Senior Civil Engineer

Town of Wake Forest
US - North Carolina - Wake Forest
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  • Start Date: July 2024
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 28 days ago

Job Description

When assigned to Capital Projects, the employee performs supervisory, administrative, and professional engineering work in the Engineering Department relating to the design, permitting, estimating, contracting, and construction of Capital Improvement Projects, including routine and complex engineering-related work for environmental, water, sewer, street, and other infrastructure projects and programs, which requires independent judgment and initiative in developing methods and solutions to work through problems.

Additionally, this position may perform varied and responsible duties requiring a thorough knowledge of departmental policy, regulations, and operational procedures and the ability to allow considerable attention to detail and accuracy as well as the ability to exercise judgment and initiative, particularly in situations not clearly defined by precedent or established by procedures.

When assigned to Transportation Engineering, the employee performs analytical work to review traffic engineering studies and Traffic Impact Analysis’ submitted by private consultants for new development and Town and State transportation projects. Plan review for new development plays a key role in ensuring that transportation networks are designed to meet the Town’s plans and ordinances. The Transportation Engineer will oversee transportation construction contracts and calculate the overall costs for a project and may often serve as the project manager for contracts with professional engineering consulting firms to conduct special planning and design studies for proposed capital projects. The position will utilize data from traffic studies and other local and regional data sources to assess system safety and capacity needs to develop projects, countermeasures, and funding strategies to help improve the Town’s transportation system and protect local neighborhoods. The Transportation Engineer will represent the Town with other local, state, and federal agencies. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Engineering Director and is evaluated based on a review of work, conferences, meeting performance measures, and working per assigned duties. The employee exercises considerable judgment and independence of action, including contacts with citizens, contractors, and developers.


Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or a related field with five to seven years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) with the State of North Carolina.


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Contact Details

Name: Angela McCray
Address: 301 S Brooks Street
City: Wake Forest
State/Province: North Carolina
Zipcode: 27587-2901
Country: United States
Ph: 9194359491

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