City Engineer - Planning, Design

City of West Allis | West Allis, WI

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Posted Date 4/20/2020

$59,758.40 - $70,000.00

The West Allis Engineering Department is responsible for maintaining and constructing City streets, sewers, water main, drainage facilities, structures, and other city infrastructure.  This position performs professional civil engineering work of considerable difficulty in the investigation, planning, design, development, research, and control of public works projects.  This position prepares a wide variety of scaled, detailed contract drawings and designs using field data and standard civil engineering methods; prepares drawings and plans of projects such as roadway, sidewalks, sanitary and storm sewers, water mains, and other city infrastructure; prepares layouts and plots contours, topography, grades, and cross-sections from field survey data.  This position gathers and compiles data and prepares designs, plans, details, estimates, reports, and specifications for the new construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of a variety of public works projects. 

In connection with underground facilities, designs storm and sanitary sewers, establishes preliminary line and grade, computes quantities, ascertains drainage area, and computes quantity of flow for designing storm and sanitary sewers and checks plans for clearance of existing sub-structures and proposed improvements; gathers and compiles field data for planning and construction of water main and general water plant facilities.

In connection with roadway design, gathers and compiles field data for planning and construction of streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and related facilities, prepares estimates, plans, and specifications; prepares and reviews drawings, records, and various reports which are required for engineering assignments. 

This position acts as construction engineer on assigned projects, trains new employees or temporary employees or cooperative education employees as part of the normal duties of the job. 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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