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Utility Engineer

Company: City of Seguin
Location: Seguin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Provides engineering support to all Utility Capital improvement projects. Participates in utility project management for construction projects to include: water / wastewater modeling, review of plans and contract documents, contract negotiations and administration, quality assurance, negotiation of change orders, preparation of cost estimates, monitoring of work progress and review of plans to ensure conformance with City requirements. The Utility Engineer will work closely with consulting engineering firms during development of construction documents, evaluation of bid submittals and administration of the project. This position will also participate in identifying and planning future utility projects.


Essential Duties*

  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates subordinates;
  • Interviews, makes recommendations on hiring, promoting and discipline of employees;
  • Works closely with Department Directors to develop Utility capital improvement projects;
  • Works closely with consulting engineers in project planning, organizing, and management;
  • Participates in the management and inspections of water, sewer, and electric utilities related projects;
  • Inspects city facilities and work crews in the field to ensure that assignments are being carried out properly and that work quality and safety standards are being maintained;
  • Inspects utility capital improvement projects for completeness and quality of work and compliance with mandated standards;
  • Responds to citizen requests;
  • Participates in the City's GIS/GPS mapping system development and maintenance;
  • Assures that adequate departmental activities records are maintained and that appropriate periodic and special reports are prepared and distributed;
  • Provides guidance and problem-solving in field situations;
  • Reviews plans for City utility projects;
  • Assists the in calculating utility impact fees;
  • Oversees construction projects including requests for proposals, receiving bids, recommending successful bidder, contract compliance, approval for pay requests, and project acceptance;
  • Assists in developing and updating a Five-Year Utility Capital Improvement Plan;
  • Maintains the City's Water Model up-to-date and runs various scenarios and feasibility studies for proposed development related to water / wastewater service;
  • Any system assessment and maintenance plans for water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, water treatment, and wastewater treatment including but not limited to assistance in asset management, developing / monitoring key performance indicators, etc. Other Important Duties*
    • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.


      A civil engineering degree, plus at least five years of experience specifically in the utility engineering (water, wastewater, electric) / project management field, two of which involved supervisory experience;

      or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


      Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. State of Texas Class C driver's license or available alternate means of transportation.

      -Starting Salary: Dependent Upon Experience (at minimum $91,247.52)
      -Position Will Remain Open Until Filled
      -The City of Seguin is an "Equal Employment Opportunity Employer" (AA/EOE)

      • Utilities Engineer - Job Description

Keywords: City of Seguin, San Antonio , Utility Engineer, Engineering , Seguin, Texas

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