Engineer I 11719
City of Sunrise
Sunrise, FL

$65,000 - $90,000 a year

EducationSkills
Description

NATURE OF WORK

This classification involves responsible civil engineering work involving the various engineering duties related to plan review and permitting of Utility Projects, land development projects, and municipal engineering with the City of Sunrise's Utility Service Area.

An employee in this classification provides technical and administrative support for various engineering functions and participates in a variety of engineering assignments. The position requires some degree of technical knowledge and ability in applying principles of engineering and in coordinating efforts to assist in proper permitting. Responsibilities include the preparation or review of engineering design plans and specifications, permitting, calculations, hydraulic modeling, or other engineering analysis required for the development of the design to the construction phase under the supervision of the Engineering Manage. Additional responsibilities include technical support for Utility Department field staff, coordination with City staff, public agencies, consultants, contractors, and vendors. Work is reviewed through personal conferences, achievements of stated expectations, goals and objectives, performance measures and adherence to City and departmental practices and policies.

Examples of Duties

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Some knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, with particular emphasis on water, wastewater and stormwater utility design and permitting, roadway and sidewalk improvements, signing and marking, traffic calming, and ADA compliance.
Some knowledge of personal computers, including word processing, spreadsheet preparation and use, reporting, hydraulic modeling, database management and design drafting with use of AutoCAD, and knowledge or use of ArcGIS.
Some knowledge of Federal, State, County, and local laws, ordinances, standards, and regulations pertinent to design, construction, and sustaining regulatory compliance pertaining to infrastructure improvements, water, wastewater, and stormwater operations.
Ability to perform detail-oriented work involving written and numerical data and perform mathematical calculations accurately and incorporate these into final design contract documents.
Ability to design, read and interpret engineering plans and specifications and assist with project progression.
Ability to analyze moderate to complex civil engineering plans and make the necessary changes to improve or resolve problems and draw sound conclusions.
Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, consultants, contractors, vendors, other public agencies, and the general public.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as City department directors and employees, Broward County and State regulatory officials and the general public.

Represents the Engineering Section of the Utilities Department at various meetings and advisory boards.

Performs related work as required.

Requirements

EDUCATION

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably Civil Engineering.
PROOF OF THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF COMPLETED EDUCATION MUST BE SUBMITTED AS AN ATTACHMENT WITH APPLICATION. (Applications without attached proof of education will not be processed for consideration.)

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Minimum one (1) year of experience involving engineering applications.
Experience with AutoCAD and knowledge or use of ArcGIS is preferable.

NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Certification as an Engineer Intern or Engineer-in-Training required.
Possession of valid Florida driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work Environment
Duties are general performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to adverse environmental conditions. May be required to occasionally on work evenings, weekends or holidays.

Physical
On occasion, will be required to do field work associated with projects; duties may require exposure to the environment and physical exertion. Testing and routine assignments may require exposure to pressurized piping and electrical/electronic equipment and involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials up to twenty (20) pounds. Descending and climbing stairways and extended periods of sitting or standing observation may be required during field activities.
Sensory
Must possess the ability to perceive and differentiate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Supplemental Information

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Some knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, with particular emphasis on land development.
Reasonable knowledge of personal computers, including work processing, spreadsheet, database and AutoCAD.
Some knowledge of federal, state, county, and local laws, ordinances, standards, and regulations pertinent to design and construction of development and infrastructure improvement projects.
Ability to perform detail-oriented work involving written and numerical data and perform mathematical calculations accurately.
Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and specifications.
Ability to analyze complex civil engineering plans and make the necessary changes to improve or correct any problems and draw sound conclusions.
Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, consultants, contractors, other public agencies, and the general public.
Ability to train others in the assigned area.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Ability to perform complex mathematical computations and complete simple drawings.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to organize and maintain tracking systems for complex projects
Ability to maintain personal work area in a clean and orderly manner.
Ability to attend all required & relevant safety training.
Ability to obtain & maintain require certifications (MOT, Equipment, tools, etc.)