The purpose of this classification is to plan, design, and analyze infrastructure and related construction projects, to resolve engineering problems, manage construction projects, and to supervise assigned staff and contractors as required. Incumbents in this class possess licensure as a Professional Engineer and have five years of progressively responsible engineering experience.Examples of Duties
Leads and coordinates daily work of assigned crew or co-workers: confers with supervisor to obtain direction regarding work assignments and priorities; organizes tasks in order to complete assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with co-workers, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise; assists with training and instructing co-workers regarding operational procedures and proper use of equipment; and assists with supervision of co-workers by reporting employee problems and providing input on disciplinary action and employee performance evaluations.
Conducts and/or reviews modeling, planning, and engineering studies in support of project analysis and design according to area assignment, such as roadways and transportation systems, stormwater systems, or other areas as assigned: provides technical support during construction; prepares reports detailing the quantitative analysis performed and concluding recommendations; and reviews and verifies engineering calculations and analysis submitted by consultant engineers or internal engineering technicians.
Manages and supervises infrastructure improvement design and construction projects and programs specific to specialty area through both in-house and professional engineering consultant firms: conducts assessments to determine space, infrastructure, facility, and other project requirements; participates in the development of lists of potential infrastructure improvement projects to be included in the capital investment plan for the program or division; and calculates cost estimates and identifies resources needed for projects.
Manages design, development, construction and/or implementation of complex, multi-year, county-wide projects and programs:establishes projects schedules; reviews reports and designs from consultants; conducts overall project evaluation; coordinates and reviews the work of contracted architects, engineers, city staff and other project service providers: works with contractors to make design modifications necessary to conform with regulatory and project requirements; and approves the designs as appropriate.
Completes review of civil engineering aspects of all site development plans to ensure compliance with applicable laws, ordinances, regulations, and standards: evaluates and assess the impact of the proposed project with regards to traffic and transportation, drainage and stormwater runoff, hydrology and hydraulics, flood protection, grading and erosion control, zoning and land use appropriateness, and related issues; approves plans and issues permits or initiates any actions necessaryto correct deviations or violations; and works with developers/engineers to modify plans for conformity. Servesas a subject matter expert: handles multiple complex projects and provides direction and oversight to engineers and/or engineering technicians assigned to a project.
Collects and compiles details from engineering, transportation, utilities, and maintenance divisions for both current and future projects: researches and analyzes projects for feasibility, priority, and timing; maintains comprehensive documentation regarding research and design activities; and may present findings to County Administration.
Participates in evaluating bids and proposals: provides technical assistance and guidance during bid phase of project design; assists with evaluation of proposals; makes recommendations for awarding contracts; and guides project management staff and consultants to control costs, manage risk, avoid claims, and resolve disputes.
Ensures compliance with plans and specifications and all applicable local, state, and federal regulatory standards: conducts field visits to observe construction; determines the validity of change orders; addresses conflicts between consultants, contractors and inspectors; and issues non-compliance and project acceptance letters.
Performs special assignments as requested: conducts specific research; prepares special reports and projects; coordinates compliance programs; administers state and federal grants; and presents technical data.
Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.
Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, mapping, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.
Communicates with supervisor, other County employees, architects, property owner, contractors, project manager, other governmental agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related field required; supplemented by five years of progressively responsible experience in engineering or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license. Must possess and maintain Professional Engineer's license.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all County or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.
Knowledge of the principles and procedures related to road and infrastructure construction; knowledge of the principles and practices related tocivil engineering as they apply to surveying, design, construction and inspection of road infrastructure systems; knowledge of applicable state construction standards; knowledge of land surveying, construction techniques and related tools and materials; knowledge of standard drafting and mapping terminology; knowledge of computer and engineering related software packages; knowledge of different mathematical computations; ability to read and interpret engineering plans, plats and legal descriptions; ability to lead a team of engineers and properly carry out work orders; demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
Annual Leave (vacation) is earned as follows:
- 0 months ? 5 years: 10 days per year
- 6 years ? 15 years: 15 days per year
- 16 years ? 20 years: 20 days per year
- 21 years and over: 23 days per year
Sick Leave is earned at the rate of one day per month for a total of 12 days per year.
Employees receive nine paid holidays per year.
Insurance benefits are offered to employees working over 32 hours per week.
New employees are eligible for insurance coverage on the first day of the month following one full month of employment.
Provisions and rates are subject to change.
For more information concerning Henry County Benefits you can visit www.houze.org/henrycounty
Blue CrossDental coverage is provided free to the employee. Employees can enroll spouse and children up to age 26 for $51.28 per month.
Health Insurance-Blue Cross Blue Shield and Kaiser
Life Insurance-The county provides life insurance for each employee. The amount is equal to one year's salary.
Long-Term Disability-The county provides long-term disability for each employee. The benefit starts after the employee is out of work for six months and continues until age 65.
Retirement is managed by GEBCorp. Employees are required to contribute a percentage of annual salary for the Defined Benefit Program. Also available is an optional 457b Deferred Compensation Program.
Supplemental Insurance may be purchased and payroll deducted. These include:
- Additional Life Insurance
- Accident Insurance
- Cancer Insurance
- Short-Term Disability
- Flex Spending Account
- Day Care
Henry County offers vision coverage through Blue View Vision Eye Med Network.
- Single: $6.89 per month
- Employee + Spouse: $12.06 per month
- Employee + Children: $13.08 per month
- Family: $19.85 per month
- High School Diploma
- Some College
- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree or higher
- 0 years
- 1-3 years
- 3-5 years
- 5-8 years
- 8+ years
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