City of Ashland | Ashland, KY

Date Posted: 7/5/2019 3:07:17 PM


Under direction of City Manager, serving as City Engineer, plans, organizes, directs, manages all activities and programs of Engineering including development and implementation of City-related capital development, construction projects and contracts through the application of administrative and professional engineering knowledge and skills.

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General Duties and Responsibilities:
Directs, develops, coordinates, and implements Capital Programs with City Depts., including: planning, organization, and budgeting of Capital Development for City related assets and water, wastewater, and storm water systems. Works cooperatively with various departments in preparation/administration of the annual capital budget and the 10-year Capital Improvement Plan for the City; Administers the cost of service rate study in cooperation with the Chief Financial Officer of the City. Manages department personnel. Provides technical support on construction projects and contracts within the city and utility operations and public services, including quality assurance and compliance with design and specifications. Designs, reviews, and approves projects to extend city services to new developments and industries. Manages professional service contracts for engineering planning and design, including issuing RFPs, engineer selection and contract award and administration. Provides consultation and advice to other departments within the City on engineering matters. Maintains records on City assets, property and equipment; conducts research on property deeds and easements; manages City computerized mapping and asset management system. Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to complaints. Attends Commission and civic organization’s meetings and reports on departmental activities and programs; serves on boards as requested. Review and approval of subdivisions including preliminary plans, subdivision plats and commercial and residential building permits. Administers and enforces MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) regulations including reporting, inspections, reviews and issuances of violations. Administers streetscape program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Certification/Licensing Requirements: Must possess a Professional Engineer License with extensive knowledge and experience in Project Management and Utilities.

Negotiable: Average 40-hour work week. Must be able to attend meetings during evenings/weekends and respond to calls in emergency situations at any time. Must be bondable.

Salary Information: Hourly Salary Rate - $36.509-$58.414 Based on Qualifications
Application Deadline: 07/23/2019

Please submit letter of interest, resume, qualifications and professional references to the Human Resources, P. O. Box 1839, Ashland, KY, 41105-1839, (606) 327-2024. E-mail – HR Director Sean Murray at Fax to 606-327-2029 Letters of interest must be RECEIVED BY: TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2019 AT 11:00 A.M. Equal Opportunity Employer

Sean Murray
Human Resources Director
1700 Greenup Avenue, Room 301, P.O.Box 1839
Ashland, KY 41105-1839

Phone: 606-327-2024
Fax: 606-327-2029