Salt Lake City

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Minimum Salary 
USD $110,000.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary 
USD $130,000.00/Yr.
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US-UT-Salt Lake City

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Under the general administrative direction of the Community and Economic Director, is responsible for the safe and economical development construction of a wide variety of municipal public works. This is professional engineering and managerial work.


This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service system.


  • Manages and coordinates the operation of the City Engineering Division, including such activities as field surveys, design, drafting, specification preparation, and engineering inspections of City construction projects. 
  • Hires, motivates, trains, and evaluates the staff within the department and resolves personnel problems.
  • Develops and manages the operational procedures for the City Engineering Division.
  • Provides technical engineering advice to the heads of various divisions of the Engineering Department, and to other City divisions as requested.
  • Supervises the processing of permits and petitions for public improvements; interprets construction plans and specifica­tions and advises inspectors on the project.
  • Prepares regular reports for the Director of Community and Economic Development reflecting the current activity and status of the division.
  • Oversees the expenditure of funds budgeted for the City Engineering Division.
  • Prepares a yearly operational budget for the division and submits it to the proper authority for approval. 
  • Ensures that the Community of Economic Development construction projects are constructed according to city standard specifications and sound engineer­ing practice, and in accordance with allowed budget and time schedule.
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university in the field of engineering, and ten (10) years' experience in the area of construction, preferably in public works, three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. 
  • Certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of Utah, or registration as a Professional Engineer in another state or jurisdiction (out-of-state Professional Engineers must be registered by the State of Utah within one (1) year of employment).
  • Ability to relate well with supervisors, fellow employees, and the general public.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing.


  • Extensive knowledge of-the laws and regulations-relating to development and construction of a variety of municipal -projects. 
  • Demonstrated work ability.
  • Knowledge of construction operation and maintenance methods, materials, and equipment as related to Salt Lake City.

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