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City of College Station

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Job title: Graduate Civil Engineer (PW)
Job location: College Station, TX 77840 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/22/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Graduate Civil Engineer: $46,164 - $66,884/yr


Medical • Dental • Vision • Prescription Drug Coverage • Holidays • Paid Vacation • Sick Leave • TMRS-Retirement (2:1 matching) • Deferred Compensation • Term Life AD&D • Dependent Life • Flex Benefits • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Classification

Job Category:Public Works/Utilities

Job Description

Job description:
Manage engineering design and construction contracts related to public works infrastructure – water, wastewater, drainage, transportation, parks, and facilities. Manage project scope, schedule, budget, and quality to ensure capital projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the functional requirements of the City of College Station. Perform engineering work related to the review, construction, investigation, development, and design of engineering projects.

Principal Job Duties

1. Manage the scope, schedule, quality, and budget on a variety of capital improvement projects.
2. Manage design and construction projects – facilitate meetings with the A/E consulting firms, City departments, and construction contractors; review design submittals; work with a land agent to acquire ROW and easements; work with the City’s Purchasing and Legal Department to prepare contracts; develop project schedules; monitor and control project budgets; track Requests for Information; track shop drawings; develop change orders; and ensure the project is delivered on time.
3. Coordinate and communicate with other City departments, citizens, A/E consulting firms, and construction contractors. Perform public relations work related to engineering activities.
4. Conduct engineering research, prepare engineering reports, make computations, and make time and material estimates.
5. Confer with, and advise, construction inspectors on projects. Participate in the inspection of projects during construction. Participate in the decisions related to field changes and change orders.
6. Develop preliminary construction cost estimates and assist the Public Works Department in developing a list of capital improvement projects.
7. Provide leadership and mentoring to coworkers and/or interns.
8. Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Required: Graduate Civil Engineer
Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering. Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.

Assistant City Engineer*
Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering and four (4) years of civil engineering experience. Professional Engineer License issued by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

Please note: Individuals that do not possess a Texas PE License and do not meet the experience requirement will be considered for hire as a Graduate Civil Engineer.

Preferred: PMP certification through the Project Management Institute. Experience in municipal government. Knowledge of industry standard computer programs. Experience as a project engineer in consulting engineering. Management or supervisory experience. Public speaking experience.

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