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Assistant City Engineer (Supervisor Level)

The City of Bryan (Texas) is currently accepting applications for Assistant City Engineer. This position performs supervisory and administrative duties in planning, coordinating, and implementing a wide variety of municipal engineering programs and projects for the City.

Hiring Pay Rate
$80,500-$100,000/year (depending on qualifications)

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the City Engineer in the administration and management of division activities.
  • Acts as Floodplain Administrator and the main point of contact for drainage-related questions on development and capital improvement projects. Will have the opportunity to design drainage projects and see them through construction.
  • Oversees the Engineering GIS mapping and drafting staff and several Civil Engineers. Supervisory responsibilities include making employment decisions regarding hiring/termination; planning, coordinating, and supervising the execution of projects, work assignments, and workloads; assisting in staff development and training; providing timely, accurate, and thorough performance reviews; and developing a budget for supplies and other needs.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates engineering design and construction of public infrastructure projects as part of the Capital Improvement Program.
  • Provides team leadership in the preparation of plans, contract documents, and specifications.
  • Serves as project manager on engineering contracts for special studies and/or project design, and on issues relating to modifications or amendments to public policy issues.
  • Estimates cost of proposed projects to aid in determining priorities, and project feasibility, and to ensure orderly disbursement of public funds.
  • Participates in the master planning of infrastructure needs for the City.
  • Reviews and modifies design guidelines, construction specifications, and construction details.
  • Responsible for modifications to various ordinances.
  • Reviews development proposals for compliance with city regulations and communicates these regulations to developers.
  • Reviews and approves engineering designs, reports, plans, and specifications for infrastructure improvements for public and development projects.
  • Implements departmental policies and assists in determining department policies and budgetary needs.
  • Serves as acting Manager in the absence of the Department Head.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering plus at least 6 years of professional engineering experience with public works, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water supply systems; OR a Master’s degree plus at least four 4 years of experience as listed above; OR a Ph.D. plus at least two 2 years of experience as listed above
  • Previous leadership, supervisory, or management experience is required.
  • Must be registered as a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas or have the ability to gain reciprocity within 1 year of hire.
  • Class C driver’s license.