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County Engineer - Ringgold County


The Ringgold County Board of Supervisors is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Ringgold County Civil Engineer. Position requires registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Iowa. Salary negotiable based on qualifications/experience. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

Civil Engineer Tasks:

  • Analyze photographs, drawings, and maps to inform the direction of projects and budget constraints
  • Ensure project feasibility through continual evaluation of structural integrity and design practicality
  • Create designs that utilize a variety of materials
  • Perform and adjust quantity calculations for practical and budgetary purposes
  • Communicate with team members as well as customers and vendors to ensure maximum cohesion and fluidity on projects
  • Forecast design and construction time frames
  • Inspect project sites to ensure they meet relevant codes and are progressing properly
  • Comply with local, state and federal funding guidelines

Civil Engineer Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Iowa Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Extensive AutoCAD experience
  • Highly developed team management and leadership skills

Civil Engineer Work Schedule: Full time, Monday-Friday, 7 am – 3:30 pm 

Civil Engineer Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • State Retirement program
  • Vacation, personal days and sick leave

Civil Engineer Salary: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year 


Visit www.ringgoldcounty.us to apply.


An Equal opportunity Employer.


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City Engineer II - Public Works Engineering - City of Ankeny


FUNCTION

The City of Ankeny is seeking applicants for the fulltime position of Civil Engineer II, which will report to the Public Works Engineering Manager within the Public Works Department.  


The Civil Engineer II performs the following major functions:

  • Prepares, reviews, and approves engineering designs, plans, specifications, engineering reports, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects.
  • Manages consultant-designed capital improvement projects and coordinates decisions with the consultant and applicable City staff across departments.
  • Leads the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City's annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and formulating the five-year CIP document.

The full salary range is $78,030 – $104,717 with a starting range of $78,030 - $90,330 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Deadline to apply is May 12, 2019 at 11:59 PM.  Interested applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of professional engineer certificate.  The anticipated start date is June 24, 2019.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepares, reviews, and approves designs, plans, specifications, engineering reports, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects including street and utility improvements.  Reviews the street paving, water mains, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, sidewalks / trails, storm water detention, grading, and erosion control measures for compliance with SUDAS and City of Ankeny standards and codes.
  • Manages consultant-designed capital improvement projects and acts as the City's point of contact during the design and construction phases.  Coordinates decisions with the consultant and applicable City staff across departments.  Attends weekly construction meetings on the City's behalf.
  • Leads the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects including plans, specifications, cost estimates, and bidding documents, and conducting project information meetings.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City's annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including developing public improvement concepts, generating conceptual cost estimates, determining annual operating and maintenance costs, and formulating the five-year CIP document.
  • Performs construction administration on in-house designed public improvement projects, including leading preconstruction meetings, preparing payment applications, reviewing change orders, and overseeing project closeout.
  • Supervises the Engineering Technicians when they complete construction observation and testing of construction materials for in-house designed public improvement projects.
  • Leads the advertising, interviewing, and hiring of the Engineering Division's annual Civil Engineering Intern summer position and supervises the intern's workload.
  • Responds to inquiries and concerns from residents, businesses, contractors, and consultants regarding public infrastructure improvements, completes on-site investigations, and acts as the City's representative.
  • Maintains records and plans for public improvement projects for sanitary sewers, storm sewers, streets, sidewalks / trails, water systems, traffic control facilities, and related public works projects.
  • Assists with the work activities for the City's GIS database management, including data collection, data input, and mapping.
  • Assists with traffic engineering studies including traffic counts, speed studies, and accident research.
  • Assists with completing special projects, studies, and engineering reports including storm water routing, sanitary sewer and water capacity analysis, and pavement determinations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT SKILLS
  • Knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works, civil engineering, and municipal utilities operations and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software (or equivalent) and ArcReader GIS software (or equivalent).
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise the activities of engineering division personnel.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with officials, co-workers, consulting engineers, contractors, and the general public.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and possession of a Professional Civil Engineer license issued by the State of Iowa or equivalent from another state.  If licensed in another state, must obtain a State of Iowa license within one (1) year of start date.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible work experience in civil engineering including field and office experience.
  • Shall possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: www.ankenyiowa.gov


An Equal opportunity Employer.


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