1. Develops comprehensive plans for the design and construction of major public works projects. 2. As project engineer for assigned projects, plans and organizes the design and construction of major public works facilities. 3. Coordinates and monitors project progress to insure timely progress of permit clearances and acquisitions/right-of-way, plans/specifications, contracting and budget monitoring. 4. Coordinates activities with other departments and outside agencies to obtain various approvals. 5. Participates in the selection process for consultants and contracts. 6. Acts as contract administrator on capital projects. 7. Participates in the development of plans, specifications and estimates for the construction of public works projects. 8. Inspects project sites to assist in the solution of difficult problems. 9. Interprets specifications and city policy. 10. Reviews plans for construction prepared by private engineers. 11. Prepares various applications for State and Federal grants. 12. Assists in the preparation of capital improvement plans and budget. 13. Prepares necessary Council agenda items. 14. Confers with staff regarding project priorities and programs. 15. Provides information to and consults with the public. 16. Performs related duties as required or necessary.
Education and/or Experience: Any combination equivalent to graduation from a recognized college or university with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering or related field and three (3) years of full time, paid professional experience in civil engineering. Experience and/or education in a related field may be substituted on a year for year basis. Knowledge of:
Principles and practicies of civil engineering.
Modern methods and techniques as applied to design, construction, maintenance and contract administration of public works projects.
Grant-in-aid programs as they relate to public works.
Computer aided design (CAD).
Design and construction of major public works facilities.
Skill and Ability to:
Administer and coordinate various activities of the engineering section and to evaluate the effectiveness of those functions.
Effectively communicate in writing and orally.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Legally operate a motor vehicle in the State of California.
About City of Carson
The City of Carson is located in the South Bay section of Los Angeles County and spans approximately 20 square miles. Carson has grown from a population of 61,000 in 1968 to its current population of 93,000. Incorporated in 1968, Carson is a general law city with Council-City Manager form of government.