The City of Wauwatosa is much more than an employer – it’s a community. The City of Wauwatosa is a progressive, full-service municipal organization. Be a part of a team that strives to find new and better ways to improve our residents’ experiences.
We hire people with strong technical skills and who embrace change and who are ready to help make Wauwatosa a better, stronger community. We’re also looking for more than technical skills. All of our employees are leaders of different varieties and we place as much emphasis on leadership as technical skills.
The City is seeking a Sr. Civil Engineer - Streets Design. This position manages and performs professional level engineering work in the planning and design of the City’s Street Infrastructure; including streets, alleys, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, multiuse trails, bridges, street lights, and traffic signals. Prepares plans, specifications, and estimates for public construction projects. Performs annual street and alley ratings. Provides direction and supervision to Civil Engineer and Engineering Technicians.
The starting salary for this position is $78,707 - $107,931 based on qualifications and experience. This is complimented by an excellent benefits package, a robust wellness program and on-site fitness centers, an on-site employee health clinic and more! The City supports and encourages flexible work arrangements and offers options such as a condensed work schedule, hybrid work, remote work, etc. Relocation assistance is available for this position.
The following are normal for the position but shall not be construed as exclusive or inclusive. Other related duties may be required and assigned.
Utilizes CAD for the preparation of plans, specifications, and cost estimates for the repair, resurfacing, and reconstruction of City streets, alleys, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, parking lots, etc
Inspects and rates the condition of all public streets, alleys, and parking lots. Makes recommendations for their repair and replacement in accordance with a Complete Streets design methodology.
Prepares assessments for paving projects.
Prepares and presents public reports and other transportation information to various committees.
Participates in the Bike & Pedestrian and the Traffic Calming Steering committees
Coordinates and works closely with city utility engineers, surveyors, and inspectors in the preparation of plans, specifications, cost estimates and contracts for public construction projects.
Works closely with the City Traffic and Electrical Department for planning, design, and construction of traffic signals and the street lighting system.
Participates in preconstruction meetings with contractors and other City departments.
Coordinates with City Construction Manager on inquiries or design changes during construction.
Oversees consultant bridge inspection program and manages design work of consultants on bridge resurfacing or reconstruction projects.
Oversees DOT STP and LRIP programs, and manages work of consultant design of DOT STP projects.
Supervises and provides direction to Civil Engineer and Engineering Technicians.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required.
Must be a Professional Engineer licensed in the State of Wisconsin or be eligible to be licensed in Wisconsin.
Several years of demonstrated experience in designing public improvements utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D in an urban environment
Extensive knowledge of roadway design engineering manuals, standards, and practices
Familiarity of basic practices of traffic engineering, including but not limited to, traffic signal design, street lighting design, traffic data collection, and traffic impact analysis
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public works design, drafting, surveying and construction.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word.
A valid Driver’s License is required.
Street lighting and traffic signal design experience
Application should be submitted at www.wauwatosa.net search careers
The City of Wauwatosa is much more than an employer- it's a community. The City of Wauwatosa is a progressive, full service municipal organization. Be a part of a team that strives to find new and better ways to improve our residents' experiences.
The City of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, (pop. 47,000), a dynamic inner-ring suburb of Milwaukee located on the banks of the Menomonee River and home to Milwaukee County’s Regional Medical Center, Milwaukee County Research Park, and the Mayfair Mall.