Under the supervision of the City Engineer, the employee occupying this position manages Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) for the Public Works Department. Plan and conduct complex and large scale engineering studies and projects with a transportation emphasis; coordinate and direct outside engineering consultants and contractors on assigned projects and studies; represent the City on large-scale projects and complex engineering reviews, and provide direct supervision to Civil Engineers and other assigned engineering personnel.
Manage Capital Improvement Projects through all phases from project concept through completion. Assign projects, tasks and workload to the project team and coordinate workflow and resources to meet established project schedules and budgets. Provide supervision, guidance and technical oversight to Civil Engineers and other assigned engineering personnel. E
Manage the CIP design, right of way acquisition, bidding, contracting and construction processes. Provide oversight of the development of plans, specifications, and estimates for municipal construction projects, such as streets, traffic improvements, detention ponds, and storm water improvements. E
Develop scope and fee estimates for proposals on projects requiring outside consulting; participate in consultant selection; negotiate and monitor contracts and services of outside firms to ensure compliance with specifications, timelines and City ordinances and policies; recommend payments to contractors on projects as appropriate and submit to superiors for final authorization. E
Manage, update and implement the 6-year transportation improvement plan for the City. E
Compile and analyze statistical and technical information, maps and other data related to engineering projects and prepare reports concerning projects and related activities for review by superiors; maintain various records and files as required. E
Perform or oversee technical duties associated with the design of civil engineering projects such as transportation, traffic signals, street lights, streets, storm drainage, and other facilities. Prepare or review drawings and designs for major projects. Lead or assist in the overall design effort. E
Provide written and verbal reports as necessary on assigned projects. Present reports to City Council, commissions and other groups as requested. E
Plan and conduct large-scale engineering studies utilizing staff from within the City or outside consultants as necessary; develop timelines, specifications and project objectives; monitor progress and provide periodic reports regarding assigned projects. E
Meet with City personnel as necessary on capital construction, transportation, utility projects and studies to ensure needs are being met by proposed designs and specifications; ensure proper communication at key intervals between consultants, contractors, department heads and others. E
Provide for and lead plan reviews of consultant's projects and studies to ensure compliance with City codes, ordinances, policies and general engineering practices. Inspect sites as necessary. Approve plans or indicate deficiencies with corrective action required. E
Respond to citizen complaints related to capital projects and related engineering activities; recommend modifications to projects as necessary. E
Prepare and review grant funding applications for capital improvement projects. Lead or assist in the overall grant application and submission effort. E
Assist in the selection of, training, evaluation and motivation of assigned staff; provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. E
Perform the duties of the City Engineer as assigned during absences of the City Engineer.
Five years of progressively responsible public works engineering experience
Professional Engineer License (PE). If licensed in another State, must obtain a Washington State PE license within six (6) months
A combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered
About City of SeaTac
The City of SeaTac incorporated on February 28, 1990. The City is approximately 10 square miles located halfway between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma with a population of about 25,000. Sea-Tac International Airport is located entirely within the city boundaries. The City of SeaTac operates under the Council-Manager form of government consisting of seven elected Councilmembers and a professional City Manager hired by the City Council.