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Assistant Director of Engineering

Augusta, Georgia

Posted: Aug. 8, 2018

End Date: Dec. 31, 2018


SALARY: $80,611.99 - $100,637.48 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 12/14/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
Assists in directing, planning, and managing the City's Engineering projects and services within the guidelines of City and departmental policies and procedures, state and federal laws, and acceptable professional engineering practices. Oversees Construction and Maintenance of City Owned Infrastructure, Land Development Process and Stormwater Management. Reports to the Director and works with co-workers, contractors, realtors, developers, engineers, the public, state and federal officials, elected official to provide administrative support.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs the planning, operation, and administration of all department activities as related to City engineering and Engineering Division. Develops and implements new programs, special projects, new policies, and procedures as directed by the Director

Oversees and coordinates roadway and drainage surveying, design and construction program, county engineering program, stormwater engineering program and preconstruction/construction program

Oversees and coordinates maintenance, repair and compliance of city owned infrastructure including Augusta Levee and Augusta Owned Category 1 Dams

Coordinates activities to be consistent with the goals and objectives of the assignment ensuring that all activities successfully comply with established regulations and restrictions including departmental recommendations, programs, and policies

Collaborates with the Director in the preparation of the budget, strategic planning, and studies. Performs personal administration for the engineering division and represents management at public relations events

Responsible for the department in the absence of the Director

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related occupational field

Experience: Five (5) years of experience in engineering including three (3) years of supervisory experience

Licensing:
Possess a Professional Engineer License (PE)
Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment.   ***This position requires driving a county vehicle.***

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of organization, personnel management, and administration as related to municipal administration
Good understanding of concepts of engineering used to formulate, evaluate, and administer public infrastructures activities
Proficiency in principles of planning budgeting and purchasing
Mastery of applying modern construction and maintenance techniques, approved safety standards, funding procedures, legal requirements for roads, and interpreting ordinances and regulations as related to public infrastructure
Good communication skills, both oral and written
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Demonstrated ability to supervise and train designated subordinate personnel

OTHER:
Position requires staff call up in an emergency situation
More than 50% of this position involves travel from office to other locations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
 
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

*To view the full position announcement and apply for this position, please visit www.augustaga.gov*

DISCLAIMER:
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.