Assistant County Engineer

Assistant County Engineer-Public Works (0918)Salary $78,523.00 AnnuallyLocation Flagstaff, AZJob TypeRegular Full TimeDepartmentPublic WorksJob Number0802285  Closing10/5/2018 5:00 PM ArizonaDESCRIPTIONBENEFITSQUESTIONSNature of Work The Engineering Division within Public Works is an experienced team that delivers a wide range of services, including engineering design, transportation planning, traffic management, survey, rights of-way acquisition and construction management. The division is also responsible for developing and implementing a facility master plan for renovating our department's main facility. Three members of this distinguished team have received Robert C. Esterbrooks Awards from the Arizona Association of County Engineers, and the team as well as awards for project excellence. The Engineering Division, with the support of a strong team of consulting and contracting partners, is nationally renowned for the Schultz Flood Mitigation Projects. A wildfire resulted in catastrophic flooding of downstream neighborhoods. This remarkable team designed and constructed over $30 million in mitigation projects in less than five years. The Arizona Association of Counties recognized this team for this achievement, which reduced the threat to lives, protected vital infrastructure and restored watersheds. With the passage of Proposition 403 in 2014, the Engineering Division has overseen the engineering and construction of over $30 million in road construction and pavement preservation projects, once again demonstrating this team's ability to deliver on promises. As an award- winning organization with high regard for cultural diversity and the positive contributions of the many thriving cultures within our county, our nation, and our society, Coconino County leads a variety of initiatives that celebrate diversity; from our Annual Diversity Day, and monthly Heritage Lunch & Learns, to book clubs, and professional development academies which target diverse workforce segments, Coconino County's  respect for diversity is shared throughout the organization. Under general supervision performs work of considerable difficulty in the design and construction of public works projects; performs related work as assigned.   Typical Duties (Illustrative only) Provides technical guidance and assists with the planning, design, and development of capital projects and special district capital projectsCoordinates planning and engineering design with outside agencies and utilitiesPlans, designs, and reviews engineered road, bridge, and improvement projectsConducts formal reviews of Traffic Impact Studies and provides consultation relative to the application of MUTCDConducts and/or reviews road safety and traffic studiesReviews cost estimates, drainage designs and final platsTracks progress of capital projects and special district projects to ensure conformance to schedules and budgetsProvides technical support to internal and external entitiesReviews, analyses and makes improvements to engineering documents and processesActs as project manager/team leader on assigned projectsConducts field inspections, provides quality control and construction managementProvides Coordination and collaboration with the GIS and Community Development Departments and  Special DistrictsEnsures compliance with civil engineering principles, practices and standardsRepresents the department with outside agencies, consultants, contractors, and citizensActs as the County Engineer in that person's absenceSupervises, trains, mentors and evaluates assigned staffServes as a contributor to emergency response and emergency recovery effortsProvide professional guidance for project planning, design and constructionWorks cooperatively with a seasoned, skilled teamWorks with engineering staff to develop viable plan setsEssential functions include: working with and around others; working with frequent interruptions; repetitive (hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder) motion for computer work; visual acuity (near and far) for computer work and working with applicants; color vision for working with computer screen; hearing and speech for ordinary and conversations and training; touch for computer work, driving.   Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil engineering and four years of experience working in a transportation related position, OR, any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Current registration as a P.E. within the State of Arizona; Arizona Floodplain Managers Association certification or will be able to obtain certification within six months of hire. Must obtain Arizona driver's license by date of employment and maintain throughout employment. This position is exempt from overtime The Coconino County Assistant County Engineer understands and embraces the breadth and complexity of Public Works projects, as well as the role of servant-leader for the Engineering Division.  The Assistant County Engineer supervises the design team in the Engineer Division that includes, Surveyors, Right of Way Technician, Transportation Planner and Undergraduate Interns. The ideal candidate brings a balance of practical engineering experience, as well as supervisory/coaching experience and leadership vision. Specifically, Coconino County Public Works (CCPW) seeks a professional with knowledge in the areas of national standards for traffic control devices, road design, pavement preservation, pavement management, traffic analysis and planning.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Considerable knowledge of: Civil engineering principles and practicesRoadway design and constructionPavement preservation techniques and applicationsMUTCD regulations and their applicationTraffic studiesComputer applications as appropriate to engineering design and constructionLaws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing Civil EngineeringWorking knowledge of:National standards for traffic control devicesPrinciples and practices of positive supervisionTesting procedures used in road construction and maintenanceDesign and utilization of traffic control systemsApplicable computer softwareSurveying principles and practicesLaws, codes, ordinances, and regulations governing land use, surveying, and developmentAbility to:Work independently, set priorities and manage time effectivelyInterpret federal, state, and county laws, codes and regulationsPrepare and review engineered plans for roadway, bridge, and drainage structuresPlan, develop, and coordinate complex engineering projectsRepresent the County in meetings with the public, individuals, and other agenciesPrepare and deliver presentations to various groupsWork safely and support the culture of workplace safetyEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the publicFollow written and verbal instructionsCommunicate effectivelyPreference given to:Experience in securing transportation funding and knowledge of federal aid requirementsGovernmental budgeting and fiscal management policies and proceduresExperience in traffic analysis and planning  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.The Arizona Republic. Keywords: Assistant Engineer, Location: Phoenix, AZ - 85013
Full time
Phoenix, AZ 85013, US