The City of Roanoke’s Engineering Division is seeking a dynamic and innovative Civil Engineer II. This position will have a special emphasis on pedestrian related improvements. In addition to maintaining the City's Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk construction program, the position will be responsible for ADA improvements and trail/greenway construction. The incumbent will perform work in the planning, scheduling, survey, design construction, inspection and maintenance of a variety of projects; provide engineering services for contract management, construction projects, building use reassignment evaluations, and system maintenance. S/he will supervise and participate in the production of design work related to Capital Improvement Projects providing services in the area of professional land survey, design, drafting erosion and sediment control and storm water management design.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Supervises and participates in the production of design work related to Capital Improvement Projects providing services in the area of professional land survey, design, drafting erosion and sediment control and storm water management design.
Prepares designs, plans, specifications and cost estimates for assigned projects and participates in building design, contract administration and preparation of contract documents.
Manages architectural/engineering consultants in the preparation of designs, plans, specifications and cost estimates for assigned projects.
Manages construction of assigned projects from bid evaluation through project close-out; reviews design plans and construction/installation schedules; attends planning and construction progress meetings and prepares meeting minutes; performs site inspections to assure compliance with project specifications, building codes, and other regulations.
Meets with project coordinators, such as consulting engineers, City representatives, and contractors; determines projected needs/use levels according to established models; coordinates operations schedules; prepares progress reports.
Prepares, monitors, reviews, and controls expenditures and budgets; reviews construction contract payment requests; investigates quality of work or product prior to the awarding of contracts.
Coordinates the activities of city, state and federal agencies, private businesses, contractors, consultants and others involved with city projects.
Compiles, verifies and assembles complex information for others; produces and reviews routine and specialized reports; evaluates policy, program, contract compliance, or work plan based on complex data; makes recommendations and issues regular and special reports.
Maintains logs, tracking systems, and specialized databases; enters, retrieves, and analyzes data; prepares reports; enters routine, technical, and specialized data into department computer system; generates routine documents, such as correspondence, electronic mail, requisitions and purchase orders.
To view the complete job description and to apply, please visit www.roanokeva.gov/jobs and submit an online application by 11:59PM (EST) on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS will be accepted.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Registration board for Architects and Engineers with a major in civil engineering or related field; five to ten years related experience and/or training in a variety of professional engineering work. Graduate study in the areas of storm water management, street and highway design and maintenance and bridge and structure design and maintenance preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
About City of Roanoke
In a world where cities often feel loud and overcrowded and as hard as the concrete they’re built upon, the City of Roanoke offers something unique — unexpected balance. Roanoke has the amenities that you’d expect from a dynamic urban center, without losing the charming feeling of a smaller place. A 5-time All America City, Roanoke is a livable, vibrant collection of diverse neighborhoods and passionate community interests. Combining our "Clean and Green" focus with our natural outdoor amenities positions us well in the burgeoning "Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability" (LOHAS) movement nationwide.