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Senior Engineer

Supervises professional and technical engineering and design staff;
Assists in the development of the project budget and maintains fiscal control of approved budget;
Plans and recommends construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance for engineering project;
Supervises staff in the drafting and design of the engineering projects, including the collection of engineering field data for design decisions;
Recommends policies and procedures to improve the efficiency and economy of operations;
Makes design and alteration recommendations to public utility representatives, private contractors and consultants, and other representatives of internal and external agencies;
Writes reports and correspondence as required;
Prepares project designs, proposals, and specifications and evaluates contractors and consultant's designs and proposals;
Analyzes existing data about the project site, identifying factors that will affect construction, design and scheduling;
Prepares and supervises preparation of plans, layout drawings, specifications, and detail sheets for projects including cost estimates for materials and labor;
Coordinates the bid process, evaluating bids, contracts, and supporting documentation to determine compliance with project specifications;
Identifies alternative methods for completing a project, and prepares studies showing cost-effectiveness, timetables, and other impacts of each alternative.
Possession of a NYS Professional Engineer's License or possession of a Professional Engineer's License issued by a state having reciprocity with NYS professional engineering license standards at the time of appointment.
Candidates possessing out-of-state Professional Engineer's License must obtain a NYS license within one year from the date of appointment.
Possession of a NYS Class D Operator's License. A personal vehicle available for City business use.