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City of Plano

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Job title: Engineer, Senior
Job location: Plano, TX 75074 United States
Requisition code: 213333
Date posted: 02/07/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: All information available on-line at

Job Classification

Job Category:Engineering

Job Description

Job description:
Coordinate the Engineering and other departments’ review of engineering plans.

Provide analytical and developmental recommendations relating to standard detail
and specifications revisions, policy development, project management and program implementation.

Coordinate the activities of plan review and project management.

Provide Technical assistance to inspectors, consulting engineers, developers and contractors concerning City procedures, ordinances and requirements.

Prepare ordinances, resolutions, abandonments, and construction contracts/bid documents.

Conduct final inspection of construction projects.

Design CIP projects and/or perform as Project Engineer on more complicated projects.

Act as Engineering Manager in their absence.

Handle and resolve citizen inquiries.

Negotiate and develop professional service contracts (CIP only).

The incumbent reviews the engineering plans to verify compliance to City design standards.

Coordinates work with existing and proposed development in the area.

Incorporates requirements of master plans, verifies that the proposed plan is the most economical over the long term, and resolves construction problems.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:

In-depth knowledge of civil engineering techniques and construction practices.

Working knowledge of Engineering Department functions, policies, practices and procedures.

Effective oral and written communications skills.

Manage more difficult engineering projects.

Work independently with little supervision.


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

Five years’ experience, after registration as a licensed (professional) Engineer, reviewing and designing civil engineering plans and consulting with developers and contractors concerning municipal ordinances and requirements.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

Licenses and Certificates:

Registration as a Licensed (Professional) Engineer.

Registration as a Licensed (Professional) Engineer in Texas is required within 6 months of being hired.

Registration as a Surveyor in the State of Texas is desirable.

Texas class C driver’s license.

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