Grandview is a first-tier suburb of Kansas City, Missouri with a population of 26,270 in 14.7 square miles. Nerdwallet has named Grandview one of the "Best Cities for Job Seekers," and the City is experiencing rapid redevelopment and development. We are looking for a Full-Time City Engineer to join our team and help us impact the future by developing useful, sustainable, and resilient infrastructure that supports the City’s growth and brings social and environmental justice to our community.
The City Engineer is responsible for carrying out the planning, design and construction of city-owned public improvements and managing various funds including: the engineering general fund budget for capital improvement projects; capital and transportation sales tax funds and federal-aid. The position also supervises the work of engineering department staff, and assists the Director of Public Works in managing the Public Works Department
The City Engineer is responsible for reviewing and preparing designs; managing construction of city and private-financed public improvement projects; reviewing building site plans, plats and subdivision agreements; preparing ordinances, resolutions and consent items for action by the Board of Aldermen and assist in preparing division budget; monitoring expenditures and preparing project cost estimates; preparing Requests for Bids for bids and contracts for city-financed capital improvement projects; preparing Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals for professional consulting services; manage acquiring right-of-way and/or easements for projects in accord with federal and state requirements; preparing reports verifying compliance with EPA or DNR underground storage tank regulations; monitoring the inventory, upkeep and installation of streetlights by utility companies; keeping records and providing information concerning floodplain management to appropriate agencies; reviewing information concerning flow and bills from the Little Blue Valley Sewer District; providing Little Blue Valley Sewer District and the City of Kansas City with information necessary to comply with EPA and DNR industrial pretreatment requirements; assist in managing Winter Storm operations and other emergencies; preparing and completing a variety of required reports, inspections and documentation including deeds, Requests for Board Action, contracts, drawings and specifications; schedule and attend meetings, perform studies and research, and act as secretary for the Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation; supervise the work of engineering inspectors; plan, assign and review work; act on employee problems and concerns; approve leave and evaluate performance; make recommendations concerning hiring and discipline; oversee operation of the Public Works Department in the absence of the Public Works Director.
Required: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with five years of related experience or any combination of education and full-time work experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Missouri Registered Professional Engineer license, or ability to obtain through reciprocity within 90 days. Excellent people handling skills and proven track-record in successful, positive dealings with residents, property-owners, developers and state and federal officials. Should have necessary training to act as person in responsible charge for MoDOT local government projects. Possession of a valid Missouri driver's license. Desired: Master's degree in Civil Engineering orPublic Administration preferred. Experience at the local government level, especially with smaller, diverse communities. Additional credentials such as PTOE, PTP, ENV-SP and DBIA.
Additional Salary Information: Salary offered will depend on years of experience and qualifications of the candidate.
About City of Grandview
Grandview is a first-tier suburb of Kansas City, Missouri with a population of 26,270 in 14.7 square miles. Nerdwallet has named Grandview one of the "Best Cities for Job Seekers," and the City is experiencing rapid redevelopment and development.