed projects; provides oversight of these consulting services; reviews and updates project information in conjunction with agencies with jurisdiction over projects. Prepares work orders and contracts for projects; organizes, updates, and maintains records, files, and drawings for projects through CityWorks program; calculates and prepares contractor invoice payments; maintains time records of assigned project activities, including time spent on each job and cost allocation. Bluebeam and AutoCAD experience preferred.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field. Two years’ experience in general utility/general engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Requires a valid Missouri driver’s license. Must complete required NIMS level training within first six months of hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of principles, practices, and standards of engineering and/or construction. Skill in applying mathematical concepts and principles. Skill and ability in recordkeeping, report preparation, filing, computer applications related to work including data input into Cityworks data management system, and general office practices. Ability to read and interpret construction plans, blueprints, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
Physical Demands: Hand dexterity to operate personal computer and other equipment related to job. While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use of hands to handle, finger, or feel, and to reach with hands and arms. May lift up to 25 lbs.
Typical Working Conditions: Working conditions are in both office environment and outdoor weather conditions.
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position
Apply online at www.indepmo.org/hr.
Position Open Until Filled. First Review of Applications January 23, 2023
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