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24 Mar 2020

Full-Time City Engineer

City of Great Bend – Posted by GreatBendJobs Great Bend, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Under general supervision of the City Administrator, applies professional engineering knowledge and skills in the design and construction of public works projects. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent professional judgment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for the activities of the engineering department.

2. Conducts surveys and handles preliminary investigations.

3. Prepares construction design and supervises construction inspection for the full range of public works activities including water system, streets, storm and sanitary sewers, water and wastewater treatment, solid waste disposal, traffic engineering, and community relations.

4. Prepares and reviews long range plans associated with public works infrastructure.

5. Pursues federal and state funding for transportation projects.

6. Oversees the preparation of plans and contract specifications for Public Works projects and handles bidding and bid openings for these projects; oversees project progress and assists in directing of projects as required.

7. Oversees and reviews consultant’s work for accuracy and professionalism; negotiates contracts; sees to the completion of contracts.

8. Provides counsel to all departments on matters of engineering and surveying.

9. Answers technical questions and provides information to the public.

10. Develops budget for the Engineering Department and approves expenditures for engineering services.

11. Responsible for the official maps of the City of Great Bend.

12. Directly supervises the staff of the Engineering Department.

13. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, plus five years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering, with at least two years of practical and/or supervisory duties. Must possess a Kansas Professional Engineer License or be able to obtain within six months of hire date. Requires a valid Kansas driver’s license.

How to Apply

You may apply at: You may call 620-793-4111, ext.234 for further information. The City of Great Bend is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 67530, Certifided Professional Engineer., City Engineer, City Government, engineer, Enginnering, Infrastructure, and Municipal Engineering.

Job expires in 48 days.

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