The Capital Program Engineer reports to the Capital Program Manager who is accountable for ensuring the delivery and completion of capital projects on time and within budget by stewarding projects from inception to closing. The Capital Program Team is responsible for managing the Construction Work In Progress (CWIP) by expeditiously completing and closing projects. The Capital Program Engineer is accountable for ensuring multiple assigned projects are completed on time and within budget by hands on project management and by assignment of staff to individual tasks and projects in an efficient manner. The Capital Program Engineer will ensure the coordination of pre-construction, construction and commissioning activities with Operations, Engineering Design, and Water Quality departments to minimize disruptions to core business activities and to deliver projects that meet the needs of front-line utility personnel.
The Capital Program Engineer is responsible for the supervision of the capital program staff including Project Coordinators, Inspectors and Project Engineers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Qualities of a Successful Capital Program Engineer:
TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS
Web Based Learning, Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and other applicable software.
Working Knowledge: Principles and practices of project management, construction management, planning, and budgeting, safe work practices; familiarity with meeting the requests of the regulators that provide over site of utilities and their projects, including utility commissions or boards, health service departments and various federal and state agencies, plus knowledge of fire department and other local agency regulations as they pertain to the construction and installation of water supply and distribution projects.
Ability to: Analyze data on project budgets and schedules and identify and implement corrective actions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; make effective, professional presentations to a wide variety of audiences, such as community groups, schools, businesses and public commissions; write and create technical publications, reports, training curricula, brochures and other materials to inform and persuade the public about capital improvement programs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate staff, peers, professional associates and with the general public; supervise, train and evaluate staff.
Must be willing to travel as required by project needs. Travel can be up to two (2) overnight stays per month and turnaround full-day trips, by car or by air, up to four (4) days per month.
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