Assistant Town Engineer

The Town of Payson | Payson, AZ

Posted Date 5/20/2024

A Town of Payson application is required to be submitted directly to the Town of Payson Human Resources Department.

Assistant Town Engineer

$92,144 - $138,216 per year

Full-Time, Benefits, Pension

First application review 04/05/2024. Open until filled.  

The Position

The Assistant Town Engineer is a working manager responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and delivering capital improvement projects (CIP) related to the Town’s transportation and drainage systems, and other
projects as assigned. This position may also be responsible for supervising the work of engineering professionals and contracted professional services.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution. A minimum of three years of supervisory or lead experience. Seven years of total experience as a practicing Civil Engineer. Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices of overall project management, staff management, traffic & transportation engineering, drainage, utilities and construction management to provide guidance on pre-construction and construction project delivery. Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record. Be a registered Professional Engineer with the Arizona State Board of Professional Registration or have the ability to obtain such registration within six months of date of hire.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skills and abilities for the position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Develops and implements short- and long-term plans for improvement
• Establishes policies, procedures and standards .
• Plans, programs and directs transportation and drainage related CIP projects
• Supervises and participates in a variety of professional engineering work
• Handles complaints, settles disputes, and resolves conflicts between the Town and contractors.
• Collaborates with other Town departments
• Assists in management and operation of state highways passing through Payson, coordinating with the Arizona Department of Transportation.
• Prepares transportation grant applications.
• Collaborates and coordinates with improvement districts and private utilities
• Provides technical assistance to street department personnel.
• Responds to complex requests
• Prepares and delivers presentations to the public
• Supervises and directs the activities of assigned staff
• Assists with the interviewing, hiring, training, and supervision
• Holds staff accountable to meet or exceed expectations
• Utilizes and develops the talents of staff.
• Interprets and enforces policies and procedures
• Establishes the project management staff and processes
• Manages external consultants, engineers and other technical personnel.
• Develops and implements Division policies, procedures, levels of service and performance expectations.
• Leads regular staff meetings and confers one-on-one with direct reports.
• Models the Town of Payson’s organizational purpose to Anticipate, Create and Serve by demonstrating our core behaviors and values of Integrity, Adaptability, Collaboration, and Excellence.




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Salary92,144.00 - 138,216.00 Annual

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