MUNICIPAL ENGINEER SR. (DIVISION OF ENGINEERING)
FILING DEADLINE DATE
The deadline to apply is Monday, December 28, 2020.
The purpose of this position is to manage public infrastructure projects by performing advanced level engineering duties that protect the welfare of the public and the environment for capital, residential, and/or commercial development and construction, from conception to completion.
Bachelor's degree in civil, mining, electrical, agricultural, mechanical, or related engineering field; and, a minimum of six (6) years of professional engineering experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Additional education may substitute for experience, but additional experience cannot substitute for the education requirement.
Valid Driver's License
Must be licensed as a state certified Professional Engineer. Those with an equivalency from another state must obtain Professional Engineer licensure from the Commonwealth of Kentucky within six (6) months of employment as a condition for permanent appointment.
Manages major projects involving preparation, review, and supervision of designs, specifications, plans, contracts, applications, estimates, and reports involved in the construction and operation of a wide variety of civil engineering work such as sanitary and/or storm sewers, streets and roads, structures, or buildings.
Ensures projects conform to design specifications and regulatory standards; directs or conducts field surveys, inspections, and/or evaluations.
Coordinates with and advises other divisions, departments, agencies, and the administration.
Attends meetings, investigates complaints, and answers questions from the public.
May supervise the work of subordinates and/or contractors.
Performs related work as assigned.
- Must be licensed as a state certified Professional Engineer. Those with an equivalency from another state must obtain Professional Engineer licensure from the Commonwealth of Kentucky within six (6) months of employment as a condition for permanent appointment.
Valid Driver's License
Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicle in a safe, prudent, and responsible manner.
Employees who occupy this classification must comply with CAO Policy 23 "Acquisition of Real Property From Property Owners under Certain Notices and/or Orders." Specifically, sections I (a), II (a) which state that employees and their immediate family members shall not own residential real property in Lexington, Fayette County, in which they do not reside; nor own an Ownership interest in a business that manages, maintains, or oversees the management or maintenance of any residential, rental real property in Fayette County. Also, section IV (a), which states that every employee in the Division of Building Inspection, the Division of Code Enforcement, the Fire Prevention Bureau, the Division of Planning, and the Division of Engineering must complete a "Disclosure of Real Property and Business Interest" form for all real property owned by the employee as well as his/her immediate family members in Fayette County, and property owned in Fayette County by a business in which the employee or immediate family member has an ownership interest. Employees must also disclose property located in Fayette County which he/she manages or maintains or has any ownership interest in business which manages or maintains property in Fayette County.
Examination will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at the filing deadline date.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.
RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application.
Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.
***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year. Direct Deposit is required of all employees.
Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.
All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.
The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.
For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:
Division of Human Resources
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 258-3030
Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov