Senior Engineer/Principal Engineer-PE- City of Cape Coral, FL
Salary Range: $62,212.80 - $114,982.40
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
City-paid employee health coverage, additional for spouse or family
Employee Health & Wellness Center for health care services
5 weeks PTO (sick & vacation)
11 paid holidays
City-paid life and long-term disability insurance
Optional Vision and Dental Plans
Gym membership reimbursement
And much more!
What is the position?
Under the direction of the Utilities Extension Program Manager, manages contracted designs and/or performs in-house designs, cost estimates, permitting, preparation of technical plans & specifications, construction and contract administration for a variety of capital improvement projects, including but not limited to transportation, drainage, water/sewer/irrigation and City facilities as it relates to the $1.5 billion Utilities Extension Program (UEP). Maintains close liaison and interacts daily with design consultants, surveyors, engineers, regulatory agencies, City administration, architects, contractors and inspectors. Provides project management services and coordinates bid process for specific projects as assigned. Prepares time schedule, budget reports, technical specifications and plans for a variety of capital improvement projects. Researches, analyzes and reports on issues including, but not limited to, regulatory compliance, system operations, property ownership, and inter-municipal agreements.
What will you be doing?
Develops project design criteria, specifications and budgets, prepares plans, obtains permits, provides cost estimates, develops time scheduling, and provides coordination and inspection review.
Prepares Invitation to Bid packages in conjunction with Procurement and Legal Departments, reviews bid proposals for completeness, accuracy, and applicability to project budget.
Negotiates and manages design service contracts with outside engineering agencies and professional consultants. Researches and develops defined scope of services. Reviews expenditures and pay requests.
Assists in the preparation of the Division or Department budget, Capital Improvement Plan and Strategic Plan.
Coordinates construction and maintenance projects with other departments and outside developers as applicable.
Prepares and manages grant applications for engineering projects.
Reviews, develops, and updates engineering and construction standards.
Signs and seals project construction documents and regulatory permitting submittals, as well as certifications of substantial completion for submittal to regulatory agencies for final approval and/or acceptance.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
What Education, Experience Licenses/Certifications do you need?
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field.
At least five (5) years of experience for the Senior Engineer-PE or at least ten (10) or more years of experience for the Principal Engineer-PE in project management, construction, inspections, planning, design, permitting and/or general engineering of preferably large-scale water, sewer, irrigation, stormwater and/or road reconstruction projects.
Florida Professional Engineer License or registration as a Professional Engineer in another state and successfully obtain Florida P.E. Registration within nine (9) months of hire.
Must possess a valid state driver's license and obtain a valid Florida driver's license within thirty (30) days of hire or promotion.
About City of Cape Coral
Cape Coral is Lee County’s peninsular city, lying along Florida’s Gulf Coast between the scenic Caloosahatchee River, Charlotte Harbor, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Known as a “Waterfront Wonderland,” it is a safe city with a wonderful climate, plentiful recreational activities, warm and friendly residents, and an excellent educational system. It is the largest city between Tampa and Miami with a population of almost 200,000 and 120 square miles. It is a rapidly growing city in a rapidly growing area. In
October 2019 WalletHub ranked it 9th among cities which were growing fastest economically. The City of Cape Coral will provide its citizens with services in the most efficient and effective manner possible, while maintaining a positive safe and caring community with a united spirit.
The City of Cape Coral is improving neighborhoods through this important utility infrastructure program, the Utilities Extension Project (UEP). This project is essential to establishing and maintaining reliable utility service to customers by installing new potable (drinking) water lines, sewer lines and irrigation lines.