The City of Madison, Alabama, recently ranked as the #1 place to live in Alabama, located west of Huntsville and known for its high-quality schools, highly educated occupants and high-tech companies, is accepting applications for the position of City Engineer. This position performs administrative and professional engineering work, checking all civil Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and private development plans and subsequent construction for compliance with city standards and sound engineering practices. Supervises and coordinates the City Stormwater and Floodplain programs. Manages and leads the activities of the Engineering department. Keeps Mayor and Council informed on status of Engineering projects. Responds to citizen complaints. Assists Public Works in solving drainage and road construction problems and in completing capital projects. Supervises all employees in the Engineering Department. Key role in preparation and implementation of the City’s Transportation Plan and Capital Improvements Plan.
Ten (10) years of experience in civil engineering preferred, with at least three (3) of the years of experience subsequent to earning PE designation. Engineering degree with major in civil engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Alabama or within another state with ability to register in Alabama within one (1) year. Thorough demonstrated knowledge of utility, drainage, road construction and project and contract management. Experience with design and the use of design software in one or more of the following subject areas: civil structural, drainage, road design and/or signal design. Supervisory and/or leadership experience is a plus. Must be able to inspect construction projects, drainage problems, traffic conditions and citizen complaints.
Starting Salary: $100,000 -$120,000 D.O.Q. Excellent benefit package includes retirement with RSA and affordable health insurance. To view the full job posting requirements and to apply online, please visit our website @ www.madisonal.gov. Click on Job Openings on the left of the screen. Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.