Plans, coordinates and performs engineering work, including reviewing various land development submittals, conducting engineering feasibility studies, performing design work for construction projects and environmental/conservation programs; performs professional level engineering planning, design and construction oversight for a variety of projects.
Construction Engineer Associate:
The Engineering Associate in Construction Management must be experienced in off-site and on-site construction, construction management, scheduling, budgeting, construction inspection activities, project closeout and various construction trades/equipment/materials. The position will work under the direction of the Engineering and Construction Services Division Manager, but will be required to work independently on construction projects and various engineering related tasks.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following)
Reviews, interprets and applies Federal, State and Local laws and regulations; determines impact to City functions and discusses impact on issues.
Conducts feasibility and cost studies; develops engineering solutions to problems; recommends alternative approaches, including the use of contract services and the incorporation of new methods and materials.
Participates in writing requests for proposal and contract specifications for design and construction administration services; participates in the selection of engineering consultants, contractors and administers professional services agreements.
Maintains liaison with various utility, governmental agency and City departmental staff; ensures that building codes and applicable permit conditions are met in assigned projects.
Reviews and negotiates requests for payment and change orders; tracks and documents project costs.
Maintains accurate records and prepares a variety of special reports letters, meeting minutes and memorandums.
Performs special assignments as requested, to include researching and preparing reports and project documents, developing and implementing programs, and administering state and federal grants.
Provides information, advice, feedback or assistance to others within the division to refine work outputs or resolve problems.
Confers with upper management to keep them informed on key issues and progress toward objectives and to gain their support and approval; makes recommendations to assist management in making needed improvements.
Works in both field and office settings
Reviews and analyzes construction design drawings and project specifications to understand and coordinate construction field work
Performs professional level engineering, cost analysis, project planning, budgeting, report writing, and construction oversight for a variety of construction project types
Manage and coordinate off-site and on-site construction projects with emphasis in construction project oversight, reviewing change orders, pay application reviews, processing pay applications and reviewing material submittals
Confers with City staff regarding physical facility project requirements, including space criteria, cost estimates and related matters.
Prepares project designs, cost estimates, specifications and project schedules for projects including roads, traffic signals, drainage facilities, flood control channels, sewers and water systems, parks and public buildings.
Administers contracts and confers with engineering consultants, architects and construction contractors; schedules projects; provides technical oversight, inspects work in progress and ensures that all work complies with contract specifications and applicable codes and standards.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Two or more years of progressively complex and responsible related work experience to gain sufficient knowledge and familiarity with theories and principals for application to practical problems and solutions.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory motor vehicle record
Possession of State of Nevada Registered Engineer Certificate. If licensed in another state, registration in the State of Nevada within one year of hire/reclassification
Additional Salary Information: •4-day, 36-hour workweek, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
•100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plan option, with affordable low cost alternative plans available.
•13 paid holidays off annually.
•3 weeks of annual leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
•3 weeks of sick leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
•Employer-paid participation in the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada (PERS).
•Employer-paid Term Life and AD&D insurance for employees, plus dependent life insurance.
•Deferred compensation 457(b) Plan, which is a government deferred compensation plan similar to a 401(k) plan. It offers both pre-tax and after-tax savings and investment options.
•Annual contractual wage increases.
About CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS
About North Las Vegas:Established in 1946, the City of North Las Vegas is the third largest city in Nevada and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state. Serving a community of roughly 260,000 people (and growing!), North Las Vegas is comprised of a diverse group of residents, businesses and employees dedicated to positively influencing the community and making an impact!The North Las Vegas team is a caring and fun group of individuals who take a vested interest in each other’s success. We lift one another up and challenge each other to rise to the occasion each and every day. We do whatever it takes to ensure that vital resources and services that our residents and businesses depend on, are provided in an efficient and effective manner. Community, accountability and teamwork is everything to us and at the heart of all that we do. We are proud of our accomplishments and work diligently to strategically align operations with the City’s objectives.