Examples of Work
Designs projects involving work related to utilities (wastewater, water resources and electrical), facilities, trails, and structures. Assembles data, evaluates existing conditions, develops cost estimates, and completes assessments.
Provides licensed professional engineering advice and guidance to assigned employees and to the agency to ensure projects are developed and/or built according to the relevant laws, professional engineering standards, program regulations, agency policies, project plans, specifications, estimates and specified materials. Updates the division head regarding program activities, project status and changes; participates in the study and projection of present and future engineering program needs; formulates and recommends alternative policies and means of meeting those needs using appropriate and available resources. Designs, plans, organizes, directs; supervises and evaluates the work of employees, participates with the division head in planning and implementing activities of the division; coordinates the day- to-day programs carried out by employees; trains employees and monitors and evaluates their work; provides direction and guidance, and disciplines employees when necessary. Represents the agency at meetings such as plan-in-hand meetings, project review meetings, public meetings and hearings, explains projects, answer questions and address concerns; advises contractors on acceptable methods and materials used on construction projects; monitors progress of projects and compliance with plans, specifications, and special provisions; approves progress estimate payments to contractors; and evaluates and recommends acceptance or non-acceptance of completed projects to the agency.
Job location is 2200 North 33rd.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline and experience performing professional level engineering assignments in those specific fields applicable to the functions assigned to the position. Must possess a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license from the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects at the time of employment or be able to obtain such license within 90 days of employment.
PREFERRED: Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the engineering principles, practices, and techniques associated with utilities (wastewater, water resources and electrical), facilities, trails, and structures; general management principles, techniques, and methods such as personnel and organizational management, budgeting, and employee supervision; state and federal laws and regulations associated with the assigned work; current literature, trends, developments, and practices associated with the assigned work; employing agency budgetary and fiscal policies, procedures, and practices. Ability to: communicate ideas, concepts, regulations, practices and procedures; establish program objectives and performance goals to utilize available resources, meet division and agency goals, and comply with state and federal requirements; lead others and foster cooperation as a team; interact with members of the public, elected and appointed officials, contractors, consultants, and agency employees at all levels within the organization; project a professional image and provide leadership; perform responsibilities with high ethical and professional standards, integrity, honesty, trustworthiness; encourage and facilitate cooperation, pride, trust, group identity, and foster commitment and team spirit among workers.
State Of Nebraska