City of Garland, TX

Project Manager - Engineer

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/19/2021 3:25 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Job Family
Target Hiring Range
Depending on qualifications
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for managing, reviewing and approving the design of private land development projects and various public works projects to ensure compliance with the City of Garland code of ordinances, generally accepted engineering practices and techniques and other agency regulations.


Target Hiring Range: $65,146/yr - $82,243/yr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Provide technical expertise, guidance and instruction to developers, consultant engineers, general public and staff including information on proper flood plain management practices and requirements
  2. Evaluate engineering related problems directed through citizen complaints, City department requests or personal observation; coordinate and develop corrective actions.
  3. Review private development projects, street, drainage and utility related infrastructure documentation to ensure compliance with the Code of Ordinances, Technical Standards, Standard Construction Details, and that adequate information is presented to construct particulars of the proposed project or development. Coordinate and facilitate project design reviews with various City Departments.
  4. Review license and real property agreement applications for accuracy and adherence to City requirements.
  5. Search, obtain and review plats, record drawings, easements and other relevant historical documents. Approve contracts, easements, reports, invoices and legal documents as needed.
  6. Manage selected Capital Improvement Projects and various other public works projects.
  7. Meet with other Municipal, County, State, Federal and other agencies for review and compliance with established requirements and obtain permits when necessary.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from ABET accredited school
 Licensed Professional Engineer
 5 years related experience
Or equivalent combinations of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • Certified Flood Plain Manager
  • 4-6 years or more experience designing and coordinating land development and public works projects

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Skills in Microsoft Office applications
  • Skills in HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, FlowMaster, CulvertMaster, and AutoCAD programs.
  • Extensive knowledge of federal, state and local land development regulations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Civil Engineering principals, techniques and practices
  • Working knowledge of construction practices
  • Ability to read and interpret plats, easements, plans, construction details, specifications, and contracts.

Licenses & Certifications

 Valid Class C Texas driver's license
 Licensed Professional Engineer

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards; occasional exposure to environmental conditions and/or hazards may be required.


Customer Service
Decision Making/Judgment
Managing Conflict
Negotiation Skills
Project Management
Self Development


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed