Utilities Capital Projects Division Manager

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Utilities Capital Projects Division Manager

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: $116,927.21 – $143,820.51 Annually

 

Job Number: 2022-01211

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Water Utilities

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Primary Duties

 

Under limited supervision, manages the Utilities Capital Projects Division through effective planning, staff management and resource allocation; assures the effective completion of Engineering/CIP projects and compliance with state and federal regulations and City policies and goals.

 

Essential Functions

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Working with the Department Director and Deputy Director, plans, directs, reviews, and evaluates the staff and functions of the Capital Projects Division through effective planning, staff management and resource allocation; directs Capital Projects programs and projects, including engineering design, development, floodplain, drainage, surveying, water and wastewater design and Geographic Information Systems (GIS); assures activities are in compliance with all laws, policies and regulations.

• Serves as the principal professional engineering advisor on engineering programs and technical engineering issues including economic development initiatives; provides leadership, direction and guidance in operational strategies and priorities; reviews and approves contracts, agreements, plans and reports; manages the collection, analysis, and reporting of operational data; assures that quality standards are met, and appropriate services are provided.

• Evaluates City needs and plans and determines strategic engineering division plans, staffing and allocations of work, priorities, and resource requirements; assures the integrity of the work products and procedures; reviews technical documents for accuracy and compliance with standards and practices; reviews status reports and recommends appropriate actions.

• Oversees the engineering plan review process and ensures that timely reviews of plan submittals occur. Interacts and meets regularly with the Planning Department, Inspections, Code, and the greater business development community served. Prepares analytical reports on plans submitted versus plan reviews completed.

• Writes technical and analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with engineering projects, contracts, and regulatory issues; interprets concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, and determines scope and priorities of programs and special projects.

• Directs contracted projects; assures project deliverables meet cost and quality requirements.

• Assures effective communication of engineering issues; interprets and explains federal and state rules and regulations and City codes and ordinances; coordinates strategies to integrate projects and services with federal, state, and regional organizations and City departments.

• Analyzes engineering financial and resource information; develops and manages budgets; evaluates budget requests, monitors budget expenditures, makes adjustments as necessary and reports budget information.

• Directs the activities of the Capital Projects Division staff; plans, prioritizes, and assigns tasks and projects; instructs and trains staff, monitors work, develops staff skills and evaluates performance; analyzes workload trends and implements staffing and assignment adjustments.

• Directs design work on Water and Wastewater projects assigned to Public Works and meets on a regular basis to assure design quality and schedules.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

Required:

 

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

• AND seven years’ work experience in engineering design, project management and civil engineering, preferably in the public sector.

• OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

• Equivalency: Master’s Degree in Engineering, AND five years’ work experience in engineering design, project management, and civil engineering preferably within the public sector.

 

• Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Physical Demands

 

Light Work:

 

• Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

EEO Statement

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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