County Manager may approve salary beyond the posted range depending on qualifications.
Internal Number: FY21-00653
This position is subject to close at any time with or without notice. Application reviews will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Hiring range for this position is $70,720.00 – $80,600.00. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25th percentile. Pay grade for this position is 26.However, the County Manager may approve salary beyond the minimum range depending on qualifications. Cabarrus County offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package.
General Definition of Work: Performs difficult professional and responsible administrative work participating in the planning, review, design and construction of a variety of public facilities; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Planning and Development Director.
Examples of Duties
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks: Coordinating and participating in the development and design of County managed or funded projects for Infrastructure and Asset Management and County Manager’s Office; review of project plans and specifications for various county projects; conducting plan review for submittals to Planning and Zoning, preparing various plans for Soil and Water projects, prepares and maintains engineering files and records. (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Participates in the review of site and construction plans and specifications for codes compliance, municipal/county standards and policies and sound engineering practices.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans and maps.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously as assigned.
Designs various Soil and Water program projects including but not limited to hydrologic features.
Coordinates with county contractors as necessary in acquisition of required permits.
Assists Infrastructure and Asset Management with various federal, state, and local permits.
Reviews Geotechnical Reports for assigned County managed or funded projects.
Prepares technical reports.
Researching and providing technical recommendations and engineering solutions for engineering problems.
Reviews drawings for compliance with all federal, state and local regulations.
Reviews site plan submitted to planning and zoning divisions as needed.
Reviews all floodplain development permit submittals.
Works with Floodplain Administrator on CRS program compliance.
Reviews and/or prepares project specifications.
Provides cost estimates and material take-off for repairs, installation and maintenance of county construction projects.
Performs inspections on county owned storm water facilities, prepares necessary reports and oversees system repairs.
Performs site inspections as needed for planning and zoning divisions.
Performs project site visits and inspections.
Performs pre-project site analysis, including documenting environmental features and site conditions.
Makes presentations at Board of Commissioner, Planning and Zoning Commission meetings and as part of special projects.
Participates in Construction Management of County Projects.
Maintains records, logs and prepares reports as required.
Performs related tasks as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the preparation of plans and specifications in the areas assigned; through knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to the design of hydrologic and other typical civil engineering projects; ability to perform difficult engineering computations and to make recommendations on engineering problems and planning; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county employees and departments, contractors and the general public; skill in the use of civil engineering instruments and equipment; ability to communicate complete ideas effectively, orally and in writing; ability to calculate complex cost reports. Working knowledge of office equipment, computers, and applicable software applications. Ability to use Microsoft Office products, including Teams. Working knowledge of CAD (Computer Aided Design Software) and GIS/ArcGIS for mapmaking and site analysis. Familiar with FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program), and CRS (Community Rating System).
Minimum Education / Experience requirements
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in civil Engineering.
Possess a Professional Engineer License for the State of North Carolina.
Experience with public projects, project review and floodplain development permitting review preferred. CFM preferred.
Will consider Professional Engineer License from other states with requirement of acquiring NC Professional Engineer License in North Carolina within 6 months of employment.
At the discretion of management an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
Cabarrus County is organized by the County Manager form of government whereby a professional manager is accountable to elected officials. Cabarrus County is governed by a five–member Board of Commissioners, elected at large in countywide elections to serve four-year staggered terms.
The Board’s primary duties include: adopting an annual budget; establishing the annual property tax rate; setting policies, goals and objectives to direct the County’s growth and development; adopting and providing for ordinances, rules and regulations as necessary for the general welfare of County citizens; entering into written contractual or legal obligations on behalf of the County; and carrying out other responsibilities as set forth by North Carolina General Statutes. The Board also makes appointments to a number of advisory boards and committees.
The County Manager assists the Board of Commissioners in the pursuit of innovative economic, educational and quality-of-life initiatives; provides professional management of county government, ensuring the delivery of quality government services to a diverse and dynamic community; and provides sound policy proposals for their consideration and impl...ements the policies they establish.
Cabarrus County is home to approximately 206,000 residents. The county’s business community is diverse with a mix of small and large organizations in industries ranging from bioscience, motorsports, tourism, retail, and manufacturing.