Pay Range 25 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$37.5162$56.2742
Hourly (42 hrs.)$35.7297$53.5945
Hourly (56 hrs.)$26.7973$40.1959

Director of Engineering Services

Range: $78,033.63 - $117,050.43 (25)
Position Number: 3970

JOB TITLE: Director of Engineering Services

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for directing the work of the Engineering Division and providing technical engineering services for city construction and improvement projects.
Plans, directs, and supervises engineering functions, including design, mapping, and inspection of construction projects, programs, and systems.
Reviews and approves all construction plans for subdivisions and infrastructure improvements for compliance with city, state, and federal specifications.
Provides technical assistance and design supervision to operating divisions of Public Services concerning engineering, water, wastewater, storm drainage, and streets.
Reviews and approves all stormwater control structures for compliance with city’s Watershed Regulations and the Neuse River regulations.
Supervises and oversees the Public Services Geographic Information System.
Supervises inspection and acceptance of city maintained projects, including field survey crew.
Coordinates activities of the city, state, federal agencies, private contractors, engineers, and others involved in city projects.
Provides technical assistance and information to the general public and other city departments.
Reviews sanitary sewer extension permits for the NC Division of Water Quality as a delegated municipality.
Assists the Deputy City Manager – Operations and Public Services with long range planning for the department; assists Deputy City Manager with review of annual budget requests from Public Services divisions; represents the Deputy City Manager at meetings and functions as needed.
Assists divisions of Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection, and Wastewater Treatment with annual budget preparation and capital improvement project planning.
Prepares capital expenditures and maintenance budget for the Engineering Division.
Assistant Public Services Director – City Engineer, Public Services – Engineering Oversees, provides input for preparation, and certifies Powell Map Bill each year to submit to the state Department of Transportation.
Co-ordinates bi-annual inspection of city owned bridges for the state Department of Transportation municipal bridge inspection program.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles and theories of civil engineering, including hydrology, hydraulics, water collection and distribution, land development, and erosion and sediment control.
Knowledge of geographic information system principles and practices.
Knowledge of roadway and subdivision design and construction.
Knowledge of nationally-accepted standards for land development regulations.
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
Knowledge of local codes and ordinances.
Knowledge of the principles and theories of land surveying.
Knowledge of accounting practices.
Knowledge of methods and techniques used in the construction cost estimation of public works projects.
Skill in administering contracts for public works projects.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations and applying standard engineering techniques in the design and construction of public works projects.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in the use of surveying, drafting, and materials testing equipment.
Skill in the use of electronic and manual measurement devices.
Skill in supervision.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Deputy City Manager – Operations and Public Services assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws, city codes and ordinances, city and department policies and procedures, the state Department of Transportation Roadway Standards, the Personnel Policy Manual, engineering handbooks and reference materials, and state regulations applicable to water, sewer, stormwater, and streets.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.  This position develops division guidelines.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and engineering duties.  The need to interpret and apply complex engineering principles and requirements for a wide range of topics and problems contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this assignment is to manage the engineering functions of the department.  Successful performance helps ensure that road, drainage, and other projects are properly constructed.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, outside engineers, surveyors, architects, consultants, contractors, vendors and suppliers, state and federal agency personnel, elected officials, utility personnel, civic representatives, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, or crouching.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and at field sites where the employee may be exposed to inclement weather, dirt, dust, and machinery with moving parts.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  The position has direct supervision over Engineering Services Coordinator (1), Construction Inspector (2), GIS Technicians, Stormwater Program Manager (1), and Civil Engineer (1).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a master's degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Certification as a Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training.