Jobs Information

  • Description:

    Under general supervision, performs Engineering technical review of subdivision plats and construction documents for subdivision development within the County’s Engineering Department.

     

    Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Performs Engineering technical review of subdivision general plans, plats, and construction documents for subdivision development including streets, utilities, wastewater treatment plants, water plants, and drainage plans for approval by the County Engineer.

    • Reviews and recommends platting policy variance requests.

    • Solicits developer contributions for County-maintained roads as defined on the Thoroughfare Plan and provides coordination and input into public right of way abandonments, donation deeds, sponsorship letters, and participation agreements.

    • Coordinates with other County departments, city and state agencies, and special purpose entities on plat and plan approval, right of way participation and improvements, and permitting requirements.

    • Works with other Engineering Department staff when developer contributions are to be used on publicly bid capital projects.

    • Oversees the preparation of documents submitted to Commissioners Court for plat approval recommendations, variance requests, donation deeds, developer participation agreements, and acceptance of streets for County maintenance.

    • Represents the Engineering Department on development projects.

    • Facilitates construction document modifications on non-mobility projects through the engineer of record when County construction inspection staff determine that field changes are appropriate.

    • Participates in planning of programs, policies, and objectives for Engineering Department.

    • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate County managers.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    Work is typically performed both in an office work environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • URL: http://brazoriacountytx.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/1271/206
  • Position Reports To: County Engineer
  • Starts On: March 13, 2017, 8 a.m.
  • Salary: $57,580 to $68,754

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    Ten years of experience with subdivision platting and construction plan preparation or review.

    Valid Texas Driver’s License.

  • Skills:

    Good verbal and written communication and organizational skills; good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials; ability to read and understand construction plans and topography and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner; ability to understand civil engineering technology.

    Knowledge of applicable local, state and Federal statutes, rules, codes, and regulations governing subdivision platting and construction, County permitting requirements, and National Emergency Number Association (NENA) road naming rules.

    Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with supervisors, engineering staff, other County departments, elected officials, external public agencies and organizations, contractors, engineers, manufacturers, registered sanitarians, business owners, real estate agents, designers, site evaluators, property owners, civic organizations, and the general public; effectively leading and presiding over meetings; using initiative, discretion, and decision making within established procedures, guidelines and rules; defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions; building effective work teams and providing effective customer service; operating a personal computer and various software applications.

  • Computer Skills:

    Basic knowledge of computers and software programs such as databases, spreadsheets, and word processors and use of computers, tablets, and phones to communicate data digitally.

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) and Windows Operating System.

  • Education Required:

    High school diploma or equivalent. College courses or technical certifications in planning or surveying and supervisory experience a plus.

Company Information

  • Brazoria County Engineering Department
    451 N. Velasco St.
    Angleton Texas 77515
    United States of America

Contact Information

  • Clay Forister
    Phone: (979) 864-1265
    Fax: 979-864-1270
    http://brazoriacountytx.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/1271/206
  • Contact Method:

    Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at http://brazoriacountytx.gov/departments/human-resources/jobs.