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					Class Code 8005 FLSA: Exempt

TOWN OF JUPITER, FLORIDA CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION
CLASSIFICATION TITLE: ENGINEER

PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
The purpose of this classification is to perform professional engineering work involving the design, construction, inspection, operation, and oversight of various public construction, development, and municipal projects to ensure that projects are completed in compliance with all applicable laws and standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Interprets, explains, and ensures engineering compliance with applicable state, county, and Town codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, standards, specifications, policies and procedures, as well as approved construction plans; researches Town codes, engineering standards, technical manuals, or other resources as needed; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. Prepares design and construction documents pertaining to municipal projects, which may involve defining scope of projects, conducting engineering design, drafting plans/specifications, or preparing bid documents and contracts; operates computer-aided design (CAD) software and drafting instruments to create drawings and designs. Performs plan review and plat review of new development; reviews engineering drawings and site plans to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and standards; ensures functionality of plans in accordance with current engineering standards; evaluates issues such as vehicular and pedestrian turning movements, drainage, grading, safety, signage, and land development materials; provides recommendations and comments on development plans. Manages and oversees construction projects to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications, proposed budgets and timelines, and applicable safety practices/requirements. Performs field inspections of municipal projects and public developments; inspects commercial and residential construction projects to ensure compliance with plans/specifications as approved by the Town; reviews construction permits to ensure construction plans meet approved plan specifications; performs “permanent reference monument” inspections to verify that survey monuments were installed on approved platted properties. Conducts land surveying of various projects to ensure compliance with plan specifications and to assist in resolving problems on site. Assists with development and implementation of the Town’s Supplemental Street Lighting Request Program; processes and validates street lighting requests received from the public; coordinates requests with outside electrical utility company to determine necessary type of lighting; prepares reports with recommendations; oversees construction of approved lighting.

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Assists with development and implementation of the Town’s Traffic Calming Request Program; processes and validates traffic requests received from the public; collects traffic data visually or electronically; prepares reports with recommendations. Serves on Neighborhood Enhancement Committee as Engineering Department representative; assists in resolving problems/concerns from residents in Town neighborhoods, including issues involving traffic calming, drainage, sidewalk improvements, or roadway improvements. Attends Development Review Committee to assist in ensuring adherence of developers, engineers and architects with Town guidelines/requirements for development of site plans and engineering plans. Provides information and technical assistance concerning engineering projects, requirements, and related issues to contractors, developers, engineers, architects, and property owners; recommends solutions to problems; responds to questions, concerns, or complaints; provides technical assistance and consultation to other Town departments. Assists in providing direction/supervision to other department personnel and in performing office administration functions as needed; assists in coordinating the imaging process of engineering documents for the division. Provides administrative functions; assists with long range planning, establishment of goals, and work programs; assists with execution of the Town’s Capital Improvement Program, including development of proposal packages, consultant selection, contract negotiations, project management, and project inspections; assists with revision of Town codes and requirements. Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, traffic calming request reports, street lighting request reports, permanent reference monument inspection reports, bid packages, contracts, engineering drawings, plans/specifications, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, project reports, purchase orders, invoices, engineering and site plans, construction plans, specifications, project budgets and timelines, codes, ordinances, regulations, standards, specifications, policies, procedures, engineering textbooks, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, traffic management system, computer-aided design (CAD), e-mail, or other computer programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner. Operates/utilizes a variety of equipment and tools associated with inspection activities, which may include a utility vehicle, plotter, light meter, traffic equipment, surveying equipment, drafting instruments, engineering scale, architect’s scale, measuring devices, hammer, sledge hammer, calculator, or general office equipment. Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, developers, engineers, architects, property owners, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Attends various meetings; appears before Town Boards and workshops as needed; makes presentations for community groups as needed. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and standards; maintains an awareness of new construction methods, materials, inspection practices, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

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ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
Performs general/clerical tasks, which may include answering telephone calls, typing documents, entering data into computer, making copies, sending/receiving faxes, or filing documentation. Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes civil engineering, engineering design/review, municipal construction project management, surveying, and computer-aided design (CAD) operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain valid Engineer In Training (EIT) certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.

PERFORMANCE APTITUDES
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data using established criteria. Includes exercising discretion in determining actual or probable consequences and in referencing such evaluation to identify and select alternatives. Human Interaction: Requires the ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others in coordinating activities of a project, program, or designated area of responsibility. Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions. Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information. Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations involving basic algebraic principles and formulas, and basic geometric principles and calculations. Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives. Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly measurable or verifiable.

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ADA COMPLIANCE
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds). Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally. Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards, bright/dim light, or animals/wildlife.

The Town of Jupiter, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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