City of Palm Bay, FL.

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at City of Palm Bay, FL.

Pay: $53488.00 to $80364.00/year
Salary : $25.72 - $38.64 Hourly $53,488.00 - $80,364.00 Annually
Posted: 1/8/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2594578
Keywords: engineer, modeling

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Overall Job Objective

Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$25.72 - $38.64 Hourly
$53,488.00 - $80,364.00 Annually
Job Type:Full-time
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
Rate of pay will be based upon qualifications
Bachelor's degree in the civil engineering field from an accredited college or university plus four (4) years of experience in civil and/or environmental engineering, planning design and construction.  Must have experience in reviewing development site plans and provide technical comments.  Experience in developing and modeling stormwater systems for determining the drainage basin and the drainage pipe size. Must have knowledge using hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software programs such as: ICPR Version 4, Modret and HydroCAD.  Must have knowledge and understanding of Municipal Separate Storm Water System (MS4) and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.  Computer aided drafting/design knowledge and experience as well as familiarization with G.I.S. and floodplain management is desirable.  Must possess a valid Florida's Driver's License and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Must be registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.

Code 1: Essential employees may be required to work during an undeclared emergency and/or declared emergency. On an incident by incident basis, the employee's Department Head will make the determination as to who will be required to work.


Under minimal supervision, performs professional engineering and supervisory work for public infrastructure projects.  Work involves developing, planning, supervising and coordinating engineering project planning, surveying, design, permitting, contract administration, inspection and plan reviews, and construction management under direction of a Public Works Engineering Division Manager. Work is complex and may involve considerable public contact in coordinating engineering activities.  Work also involves providing guidance to technical and administrative staff and providing engineering design expertise on projects.  Performs drainage and stormwater analysis and drainage modeling. Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required in carrying out program objectives within the framework of engineering and administra­tive principles and practices and established policies and regulations.  Considerable tact and courtesy are required in frequent contacts with contractors, engineers, Department/Division Heads, other City staff, and the general public. Reports to a Public Works Division Manager or designated supervisor.


Assists in the planning and managing of the activities of an Engineering Section relating to the City's stormwater/traffic/site plan reviews.
Assists in the development of the yearly capital improvement projects for the Department as well as the budget for the Engineering Section.
Provides professional guidance and direction in the preparation of designs, contracts specifications, cost estimates, pay requests, budgets, contracts, and construction inspection.
Responsible for certifying (signing and sealing) various construction projects and reports.
Engineering decisions are those decisions concerning work affecting health, safety and welfare of the public.  This position is responsible for personally making engineering decisions or reviewing and approving proposed decisions prior to the implementation of the work or reports.
Selects engineering alternatives to be investigated and the comparison of alternatives for engineering work.
Selects or develops design standards or methods and materials used.
Selects or develops techniques or methods of testing to be used in evaluating materials or completed work, either new or existing.
Complies with all laws under the Florida Statutes Ch. 471 and rules pertaining to the Board of Professional Engineers.
Acts as staff project engineer in matters pertaining to his/her own discipline in stormwater/traffic/site plan review for other departments of the City.
Reviews plans for subdivision and commercial developments to see that they conform to subdivision standards; attends Development Review Committee meetings where final approval of development subdivisions stipulations are determined; reviews and approves subdivision construction drawings; approves commercial site plans.
Reviews construction for conformance with approved plans.
Designs and prepares plans and specifications and bid documents for municipal projects such as; street drainage pipes, culvert replacements, retain ponds, storm sewer projects, drainage facilities, and city related drainage structures.
Reviews construction plans, shop drawings, and consults with contractors, engineers and owners to ensure work is being performed and will be completed in compliance with specifications.
Reviews and recommends the approval of plans and specifications for streets, drainage, sidewalks, bridges, water, reclaim, and sewer installations and other municipal improvements.
Review all development permits to assure that permit requirements meet and satisfy City Ordinances and design standards.
Assists in the review of traffic studies, signing and striping and traffic operational improvements including implementation of the City's traffic calming program.
Works with permitting agencies for stormwater analysis and in applying for and obtaining Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) from St John's River Water Management District (SJRWMD) and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for various stormwater improvement projects.
Assists in the development of drainage plans and documentation/applications for State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Section 319 and Total Maximum Demand Load (TMDL) grant funds and other state and federal grant and loan programs.
Uses statistical methods to assist and/or lead others in using statistical methodologies to incrementally improve operations/processes.
Coordinates with contractors and City personnel regarding construction of capital improvement projects.
Works with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software programs which includes; ICPR 4, Modret and HydroCAD; prepares drainage and stormwater analysis.
Serves as Project Manager for the City on assigned projects.  Coordinates and manages the efforts of the City's engineering consultant on assigned projects.  Attends project meetings such as pre-application meetings, pre-construction meetings, pre-proposal meetings, etc.
May supervise other technical and/or field staff including inspection staff.
Performs other related work as required.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary that are a logical assignment to the position.