Manages the Engineering division by supervising assigned personnel and overseeing the surveying, design, and construction of County projects.
Assists in the subdivision process by reviewing plats and public infrastructure construction plans submitted by developers. Maintains files of maps, subdivision plats, and record drawings.
Directs, monitors and evaluates capital improvement construction projects and contracts of public works as well as all assigned divisions and presents status reports of such projects on a timely basis.
Provides direction to the engineering functions of surveying, mapping, and floodplain management and control. Directs the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, and contracts for major projects of street and utility construction.
Reviews plans submitted by Developer(s)/Engineer(s) for construction activity as a result of development.
Coordinates with federal, regional, state and local agencies and utility companies as required.
Acts as liaison between other counties, municipalities and State agencies.
Works directly and in depth with citizens, employees, peers, supervisors, commissioners, and other department directors in problem resolution; including administrative work.
Prepares and provides presentations to Commissioners Court, boards, committees, and to various groups and organizations as called upon.
Represent the county on task forces and boards that relate to official capacity; and special projects.
Assists the general public with various issues regarding development and infrastructure.
Coordinates projects with other governmental entities.
These job duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science Degree (or Master Degree) in Civil Engineering
Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas
Minimum of ten (ten) years related experience in public works projects
Computer and related software, plotter, survey equipment, personal computers, spreadsheets, GIS, and CADD software
Management of large-scale capital projects
Direct supervisory experience, including diverse groups of subordinates
Excellent interpersonal skills
Experience in Flood Plain Management
Valid Texas Driver’s License
Plan and execute the design of major public works construction projects.
Knowledge and experience in reviewing plats and public infrastructure / construction plans
Prepare specifications, estimates, work schedules, plans, maps and reports.
Knowledge of TxDOT, federal and local regulations as they apply to county projects.
Establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with public officials, contractors, and with other county or local governmental departments.
Read, analyze and interpret technical and general business information, procedures and regulations.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external customers.
Build excellent working relationships with regulatory agencies and the community.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Additional Salary Information: Paid vacation and sick leave and a retirement plan