Senior Design Civil Engineer
This Senior Design Civil Engineering position in the Department of Public Works will be responsible for reviewing the work of outside consulting firms. Duties will include, but not necessarily be limited to oversight of the design of paving, maintenance, and marking of streets, bridges, related structures and approaches, storm water drainage and green infrastructure improvements; review plans, specifications and cost estimates; address concerns of impacted property owners; participation in meetings with public officials and the public at large to answer questions about the construction project; and other matters associated with the successful completion of the City's $2.4B capital improvement program.
Review the plan review work of lower level engineers; checks computations and specified materials for accuracy and compliance with regulations and laws; review more complex plans such as paving, maintenance, and marking of streets, bridges, related structures and approaches, storm water drainage and green infrastructure improvements; prepare or oversee preparation of cost estimates and specifications; evaluate and prepare technical reports concerning construction and engineering specifications, materials and equipment; prepare or approve necessary specifications; meet with government officials, consultants, contractors and the general public regarding necessary design changes; may participate in meetings with public officials and the public at large to answer questions and to advise on alternative methods to secure corrective action for relief of storm and/or sanitary drainage problems; processes plans through Local, State, and Federal agencies; may assist in establishing and conducting related training programs; maintain records and prepare technical reports. Develops and maintains the City's Engineering and Public Works procedures manual.
May perform related work as required or as delegated by supervisors.
Graduation from a recognized college or university with major course work in civil engineering; and four years of progressively responsible related engineering experience, including at least two years of experience in roadway design and review and/or construction.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; thorough knowledge of City’s regulations and procedures applicable to road construction; working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and design software; considerable skill in reading and interpreting engineering plans and specifications; considerable skill in analyzing and integrating data; considerable skill in forming and maintaining effective working relationships; considerable skill in communicating effectively both in oral and written form; considerable skill in maintaining records and preparing technical reports. Participates and attends professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the engineering and maintenance fields.
Licensed Professional Engineer Required.
Orleans Parish Residency Required. Candidate must relocate to or reside within Orleans Parish within 6 months.
How to apply
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$85,000 -105,000 annually (plus benefits)