Senior Civil Engineer
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Birmingham, AL 35203
Work involves applying professional civil engineering techniques in designing, and/or approving construction plans, designs maintenance construction to assure safe and efficient use of all government and residential structures and facilities.
Typical Job Duties:
Designs public infrastructure facilities, including drainage structures, sanitary sewers, roads, bridges, and culverts using accepted civil engineering practices, jurisdiction-specific standards and specifications, and nationally recognized engineering codes, standards, or regulations. Conducts engineering studies and prepares reports and recommendations based on the study’s results. Interacts with developers, contractors, engineers, surveyors, governmental agencies and other parties going through the jurisdiction’s permitting process. Assists with the process to announce, collect, assess, and accept bids from contractors for public infrastructure projects. Reviews proposed construction plans to ensure they safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public; use accepted civil engineering practices; and comply with applicable codes, regulations and standards. Manages public infrastructure construction projects that were designed by engineering consultants/contractors by ensuring the construction project adheres to any approved plan, contract or issued permit throughout all phases of construction. Supervises and directs the activities of subordinate personnel including Civil Engineers and Engineering support staff by assigning and reviewing their work, providing technical expertise, and assisting with the development of the departmental budget. Interacts with members of the public, public officials and other governmental agencies.