Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK 73501

Job Title: Civil Engineer                      One (1) position available
Announcement #:      2293                                              

Location:  Public Works Department / Engineering Division
Beginning Salary:      $58,822.40 to $83,137.60 annually  DOQ
Closing Date:            Applications will be reviewed every seven days until position is filled
Status:                        Full-time

Position Purpose

Performs complex and professional engineering work for environmental, water, sewer, street, storm drainage and other public works projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria; serves as a Project Engineer/Manager.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Administers various consulting engineering contracts for the City to include contract preparation, development of technical requirements, and time frames; reviews plans and specifications prepared by the consultant; approves pay estimates; insures compliance of plans with standards of engineering practice and applicable City, State, and Federal regulations and requirements; coordinates bidding process; administers projects through the construction phase and the Maintenance Bond period. Serves as Project Engineer/Manager for sanitary sewer, water, storm drainage, street and other municipal public works projects; designs projects and prepares plans/specifications; writes project related agenda items; performs agency coordination for applicable State/Federal permits; reviews construction bids; recommends contract awards; reviews work for compliance with plans and specifications; reviews and approves contract pay estimates and change orders; recommends final acceptance of projects to the City Council. Reviews private development projects for compliance with codes, regulations and requirements. Performs flood plain modeling using HEC Programs and water system modeling using KY pipe programs.  Provides leadership to monitor workflow and direct work of other employees. Assists in the evaluation of transportation and traffic impacts of development proposals, permits, rezones, plats, etc.; prepares traffic, utility and other studies and reports. Responds to inquiries related to engineering procedures. Knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices and methods as applicable to a municipal setting; Knowledge of AutoCAD, Eagle Point, KY pipe and HEC computer programs.  Skill in operating the following tools and equipment: personal computer, motor vehicle, phone and mobile radio. Ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to conduct necessary engineering research and compile comprehensive reports.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering or closely related field and a minimum of three years professional civil engineering experience with municipal infrastructure improvements or closely related experience.  Possession of a valid driver’s license· Registration in Oklahoma as a Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain registration in Oklahoma by reciprocity within six months of employment.



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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.