Are you registered as a professional Engineer or Architect?
We are looking for an organized, motivated, self-starter who can manage our capital improvement projects. If that is you, we hope you'll consider applying and working for us in the Gateway of the Great Southwest!
**Open until filled with a first review date of May 31, 2018** Last reviewed 7/30 **
Under general supervision, manages development, redevelopment, and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, designs, contracts, specifications and schedules for the City of Yuma's City Engineering Department; assures contractor compliance with contract terms and specifications.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Manages Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects through all phases from initial project assignment to completion, according to project schedules, budgets, state and Federal regulations, and City standards; coordinates work of project team and outside contractors; assures infrastructure projects meet City goals and compliance standards; duties may vary according to job assignment.
Manages design and construction activities for development and renovation of City infrastructure; coordinates, monitors and manages CIP development projects in cooperation with other departments, outside agencies and contractors; assures projects meet design and budget goals and schedules.
Oversees CIP design and contract process; prepares technical work specifications, solicits bidders and manages bid response process; reviews proposals for compliance to local, state and Federal specifications and standards.
Reviews and approves project designs, technical proposals, documentation, contracts, agreements, work papers, and reports of project activities; assures effective communication of project issues.
Reviews, approves and negotiates change orders, schedules and contracts for assigned projects; assures the use of efficient techniques and sound engineering practices to meet City objectives.
Oversees work performed on City projects by contractors; inspects project work sites, and documents the progress compared to project schedule; reviews and approves construction documents, expenditures, and reports; assures project activities are in compliance with project specifications and City policies.
Maintains project files, documents and records; prepares reports on program activities and performance.
Evaluates issues, identifies concerns, and recommends solutions; assures that all project and service issues are addressed and resolved; coordinates projects with City departments and regional agencies.
Exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; advises on specialized areas of technical expertise; assures the highest quality CIP projects are delivered on time and within budget.
Writes analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with engineering projects; checks and reviews final technical specifications for submittal to City Engineer.
Supports the relationship between the City of Yuma and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, and complies with all City policies and procedures.
Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management; AND five year's experience managing public capital improvement projects; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
City policies and procedures.
Engineering methods and practices for project planning, designs, technical plans, specifications, estimates, and reports for civil engineering and infrastructure improvement projects.
Principles of design, construction and maintenance of public works projects, including conceptual design, project scoping, engineering design, environmental assessment, and right-of-way.
Federal and State regulations governing public works projects, including Davis–Bacon Act, Uniform Relocation Act, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
Principles and practices of government project, contract, and budget management.
Principles of record keeping and records management.
Techniques and practices for efficient and cost effective management of resources.
Interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, Federal and state rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures governing engineering and architectural functions.
Managing and coordinating the planning, design, and construction of public works projects using a variety of project delivery methods.
Reading and evaluating construction documents and technical specifications, collecting and analyzing data, and performing mathematical and statistical calculations.
Analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation.
Applying engineering theory and skills to solve infrastructure project issues and problems.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials, and representatives from other local, state and Federal agencies.
Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software, including GIS, PMIS, and other specialized software applications used in planning, mapping, and statistical analysis.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS A valid Driver's License is required. Registration as a Professional Engineer or Architect by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, or the ability to obtain registration via reciprocity within six months from the date of hire, is required. Certified Construction Manager (CCM) from the Construction Management Association of America and Certified Job Order Contracting Professional (CJP) from the Center for JOC Excellence, are preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT Work is performed in a standard office environment, and at construction sites. May occasionally be required to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Yuma offers the following benefits to Full-time City employees:
*ARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (ASRS)
*LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)
*SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE
*MEDICAL, DENTAL, and VISION INSURANCE
*FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUTN
*EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
*COMPENSATORY LEAVE (COMP. TIME)
*SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT
Please see our website for more information.
Internal Number: 2018-00069
About City of Yuma
The City of Yuma is a beautiful city nestled right in the southwest corner of Arizona, bordering California and Mexico. Home to over 100,000 residents, our population nearly doubles during the winter season.
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