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Assistant County Engineer

Hall County

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SALARY RANGE: $86,607.65 to 109,195.71 


The Assistant County Engineer is responsible for planning, supervising, and coordinating engineering activities of the County’s Development Review and the Capital Improvement Program pertaining to the Construction Management, Engineering, and Sewer Services. The administration and management of the Division’s projects and personnel in the absence of the County Engineer.


Participates in engineering studies, location surveys, preliminary and final designs; assists in developing engineering proposals and designs.

Coordinates plans and inspects projects to ensure conformance to legal requirements and plan specifications; prepares public works project specifications, plans, estimates, and reports; evaluates equipment requirements, and makes recommendations.

Manages special projects and programs for the Public Works and Utilities Department as assigned by the Assistant Public Works and Utilities Director.

Interprets and applies relevant codes pertaining to right-of-way acquisitions; meets with property owners and negotiates purchase to obtain property for public works projects.

Serves as the County Engineer during his/her absence.

Performs project management of roadway design, traffic engineering, and construction management of various Public Works and Utilities projects.

Formulates and implements technical procedures for the Engineering Division; ensures engineering records and files comply with legal requirements.

Develops and administers individual project budgets; monitors approved expenditures. Performs field investigations, construction site field reviews, and inspections.

Meets with Commissioners and City and State officials concerning roadway issues and complaints and resolves problems; consults with Federal, State, and Local officials regarding engineering projects and con­cerns.

Attends and participates in public meetings; advises, informs, and responds to citizens; serves as technical expert at board meetings and provides supportive data on engineering issues.

Represents the division and the department on various committees, meetings, and public hearings; attends and participates in meetings and forums; and answers questions and provides information regarding division activities and plans.

Administer and/or oversee the administration or contracts; review and approve payments and billing for contracted services.

Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and six years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience of which at least four years’ experience is in a supervisory capacity or any equivalent combination of education or experience to meet the above stated requirements.

Licenses and Certifications: State of Georgia Certified Professional Engineer or Certified Professional Engineer in a state having reciprocity with Georgia.

Valid Class I Driver's License and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

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