JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer, the Engineer in Training coordinates and conducts a variety of project management functions in support of the City's HUD CDBG-DR & MIT Program consisting of multiple flood and drainage infrastructure projects funded through federal, state and local funds. Duties include collaboration with other City departments in the identification, design and construction of projects; performing plan reviews; preparing various types of engineering/project records and documentation; and performing other duties relative to area of assignment.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Conducts a variety of engineering activities related to City's CDBG-DR & MIT Program:
Ensures standard engineering practices and inclusion of appropriate documentation on various reports and design projects.
Evaluates alternatives, resolves technical issues and interfaces with other engineering disciplines.
Performs engineering interpretation of specifications and drawings, recommending and documenting design modifications, and coordinating with the design team.
Resolves questions, plans, coordinates, and executes work in a safe, timely, cost effective and compliant manner.
Assists with management of design and construction contracts and monitors compliance.
Maintains project schedules in Microsoft project, prepares exhibits using GIS, CAD and other software products.
Prepares cost estimates and performs field investigations, and construction oversight.
Assist with internal and external public awareness efforts through community presentations and assists in preparation of formal presentations to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Board, Neighborhood, University, TXDOT, County, State and Federal agencies.
Provides engineering support; contributes to the development and maintenance of standard construction details; develops/assists in maintaining technical specifications for CIP and Public Improvement Projects.
Contributes to master planning for floodplain, drainage and stormwater services throughout the City.
Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as required.
Must be able to set goals and objectives with City clients and provide the client a can do approach.
Must master the art of focused listening and allow the client the time to understand how the project will be managed as well as resolve any problems that may develop during the project.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
EIT certificate required.
2 years engineering experience.
Able to use AutoCad CADD
Must possess a valid Class C Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
Able to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
Familiarity with CADD, ARCGIS, Microsoft Project and various modeling programs is desirable.
Familiarity with state and federal funding programs for disaster recovery.
Ability to review
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San Marcos, Texas, named the fastest growing city in the nation in 2013 and 2014 by the U.S. Census Bureau, is ideally situated midway between Austin and San Antonio along Interstate 35. San Marcos is the county seat of Hays County and has a population of more than 54,000. Millions of visitors are attracted to San Marcos for the serene beauty of Texas Hill Country and some of the most unique attractions in the state. Named one of the “Best Places to Raise Your Kids” by Business Week, more and more families are calling San Marcos home.