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- Oneida, NY
- Lee Wells
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City of Oneida • Oneida, NY
Posted 6 days ago
This is an important administrative and technical position involving responsibility for planning and directing all public work activities for the City of Oneida. In addition to good administrative ability, the position requires a thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices. General administrative direction is received from the Mayor and Common Council with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment Supervision is exercised over the Code Enforcement Office [newconstruction & zoning], Department of Public Works, Water Department, Waste Water Treatment Plant, and the Central Garage.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Directs and coordinates engineering project designs including topographical surveys, plans, estimates, specifications, and working drawings; Prepares or approves, plans and specifications for street paving and grading, sanitary & storm sewer and water line extensions or replacement, park development, recreational facilities, and related public construction and repair projects to be undertaken by contract or force account labor & equipment; Prepares Requests for Proposals to retain professional engineering or architectural consulting services; Administers contracts for completion of public work projects;Administers the City's Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance;Administers the City's mosquito control program; Administers all aspects of Federal or State grants or loans awarded for public work projects;Reviews and comments on proposed ordinances and resolutions which relate to public work activities within the City; Prepares and submits the annual public works Operations & Maintenance and Capital Improvements budgets, administers the approved budgets; Directs the maintenance, repair, or upgrade of the City's infrastructure including: water distribution systems. streets. sanitary & storm water collection systems, dams, treatment plants, and buildings; Engineering advisor to the Planning Commission when considering applications for subdivision or site plan approval
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering; thorough knowledge of procedures involved in the initiation, planning and development of engineering projects; working knowledge of NYS Environmental Quality Review regulations and procedures; working knowledge of National Flood Insurance Program Floodplain management requirements; working knowledge of storm water management concepts; working knowledge of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises Program requirements applicable to public work contracts; ability to coordinate com-plex phases of-an engineering program; ability "to layout and supervise the working details of engineering projects; initiative and resourcefulness in developing engineering projects; initiative and resourcefulness in solving engineering and administrative problems; good professional judgment; ability to communicate effectively and concisely both orally and via written reports, documents, and correspondence; ability to interact with superiors, peers, subordinates, and the public in a composed and professional manner; ability to comprehend and apply NYS codes, rule and regulations governing the acquisition of permits to apply larvicides, pesticides and herbicides, and the completion & filing of associated usage reports; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.