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Posted: 04/25/2013
Advertisement Number: 13358
Job Title: PRINCIPAL ENGINEER
Expires: 05/10/2013 Friday
Department: MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT
Division: GAS TAX - STREET MAINT
Location: PLAZA DEL SOL
Job Code: 800221 This is not a union position
Grade: E18 Starting $2,202.40 to Midrange $2,661.60 Bi-weekly

POSITION SUMMARY:
Lead, oversee and participate in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for performing a wide variety of professional engineering work in support of assigned Capital Improvement Projects and day-to-day operations of assigned facility; assume management responsibility for various engineering projects and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field, plus six (6) years professional engineering experience to include four (4) years direct supervisory experience in a management and/or administrative capacity. Related education may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Possession of a City Operators Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire. Possession of an active Professional Engineer license issued by the State of New Mexico or another state recognized by the State of New Mexico, with the ability to obtain New Mexico license within six (6) months from date of hire.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires: Background check.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Lead, organize and review the work of staff in the area of work assigned
Independently perform the most difficult professional engineering duties
Review and approve a variety of engineering plans, specifications and drawings
Coordinate the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of various engineering systems within assigned area
Interpret, apply and enforce applicable Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations
Coordinate assigned activities with those of other divisions, outside agencies and organizations
Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.

NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.

VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.


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