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City of Farmers Branch

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Job title: City Engineer
Job location: Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/29/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Depends on qualifications.

Job Classification

Job Category:Engineering

Job Description

Job description:
The purpose of this position is to plan, direct, and coordinate the professional engineering and administrative activities associated with the infrastructure of the City.

Oversees and maintains Capital Improvement Projects, responsible for plans, design, and construction of all City projects including streets, water mains, bridges, drainage structures, buildings, traffic improvements, landscape and park facilities, and sanitary sewers.

Responsible for reviewing development projects including plats, site plans, and engineering plans; responsible for investigating citizen complaints and issuing work orders to resolve the problems; responsible for providing engineering, architectural, and landscape architectural services to all City departments; responsible for all engineering activities in regard to public right-of-ways.

Prepares engineering reports and recommendations. Checks site plans for adequacy of easements, storm drainage facilities, traffic flow, and parking. Checks construction plans for site development, buildings, and subdivisions to ensure the design meets all applicable codes and regulations.

Attends and participates in conferences and meetings of department heads and the City Council, as required. Consults with contractors, engineers, manufacturing representatives, and others in carrying out various public works objectives and programs.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires a professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

Over five years of experience is required. Two years of supervisory experience is required.

State of Texas Professional Engineer.

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