Assistant City Engineer, Logan, Utah



Under limited supervision, performs complex professional engineering work assisting the City Engineer/Assistant Public Works Director in the design, management coordination, and the construction of: 1) Water/Wastewater/Stormwater infrastructure, 2) Road infrastructures, 3) Flood Plain and Flood Control, 4) River, Canal and Drainage systems, 4) Facilities, 5) Inspection and quality control of Public Works projects for the City. Support the City Engineer with supervision and mentoring Engineering staff. 

Designs public works projects ensuring that they meet the City Engineer/Assistant Public Works Director's approval and are in compliance with codes and ordinances; oversees the designs of other division employees; oversees the project bidding process; works with contractors to ensure projects are completed according to plans and specifications; resolves problems and concerns of contractors; submits pay requests for contractors.

Supervises work activities and monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures; coordinates public works projects with other City departments; runs and/or supports technical computer models for the City water system; responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; develops and reviews staff reports related to engineering.

Confers with engineers, developers, architects, a variety of agencies and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating public works matters; develops a variety of engineering projects; work with outside public and private agencies to obtain public improvements desired by the City; resolves work problems regarding administrative policies to subordinates, other departments, consultants, contractors, and the public.

Knowledge of:
Civil Engineering and/or architectural principles and practices related to the planning, design, and construction of municipal and public works projects
Administrative and supervisory principles to civil engineering public works programs
Materials, methods and technologies used in the construction of public works projects
Laws and regulations that apply to residential/commercial/industrial development, floodplain, storm water, public works design, and public works construction projects
Principles and practices of employee supervision and training
Working knowledge of AutoDesk Civil 3D, Innfoswimm, Geographic Information Systems, Surveying, MS Office, geotech, Pavement Design, Storm and Sanitary, and Enercalc. This is a general list of programs currently used.

Public education process for proposed projects
Environmental requirements related to proposed projects

Ability to:
Assist in the directing professional and technical employees in the design area of the engineering Department
Assist in the directing employees in the Construction area of the engineering Department
Plan, direct, and coordinate difficult and complex civil engineering and public works programs
Assist in preparing work schedules, payroll reports, purchase requests, and related documents
Act as City Engineer in his absence
Review and approve project assignments
Aid in the bid process for public works, engineering and related City projects
Represent City in dealing with other governmental agencies, private firms, and the general public on engineering matters
Assist in the preparation of the five year capital improvement plan and the annual budget
Assist in coordinating the consulting engineering contracts
Function on committees and boards involving other agencies
Prepare special reports and make recommendations
Conduct public information meetings relating to projects

The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended only as a general illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included do not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and requirement of the job change.

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university
Administrative experience and professional municipal or consulting civil engineering work (5+ years experience).
Professional Engineer License in Civil Engineering required. Registration in the State of Utah is required within six months of hire.
Must possess or obtain a valid Utah Operator's License.
State of Utah Operator Certifications for Water Distribution IV and Waste Water Collections III or higher. (Must obtain within 12 months of hire).

Essential functions, as determined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions of this class. The approved class specifications are not intended to and do not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person(s). This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions of the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Benefits are available to full-time employees

$32.15-$36.17 an hour

Contact : City of Logan
Address: 290 North 100 West, Logan, Utah  84321
Phone: 435-716-9046


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