Engineering Assistant County Engineer – Projects

Fort Bend County

Full Time
Richmond, TX
Posted 4 months ago
ID 2019-3382 Job Code: 19-161 # of Openings: 1 Min Start Salary: USD $3,719.20/Bi.  Category: Professional Management  Max Start Salary: USD $4,376.00/Bi.


Directs activities of engineers and technicians and assists in the overall administrative operation of the department. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group, department and other departments.


Directs activities of engineering staff and manages mobility and other assigned projects.  Attends meetings with other departments, contractors, vendors and other entities.  Acts as department liaison with vendors and contractors.  Assists in preparation and monitoring of budget; recommends, tracks, and monitors budget expenditures.  Responds to inquiries and resolves or refers to proper party.  Oversees and coordinates activities of the department.  Recommends future capital improvements.  Assists and/or instructs other employees with their duties; supervises and reviews work of other employees; Assigns duties and plans work of others.  Recommends selection of new employees, employee transfers/ promotions, disciplining/discharging and salary.  Oversees landfill and recycling center related activities in conformance with Federal and State requirements.  Prepares and submits required reports.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.


Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.  Seven years job related experience with two years in supervisory capacity.  Excellent computer, engineering, management, and organizational skills; interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.  Registered Professional Engineer.

SALARY RANGE:Professional/Management Grade 16, $3,719.20 – $4,376.00 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin, or any other reason protected by law.

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at

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Job CategoryAdmin & Clerical, Computer Science, Engineering, Management

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