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City Engineer


Listing Summary

The City of Norcross is looking for a full-time City Engineer. The purpose of this position is to  oversee land development plan review, permitting, inspections, and enforcement for the  department. The incumbent will also work closely with Public Works Utilities and Parks on  capital improvement projects. 

The incumbent in this position will ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations in land  development activities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Coordinates the land disturbance permit, development, and utility permit process for the City. 
  • Issues land disturbance permits, development, and utility (right of way) permit. 
  • Performs on-site inspections of projects in a pre, during, and post-construction state. 
  • Performs technical tasks to support department functions; reviews and approves hydrology studies for proposed development; conducts site reviews to ensure compliance with design  plans; performs State water determinations. 
  • Interacts and communicates with groups and individuals to provide information and  assistance; works with engineers and developers on on-site design-related issues. 
  • Provides professional recommendations and assistance to city staff; provides input regarding  rezoning applications, subdivision plat application, stream buffer exception requests, and  other requests as applicable. 
  • Administers the flood plain, stream buffer, soil erosion control, and stormwater ordinances of  the City, including monthly and semi-annual reports for the Georgia EPD and District  SWCC. 
  • Represents the department in various administrative and professional situations and for  Boards, Commissions, and Authorities meetings to include Mayor and Council.  
  • Manages the city capital improvement projects including the development of budgets, design,  implementation, and working with contractors. 
  • Manage the acquisition of ROW for the city, prepare acquisition, documents, negotiate  property acquisitions with owners, and record deeds of an easement. 
  • Supports the Public Works, Utilities & Parks Department with technical assignments  associated with the implementation of the Storm Water Management Utility Fee Program and  other related duties.  
  • Write/Review procurement documents (RFPs/RFQs/ITBs) for design and construction 
  • Act as Local Administered Project representative for GDOT/Federally funded projects 
  • Write/Coordinate/Submit grant applications for CDBG and other opportunities. 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a four-year accredited school 
  • Some local-government experience is preferred. 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Certification preferred 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Any other duties as assigned by management. 

Scope and Impact:

Job has recurring work situations involving high degrees of discretion. The need for accuracy and  effective utilization of accepted programs and routines is high. Errors in judgment will waste resources  and adversely impact performance. Incumbent operates independently but work is verified. Content of  work priorities are determined by supervision. 

Communications/Customer Contact:

Contacts are typically with the general public, property owners, real estate developers, attorneys,  architects, engineers, bankers, landscape architects, elected officials, and city, county, state and federal  officials. Contacts are typically to provide or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide  services. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Starting Salary 65,671.38 (minimum) up to 85,372.80 (midpoint) based upon  qualifications/experience 

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and updated resume to please verify receipt. 

EOE/DFW; No phone calls, please

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