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Engineer V - City of Corpus Christi, TX (ID: 290049)

Title Engineer V
Type Engineering
Date Posted November 21, 2017
City / Organization City of Corpus Christi, TX
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We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi.  We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes. 


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Grade:  221

Salary:  $85,384 - $139,912 Annually (Dependent on Qualifications)

Department:  Engineering



ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS: Non rotating 40 hour work week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work additional hours as needed. 

Who May Apply?

All persons legally authorized to work in the United States



The Engineer V organizes and manages the Project Management section of the Engineering Department. They provide leadership and mentorship to the project management team.

  • Ensure that all activities comply with the law, policies, procedures and professional ethics.
  • Ensure that capital programs are properly planned and executed.
  • Provide detailed oversight of the development of Bond and CIP programs including planning, scoping, and budgeting for individual portfolios of projects the can include roadways, water, wastewater, facilities and other infrastructure.
  • Develop realistic budgets and schedules for execution of complex portfolios of projects.
  • Manages projects by approving and processing specifications and construction documents by applying engineering standards of principles and practices.
  • Provide oversight and recommendations on commercial transactions for Architect/Engineer (AE) firms and general contractors.
  • Take a leadership role in the development of written procedures that will provide guidance to staff on how to effectively execute complex assignments in an efficient and standardized manner.
  • Works through Executive Steering Committee to stream line and optimize business processes.
  • Effectively communicate with public, Boards and City Council
  • Attend public information, Board and City Council meetings and be able to effectively present information regarding departmental efforts and projects at various stages of development.
  • Oversee the development of agenda memos and related backup documentation that effectively and accurately communicates relevant project details to elected officials and decision makers.
  • Work effectively with vendors, staff, operating documents and City leadership to constructively solve problems as they arise.
  • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned.



  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of related experience
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, or a valid registration as a Professional Engineer in another state is required
  • Previous registration in Texas or another state with the ability to obtain State of Texas registration within six (6) months of employment is required
  • A valid driver's license is required. Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire

Other Information:


The City offers an excellent benefit package that includes:

  • Texas Municipal Retirement System – the City offers a 2 to 1 match. Each employee automatically contributes 6% of their total compensation. The City matches 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you contribute.
  • Medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Vacation – 88+ hours per year
  • Personal leave – 40 hours per year
  • Sick leave – 96 hours per year
  • Voluntary 457b deferred compensation plan
  • Seven (7) Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • City Employee Health & Wellness Clinic & City Employee Fitness Center
  • Learning & Development Academy
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Employee Recognition Programs


Basis of Rating 

Application review and the City may also conduct additional skill assessment tests, in addition to the panel interview. 

Closing Statement 

Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test.

Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.

In the event of an emergency, employees are required to work to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services. 

This position is classified as "Safety Sensitive".  All employees in safety sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing, pursuant to City policy, HR 15.0 Alcohol and Drug Abuse. 

Job opening will close on:

Open until filled

Job Post Expiration Date   January 31, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .