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Project Engineering - Construction - Augusta-Richmond County Government, GA (ID: 323603)

Title Project Engineering - Construction
Type Engineering
Date Posted 2019-02-20
City / Organization Augusta-Richmond County Government, GA
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Description

AUGUSTA-RICHMOND COUNTY 
invites applications for the position of:

Project Engineer - Construction

SALARY: $65,453.00 - $75,270.00 Annually 
OPENING DATE: 10/12/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
Manages and directs all phases of construction activities that include management, execution and supervision of roadway, drainage, other construction projects and all accessory actives.  Provide construction compliance services within the guidelines of County and departmental procedures and regulations, accepted engineering standards and surveying methods, state guidelines, and approved development & construction plans.  This position also works closely with AED's other managers, Georgia DOT personnel, design consultants, contractors, surveyors, utilities companies, citizens, and other city departments.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages projects through infrastructure construction phases including utilities, engineering inspections, construction quality control and quality assurance, and Erosion, Sedimentation & Pollution Control inspections & compliance.
  • Oversees contractors on large-scale county projects and oversees construction and other projects carried out by general contractors and on call services.
  • Serves as construction site liaison resolving construction and maintenance problems through field engineering changes, and dispute resolution through communication.
  • Prepares construction cost estimates and payment requests.
  • Reviews construction plans and specifications. Assists in overseeing final construction plans constructability.
  • Supervises, trains, guides and evaluates subordinate staff.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction, or Engineering Science.

Experience:   Four (4) years of experience in engineering and infrastructure construction with two (2) years of supervisory experience.
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent knowledge of engineering, road construction, drainage system installation, vegetation management, construction materials and structural fill
  • Good knowledge of principal and practices of survey, design, and construction
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written, and demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Good knowledge of grading, paving, soil stabilization, construction material testing, soil mechanics, erosion control and grasses
  • Read and interpret engineering plans, blueprints and specifications, records of surveys, and tract descriptions
  • Good computer skills and familiar with word processing and spread sheet software
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and/or train designated subordinate personnel

Certification: 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain Georgia E&S Level 1B certification within 90 days of employment.
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain Georgia E&S Level II (Reviewer) certification within 12 months of employment.
 
Licensing: 
  • Possess a valid State operator/driver's license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.  If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment. ***This position requires driving a county vehicle.***
OTHER:
This position requires staff call up in an emergency situation and involves travel from office to other locations.

Physical Requirements:
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
 
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Disclaimer:
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.

**To apply for this position, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/augustaga?keywords=project%20engineer**

 

Job Post Expiration Date   December 31, 2019

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