- Driver's License
- Professional Engineer
- Continuous improvement
- Data management
Under general supervision and using moderate latitude for independent judgment, perform routine engineering work that includes: designing, planning, overseeing work in support of construction, maintenance, alteration of structures, facilities, processes, equipment, and systems.
Identify, evaluate, and provide improvement recommendations with preliminary and final designs and design criteria for assigned program or projects. Provides assistance in the preparation of preliminary and long range plans, schedules, estimates, budgets, detailed final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements.
Develop cost estimates/track expenditures, prepares cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports and studies for projects. Prepares and/or provides assistance with preliminary contract documents, specifications and plans. Prepares final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements and coordinates and oversees work of contractors, affected public agencies and utilities. Writes technical specifications for construction contracts.
Develop, analyze, and provide recommendation of engineering reports for a variety of audiences.
Inspect and monitor projects for legal compliance by reviewing work completed by contractors and ensuring compliance to specifications by completing complex calculations that are used to further provide analysis of preliminary results of a project.
Research and perform statistical analysis for validation of reports and publication of results in various communication formats.
Develop standard operating procedures, policies, and ordinances for discipline area by researching, reviewing, analyzing and updating standardized polices and practices.
Develop and monitor performance criteria for various contracts and/or projects. May provide analysis and recommendation of performance of various personnel assigned by contract or projects.
Performs all other duties as assigned by the City Engineer, City Manager and Assistant City Manager.
Must exemplify the Team Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by:
Knowledge-Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines.
Yes-Attitude-Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact.
Leading Edge-Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative.
Employee Accountability-Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of diversified, fundamental scientific and civil engineering concepts, phenomena, and relationships, and utilize such changes in solution of theoretical and practical civil engineering problems
Knowledge of advanced mathematical techniques such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry.
Knowledge of modern methods, materials, and techniques of assigned discipline.
Knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: Civil, Environmental, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical engineering terminology and techniques.
Knowledge of applicability of established engineering principles and methods.
Knowledge of phases of the plan review and inspection process.
Knowledge of applicable computer software programs.
Knowledge of preparation of cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports Skill in written technical and/or general communication including preparation of written reports.
Ability to perform more complex engineering computations, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry, rapidly and accurately. Ability to interpret and update maps.
Ability to interpret and make decisions in conformance within established policies and practices.
Ability to communicate and provide direction to peers and assigned personnel.
Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate scientific civil engineering problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions.
Ability to observe, compares, or monitors objects and data to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards.
Ability to use graphic instructions, such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids.
Ability to use a personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. State of Texas Professional Engineer License is required.
Previous experience in road design/rehabilitation & drainage is HIGHLY preferred.
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License and be eligible for coverage under the City of Kyle vehicle insurance provider.
An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed mostly in office settings. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportations; and to verbally communicate to exchange information. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. This description is no intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete, from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.