Responsible for managing the design and construction of engineering projects, including storm water improvements, site design, roadway and other right-of-way improvements. Oversees capital projects from land acquisition through completion of construction and development of life-cycle guidelines generally related to storm water management and other infrastructure and right-of-way improvements. Responsible for the implementation of projects after planning, including any or all of the following: preparation of total project budget; initiating review process (CPR, DRC, TRC, BAR, etc.); selection of design professionals; direction of design process through schematic design, design development and construction documents; bidding, negotiation and award of contract. Responsible for in-house design of some projects including obtaining surveys and other data collection, preparing preliminary design layouts and conceptual cost estimates, proceeding through design development and construction documents; bidding, negotiation and award of contracts. Manages the construction process of capital projects after implementation, including any or all of the following: mobilization coordination, utility coordination, contract administration throughout construction process, including approval of pay applications, issuing of change orders and/or directives, etc.; ensuring compliance with contract documents through final completion and close-out; and monitoring project through warranty period. Makes decisions related to rights-of-way in plan review process of the Technical Review Committee (TRC). Works on master plans, corridor plans, and special planning/development projects with other City departments and/or the public. Assists with long-term maintenance issues related to projects managed. Represents the Department Director or Deputy Department Director at meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requires: Bachelor's degree (BS) in Civil Engineering or equivalent; and ten years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in all aspects of storm water management and hydraulics for drainage design, hydrology or site design and paving, and preferred. Familiarity with CAD and other civil/site design software packages is desirable. Professional Engineering License in the State of South Carolina. A PE license from another state is acceptable for the purposes of hiring, however the employee must obtain a South Carolina license within six months from the date of hire. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software. Valid state issued driver's license.
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