City of Memphis Job Opportunity

Job Title: Senior Design Engineer

  • Job Type: Civil Service    
  • Salary: $76,909.90 – $107,673.87 annually
  • Closing date: 9/4/2017 
  • Location:  Memphis, TN
  • Job number: 2017-00285

Works under the general direction of assigned supervisor in the assigned engineering service center.  Plans, designs and supervises the completion of a variety of engineering and major projects requiring the use of advanced techniques and modification of engineering practices, procedures and materials relating to the assigned service center.  Supervises engineers, technicians, and consultants on assigned work, reviews work, estimates personnel need, and schedules work to meet completion date.  Designs and reviews plans for CIP projects to ensure conformance with standard engineering practices, rules, and regulations of governing agencies.  Provides technical advice and assistance to plans review engineers and construction inspectors to ensure consistency and conformance to city standards.  Supervises and coordinates consultant work, determines proposal and cost estimates, negotiates fees, and defines scope of projects. Monitors engineering work to ensure adherence to project guidelines.  Evaluates current practices and researches new developments in materials and construction methods to recommend changes in procedures, design or material where necessary.  Makes site visits for inspections and attends meetings throughout the city by driving to various locations. Represents the City in meetings to answer important questions, resolve concerns, and plan and coordinate work.  Performs detailed engineering computation.  Inspects project sites to monitor progress, ensure conformance to plans and specifications, and recommend repair and replacement of structures.  Uses computer-assisted engineering, design software, and equipment to prepare documents.

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