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Kansas Employer Project Engineer 22-3-1 in Leavenworth, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11909167

DUTIES SUMMARYServes as a Professional Engineer with broad general objectives and limits established by the Infrastructure and Construction Services Director. Will act as a construction project manager and facilitate the coordination of engineering reviews in the absence of the Infrastructure and Construction Services Director for any County duties. Provide general engineering support to the Public Works Department including engineering design, engineering estimates, construction observation, and issuance of permits and monitoring the creation of new subdivisions through contact with other County Departments. Provides managerial engineering support to the Public Works Department including the planning, organization, and management of engineering design development, engineering reports, project estimates, schedule, and validation of engineering activities. Plans, organizes, supervises and directs the activities from concept through construction of bridges, roads, and culvert replacement projects. Administers Road Improvement Benefit Districts and Department Archives.

MINIMUM SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE (*Required prior to employment)• Skill in the use of AutoCad Civil 3D and Microsoft Excel• Skill in communicating clearly and concisely. *• Knowledge of civil engineering principles, methods and techniques. *• Knowledge of civil works construction procedures. *• Skill in managing design and construction processes of public works projects, including roadway design, right-of-way acquisition, bridges and appurtenant installations and structures.* • Knowledge of current design standards for civil engineering public works improvements.* • Skill in planning, scheduling, managing and coordinating a civil works program including roadway design, right-of-way acquisition, and construction.* • Knowledge in innovative design concepts, rural and low volume safety design standards, and traffic engineering concepts. • Knowledge of surface water management requirements, techniques and experience with surface water management policies. • Knowledge of public work planning principals and funding sources to include capital improvements plans, bonding, benefit districts, storm water districts, and sewer districts. • Knowledge of Federal and State construction guidelines and funding processes. • Skill in planning, organizing, directing, monitoring and supervising work of others. • Skill of computers and software. • Knowledge of department policies and procedures, including safety.

HUMAN RELATIONS (This is not an inclusive list, other tasks/duties may be assigned.)Candidate will work closely with department staff, coordinate with other County Departments, local government officials and with State and Federal personnel in developing the required reports, design documents, and funding sources, permitting, and construction. Candidate will determine resources required for successful program needs for road and bridge work, the type and amount of funding, and collaborate with other departments as required. Candidate will be capable of developing and managing construction programs within the department and through the bid/award process. Candidate will be capable of discussing and formally reporting on resources available, phases of work and funding, and be able to communicate resolutions for deficiencies. Candidate will work with other county departments to provide technical assistance, management support or as assigned by the Infrastructure and Construction Services Director. Candidate will be capable of conducting performance reviews and mentoring staff to assist them a career path and achievement of potential. ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS (This is not an inclusive list, other tasks/duties may be assigned.)1. Provides general engineering support to the Infrastructure and Construction Services Director. 2. Manages engineering projects, reports, and future planning. 3. Reviews engineering design for all proposed improvements submitted to the Public Works Department. 4. Provides recommendations to whether engineering design on proposed projects is performed in house or by consultant; recommends performance of right-of-way acquisition; 5. Performs solicitation and analysis of bids for construction contracts; recommends performance of inspection and engineering and oversees preparation and negotiation of contract for engineering services for such cases; reviews plans and survey plats. 6. Generates plans and specifications; visits right-of-way acquisitions and constructions sites; develops plans for maintenance of bridges and drainage structures. In all of the above, keeps the Infrastructure and Constru