The City of Anaheim Public Works Department seeks a dynamic Engineering Manager to oversee the Development Services section, which provides land development-related services for private sector development and development by other public agencies or public utilities. The Engineering Manager will direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations related to the City's development plan check, development right-of-way, and storm water management. The Engineering Manager will coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies while providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to assigned management staff.
Candidates must possess at least six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience in area land development, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility, supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering. Candidates must have experience with land development plan checking and right-of-way. Experience with storm water compliance management experience is desired.
The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Assume management responsibility for services and activities of Development Services engineering section; ensure compliance with appropriate laws and guidelines; approve engineering plans and specifications.
Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for assigned staff; assign work activities, projects, and programs; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the Development Services section's annual budget; participate in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments.
Serve as a liaison for Development Services engineering section with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; serve as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; conduct presentations and participate in public speaking engagements; prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
Provide responsible staff assistance to management staff; conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend modifications to assigned programs, policies and procedures as appropriate.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field of engineering; incorporate new developments as appropriate.
Participate in and oversee regional coordination activities; review a variety of Federal, State and local policies, and programs related to civil engineering.
Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.
Monitor design criteria and communicate City ordinances, standards, and policies by overseeing and providing plan check services for consultants, developers, other City departments, Anaheim Successor Agency and outside utilities, CALTRANS, and Orange County Transportation Authority.
Oversee the development of and monitor project schedules; oversee the processing of project billings and maintenance of appropriate files, records, and documents for other agencies.
Ensure compliance with appropriate City codes, ordinances and policies by reviewing proposed Planning Commission items and recommending engineering conditions.
Oversee Stormwater Management Program and ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local stormwater regulations.
Consult with the Planning Commission and provide engineering expertise on proposed development projects.
Assist in the planning and design of city infrastructure systems; negotiate with private developers regarding the improvement of City infrastructure systems.
Interpret and apply codes, laws, City policies, procedures, and ordinances to ensure compliance; communicate codes, laws, regulations, and technical information to the public, elected officials, appointed commissioners and developers.
Review proposed land use development to maintain traffic safety and traffic flow, ensuring adequate access for land use; condition equitable participation from new developments for necessary traffic improvements.
Coordinate the review and approval of permits, and support construction inspectors in the acceptance of public improvements.
Oversee all duties associated with real property transactions for development projects.
Perform related duties as required.
Experience and Education: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience in area of assignment, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility, supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Knowledge of: Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned engineering program; modern and complex principles and practices of civil engineering; recent developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding engineering and planning; traffic and transportation engineering theory, civil engineering theory, principles, and practices and their application to a wide variety of services and activities; scientific and mathematical principles as applied to civil engineering work; advanced principles and practices of project management and administration; advanced methods and techniques of contract negotiations and administration; advanced methods and techniques of engineering plan review and analysis; advanced methods and techniques of conducting site and field investigation; engineering maps and records; municipal engineering laws, ordinances, codes, specifications, and plans; general legal claims and the litigation process; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet applications, and specialized engineering software programs; principles and procedures of record keeping; principles of business letter writing and preparation; principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Ability to: Oversee and participate in the management of a comprehensive engineering program; oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; participate in the development and administration of division goals, objectives, and procedures; prepare and administer large program budgets; prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports; oversee and coordinate the project management of multiple engineering projects; maintain detailed project management records and documentation; design traffic control and flow systems; apply for grant and other funding sources; provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers; accurately approve engineering plans and specifications; negotiate and make recommendations for construction change orders and settlement of construction claims; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and specialized engineering software programs; research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques; interpret and apply Federal, State, and local policies, laws, and regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
License/Certification Required: Based on assignment, possession of State of California registration as a Civil Engineer.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
About City of Anaheim Public Works Department
Anaheim is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 336,265, making it the most populous city in Orange County and the 10th most populous city in California. Anaheim is the second largest city in Orange County in terms of land area and is known for its theme parks, sports teams, and convention center.