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City of Kyle: Engineer 1 – Transportation

City of Kyle

This is a Contract position in Kyle, TX posted October 25, 2020.

Under general supervision and using moderate latitude for independent judgment, perform routine engineering work that includes: designing, planning, overseeing work in support of construction, maintenance, alteration of structures, facilities, processes, equipment, and systems.

Essential Functions: Identify, evaluate, and provide improvement recommendations with preliminary and final designs and design criteria for assigned program or projects.

Provides assistance in the preparation of preliminary and long range plans, schedules, estimates, budgets, detailed final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements.

Develop cost estimates/track expenditures, prepares cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports and studies for projects.

Prepares and/or provides assistance with preliminary contract documents, specifications and plans.

Prepares final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements and coordinates and oversees work of contractors, affected public agencies and utilities.

Writes technical specifications for construction contracts.

Develop, analyze, and provide recommendation of engineering reports for a variety of audiences.

Inspect and monitor projects for legal compliance by reviewing work completed by contractors and ensuring compliance to specifications by completing complex calculations that are used to further provide analysis of preliminary results of a project.

Research and perform statistical analysis for validation of reports and publication of results in various communication formats.

Develop standard operating procedures, policies, and ordinances for discipline area by researching, reviewing, analyzing and updating standardized polices and practices.

Develop and monitor performance criteria for various contracts and/or projects.

May provide analysis and recommendation of performance of various personnel assigned by contract or projects.

Performs all other duties as assigned by the City Engineer, City Manager and Assistant City Manager.

Qualifications, Experience and/or Certification Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

State of Texas Professional Engineer License is required.

Previous experience in road design/rehabilitation & drainage is HIGHLY preferred.

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver’s License and be eligible for coverage under the City of Kyle vehicle insurance provider.

Summary of Required Knowledge: Knowledge of diversified, fundamental scientific and civil engineering concepts, phenomena, and relationships, and utilize such changes in solution of theoretical and practical civil engineering problems Knowledge of advanced mathematical techniques such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry.

Knowledge of modern methods, materials, and techniques of assigned discipline.

Knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: Civil, Environmental, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical engineering terminology and techniques.

Knowledge of preparation of cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports Skill in written technical and/or general communication including preparation of written reports.

Ability to perform more complex engineering computations, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry, rapidly and accurately.

Ability to interpret and update maps.

Ability to use graphic instructions, such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids.

Benefits: Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance TML Retirement Match 2:1 Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Days Life Insurance Short and Long Term Disability Insurance