• Assistant Engineer

    Posted: 03/09/2022


    This is a skilled position, which involves working in a diversified engineering program for the City; includes design, construction, and inspection of improvement projects for water, sewer, roads, and traffic systems. This position assists the Engineering Manager with engineering-related work.

    This position requires the use of good judgment, initiative and makes independent decisions on both day-to- day and long-range issues.


    1. Assists in preparing division budgets and maintains budget controls; oversees the ordering of supplies and materials; prepares specifications for major contractual work and for equipment
    2. Performs project planning and scoping.
    3. Manages Engineering permits.
    4. Responsible for the review of Stormwater Management and Soil Erosion and Sediment Control permits and after-construction inspections.
    5. Assists in management of design/construction engineering for streets, parks, water, and sewer projects with internal and external
    6. Confers with property owners, customers, and others regarding complaints and the effects of work projects.
    7. Assists with asset management of streets, sidewalks, signals, bridges, water, and sewer.
    8. Performs field and site reviews.
    9. Ensures that job duties are performed with proper safety work methods and
    10. Manages or assists with other assigned related


    Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
    • Computer literacy, including experience in MS Office and Outlook.

    Knowledge of:

    • Modern developments, literature, and sources of information regarding engineering work assigned.
    • Adherence to health & safety policies and
    • Principals of quality control and assurance.

    Ability to:

    • Communicate effectively on technical problems, clearly and
    • Effectively perform work and communicate to continually provide the public with the highest level of customer service by all Division
    • Review and evaluate engineering designs and specifications to inspect the work of others and offer professional
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, consultants, other officials, and the general
    • Demonstrate conflict resolution
    • Problem solves with good communication and listening
    • Work effectively under stress and changes in work
    • Work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

    Special Requirements:

    • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Roadsoft and/or ArcGIS is preferred.
    • Municipal Construction or Design experience is preferred.
    • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Michigan's driver's license.
    • Must obtain EGLE Storm Water Operator Certification within 6 months of hire date.
    • Must obtain EGLE Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Review and Design Certification within 1 year of hire date.

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