Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Engineering for Capital Projects and Utilities or as directed, the Civil Engineer II will coordinate stormwater and transportation projects and review subdivision, land development and capital improvement project plans to ensure prepared plans comply with codes, ordinances, professional standards, best practices and applicable regulatory issues.
• Coordinates and updates pavement management program; updates database to reflect new or revised conditions; adds new streets; conducts field investigations to verify accuracy of information; creates pavement maintenance plan; estimates future pavement maintenance needs; prepares and submits GIS maps and condition reports • Assists with management of water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation projects and contracts; duties include preparing preliminary designs and budget estimates; procuring professional and non-professional services, drafting bidding and award documents, soliciting and receiving RFP’s; scheduling and coordinating work activities; processing pay requests and invoices; managing and approving change orders; conducting construction inspections to approve completed projects • Conducts and reviews modeling, testing, planning, and engineering studies in support of project analysis and design in coordination with consultant engineers; may provide technical support during construction; reviews and verifies engineering calculations and analysis prepared by consultant engineers; • Provides information and technical assistance regarding water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation issues and projects; participates in the development of water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation improvement projects in coordination with other departments; conducts programming assessments to determine space, infrastructure, and other project requirements • Performs technical review of plans for water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation related issues; ensures compliance with applicable laws, ordinances, regulations and standards; inventories plan submissions for all required documentation; requests additional information as appropriate; works with developers and contractors to modify plans for conformity • Provides information and technical assistance concerning construction plans, construction requirements, and related issues; researches and investigates cause of problems • Develops preliminary and final plans and designs using GIS, CAD and other engineering/drafting tools • Develops engineering specifications for project construction based on programming assessment, design concepts, fundamental engineering principles, and approved preliminary plan • Responds to complaints and questions related to division operations and activities; initiates problem resolution • Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, construction plans and specifications, engineering reports, contract documents, public relations documents, or other documents • Performs other duties as required
Job Requirements • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in civil engineering or related field; or Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field; supplemented by four (4) years of experience in civil engineering, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Licenses and Certifications Required: • Valid Virginia driver’s license with the ability to meet and maintain Town insurability requirements and a minimum of three (3) years of driving experience. • Possess and maintain certification as a Commonwealth of Virginia Professional Engineer (PE); or be eligible to sit for the Professional Engineer (PE) exam, pass and obtain within six (6) months of hire date.
Additional Salary Information: A Town application, resume and cover letter are all required in order to be considered for the position. Salary amounts are posted minimum to market.
About Town of Christiansburg
Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Interstate 81 corridor, Virginia Tech, Radford University and two major hospitals, Christiansburg serves diverse collegiate, commercial and professional industries, while still maintaining the vibe of a small town. While we may be located in one of the fastest growing areas in Virginia, Christiansburg still has more than 2,000 acres of undeveloped land, providing us with a unique opportunity for smart and progressive urban planning.