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The City of Shelby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We make employment decisions without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, political affiliation, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by law and as such affirms our policy and practice to support and promote the concepts of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in accordance with all federal, state and municipal laws.

The City of Shelby is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.  If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or accommodations to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an email to deborah.jolly@cityofshelby.com.  We evaluate requests for reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis.  Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States.  The City of Shelby utilizes the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration E-Verify system to comply with verifying work authorization.

 

Currently taking applications for:

 

 

Civil Engineer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$27.11 per hour minimum rate
  • Posted Date:06/07/2019

 

The Civil Engineer performs difficult professional and technical work involved with the construction, inspection, and maintenance of public and private infrastructure.  Prepares and/or reviews plans and specifications for construction projects, coordinates construction projects and bidding.  Other duties include assists in preparation, review, and/or permitting of construction plans associated with construction sites, and subdivisions; reviews designs/specifications for public works, street, utility, and stormwater projects; manages the prioritization, design, cost estimating, bid preparation, project coordination, construction administration, and/or construction observation of City-wide construction projects; advises citizens, consultants, developers, and contractors of regulations and policies; responds to public complaints and inquiries pertaining to engineering and infrastructure; assists with the preparation and administration of the City's Powell Bill budget; prepares, oversees, prioritizes, and provides quality control for annual street resurfacing program.  Additionally coordinates resurfacing program with Capital Improvements Projects to be completed by other city departments; assists with maintaining the City's GIS mapping of public infrastructure; coordinates work with consulting engineers, other city departments and other governmental agencies; maintains and prepares updates for the City of Shelby Standard Details; obtains and oversees acquisition of easements and right-of-ways; and utilizes AutoCAD or other design software for construction drawings.

Hours:  Full-time, first shift hours.

To Compete in the Selection Process:  Qualified applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree with course work in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or related filed and moderate experience in civil and/or environmental engineering. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering, surveying, plan preparation and specifications; design of public works and stormwater projects. Must possess demonstrated leadership and communication skills with the ability to comprehend codes and ordinances; perform difficult engineering computations; skilled in the use of personal computers, ArcGIS, and AutoCAD.

Special Requirement: Possession of an NC driver's license and NC Engineering Intern certification preferred.                                                                                                                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