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Assistant Director of Engineering
Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $65,610 - $78,732 Annually

Location: Fishers City Hall, Fishers, Indiana

Position Description:

The City of Fishers is seeking an Assistant Director of Engineering to help lead the Engineering Department during a time of exciting growth and long-term planning in the City. Offering a wide variety of engineering experiences the position will support the Director of Engineering while providing limited supervision over department staff. Core duties include planning, design, right-of-way, utility, construction, and maintenance project management. The Engineering Department is responsible for the overall development, design, construction, inspection, and acceptance of much of Fishers' physical infrastructure including roads, trails and sewers.

Examples of Duties

  • Manage capital projects in coordination with the Indianapolis MPO and under the guidance of the INDOT project development process manuals.
  • Perform in-house design utilizing CAD and design software packages such as: AutoCAD, Microstation, InRoads, and/or Geopak.
  • Assist the Director with project management, which includes the monitoring of the status of projects and infrastructure development.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with utilities on public and private development projects.
  • Participate in Technical Advisory Committee, Transportation Committee and other City working groups.
  • Communicate with other government agencies on issues, such as IDEM permits, and annual road inventory.
  • Enforce City codes applicable to construction, design and complaint issues.
  • Initiate resolution process in response to internal and external inquiries and issues responses accordingly.
  • Perform related work on specialty projects such as collaboration on the Transportation Plan, Thoroughfare Plan, Comprehensive Plan, Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, and Five-Year Capital Plan.
  • Pursue and write grant applications for funding of capital infrastructure projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction, or related field; 4-6 years of progressive experience in engineering, construction and/or project management; Experience in working with INDOT and/or meeting INDOT requirements utilizing federal and local funds preferred; Indiana Professional Engineer license or ability to obtained within 12 months of hire; Valid driver's license; Strong knowledge of local and INDOT policies and procedures with regards to capital project development processes; Ability to read and interpret detailed prints, specifications, property legal descriptions and aerial, flood plain, wetlands inventory and plat maps; Ability to work outside of normal business hours when necessary for meetings, training sessions, emergencies, and committee involvement.

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