Public Works Engineering Manager

Harrisonburg, Virginia
$65,374.40 - $106,704.00
Apr 12, 2017
May 17, 2017
Public Works Engineering Manager
Full Time

City of Harrisonburg Public Works Department.  Full-time position with benefits.  Preferred hiring range $65,374.40 - $75,712.00.  Performs complex professional engineering tasks and is responsible for administrative and managerial functions in overseeing the development of infrastructure projects, construction management and the capital projects division for the Public Works Department and the City of Harrisonburg.  Oversees the Capital Projects management team and supervises capital projects staff relating to the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of transportation, water/sewer assets and related City projects; establishes and enforces major divisional operating policies and procedures.  Manages the Public Access Permit Program and FHWA Bridge Inspection and Certification program; supervises and manages field inspections and compliance of City erosion and sediment control and MS4 Program; supervises and manages inspection and quality control program for construction projects and materials.  Directs procurement and oversees management of contacts related to transportation and utility planning, design and construction; provides oversight of contract, development, execution and changes for contracts; develops cost estimates and schedules for capital improvement program and projects; develops, plans, supports and monitors execution of and closing of capital projects.  Plans, organizes and directs the design and construction of transportation capital improvements; coordinates work with other agencies and departments including VDOT and FHWA maintaining records and files and preparing reports, as needed; reviews and assists in the monitoring of privately installed transportation and utilities systems and ensures compliance with recognized local review program; oversees compliance requirements with regulatory agencies in the operation, maintenance and installation of transportation and water/sewer assets.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and/or highways and utilities engineering, erosion control and storm water management, including the procedures, equipment and tools needed for efficient and effective implementation under a safe working environment and the occupational hazards of the work required.  General knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the construction and maintenance of public works or utility facilities; land and engineering survey systems; methods and techniques;  the principles, practices and techniques of engineering drafting. Ability to develop abilities and competencies required for group development dynamics and communications to effectively and efficiently utilize the human resources available; prepare technical reports in connection with municipal projects; organize, lead and manage a professional, para-professional, skilled and unskilled work force through intermediate or direct supervision; establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, Department Directors, employees, public officials, external customers, contractors and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications: Undergraduate degree with coursework in civil engineering or related field and considerable experience in public transportation and utilities operations in a supervisory or leadership position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Professional Engineers License in the Commonwealth of Virginia required.
Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must complete a satisfactory drug screen, credit history review and criminal background check.

To Apply: Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received on the City's website, This position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (re-posted on the City's website on 04/11/2017)

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement, life insurance, paid leave and holidays.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.