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Chief of Engineering & Construction Management (City Engineer)
City of Jacksonville, Florida

Company Description

The City of Jacksonville is a premier local government employer providing a competitive compensation package and an excellent work environment. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to make a significant contribution in a dynamic, quality-oriented customer-focused organization. The City of Jacksonville is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. 


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Job Location:
Jacksonville, FL, United States
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Secondary Category:
Construction Engineer
Job Type:
Full Time
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$100000.00 - $139535.00  year

Chief of Engineering & Construction Management

(City Engineer)



This position reports to the Director of Public Works and is responsible for the planning of and the engineering of public works projects, including all water, wastewater, water reclamation, sanitation facilities and solid waste disposal facilities projects; the oversight and administration of city construction standards and specifications; and traffic engineering services for the Consolidated Government.


  • Provides leadership and support to the Engineering and Construction Management Division.
  • Establishes design guidelines and policies for vertical/building projects and proposed improvements to the City Right-of-Ways.
  • Reviews and evaluates requests for design services RFP.
  • Reviews requests for qualification submittals.
  • Assists in budget preparation.
  • Meets with City Council to keep them abreast of construction projects.
  • Assigns responsibility, takes corrective action, demonstrates leadership and evaluates, develops and motivates employees.
  • Supervises with facts, focuses on results, provides clear direction, and encourages innovation.


  • The Chief shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the Council, and shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.
  • Registered by the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer or registration from another state which allows reciprocity. 
  • Must have at least five (5) years experience as an engineer in the public works field or in private industry.
  • A valid state Driver's License is required prior to employment and must be maintained.
  • Must qualify prior to employment, obtain and maintain during employment a City of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification.

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