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Civil Engineer - City of Lubbock, TX (ID: 329994)

Title Civil Engineer
Type Engineering
Date Posted 2019-05-13
City / Organization City of Lubbock, TX
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Performs professional civil engineering field and office work.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise and participate in engineering design for municipal public works either streets/drainage engineering, or water utilities engineering);
  • Estimate construction costs for projects;
  • Write construction specifications and assemble plans; answer questions during bid process; recommend awarding of contract;
  • Coordinate projects with other utilities and city departments;
  • Inspect and test materials used in construction; perform difficult construction inspection such as enforcing provisions of major contracts;
  • Provide information to the public related to public works facilities;
  • Provide assistance to developers, landowners, and real estate agencies on engineering issues related to subdivisions or property; review and make recommendations on preliminary plans to Planning and Zoning Commission;
  • Supervise and train associate engineers and technicians;
  • Perform related duties as required.


Completion of a bachelor degree in civil engineering or a related field with an additional four years of responsible civil engineering experience; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:

Valid Current Driver's License

Physical Exam Required
Registered Professional Engineer

Applicant may be eligible for Civil Engineering Associate with possession of Engineer in Training issued by the State of Texas.  Applicant will acquire a Professional engineering License in approximately four years to fill the Civil Engineer vacancy.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of Civil Engineering related to street construction and drainage.   

Ability to:     

  • Plan, organize, and direct public works projects;
  • Perform professional engineering duties;
  • Maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Supervise the work of others.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently stand and walk during the shift;
  • Occasionally climb stairs, ladders, and inclined surfaces;
  • Frequently bend during the shift;
  • Frequently kneel during the shift;
  • Frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds; and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds;
  • Frequently push and pull objects;
  • Frequently flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees;
  • Frequently rotate upper trunk to the right or left while sitting of standing;
  • Place arms above, at, and below shoulder height;
  • Coordinate eye, hand, and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle.  

Application may be submitted online at Jobs close at 5:00 p.m. on the closing date posted on the City website. For a complete list of job openings with the City of Lubbock please visit

Job Post Expiration Date   September 13, 2019

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