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Engineering Director - G134


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Columbus Consolidated Government is seeking a Engineering Director.  This position is responsible for directing the overall activities of the Engineering Department including GIS, stormwater, design and contract administration for roads and stormwater capital projects, permitting and inspection for site development, utilities, traffic signal design and operation, traffic control maintenance, radio communications, and assist with transportation planning.

Provides engineering services and technical assistance to all departments within the Consolidated Government; coordinates and oversees consultant and construction contracts. Reviews site development plans for proposed subdivisions; coordinates with other divisions to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws; performs final inspection prior to acceptance of public infrastructure by the City Council.

Hires, trains, assigns, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel.

Coordinates with the Planning Division concerning zoning cases that have environmental impact or impact on existing structures and traffic impacts.

Coordinates the preparation of legal documents including ordinances, resolutions, coordination sheets, deeds, and plats. Coordinates and oversees programs involving the development of inventory of public infrastructure, coordinates repair of damaged infrastructure. Coordinates with the Department of Transportation in the review and construction of state and federally funded projects. Develops, recommends, monitors, and administers annual capital budget for roads and stormwater. Implements, coordinates, and monitors the FEMA community rating system for the city and updates to Flood Program Regulations. Represents the department in legal cases. Investigates complaints from citizens or other departments. Performs other related duties as assigned.



Knowledge of the accepted principles and practices of civil engineering, traffic engineering and surveying. Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgetary development and management. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration. Knowledge of the methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation. Knowledge of the geography of the city and other local areas. Skill in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Skills in problem solving and decision making.

Skills in management and supervision. Skill in operating standard office equipment including work-related computer applications. Skills in oral and written communication.


A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Traffic Engineering or related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Certification as a Professional Engineer. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The Columbus Consolidated Government offers an exceptional compensation and benefits packet. The salary for this position is $ 126,000 - $150,000 Annually.

Benefits include the following:

Low-cost Medical Insurance                                                                                       Retirement Plan
Dental Programs                                                        
Supplemental Life Insurance                                     
Long Term Disability                                                
Sick Leave                                                                 
Direct Deposit & Credit Union                                  

Prescription Drug Card

Retirement Plan

Life Insurance Plans

Deferred Compensation Plans

Vacation Leave

11 Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program


How To Apply:


Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting period.


Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Reather Hollowell

Director of Human Resources
Columbus Consolidated Government
P. O. Box 1340
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone: 706-225-3631



An Equal Opportunity Employer


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