Engineering Division Manager/City Engineer
Company: City of North Port, FL
Location: North Port
Posted on: January 8, 2021
The Engineering Division Manager/City Engineer oversees and
provides direction to the Engineering Division of the Public Works
Department including infrastructure inspections, storm water,
engineering and project management. Work is performed under the
direction of the Public Works Director. Essential Job
- Manages the operations of the Engineering Division, including
developing short- and long-range goals, objectives and operating
budgets, and coordinating with other departments and agencies.
- Directs project managers on complex projects, including
defining scope, selecting consultants, negotiating contracts,
amendments and change orders, preparing and monitoring project
- Supervises engineering staff, participates in the selection of
staff; coordinates staff training; conducts performance
evaluations; recommends discipline; and implements discipline
procedures as directed.
- Oversees the preparation of preliminary and final designs and
construction plans, cost estimates, bid specifications, and
engineering reports for projects.
- Plans, directs and conducts major special studies and projects
as assigned and supervises the preparation and presentation of
reports, findings and recommendations.
- Reviews and evaluates development plans submitted by
developers, landowners and engineers for adequacy of application
and conformance to City Standards.
- Manages and administers the annual Capital Improvement Plan and
- Ensures all infrastructure and site development plans,
including all record drawings, construction plans and prints are
- Investigates and takes corrective actions on drainage, paving,
traffic and lighting complaints.
- Oversees preparation of engineering documents, agreements,
maps, legal descriptions, resolutions and ordinances.
- Manages traffic engineering analysis and application,
preparation of speed surveys and the Road Rehabilitation Plan.
- Exercises professional engineering judgment to achieve results
consistent with objectives.
- Performs grant management pertaining to Public Works
- Acts in the capacity of City Engineer.
- Coordinates the activities of City, State and Federal agencies
as well as contractors and other municipalities.
- Meets with citizens and community groups and appears before
City Commission and advisory boards as necessary.(These essential
job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of
all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other
related duties as assigned, including City-directed work
assignments in the event of a declared emergency.)
- Extensive knowledge of civil and traffic engineering
principles/practices, procedures/processes, concepts/design
methods, and operations for transportation, infrastructure, and
storm water drainage projects including site development and
- Knowledge of zoning, municipal and administrative codes,
construction practices, material standards, codes, and land use
planning and zoning concepts.
- Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes,
and regulations including civil engineering laws and
- Knowledge of Principles of mathematics as applied to
- Knowledge of Principles and practices of project and
- Knowledge of rules and regulations with particular reference to
federal and state utility regulations.
- Skilled in the use of small office equipment, including copy
machines or multi-line telephone systems.
- Skilled in using computers for data entry, word processing and
- Ability to organize and communicate effectively.
- Ability to exercise considerable independent judgment.
- Ability to communicate effectively and clearly - both orally
and in writing, and at all levels of the organization.
- Ability to plan, direct, supervise, coordinate, organize and
inspect engineering department activities and plans.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with employees, officials and the public. Education,
Experience, Licenses and Certifications:Education and Experience:
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing a Traffic
Engineering degree. Master's degree is preferred.
- Five (5) years of increasingly responsible and varied civil
engineering experience including a minimum of two (2) years of
traffic engineering experience and at least two (2) years of
significant administrative and supervisory responsibilities.(A
comparable amount of relevant training, education and/or experience
may be substituted for the above qualifications.)Licenses and
- Possession or ability to obtain a valid Florida driver's
license by date of hire.
- Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida by
date of hire. Florida Department of Transportation Local Agency
Program (LAP) certification is preferred.
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