The third level of the Engineering Series is responsible for performing engineering design and projects. Responsibilities may include designing and inspecting construction projects; site plan reviews; preparing related reports; and providing technical advice.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops, reviews, and analyzes plans and project proposals to determine and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
Prepares documentation and materials for engineering projects, which includes: developing engineering plans; conducting field investigations; preparing feasibility reports and specifications; and researching and analyzing related data.
Provides technical assistance and advice related to projects, inspections, and related functions of the department.
Responds to a variety of inquiries from staff members and the general public related to processes and procedures within assigned area of responsibility; and confers with engineers, residents, developers, and builders with applicable engineering issues in assigned area of responsibility.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Examples of specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Prepares feasibility reports, and plans and specifications for public improvement projects as assigned by City and Assistant City Engineer.
Monitors inspection of public improvement projects and developer installed improvements.
Provides technical advice and assistance to engineering department.
Reviews development plans, site plans, and grading plans for developer installed improvement projects, including storm drainage, erosion control provisions, utility design, site grading, street design, and traffic circulation.
Reviews plans and specifications submitted by consultant engineers to determine whether they conform to City guidelines, policies, ordinances, and engineering standards.
Provides research assistance to the City Engineer.
Performs complex engineering duties as assigned by the City Engineer.
Assists in administration of the City’s Municipal State Aid program.
Communicates City requirements to engineers, consultants, and developers as they relate to the installation of utilities and streets.
Keeps informed on all specifications, regulations codes, construction practices, and general accepted engineering standards.
Responds to information requests on projects, city ordinances, and state codes.
Attends Traffic Commission meetings as needed.
These examples are intended only as illustrations of various types of work performed, and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Engineering principles and practices.
Project management principles and practices.
Research principles and practices.
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.
Report development principles and practices.
Public speaking principles and practices.
Computers and applicable software applications.
Design principles and practices.
Operating computers and applicable software applications.
Interpreting and applying applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.
Preparing reports and analyses.
Interpreting and applying engineering principles and practices.
Applying communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
Two years work experience in civil engineering.
Two years computer experience in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver’s license.
Previous municipal engineering experience.
Work experience in street design and review.
Computer experience in Hydro CAD.
Storm drainage design experience.
Traffic engineering experience.
Professional Civil Engineer Registration within two years of employment.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.
About City of Blaine
Blaine, MN, pop 65,000, seeks a Project Engineer to join our engineering team. This position offers an exciting career opportunity for an innovative engineer who desires to make an impact on a growing community.