Sunday , January 29 2023

Columbia SC Jobs Hiring For Assistant City Engineer (Construction)

Website City of Columbia Government

Job Description:

This position administers the operations of an Engineering Division; plans and directs the design, development and implementation of City projects, renovation and installation of projects; and performs related professional, administrative and supervisory work as required. The incumbent plans, organizes and implements programs within major organizational policies, reporting program progress to executive-level administration through reports and conferences.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspects all construction work in progress and at completion for compliance with established policies, procedures, regulations, codes, contracts, and standards of quality and safety;
  • Coordinates projects with local, state and federal agencies, as well as other City and county departments, contractors, developers, engineers, land surveyors, architects, attorneys, environmental agencies / special interest groups, and other parties as necessary;
  • Verifies all contractor pay applications and invoices;
  • Develops and/or reviews plans and specifications for compliance with established codes, ordinances and standards;
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Assistant City Manager, City Manager, City Council, Mayor, City department heads and staff, various boards and commissions, attorneys, community / civic organizations, professional peers, news media, various outside professionals, various other government agencies, and the general public;
  • Supervises support staff. Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; allocating personnel; approving employee discipline and discharge, and recommending employee promotions, transfers, and salary increases;
  • Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers advice and assistance as needed;
  • Provides for adequate staff training and development opportunities;
  • Develops and administers assigned budgets; monitors expenditures and prepares related reports; ensures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time;
  • Provides direct assistance in matters pertaining to areas of responsibility, and regarding various special projects;
  • Develops budgets for approved projects, and closely monitors expenditures to ensure that each project remains within initial proposed budget;
  • Develops requests for proposals and requests for bids; administers contracts;

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or closely related field;
  • Five (5) years of relevant prior experience;
  • Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License;
  • PE (Professional Engineer) Certified in S.C.

Job Details:

Company: City of Columbia Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Columbia, SC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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