Municipal Engineer Job Description

Municipal Engineer Job Description

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Municipal engineer provides senior design leadership on municipal infrastructure and land development projects as part of the infrastructure team.

Municipal Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design of public sector municipal servicing projects under the direction of one of our Senior Project Managers
Be responsible for project schedules and client communications
Actively participate on our multi-disciplinary project team to complete major water/wastewater infrastructure projects
Mentor junior engineers and technologists
Design of mechanical systems including selection of pumps, valves, , to support the treatment process or project
Construction contract administration and construction field services
Responsible for managing the mechanical design of projects including technical staff
Perform marketing and business development for water/wastewater market in region
Perform detailed engineering calculations & analysis, and utilizes design software to solve complex issues
Excellent written and oral communication skills including ability to deliver complex presentations to general public, utility leaders, internal staff

Municipal Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Municipal Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, MMCD, CEM, PE, PMP

Education for Municipal Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the municipal engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Design, Communication, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Management, Project Management

Skills for Municipal Engineer

Desired skills for municipal engineer include:

Municipal Class EA Document
AutoTurn and AutoDesk AVT
North American codes
Water Cad
AutoCAD Civil 3D
Guidelines and best industry practices
Municipalities Planning Code
Relevant municipal infrastructure
Roadway and highway design guides

Desired experience for municipal engineer includes:

Registered as a P
Possess a Bachelor's of Science (B.Sc.) in Civil Engineering with PE registration or eligible for registration
10 plus years of experience in design and project management in industrial, Generation, Hydro, Utility, Transmission, Substation projects for the commercial/industrial and private sectors
Must be able to work independently and with others on multiple projects
Minimum of 8+ years experience of municipal infrastructure design for Public Sector projects
PMP Certification (or working towards) would be considered an asset

Municipal Engineer Examples


Municipal Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of municipal engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for municipal engineer
  • Assists Exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Responsible for conceptualizing the initial design approach for a major phase of a large project, or have overall responsibility for the engineering work on a project of limited scope
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates engineering work involving conventional engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements
  • Supervision of less experienced engineers or technical support personnel is exercised on an assignment basis and is not an on-going substantial component at this level
  • Prepares and submits permit forms to Townships/Cities
  • Building and developing client relationships
  • Detailed Design of water supply systems, sanitary sewers, stormwater management with a focus on major pump stations and large diameter infrastructure
  • Independently develops and/or supervises the creation of engineering products that meet customer requirements
  • Typical products may include detailed calculations, drawings, Construction and Procurement Contract documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, approvals packages, detailed analyses and specifications
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate including assisting in the preparation of project reports, proposals, project invoicing, task level forecasts, oral presentations
Qualifications for municipal engineer
  • Experience with road and intersection design would be considered beneficial
  • Experience in working with clients in both public and private sectors
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Water/Wastewater Engineering, Municipal Engineering or related field
  • Staff development and supervision skills
  • Knowledge of HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, GEO-RAS, storm drain system analysis
  • 5+ years of municipal engineering and design and project management experience in consulting engineering environment delivering municipal projects

Municipal Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a municipal engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for municipal engineer
  • Work with project managers and engineers on a variety of projects
  • Review of designs, drawings, and calculations
  • Perform calculations and technical assessments
  • Prepares or directs preparation and modifications of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies and design for projects
  • Engage in active business development for civil projects
  • Concept development and feasibility studies
  • Preliminary and Detailed Design of civil works for water supply and treatment systems, sewage treatment and sanitary sewer collection systems, stormwater systems
  • Design activities such as modeling of piped systems, performing engineering design calculations, developing construction plans and specifications, and estimating costs
  • Technical writing of reports such as technical memos, feasibility studies, and engineering assessment and design reports
  • Construction support services, such as contract administration, project coordination, permitting, and budget management
Qualifications for municipal engineer
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, good understanding of OPSS and OPSD
  • Rural and urban municipal planning and design services experience
  • Ability to work independently team building, strong interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to write proposals and obtain new work
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) in Florida or ability to obtain Florida reciprocity in a reasonable amount of time
  • Rural and urban municipal design services experience

Municipal Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of municipal engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for municipal engineer
  • Perform a technical role on a wide variety of engineering assignments under the mentorship of our senior practitioners
  • Work closely with senior project managers to help deliver project deliverables
  • Serve as a junior construction inspector on linear municipal infrastructure (roads, highways, watermains, sewers, culverts, etc)
  • Communicate and work with other project team members in Hamilton and other regional offices to provide quality service to clients on projects of varying scope and complexity
  • Design of civil and municipal infrastructure including storm and sanitary systems, water distribution systems, storm detention ponds, forcemains
  • Preparation of contract language and special provisions
  • Liaise with other discipline leads, project managers, vendors and clients to facilitate smooth flow of information for use in preparing preliminary and detailed design
  • Roadways design
  • Manage the design of public and private sector municipal servicing projects under the direction of the Manager of this position
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team to undertake major infrastructure projects
Qualifications for municipal engineer
  • Experience developing engineering deliverables such as engineering reports, design drawings, technical specifications, and other detailed engineering deliverables
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods
  • Ability to manage small teams of discipline engineers and designers
  • Capable of using design software, models, to solve complex issues
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work well in teams
  • Must have ability to periodically work evenings and attend client meetings

Municipal Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a municipal engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for municipal engineer
  • Experience in report writing and supporting
  • Attention to detail, delivering quality
  • Design for municipal infrastructure using AutoCAD/Civil 3D
  • Assist in construction administration duties to ensure that the work is carried out in accordance to specifications regarding material requirements, alignment, grade, finish, compaction, , including preparation of progress payment certificates, progress reports, and other contract documentation
  • Adaptable to work between land development projects and municipal design projects as may be necessary
  • Ensure thorough knowledge and understanding of the contract for all assigned projects
  • Takes ownership of delegated projects and project issues
  • Liaising closely with Project Manager during the execution of the project
  • Liaising with Engineering teams & involvement in design & procurement activities
  • Organising, co-coordinating and managing site activities (installation, commissioning, setting to work, & hand-over to clients)
Qualifications for municipal engineer
  • Road and intersection design would be considered beneficial
  • 15+ years of planning and design of municipal infrastructure with emphasis on major water, wastewater and drainage projects
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree of engineering from an accredited university
  • At least 10 years of municipal water resources project experience including project management, modeling and business development experience
  • Excellent organizational and collaborative skills
  • Progressive experience in Project Management

Municipal Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a municipal engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for municipal engineer
  • Managing the project within defined budgets and programme
  • Thorough monitoring and control of the project and adherence to the project programme
  • Anticipate risks and manage opportunities
  • Apply procedures in place related to contract execution
  • Liaise with H&S Manager to ensure that all H&S requirements are satisfied
  • Manage teams both on and off site to ensure that they are motivated and fully understand what is expected of them
  • Undertakes duties of a general nature that may be required by your Manager
  • Involvement in municipal linear infrastructure design assignments from conception through to completion
  • Meet client quality, schedule, and budget expectations
  • Directs and reviews CIP projects, including assessment of plans and specifications for conformance to established standards
Qualifications for municipal engineer
  • Professional Engineer or eligibility for registration in APEGS is required
  • Undergraduate Degree in a Civil Engineering program from an accredited university
  • Knowledge of municipal design standards and specifications is an asset
  • Extensive experience in undertaking planning, environmental assessments, preliminary design and detailed design of transportation projects
  • Must have proven experience in municipal infrastructure design for Public Sector projects within Ontario preferred
  • Experience in transportation engineering including planning and design of municipal roads

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