The City of Lafayette (pop. 24,000) prides itself on its vibrant downtown, beautiful tree-studded hillsides and great schools. Lafayette residents expect personalized service to deliver customized solutions to the community’s unique engineering and public works priorities. This position will be part of the team whose mission is to meet that challenge, and to ensure that Lafayette retains its semi-rural character and "small town" downtown feel.
The position includes both professional field and office work related to the management, planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the City’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) primarily for streets, drains, and walkways. The successful candidate will be hired as an Assistant or an Associate depending on the level of experience and qualifications.
This is a challenging job in a great city! The new Engineer will be joining a staff of dedicated, energetic and fun professionals.
The final filing date is March 2, 2018. You must fill out an on-line application at www.lovelafayette.org/jobs as well as submit supporting materials. Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to interviews in mid-March with a start date in April.
The Assistant/Associate Engineer is part of the Engineering Services Department and performs the following major duties:
In addition to familiarity with civil engineering principles, procedures, methods, materials and techniques used in public works projects, qualified candidates should have the ability to communicate effectively with the public. Experience with GIS and CAD software programs is highly desirable. An equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or related engineering field is required. The Assistant level position requires two years of professional engineering experience and an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate is desirable. The Associate level requires five years of experience and registration as a Professional Engineer.