The City of Norman Public Works Engineering Division offers an outstanding opportunity to work on a variety of projects and be a part of a team that delivers innovative solutions to meet the community's changing needs. The Capital Projects team consists of engineers, project inspectors, and a utility coordinator. They are responsible for the design and construction of new projects and infrastructure maintenance projects. Planning, administering and monitoring roadway projects funded through the Capital Fund include preparation, negotiation, and administration of contracts with consultant engineers and construction contracts involving streets and highways, utilities, and bridges. The Capital Projects team manages project budgets, relocates conflicting utilities, acquires right-of-way, and periodically inspects construction projects to ensure compliance with specifications, plans and applicable regulations. The primary goal is to provide the citizens of Norman with quality roads and bridges while maximizing the uses of funds, providing for safety, and minimizing the impact to citizens throughout the construction process. The division provides these services with a current operating budget of $1.2 million and a $40 million capital budget.
Reviews development plans to include water and sanitary sewer systems in respect to the capacity to service the development and meet design requirements of the Engineering and Design Standards for the City of Norman. Plans, administers and monitors municipal projects funded through the Capital Fund; prepares, negotiates and administers contracts with consulting engineers; administers construction contracts; solicits and evaluates bids; prepares agenda items for approval by City Council or Norman Utilities Authority; prepares and administers budgets; conducts periodic inspections to ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or a related field. Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) by the State of Oklahoma or have the ability to acquire Oklahoma registration within six (6) months of employment.
Five years of progressively responsible related experience. Consideration will be given to professional background and credentials of individual candidates.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
About City of Norman
The Public Works Department is organized into six functional divisions including Ad- ministration, Engineering, Stormwater, Streets, Fleet Management, and Traffic Con- trol. Public Works provides transportation, stormwater/flood control and subdivision de- velopment services through the development, construction, reconstruction, operation and maintenance of public infrastructure.
The Public Works Department is organized into six functional divisions including Administration, Engineering, Stormwater, Streets, Fleet Management, and Traffic Control. Public Works provides transportation, stormwater/flood control and subdivision development services through the development, construction, reconstruction, operation and maintenance of public infrastructure.
Staff provides support to every City department through specification development, acquisition assistance, and maintenance of the City vehicle and equipment fleet.
The Public Works Department was awarded the American Public Works Association
Accreditation in December 2010 when it became the 64th accredited agency in the United States and the 1st in Oklahoma. The department proudly maintains this prestigious best practices award through Re-Accreditation.