Open until the needs of the City are met. First review of applications will be Friday, June 16, 2017. This position may close at that time.
To actively support and uphold the City’s stated mission and values. To plan, organize and supervise plan review operations within the Building Safety Division; and to perform a variety of highly skilled technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.
The role of the Private Development Principal Civil Engineer supervisor within the City of Tempe is to provide the best development services possible with an emphasis on excellent customer service. In addition, supervisors must be a mentor to their staff members and be an enthusiastic participant in a high performance work culture. This means that supervisors must use their exceptional knowledge to the benefit of all that they come in contact with during the course of their work. In this sense, the supervisor’s customers include such people as the building owner, business owner, architect, engineer, superintendent, development services specialist, all city staff members, tenant, resident, etc.
All who have a stake in the construction process or in the use of a finished building are to be considered customers. Customers should be treated with respect, and when problems arise, the supervisors use their exceptional knowledge in a problem solving mode to the benefit of the associated customers. The goal is for supervisors to use their exceptional code knowledge and/or City of Tempe’s processes to the benefit of all customers, ensuring the minimum code standards are incorporated in the built environment as the code intends.
Requires the equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil or structural engineering or a degree related to the core functions of this position.
The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).
Requires four years of increasingly responsible full time professional civil engineering experience including two years of lead supervisory and project management responsibility.
Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.
Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of Arizona.
Principal Civil EngineerTo actively support and uphold the City’s stated mission and values. To plan, organize and manage, through subordinate supervisors, the work of professional and technical staff in such areas as design services, private development, infrastructure management, and computer mapping; to coordinate engineering activities with other divisions and departments; and to provide staff assistance to the Department.