General Description/Responsibilities

Work involves the performance, supervision and overall management of a variety of complex engineering duties associated with the planning, location, design, construction, maintenance or operation of roads and bridges, buildings, sewage treatment plants, stormwater collection systems, sewers, and other municipal civil engineering projects.

Work is assigned by the Town Manager and limited, general supervision is received; work is evaluated through conferences, reports and inspections.

Oversees the management of all phases of complex civil engineering public works construction projects, including defining the scope of the project; securing grant funding sources; coordinating with permitting and public utility agencies; performing historical document research and review; supervision of right-of-way acquisition; preparing environmental documents; preparing and reviewing bids and cost estimates; and inspecting construction projects to ensure compliance with construction documents.

Manages the development and administration of the annual budget for the department.

Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities.

Prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management and information updates and reports on projects to the Management Team and Town Council.

Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.

Meets and confers with contractors, engineers, developers, architects and a variety of outside private and public agencies and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating engineering matters.

Provides information regarding Town development requirements.

Job Requirements

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.

Must be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Indiana.

Must have three (3) to five (5) years of related experience preferably in municipal government.

Must have thorough knowledge of the engineering principles and practices applied in the planning, location, design or construction of civil engineering projects.

Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the inspection and testing of materials used in the construction of civil engineering projects.

Considerable knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Considerable knowledge of engineering-surveying required.

Considerable knowledge of soils and materials testing and research.

Ability to perform all the algebraic and trigonometric computations applied to engineering surveying and design operations.

Ability to apply logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.

Able to interpret a variety of technical instructions and can deal with multiple variables.

Ability to use advanced algebra, exponents, logarithms, linear equations, quadratic equations, mathematical induction and binomial theorem, permutations, calculus, and/or analytic geometry.


Able to perform basic statistical calculations including frequency distributions, reliability and validity of tests, normal curve, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, chi-square application and sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Familiarization with Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other engineering-related technology.

Ability to read periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias.

Ability to prepare business letters, proposals, summaries, and reports using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.

Ability to conduct training, communicate at panel discussions, and make professional presentations.

Work is performed both inside and outside.

Frequent local travel.

To apply for this job email your details to csutton@brownsburg.org