Strategic Resource Analyst
City of Waco
Waco, TX

Strategic Resource Analyst

Professional / Technical 8118

Streets Engineering Manager Streets Division - Engineering 129
Exempt

PRIMARY DUTY: Under general supervision, responsible for planning and directing the Streets Division strategic and long-range goals related to Street construction and maintenance; conducts organizational reviews to identify strengths and weaknesses and to evaluate operational effectiveness; makes recommendations based on emerging trends, expansion opportunities, competitive threats, viability of outside business partners, and internal business process improvement; and, assures compliance with state and federal regulations and City policies and goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 Directly working with the Streets Engineering Manager, plans, directs, reviews and evaluates the staff and functions of Division team. Reviews effective planning, staff management and resource allocations; establishes performance metrics and reporting to assure operating efficiencies are achieved; determines equipment, equipment replacement schedules and needed maintenance to keep the operations functioning effectively; and, assures activities are in compliance with all laws, policies and regulations.

 Communicates with the general public, other City employees, vendors, management, contractors, public officials, and professional organizations such as Texas Department of Transportation Officials (TxDOT) and Texas Asphalt Association (TAA) regarding Pavement Management Program.

 Instructs and/or trains subordinates regarding pavement survey analysis and reporting.

 Prepares written documents with clearly organized thoughts in order to create reports, data analysis, forecasting, product reviews, recommendations, and forecast procedures.

 Reviews the field work products of others to ensure compliance with best standard operating procedures

(City of Waco Pavement Management Program), federal regulations (AASHTO), state regulations (TxDOT

Road and Bridges Design Specifications), and other standards/guidelines (Safety Manuals, etc.).

 Inspects, monitors, and/or evaluates information, work-related conditions, pavement condition and quality to determine compliance with prescribed Council expectations.

 Inspect/survey pavement conditions in the field.

 Meets scheduling and attendance directives.

 Prioritizes and assigns work to personnel and prioritizes own work - data collection and job reporting.

 Resolves procedural and other work-related problems - specifications by evaluating pavement conditions.

 Review and assist with developing departmental policies and procedures and short and long-term objectives.

 Conducts research and analyzes pavement conditions to forecast treatments.

 Performs mathematical calculations, statistical computations, and financial and cost analysis.

 Assists in preparing the Street and Pavement Management Program budget.

 Comprehends and makes inferences from written material to forecast and evaluate.

 Interprets blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, and other visual aids to evaluate and estimate.

 Estimates labor and material costs from forecasts, plans, and reports

 Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
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 Shall be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide need.

 Driving is essential.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge:

 City organization, operations, policies and procedures.

 Principles of design, construction and maintenance of public works projects.

 Methods, materials and equipment used in construction, maintenance and repair of city infrastructure.
 Principles and practices of government project management and methods of evaluating construction contract compliance.

 Federal and state codes and regulations governing public works infrastructure.

 Techniques and practices for efficient and cost effective management of resources.

Skill in:

 Analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives and making logical recommendations based on findings.

 Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.

 Interpreting and applying engineering standards and procedures, federal and state regulations and City policies and procedures.

 Analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation.

 Checking designs, details, estimates, plans and specifications of engineering projects.

 Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.

 Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies.

 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management; Public Administration; Urban Planning; Business
Administration; Civil, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering; Engineering Sciences; or related field;
AND five year’s of progressively responsible experience in a complex public agency; or, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:

 Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers is preferable

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 The physical activities of this position include: o Balancing - Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. o Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. o Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time. o Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. o Finger Dexterity - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. o Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. o Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. o Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in

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which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. o Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discriminations in sound. o Repetitive motion - Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.

 The physical requirements of this position: o Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception and field vision: o The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. o The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures

 The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: o Work is performed primarily in an office setting or well-lit, temperature-controlled working environment; occasional field environment with travel from site to site.

This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice.

Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will' relationship.

Job Description Acknowledgement

I verify that I have received a copy of my job description by the signature below. As an employee of the City of Waco, I understand the duties and responsibilities assigned to me. Furthermore, I understand that the duties listed above are guidelines and will change over time, as necessary. From time to time, I understand that I may be asked to perform duties and handle responsibilities that are not specifically addressed in my job description.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $56,898.61 to $80,000.00 /hour

Experience:

  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)