Coffee County Highway Department Assistant County Engineer in New Brockton, Alabama

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: *Job Description*:The Assistant County Engineer assists the County Engineer with all functions and operations of the Highway and Engineering Departments with an emphasis on preliminary and construction engineering of road and bridge projects.*Administrative*-Provides direction to engineering personnel to assign and delegate tasks for completion of projects. Prepares various reports, presentations, estimates, and bids. Communicates with the public, co-workers, other agencies, and public officials to discuss planning items, project status, and construction/maintenance issues.*Planning*-Compiles data and prepares schedules and estimates for road and bridge projects. Compiles and reviews surveys/maps, traffic date, road/bridge ratings, public comments, estimates, environmental documents, economic development, and funding sources to determine project eligibility and priority.*Investigation/Analysis/Design*-Investigates problems using engineering judgment to determine action needed. Inspects the County road and bridge system for needed maintenance improvements using engineering judgment. Prepares annual road ratings and submits to the county engineer. Reviews bridge inspections/ratings to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines. Analyzes activities to determine efficiency and production related to established goals. Performs hydrology and hydraulic studies needed to determine sizes of drainage pipe, structures, and ditches. Designs drainage features/structures and roadways. Produces plans and drawings for road, bridge, and various public improvement projects.*Project Management*-Manages and oversees the design and/or construction of road and bridge projects. Addresses technical questions from the public and officials relating to ongoing projects. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and county regulations and policies. Attends scope of work reviews, hydraulic reviews, plan review meetings, bid openings, public meetings, and pre-construction meetings.*Plan/Document Review/Preparation*-Reviews various plans and documents prepared by engineering and maintenance personnel to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures. Reviews and prepares daily activity reports, time sheets, vehicle/equipment inspections, accident reports to ensure timely completion and proper documentation. Prepares reports on projects and maintenance activities. Reviews technical specifications and makes necessary revisions.