Under general supervision, prepares civil engineering designs and specifications for the more difficult and less routine phases of major municipal engineering projects.
Plans and supervises the work of a moderately large group of subordinate engineers and drafting technicians engaged in performing fundamental civil engineering design and feasibility studies of alternate methods of solving specific civil engineering problems; and preparing detailed designs and plans, drawings, specifications, and estimates of costs for projects.
Prepares plans and policies for carrying out work.
Assigns, reviews and approves the work of subordinates.
Instructs and advises workers on the more difficult phases of work.
Designs, selects, and approves the major design features.
Prepares the more important specifications.
Investigates and analyzes construction methods used.
Examines plans, specifications, and estimates for completeness and conformity with accepted design practices, polices, and procedures.
Prepares special studies and reports relative to matters such as alternate solutions and estimates of materials and costs.
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
Five years of experience in the design and preparation of plans for large municipal projects including two years in a supervisory or team leadership capacity.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Current registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan.
About city of Detroit
The City of Detroit Department of Public Works is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions: Associate Civil Engineer; Senior Associate Civil Engineer; Senior Associate Structural Engineer; Construction Project Coordinator; Engineering Services Coordinator