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Senior Project Engineer
Post Date: 11/25/2019
Close Date: 12/22/2019
City of Bismarck
221 N 5th Street

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$70,000 and above

Bismarck, ND

Job Description:
Design and provide construction observation on municipal engineering projects; conducts needs analyses and develops preliminary estimates; coordinates the acquisition of easements; coordinates activities with other city departments; coordinates the acquisition of required permits and permissions; develops cost estimates; develops boundary descriptions; coordinates advertising, public notice and other legal requirements; coordinates the bid process; manages contracts. Provides consultation and support for public works department projects and master plans; develops scope of work and needs assessments; negotiates contracts; secures federal, state and local funding; procures easements; processes bid documents; prepares final certifications. Manages files and records; completes regular and special reports. Researches, analyzes and contributes to the annual CIP. Responds to the concerns of residents, contractors, landowners, other city departments, and other government agencies. Prepares and delivers presentations to a variety of boards and commissions; conducts public meetings. Instruct, train and mentor internal staff on areas of expertise. Reviews consultant engineering firm plans and specifications for compliance with city standards. Performs related duties.

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with five to seven years’ experience or service beyond obtaining PE licensure. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Dakota for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a Professional Engineer license in the State of North Dakota.

Special Requirements:
Acceptance of applications ends December 22, 2019 at midnight, anticipated interview and testing schedule January 7-11, 2020 and anticipated start date of February 1, 2020.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorships considered. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.

Contact Information:
Breann Schauer
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