Direct, plan, administer and evaluate building, engineering, traffic, environmental, and public works divisions’ capital projects and programs. Involves: Construction Services: Administer the selection of consultants and private engineers and architects to perform construction services for the City to include negotiating fees on all design agreements. Monitor construction projects for compliance with design specifications, and cost and schedule stipulations. Produce plans and specifications for construction projects, streets and drainage structures. Inspect new construction. Resolve conflicts. Assure quality control. Prepare, assemble, issue and affix professional engineering and surveying seals to engineering drawings and technical specifications. Liaison with City departments, contractors and regulatory agencies on construction projects. Engineering Services: Manage, direct and supervise the Engineering Services Division consisting of Program Management and Design Sections. Develop design criteria consisting of procedures and standards for the preparation of construction documents of street and drainage improvements, park and site improvements, public buildings and public work improvements. Develop design criteria and set parameters for the preparation of construction plans and specifications. Direct, review and control project development and inspection of construction projects for compliance to approved plans and specifications. Direct and control review of plans submitted by city departments and private consultants. Prepare, formulate, originate and review cost estimates for public work’s improvement projects. Oversee and administer the construction management contracts of outside contractors. Traffic Services: plan, evaluate and manage the Engineering Traffic Division’s design function, Traffic Management Center, and Transportation Planning section operations, activities and technical services. Design, assign, review and supervise the installation of traffic control devices to promote a safe environment for citizens. Establish traffic signal system including signal timing and related improvements to traffic flow. Review plans and specifications prepared by staff, consultants and other departments for design, compliance to standards and specifications.
Manage projects and compliance with pertinent regulations. Involves: Review plans and specifications prepared by staff and consultants for design problems and compliance to standards. Oversee adherence to divisional policies, City, state and federal regulations. Prepare letters to regulatory agencies, consultants, and contractors regarding Notice to Proceed. Review plans and specifications for constructionprojects, purchase orders, change orders, and grant requests. Make decisions effecting public safety and large expenditures. Utilize computerized engineering and mapping information. Perform field investigations, assess divisional issues and prepare related records and statistical reports. Conduct meetings and represent department in advisory committees. Participate in department strategic planning initiatives. Make recommendations to department head regarding application of new materials or construction methods.
Prepare and administer division annual operating budget, administer and review contracts. Involves: Monitor fiscal expenditures of funds for personnel and materials. Oversee multi-million dollar projects. Set technical specifications and design contract agreements, construction contract agreements, sign off on recommended approval of plans and technical specifications. Monitor adherence to contract technical provisions and deadlines. Administer design agreements for compliance with scope, budget and contract terms. Discuss and resolve issues related to project management and funding.
Supervise assigned professional, supervisory, and administrative support personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance and review evaluations by subordinates. Provide for training and development; enforce personnel rules and regulations, and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes. Enforce safety rules and regulations.
A Bachelor’s degree in engineering required, and four (4) years professional engineering experience as a Registered Professional Engineer in the public sector, including two (2) years of supervisory experience in the area of assignment.
The City of El Paso's Capital Improvement Department (CID) includes more than a billion dollars worth of investment in public infrastructure.
The city’s CID includes unprecedented investments in quality of life infrastructure, complete streets, standard-setting municipal facilities, and mobility infrastructure which includes Sun Metro facilities and the El Paso International Airport.
It’s al...l in service of the department’s mission statement: To provide capital project management services to city staff, residents, and visitors to El Paso so they can use and enjoy improved infrastructure, facilities, and amenities for enhanced health, safety, and welfare.