• City of San Antonio
  • San Antonio, TX 78205, United States
  • Jul 14, 2015
Full time Civil Engineer

Job Description



Under general supervision, is responsible for performing professional work supervising the activities of an Engineering section or division. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.  


  • Supervises professional, technical, and other employees in the development, design, construction, of street maintenance related projects.
  • Reviews design plans, project specifications, and cost estimates; attends review meetings; and identifies and solves design problems.
  • Approves plans and specifications for construction contracts.
  • Advises other City departments on matters related to technical engineering issues.
  • Requests and evaluates consultant fee proposals; monitors and approves compensation for professional engineering services.
  • Reviews bid packages prepared by consultants.
  • Attends pre-bid conferences; analyzes bid results; makes recommendations on accepting/rejecting bids.
  • Assists with budget preparation.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.



  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations related to engineering projects.
  • Knowledge of engineering related computer programs.
  • Knowledge of engineering mathematics.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Ability to plan and program engineering work.
  • Ability to conduct engineering research and apply results to engineering problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good public relations.
  • Ability to prepare detailed technical reports.
  • Ability to interpret legal documents related to engineering.



Job Requirements:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college, university, or engineering school approved by a State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
  • Four (4) years experience in engineering.
  • No substitution for education allowed.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas.
  • OR Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) from another state with the ability to obtain a P.E. license in the State of Texas within 6 months of employment.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas driver's License.
  • Street & Drainage Engineering Design experience.
  • Construction Management experience.

Applications must be submitted online at



Civil & Structural Engineering


per year