Duties: This position requires an experienced Civil Engineer to:
Manage and coordinate the engineering and technical support work of the construction division of the engineering department and oversees all phases of road and bridge construction, (Including contract administration and pay recommendations.)
This position is responsible for managing a construction/testing staff including Engineers, Inspectors, Surveyors, Testing Lab, and support staff.
Attends and oversees project pre-construction meetings to review utility conflict problems, project time schedule, traffic, and safety.
Directs project engineers in preparing accurate documentation of quantities of materials for contract payments.
Handles the more difficult complaints from residents affected by road construction and personally confers with contractors where significant questions exist concerning contract execution.
Develops and authorizes spending to align with division budget. Manages division activity throughout the year to stay within budget or recommend changes as necessary.
Cooperates and coordinates with RCOC departments and other entities affiliated with the RCOC. i.e. Right-of-Way, Highway Maintenance, Traffic Safety, contractors, etc.
Requires a daily schedule that supports RCOC hours of operation.
Regular and predictable onsite job attendance is an essential function of this position.
Must perform duties in a professional manner to promote a positive image of the Road Commission for Oakland County.
A qualified candidate would possess:
A bachelor’s degree in civil or construction engineering.
A minimum of 7 years’ experience in civil engineering, FHWA/MDOT construction management, AASHTO design guidelines, MDOT construction specifications and thorough knowledge of construction materials, testing and surveying.
Must be a Professional Engineer registered to practice in the state of Michigan or able to gain registration in Michigan through reciprocity.
Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Can be found on the website.
About Road Commission for Oakland County
The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is the county-level road agency in Oakland County, Michigan.We're your local road professionals: Local people taking care of local roads and local needs.We've served the road needs of Oakland County for more than 100 years.ResponsibilitiesRCOC maintains more than 2,700 miles of county roads, over 230 miles of state highways and approximately 1,500 county, city and state traffic signals in Oakland County. We're also leading the way in developing "smart" traffic signals -- our FAST-TRAC system -- that employ state-of-the-art computer and communications technologies to improve traffic flow, decrease travel time, enhance safety and reduce the vehicle tailpipe emissions that are characteristic of stop-and-go driving.Our VisionQuality Life through Good Roads -- "We Care"Our MissionTo provide the public with leadership in:Safe and convenient roadsSound financial managementRespect for the environmentSensitivity to community concernsResponsive and dependable service