Managing Engineer - Utilities
Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by CITY OF BREMERTON - HR DEPT
Under the direction of the City Engineer, the Managing Engineer is responsible for the management of the Utilities section of the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works & Utilities. Primary duties include development of the Capital Improvement Program, updating long range planning documents, preparing funding applications, utilities capital project design and management, and construction project delivery. Duties also include supervising technical services personnel, assigning work, evaluating performance, and addressing utility related questions and concerns. Representative Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Note - this list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position.)
• Program Management - oversees utility engineering capital project delivery and operations support.
• Manages, supervises and mentors assigned personnel in a team-focused work environment.
• Prepares loan and grant applications for funding of studies and capital improvements, and coordinates with agencies on funding requirements.
• Responsible for water and sewer utilities project and program planning, and assists with development of the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
• Project Oversight, Project Management and Construction Management - assumes overall responsibility for development of studies, designs and construction of water and wastewater utility projects.
• Responsible for ensuring that projects comply with applicable local, regional, state and federal regulations.
• Supports the review and approval of development projects in the City.
• Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) - reviews and approves all water and wastewater utility capital project reports and project Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PSE).
• Assumes overall responsibility for construction of public works utilities projects.
• Arranges for appropriate inspections of projects in accordance with specifications.
• Responds to complaints, inquiries and requests related to water and wastewater utilities issues from City Operations personnel, the public, elected officials, and outside organizations and agencies. May represent the Engineering Division at City Council Meetings, legal proceedings, and other public functions.
- Regular attendance is an essential requirement
- Performs other related work as assigned and/or required Qualifying Education and Experience (Minimum Requirements): Any combination equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and six (6) years full-time experience in civil engineering. A Washington State Professional Engineer's License and a Washington State Driver's License are required.
• Principles, practices, and methods of civil engineering specific to water and wastewater utility design;
• Current professional standards for the construction, inspection and maintenance of public works construction projects;
• Fundamental intent and basic provisions of municipal, state and federal financing mechanisms for municipal public works projects;
• Principles of management and supervision;
• Knowledge of utilities system management.
• Evaluate, plan and establish a proper sequence of action for project personnel to accomplish goals;
• Apply professional engineering principles to the design and construction of public works projects;
• Provide verbal and written information and advice to project partners, operations staff, the public, and public officials;
• Communicate ideas and assert a point of view in complex or controversial situations;
• Make presentations before elected bodies, and community groups;
• Get along with others and be both an effective team leader and team member. Click "Apply Now" To Apply Directly On Our Website Category: Engineering , Keywords: City Engineer