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County Engineer

Organization: Yuma County
Date Posted: 12/12/2018
Date Needed: 12/13/2018
City: Yuma
Location: Arizona
Country: United States
Primary Category: Engineering
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

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SALARY: $90,896 - $143,644yr. DOQ 
OPENING DATE: 10/01/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Under general direction, performs work of unusual difficulty in the management and supervision of staff and complicated construction and engineering projects; performs complex professional civil engineering planning and project oversight in flood control, construction, engineering, roads and highways, bridges, and system infra-structure; this position is appointed as the flood control manager of the Flood Contr4ol District; this position has county wide responsibility.
(Illustrative Only) Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises the operations of engineering and construction projects; applies independent judgment in determining and assigning work methods, techniques and procedures; formulates and executes work activity plans for the construction and design of county roads and flood control projects; provides leadership, direction and guidance in technical processes and procedures; trains engineers and project support staff; assigns and coordinates tasks and projects; sets long range goals and objectives, and prepares reports; coordinates the development of technical engineering policies and procedures; reviews land development proposals and makes recommendations concerning roadways and drainage system requirements; determines objectives and sets project priorities and completion timelines; assures the efficient operations and sound fiscal practices required to meet project and program objectives through effective planning, staff management, and resource allocation; reviews and approves status reports prepared by project managers, and coordinates schedule and plan modifications; evaluates and analyzes issues, and recommends and implements solutions; prepares and approves budgets; manages the collection, analysis and reporting of project, operational and financial data; reviews work for conformance with original contracts, plans and accepted engineering practices; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, or related field; AND seven (7) years of construction engineering experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; must be registered as a professional engineer with the Arizona State Board of Registration (required by State Statute); requires successful completion of a background check; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license.

This position is advertised from the minimum to themaximum hourly rate. Salary will be determined based on education and experience at the time of offer.
Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; principles and practices of civil engineering; laws, regulations and directives relating to civil engineering construction projects; civil engineering methods and practices for engineering planning studies, designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports as applied to flood control, civil engineering, construction and traffic studies and projects; methods, procedures and techniques for evaluating construction contract compliance; budget preparation and expenditure control;field engineering, surveying, inspections and construction practices; regulatory agencies and the sources of engineering information.

Skill in: Effectively managing staff, delegating tasks and authority, and training professional and paraprofessional personnel; assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands; developing and implementing procedures for cost effective management of allocated resources; analyzing issues and preparing recommendations based on findings; reading and evaluating blueprints and technical schematics; analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation; the application of engineering theory to complex operational activities; preparing reports and checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specifications of engineering projects; establishing effective working relationship with consultants, contractors, other agencies and the public; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; using computers and advanced level software applications.


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