Under regular supervision performs difficult professional work involved with the design and construction of water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collections, and wastewater treatment facilities. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Utilities Capital Projects Engineer.
Examples of duties:
- Serves as Project Field Engineer for construction projects involving water distribution and wastewater collection systems, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.
- Serves as a liaison between consultants, contractors, other municipal departments and agencies, as well as the general public.
- Reviews designs, plans, specifications, construction cost estimates, schedules, and other items prepared by consulting engineers for accuracy, completeness, and code compliance.
- Coordinates construction bid process with engineers, contractors, City/County Purchasing Department staff, etc. including preparation of bid documents, pre-bid conferences, bid openings, and pre-construction meetings.
- Reviews and approves submittals, invoices, and payment applications by engineers and contractors.
- Reviews and inspects construction of projects, processes change order documentation, and participates in progress meetings.
- Responds to and meets with property owners regarding issues related to easement acquisition, schedules, and construction activities.
- Prepares Request for Qualifications packages and participates in the selection of consulting engineering firms for design, bidding, and construction administrative services.
- Negotiates and approves scope of services and fees for consulting services.
- Prepares items for City/County Utility Commission approval.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; thorough knowledge of modern civil engineering methods and techniques; thorough knowledge of land and engineering survey systems, methods and techniques; thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of engineering drafting; ability to effectively work with City officials, employees, contractors, State and Federal officials and the general public; ability to prepare technical reports.