EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering field AND experience in project managements, technical problem solving, report writing, and public works facility operations. Must become certified as an Engineer In Training by the end of the probationary period.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Experience in the study and design of urban transportation projects preferred. Must be able to transport oneself or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the City during the course of the work day.
Experience in the study and design of urban transportation projects and licensure as a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nebraska are preferred.
HOW TO APPLY: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. If you are unable to apply on-line, you may submit your application by fax, email, standard mail or in-person during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm) to the Human Resources Department. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, regardless of how the materials are submitted. This means that if you submit your materials other than in person, including via computer, it is your responsibility to check and ensure that we have received the materials by the stated deadline. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule.
REQUIRED FORMS: Application: including Applicant's Authorization to Release Information, Criminal Record Check Release, Confidential Applicant Log and ADA notice. The information requested on the Confidential Applicant Log is used for record keeping.
SALARY RANGE: $62,687.82 -$76,234.08 Annual
CONTACT POINTS: Address: City of Omaha, Human Resources Dept., 1819 Farnam, St., Suite 506, Omaha, NE 68183 Phone: (402) 444-5300 Fax: (402) 444-5317 Web: www.cityofomaha.org.
NATURE OF WORK: This is advanced engineering and supervisory work in the operation of a Public Works facility or in the study, design, and construction of complex Public Works projects. Work involves supervising and participating in the design, planning, and scheduling of projects, the inspection of materials and workmanship, and the management of the projects, including overseeing the work of contractors and consultants. It also involves the performance of special studies and projects, writing reports of findings, the preparation of environmental impact statements, and meeting with individuals and groups to discuss Public Works issues, assisting in budget preparations, coordinating civic events, and issuing construction permits. An employee in this classification exercises considerable independence in the performance of duties, oversees the work of a number of subordinates, and receives general guidance from a superior.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of the engineering principles, practices, and procedures as applied to design, construction, traffic engineering, street maintenance, or environmental engineering. Knowledge of the methods of project inspection, technical research, compiling reports, presenting findings, and making recommendations. Knowledge of the sources of public works engineering information. Skill in the preparation, interpretation, and verification of engineering plans and specifications. Ability to plan, schedule, supervise, and evaluate the work of subordinates involved in projects or the operation or maintenance of a Public Works facility. Ability to negotiate with, select, and oversee and evaluate the work of private consultants and contractors. Ability to meet with representatives of local utilities, concerned groups and individuals to discuss policies and projects. Ability to conduct engineering studies, analyze areas of concern, and make recommendations for optimum courses of action. Ability to assist in budget preparations and to forecast material, equipment, and manpower needs. Ability to understand written or oral instructions. Ability to sit from 76 to 100% of the time; and to climb, reach, balance, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, or type from 0 to 25% of the time. Ability to use up to 10 pounds of force to move objects up to 33% of the time.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Forty-hour work week; twelve days of paid vacation per year for the first five years; five days of management leave per year if employed on January 1; sick leave and twelve paid holidays. The City offers an employee's group health insurance, which includes major medical for Individual or Family plan; City of Omaha Pension Program, plus Social Security.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of permanent residence or authorization to work. The City of Omaha reserves the right to conduct criminal history, driving record, reference and credit checks and a background investigation on applicants for employment. Successfully passing a criminal background review, reference check, and if applicable, a credit check, is required as a condition of employment. If applicable, the City will require that you successfully pass a review of the driver's license, driving abstract, a pre-employment drug test, a hearing test and a back screening examination as a condition of employment. Failure to provide the information requested in the Application process in a truthful, accurate and complete manner may result in disqualification, revocation of conditional employment or termination. APPLICANTS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION FOR THE EXAMINATION BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. THE CITY OF OMAHA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER