Status: Full-time position
Location: Hobbs, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 9/11/13
Job Summary: The city of Hobbs is seeking a Staff Engineer.
Qualifications: Education and Experience
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an A.B.E.T accredited college or university. Public or private professional civil engineering experience desired.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Skill and physical ability to perform public works project design, management and inspection.
Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices.
Knowledge of survey principles, techniques, mathematics and procedures; principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, contracting and program management.
Knowledge and experience of field data collection, survey practices and use of GPS, total station and level gun desired.
Knowledge and experience with AutoCAD, and knowledge of standard Microsoft software. Specialized knowledge in CAD based programs such as Land Development Desktop, Survey or Civil 3D is desired. Familiarity with ArcView or ESRI programs.
Ability to gain knowledge of problem-solving techniques used in construction, engineering, inspection and compliance processes.
Ability to make precise survey measurements and to make and interpret survey calculations.
Ability to prepare and interpret plans and specifications and to perform or supervise the engineering inspection of contract construction and Ability to be accurate and detail oriented.
Ability to prepare assessments, administer and monitor project budgets and schedules and control change order processes, contract documents, including right-of-way descriptions and surveys.
Ability to analyze highly complex technical design engineering, construction engineering and surveying problems, evaluate alternative approaches and implement or recommend effective solutions.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other City department staff, contractors, developers, property owners, consultants, real estate agencies, other governmental agencies, and the general public.
Licensing and Certifications
Valid state issued drivers license.
Must obtain registration as a New Mexico Professional Engineer (PE) or Engineer in Training (EIT) within six months of hire date.
Duties: Designs and manages public work projects, including water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, roadway, signalization, as well as various site and drainage improvement projects utilizing Microsoft, engineering and surveying software and surveying equipment. Conducts field surveys and analyzes studies, existing conditions, current and projected future needs, budgets, local, state and federal rules, regulations, and guidelines to define the limits, extents, alternate solutions, and project phases as necessary. Designs detailed construction plans including plan, profiles, roadway geometrics, signalization schematics and traffic control plans. Generates project specifications and bid documents and makes staff recommendations. Prepares staff summaries, resolutions and contracts. Coordinates project construction with contractor, professional services, and staff. Performs onsite inspection, calculates, records and maintains material and quantity records for payments and final change orders and project closeouts.
Human Resources Department
City of Hobbs
200 E. Broadway
Hobbs, NM 88240
This bulletin, updated on a weekly basis, lists our current job vacancies. A City of Hobbs Application is available in the Human Resources Department, and may be returned to the same office or mailed to the address above.