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Civil Engineer 1 / 2 - Project Manager

Company: City of Eugene
Location: Eugene
Posted on: September 21, 2022

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Civil Engineer 1 / 2 - Project Manager Print ( Apply Civil Engineer 1 / 2 - Project Manager Salary Depends on QualificationsLocation Eugene, ORJob TypeFull-Time RegularDepartmentPublic Works DepartmentJob Number03261ClosingContinuous

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  • Questions General Statement of DutiesOPEN UNTIL FILLED! NEXT REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS - September 23, 2022 Do you want to be part of a dynamic organization well known for excellence and commitment to high-quality and effective services? The City of Eugene Public Works Engineering Division is recruiting for a Civil Engineer 1/2. The department has been recognized by our peers across the country for excellence with numerous awards, and invitations to present at professional gatherings including APWA regional and national conferences. The City offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including insurance benefits, retirement, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Click to view more information on Employee Benefits. ( The Civil Engineer 1/2 performs complex professional engineering work in the design, investigation, construction management, and project management of public works projects. Acts as project manager and provides direction and supervision to technical staff. Assignments require the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments.Depending upon the knowledge, skills, and abilities possessed by the successful applicant, this position may be filled as either a Civil Engineer 1 or Civil Engineer 2. Civil Engineer 1Annual Salary - $74,526.40 - $96,387.20Civil Engineer 2Annual Salary - $81,078.40 - $107,036.80Application Deadline - Open until filled. Next Review of applications - Friday, September 23, 2022Accepting online applications only. The City of Eugene is located in the Willamette Valley, which offers a wide range of recreational activities to residents and visitors. Home to the University of Oregon, Eugene is a progressive community with engaged residents, a vibrant arts community and is known as Track Town USA; hosting national and international track and field events. Eugene offers many of the amenities of a larger city while retaining the feel and characteristics of a smaller city including a strong sense of community and a short commute to work with little traffic congestion.To be considered for this position you must attach to this application a cover letter and a current rsum highlighting relevant civil engineering and project management related experience with month(s)/year(s) of employment and duties relevant to the posted position. Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following:Performs, manages, and directs the design and preparation of plans, specifications, schedules and cost estimates for public works projects including, but not limited to, street improvements, wastewater collection lines, storm drains, pump stations, airport, stormwater quality facilities, stream restorations, bike paths, traffic signals, bridges, illumination projects, and striping and signing plans.Directs and assigns professional and technical staff performing survey, design, construction inspection and contract management of capital projects in accordance with established schedules, specifications, and standards.Acts as lead representative for public works projects to other City departments, Divisions, sections, and with outside public agencies, consultants, engineers, developers, and contractors, and the public.Manages Federally funded projects, often as part of the City's certification with the Oregon Department of Transportation.Provides technical and professional engineering support services relative to assigned areas of responsibility.Answers questions and provides information to the public; investigates complaints and recommends corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.Leads and participates as part of a team working with citizens and neighborhood groups developing design concepts for infrastructure projects.Acts as project manager, manages project budget, and ensures compliance with City standards and policies.Provides high degree of technical expertise for complex civil engineering projects.Selects and manages consultants providing services for project related work, master planning, and other services as needed.Represents the Division/Department to the media, the public, and local, regional and statewide public agencies and commissions.Participates in development of policies, procedures, and technical standards.Participates in preparation of studies and long-range capital planning.Responsible for mentoring, coaching and evaluation of assigned staff; ensures appropriate training is provided. Reviews projects being studied, designed or constructed. Investigates project construction issues affecting property owners, contractors, and maintenance operations; responds to public inquiries and complaints.Provides assistance to engineering staff regarding land development issues and staff designers regarding infrastructure design; reviews as-built plans to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications.Participates in ensuring Division/Departmental implementation of, and adherence to, the City's Affirmative Action and Diversity Work Plans and Diversity initiatives.Facilitates staff training and development on such issues as diversity and creating a respectful working environment.Performs related duties as assigned. QualificationsKnowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to the design and construction of public works infrastructure improvements.Methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction of public works and utilities projects.Modern developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding engineering and construction.Principles of advanced mathematics and their application to engineering work.Engineering design and drafting software.Principles of supervision and training. Public contracting law.Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) current standards and guidelines for the public Right-of-Way. Experience evaluating and designing sidewalk access ramps and pedestrian crossings that comply with current ADA standards and guidelines.Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.Ability to:Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, determine potential consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.Coordinate complex engineering designs, project management, and computations; prepare engineering plans and studies with minimum supervision.Interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulationsConduct engineering research; write technical reports.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Supervise and train staff.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills , and abilities required to perform the job. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes with relevant transferrable skills from a variety of sources and experiences. The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education , and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role . A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Civil Engineer 1 & 2 Education Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college or university, with major course work in Civil Engineering, or related field(s).License or Certificate A valid Oregon driver's license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355). Civil Engineer 1 Experience Two years directly related civil engineering experience.Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Enrollment as an Engineering Intern.Civil Engineer 2 Experience Five years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of supervisory experience.Possession of a State of Oregon Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer, or ability to obtain by reciprocity within 6 months of hire date. Supplemental InformationSelection Process Applicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment. Applicants selected to continue in the process should be notified within two-three weeks after the posting deadline.DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED. The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.If a job posting indicates this position is temporary (not limited duration) then the employee serves at will. Temporary employees do not receive benefits through the City of Eugene unless required by City, State or Federal code/statute.Salary and BenefitsThe normal starting salary is the first step shown on the posting. Other placement in the salary range may be considered depending on qualifications and experience. Periodic advancement through the salary range is dependent upon merit. The City provides a full range of benefits, including holidays, vacation, sick leave, retirement benefits, deferred compensation, physical examination, life insurance, and long-term disability. Health, dental, and vision benefits are available.To view a summary of benefits ( and/or benefit premium rates ( click the respective link. Click here to view information about Total Worker Health. (

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