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Civil Engineer Associate - City of Odessa, TX (ID: 330309)

Title Civil Engineer Associate
Type Engineering
Date Posted 2019-05-16
City / Organization City of Odessa, TX
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Civil Engineer Associate

Summary: Under basic supervision, reviews plans, designs and manages infrastructure projects for the Public Works Department (PWD); coordinates projects with other PWD operations to facilitate technical issues; assures compliance to state and federal regulations and City policies, procedures and goals.

Essential FunctionsEssential functions as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reviews plans, designs and manages municipal infrastructure projects, including water, sewer, streets, drainage, pavements and floodplain management components; writes technical  and analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature.
  • Assists with resolving floodplain issues; reviews building plans within the flood-zone and assists homeowners with insurance and construction regulations; explains flood hazards, rules, regulations and permitting process; prepare elevation certificates and letters of map change.
  • Maintains records and generates reports for compliance with federal disaster management programs, including National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Community Rating System (CRS); maintains floodplain management maps and Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) maps.
  • Reviews building plans for compliance with City standards and ordinances.
  • Supports the divisional operations with regular and timely attendance.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required.

Knowledge of:

  • Fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics.

Skill in:

  • Analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives and making logical recommendations based on findings.
  • Interpreting and applying engineering standards and procedures, federal and state rules and regulations, City policies and procedures.
  • Analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation.
  • Checking designs, details, estimates, plans and specifications of engineering projects.
  • Interpreting technical instructions and analyzing complex variables.
  • Reviewing and verifying mathematical calculations.
  • Establishing and maintaining  cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver's license is required.

Physical demands and working environment:  Work is performed in a standard office environment.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Post Expiration Date   July 14, 2019

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