• Harford County in Bel Air, MD, United States
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  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Harford County Government is actively seeking a qualified experienced Civil Engineer to fill a design, project management, and plan reviewer opening within the Department of Public Works – Division of Highways.

This is engineering work at the experienced level. An employee in this class, with general supervision from a higher-level engineer, applies engineering principles to the design and... construction of major projects, prepares specifications and contracts for proposed construction, and may serve as a supervisor in engineering design activities.

(The following examples illustrate the work performed in the positions in the class. Positions may require some or all of these examples depending on the organization of work within the department. The list is not inclusive. A position may require duties not listed, if necessary, to accomplish the work of the department.)
• Oversees professional and directs para-professional subordinates engaged in the design and construction of bridges, roads, and storm drains
• Trains new personnel
• Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers to ascertain if plans meet County specifications
• Develops work scopes for consultants
• Prepares plans, specifications, and working documents for new County highway infrastructure projects
• Prepares preliminary cost estimates for bridge, road, and storm drain improvements.
• Performs detailed analysis of final designs. Performs complex engineering computations
• Reviews studies for bridge, road, and storm drain alternates
• Performs required administrative functions; prepares reports
• Interprets State and County ordinances; rules and regulations, and policies
• Acts as project manager on relatively complex design and construction projects for a variety of capital projects including bridges, roads, and storm drain improvements
• Represents the department at public hearings, meetings, and conferences as assigned
• Maintains liaison with contractors, consultants, and representatives of County, State, regional and Federal agencies
• Receives and acts on citizen complaints and suggestions
Thorough knowledge of;
• engineering theory, principles, and practices as applied to the preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, and designs for a variety of public works engineering projects
• engineering methods and techniques as applied to public works design and construction;
• engineering and administrative methods and techniques as required in public works facilities, reconstruction, and maintenance depending on the area of specialty
• highway and structure design as well as erosion and sediment control and stormwater management policies and procedures

Ability and skill in;
• interpreting and analyzing engineering design plans and specifications and resolving programs
• planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of lower-level engineering and technical staff
• preparing technical forms, reports, agreements, and other correspondence;
• effective oral and written communication
• establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with associates and developers, consultant architects and engineers, contractors, and the public

B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field.

Two (2) years of responsible field or office engineering experience with registration as an Engineer-In-Training OR four (4) years of responsible field or office engineering experience

Possession of a valid Class "D" or Class "C" non-commercial driver's license with no more than three (3) points.

Must comply with all Federal (OSHA), State of Maryland (MOSH), safety regulations, and applicable Harford County safety policies, procedures, or manual as required for this position.
• Education beyond the Bachelor's Degree in a field stated above may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.
• Proof of a college degree is required by the selected candidate
Bel Air MD United States