Performs entry- to intermediate-level engineering work related to the City’s engineering function. Work involves field or office, in connection with field inspections, plan review, engineering permits, ensuring compliance with the City’s engineering standards, and assisting with capital projects and GIS activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Reviews plans and specifications prepared by consulting architects and engineers to determine accuracy and completeness of plans, and for compliance with sound engineering practices, City codes and regulations.
Inspects construction of public and private development improvements for adherence to City Codes and regulations.
Ensures appropriate permitting by outside agencies for all public and private development projects as required.
Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including activity and technical reports, correspondence, grant applications, maps, graphs and charts, etc.
Coordinates and meets with other departments, governmental agencies, consultants, developers, and contractors on engineering related issues including planning, design, permitting, certification, and construction of public and private projects.
Assists and meets with residents/developers/engineers regarding engineering related issues.
Assists with the design and preparation of plans, technical specifications, cost estimates, plan take offs, and county and state permitting for City projects; tracks progress of such projects.
Performs engineering calculations necessary to complete designs, specifications, cost and materials estimates and other project criteria; determines the most practical, economic and feasible materials required to complete specific projects.
Participates in damage assessment following applicable weather events.
Acquires permits where required.
Assists with development of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and maintenance of documents are required.
Performs other related duties as required/assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
Engineer in Training certification is preferred.
Minimum 2 years previous related experience.
Municipal government experience preferred.
Possess a valid state of Florida driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
About City of Parkland
At the City of Parkland, we serve the residents of our community with superior service. We make our employees feel individually valued, part of the team, and inspired, and we help them contribute to the greater good of our City. We reinforce our commitment to employees by offering great benefits, competitive pay, and a team environment where they are supported to excel.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes group medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick, and personal time. The City offers two types of Retirement Plans, ICMA 401a and ICMA 457, to assist employees in achieving their retirement goals. For more information on our excellent benefits program, please click here to visit our benefits page.
The City of Parkland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, age, or disability. Additionally, we provide equal access and equal opportunity to employment under Title I of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990.