TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Prepares Request for Proposal’s (RFP’s) and evaluates contractor’s and consultant’s designs and proposals for urban street design and reconstruction projects;
Analyzes existing data about the project site, identifying factors that will affect construction design and scheduling;
Assists in the preparation of plans, layout drawings, specifications, and detail sheets for projects including cost estimates for materials and labor;
Assists in the bid process, evaluating bids, contracts, and supporting documentation to determine compliance with project specifications;
Identifies alternative methods for completing a project, and prepares studies showing cost-effectiveness, timetables, and other impacts of each alternative;
Reviews project designs and specifications with design staff and contractors before construction begins, in order to identify possible problems with designs, quantities, or timetables;
Coordinates the work performed by contractors, sub-contractors, utilities, other governmental agencies, and other City divisions in order to assure work progresses in a timely and cost-efficient manner;
Anticipates and plans for temporary connection or loss of various utilities to customers as construction progresses and investigates complaints from the public;
Supervises and conducts physical inspections and tests of construction and materials, noting deficiencies and any corrective actions taken;
Supervises the inspection staff and monitors work performed by any inspection staff employed by consultant;
Prepares progress reports regarding the status of projects under construction to document work progress and contractor’s compliance to specifications and timetables;
Recommends approval or disapproval of contractor’s payments and requests for time extensions.
A. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or possession of N.Y.S. certification for Engineer-In-Training AND two (2) years of professional civil engineering experience, (1) year of which must be involved with the design or construction of urban street systems;
B. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology AND three (3) years of professional civil engineering experience, two (2) years of which much be involved with the design or construction of urban street systems;
C. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or other closely related degree AND four (4) years of professional civil engineering experience, three (3) years of which must be involved with the design or construction of urban street systems;
NOTE: A Master’s degree in Civil Engineering may substitute for one (1) year of experience.
1. New York State Class D Driver’s License at time of appointment. This licensure must be maintained throughout employment in this job.
2. Employee must provide car for daily use on assignments.