JOB TITLE: Engineer I, II, III
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Engineers I, II, and III perform professional civil engineering work in the planning, design, technical investigation, and construction of projects in the areas of public works, transportation, mobility, capital planning, hydraulics, and structural and/or stormwater engineering. This work is performed under general supervision – incumbent receives little instruction on routine work and general instruction on new assignments; work is reviewed periodically through conferences, observation of work, written reports, and adherence to policies and procedures.
NOTE: The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Conducts surveys for new streets and street improvements, storm sewers, curbs, buildings and other construction projects; computes and plots surveys, cross-sections, and profiles; computes volume of earth work and land areas; estimates construction costs, and performs engineering calculations and designs.
Prepares or participates in the preparation of designs and plans for engineering projects; prepares specifications; makes complex computations; drafts preliminary and final drawings; makes time and material estimates.
Investigates and studies special operational problems and recommends procedural/operational changes.
Inspects contract construction work to ensure compliance with established design, specifications, and contract agreements.
Attends meetings and prepares context reports for management personnel.
Prepares, reviews, recommends, and/or updates essential information related to assigned projects.
Prepares operational and other related reports as assigned by supervisor.
Reviews development and construction project applications and prepares appropriate conditions of approval for new and significant projects; directs and performs plan checks and field compliance inspections.
Performs other work as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of departmental and municipal rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Working knowledge of modern office terminology, methods, practices and procedures, business English, spelling, punctuation and formatting correspondence.
Working knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering.
Working knowledge of modern methods and techniques for the construction, inspection, and maintenance of Public Works projects.
Working knowledge of the principles and practices used in property location and topographic surveying.
Skill in the operation of modern office equipment, computers, and software, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Ability to adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of municipal infrastructure projects.
Ability to inspect moderately complex projects under construction and upon completion and to detect deviations from approved designs, specifications, and construction practices.
Ability to analyze written, verbal or technical data, organize material logically and define effective recommendations for additions or modifications to departmental operations.
Ability to make complex engineering computations quickly and accurately.
Ability to analyze and prepare statistical reports.
Ability to maintain focus and flexibility with frequent interruptions; ability to follow up and monitor status of ongoing projects.
Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, multi-task, organize work load, meet deadlines, follow-up and take tasks to completion.
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, city officials, and the general public.
Ability to communicate information tactfully and impartially, both in person and in writing with all staff, city officials, and the general public.
Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and keep accurate records.
This position is performed with detailed knowledge – the incumbent has a thorough understanding of relevant source documents and serves as an expert in a particular subject area.
Engineer I: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
Engineer II: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field, supplemented by a minimum of four years of experience in an engineering field.
Engineer III: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field, supplemented by a minimum of eight years of experience in an engineering field.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities and other competencies required for the position may be considered.
CERTIFICATIONS, TRAINING, SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
NOTE: All certifications must be current at the time of application, and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License, Class E or higher.
Possess State of Florida Engineer Intern certification or have ability to obtain said certification within six months.
Engineer II/III: Possess and maintain license by the Florida State Board of Professional Engineers as a professional engineer.
This is light work requiring the exertion of 0 – 20 pounds of force occasionally and 0 – 10 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition objects.
Ability to traverse about an ADA accessible office setting, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to remain stationary at a keyboard for extended periods of time and continuously operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer.
Ability to manipulate objects and demonstrate small, precise movements repetitively.
Tasks may require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions including inclement weather, sun, extreme temperatures, odors, dirt and dust, loud noises, and hazardous chemicals, etc.
Tasks require the manipulation of objects and demonstration of small, precise movements, the ability to detect and distinguish various features of one’s surroundings, and the ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with others.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and employee and is subject to change at any time by the City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.
The City of Winter Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, The City provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $25.05 - $40.08 per hour
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Employee discount
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- Professional Engineer (Preferred)
Work Location: One location