Review, coordinate, plan and administer all phases of capital projects. Make design modifications as necessary.
Assist citizens, contractors, engineers, developers and others in interpreting and complying with relevant requirements and regulations.
Prepare cost estimates, plans, and specifications for paving, traffic, drainage, water, sewer, and vertical improvement projects.
Prepare reports and presentations to City Council, city boards and commissions, and city administration.
Develop scopes of work for all phases of capital projects and negotiates contractual obligations with engineering consultants, developers, private land owners, and contractors on behalf of the City.
Administer engineering and construction contracts for capital projects with limited supervision and possesses project related knowledge necessary to procure goods and services in accordance with local and state purchasing guidelines on behalf of the City.
Investigate and identify sources of private drainage issues and recommend alternative solutions at request of general public
Investigate elementary traffic and signage problems and recommends solutions.
Investigate construction issues of projects and coordinates with engineering consultants, inspectors, and contractors to make recommendations for implementation of necessary field modifications.
Under limited supervision, arrange, coordinate, facilitate, and make presentations at public meetings to convey project data and scoping requirements to impacted property owners
Coordinate with City subdivision and development staff on potential impacts to Capital projects from existing and proposed future development
Coordinate with other departments of the City on potential impacts to Capital projects related to existing and future development projects by these departments.
Evaluate all engineering related issues during the acquisition of property and easements and utility relocation phases for capital projects
Provide expert testimony to City Council, District and municipal courts, and other various boards or commissions as required
Evaluate floodplain related issues during planning, design, and construction of capital projects
Other duties as assigned
Regular scheduled attendance at the work site is required.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering and hydrology and hydraulic engineering related to the design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects.
Knowledge of surveying principles and practices and procedures, drafting, design, and inspection of public works projects.
Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to public works projects.
Knowledge of the methods, equipment, and materials used in surface and underground construction and maintenance.
Skill in implementation of roadway, water, sewer, and drainage criteria.
Skill in planning, organizing and coordinating multiple engineering projects.
Skill in writing and interpreting engineering specifications.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and convey technical information in an easily understood manner.
Ability to apply local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to public works projects and development projects.
Ability to write clear, concise reports regarding engineering issues.
Ability to use independent judgment and make sound decisions.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Registration as a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas or ability to obtain a license within six months.
Valid Class “C” Texas Driver License with a good driving record.
About City of Burleson
City of Burleson - Municipal Government Employer:
Located on the southern edge of the flourishing Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the City of Burleson has an estimated population of 48,950 residents in a land mass of 28 square miles. Burleson has been progressive in attracting businesses for economic development to diversify its tax base, as well as establishing development agreements within its extraterritorial jurisdiction to manage growth strategically outside its current borders.
The City of Burleson’s family-oriented environment, outstanding schools, plentiful and affordable land, and rolling hills have made it a desirable community to live, work, and play. Burleson residents have placed a high value on nature and recreation with over twenty parks encompassing over 550 acres. The school districts serving Burleson consistently outperform state and national averages in college entrance exam scores, and its quality of life is further enhanced by a very low crime rate.
The City of Burleson operates under a council-city manager form of government. Citizens are represented on the City Council by the mayor and 6 council members, all elected at large to serve 3-year terms wit...hout limits. The Council is responsible for policy-making and general oversight and appoints the City Manager to conduct daily operations through a professional staff in accordance with the law and appropriate procedures. The City Council also appoints a City Attorney, a City Secretary, and a Municipal Judge.
The City Manager leads the provision of a full slate of municipal services, carried out by 409 full-time equivalent staff and a FY21 adopted budget of $141 million. Services are delivered through 12 municipal departments.