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Design Engineer (Tiered Position) at CITY OF MEMPHIS

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Memphis, Tennessee





Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Sr. Design Engineer in the Engineering Division. Plans, designs, and directs engineering projects in assigned civil engineering area requiring independent judgment in the evaluation and substantial adaptation of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Provides supervision to professionals and technical staff in the completion of plans and specifications, collection of field survey data, and field inspections. Performs complex design responsibilities involving the preparation of design plans, plats, specifications, contract documents, and cost estimates for the construction, maintenance, and alteration of city structures and facilities. Performs detailed engineering computations. Interprets and analyzes survey field data. Inspects various construction sites around the City. Assists in reviewing construction plans for compliance with standard engineering practices and city regulations. Researches new developments in engineering techniques, construction methods and materials, and makes recommendations accordingly. Communicates on a regular basis with professionals and nonprofessionals regarding construction projects, city policies and regulations, etc. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software, GIS, Hydraulic Modeling Software, and equipment to perform calculations and to prepare maps and other documents.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:


1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires ability to communicate with management, staff, consultants, developers, and the public. Requires ability to conduct site visits involving traversing uneven ground on foot. Requires ability to view plans and drawings, and ability to operate personal computer and automobile.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment with some outdoor work required to visit construction sites. Must travel throughout city to attend meetings and conduct site visits.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


  1. Engineering Designer A – Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and
    possession of an Engineer-In-Training Certificate (EIT); or any combination of
    experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job
    functions.  Must possess and maintain a
    valid driver license as a condition of continued employment.
     


  2. Engineering Designer AA – Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and two (2) years of professional
    civil engineering experience and possession of an Engineering - In - Training
    Certificate (EIT); or any combination of experience and training which enables
    one to perform the essential job functions. Experience with AutoCAD, TerraModel
    software, and GIS preferred. Must possess a valid Tennessee Drivers
    License.  
     


  3. Design EngineerBachelors degree
    in Civil Engineering and four (4) years’ experience in civil engineering design
    with emphasis in an engineering field appropriate to work assignment with at
    least two (2) of those years in a supervisory/lead capacity; or any combination
    of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job
    functions.  License to practice
    engineering in the State of Tennessee or a state that has reciprocity with
    Tennessee.  Must possess and maintain a valid
    driver license as a condition of continued employment.


     
     (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED – MUST PRESENT DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF APPLICATION)