Civil - Traffic Engineering, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
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Position Scope: Under general supervision, this position will mentor and supervise the Project Engineering division for the Engineering Department and oversee the day-to-day plan review operations. The incumbent will be a technical expert for incoming development, and assign and manage incoming Development and CIP workload to streamline and ensure efficient and timely plan review.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Assigns and manages incoming workload per city policies and procedures such as: construction document review, entitlement review, Preliminary Application Conference (PAC) reviews, issuance of permits, tracking performance metrics for the division, and managing customer delivery and expectations;
Acts as the primary contact for the appeal of any technical plan and report review comments;
Attends all PAC and design review meetings to provide oversight and flexibility where needed;
Acts as the single point of contact for customers regarding turnaround times and customer service as it relates to engineering plan review;
Advises the City and Deputy Engineer on standards, policy issues, and timelines. Provides input regarding technical issues and concerns and is responsible for developing and managing a streamlined workflow for all civil plan reviews;
Communicates and coordinates the plan review deadlines with other city departments, external agencies, and regulatory bodies. Assists in more difficult reviews and code interpretation questions, ensuring civil plan reviews comply with city ordinances, design standards, and public hearing stipulations;
Demonstrates and leads a team in creating and implementing continuous improvement efforts and quality standards while placing a high value on citizen interaction, communication, and customer service;
Reviews and evaluates developer requests for exceptions on city code requirements and deferral agreements for offsite improvements;
Oversees the department's daily operational processes, including Capital Improvement Project (CIP) reviews, Development reviews, budget operations, and technical expertise;
Participates in required project meetings representing the Engineering department providing expertise in infrastructure;
Manages the existing potential project scopes, budgets, and schedules of the Development and CIP projects; interprets and communicates codes and policies to various departments and external agencies;
Manages and communicates policies and procedures set forth per department standards. Confers with engineers, architects, developers, citizen groups, and other public agencies to acquire and provide information;
Supervises designated staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring policies, standards, and procedures are followed; addresses employee concerns and problems; counsels, and completes performance evaluations; conducts interviews and makes hiring and discipline recommendations; maintains a safe working environment;
Assists with plan review responsibilities up to 25% of the time;
Performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and a broad knowledge in civil plan review, project management, construction, operational processes or related fields. Seven (7) years experience with increasing responsibility in civil and environmental engineering, including two (2) years supervisory experience. Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) with the ability to obtain an Arizona P.E. within one (1) year; OR and equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements: A valid Arizona driver's license is required. Licensed as a P.E. with the ability to obtain an Arizona P.E. within one (1) year of employment. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Most work is performed in a standard office environment. May be required to lift and carry materials weighing up to 20 pounds. Reports To: City Engineer or designee Supervision Exercised: Project Engineering division FLSA Status: Exempt
Internal Number: 686
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