The City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works Department’s Capital Delivery Division is seeking a qualified professional to serve as a Sr. Professional Engineer to lead teams in the development and project initiation of complex capital infrastructure projects which are primarily Stormwater-related but could include streets, traffic improvements, waterlines, sewer lines, paving, streetlights, signals, bridges, railroad crossings, and other infrastructure features.
The successful candidate will be responsible for performing professional civil engineering work and leading teams to evaluate Stormwater-related issues and develop the scope, schedule, and budget for Stormwater infrastructure capital improvement projects to address these issues. Tasks will include creating the project management plan (including the project charter, risk register, and communication plan), performing project initiation and setup, managing consultants, reviewing consultant plans and specifications, conducting public meetings, reviewing contracts, amendments, and invoices, and performing other tasks as needed.
The candidate must have a strong technical background, be a problem solver, be able to work within tight time constraints, be able to work independently under the direction of an Engineering Manager, have strong interpersonal and leadership skills and possess good oral and written communication skills.
A significant amount of contact with the public will be required. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with City officials, residents, commercial entities, and other agencies.
Preferred candidate will have:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field and three (3) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer; and two (2) years must relate to infrastructure capital improvement projects (may overlap).