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CIP Engineering Manager - Utilities

Plant City, FL

Order: 76569
Direct Hire


Pay Range $69,555 - $112,206 Annually


Position Summary:

Engineering management work responsible for managing the Utilities Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) from conceptual stage through construction and project close-out. This position will oversee and lead all new development projects and all governmental agency utility relocation projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.


  • Capital Improvement Projects: Project Management

    • Prepares and develops initial project scopes and cost estimates

    • Reviews design plans and provides guidance to engineering consultants

    • Manages the construction phase of the CIP projects

    • Manages the activities of outside consultants and contractors for utility projects, including potable water production, transmission and distribution; wastewater collection, treatment and disposal; and reclaimed water transmission and distribution.

    • Performs critical engineering feasibility analyses, hydraulic analyses, treatment and performance efficiency evaluations, and alternatives analyses, working with both staff and of outside consultants.

    • Assists in the development, preparation and maintenance of Utilities CIP annual budget, project budgets, progress and status reports, letters, files, and other documentation related to projects.


  • Responsible for the Utilities Department Development Review

    • Reviews plans and provides comments to the Planning and Zoning Department

    • Coordinates with Utility staff members and developers

    • Assists developers with utility questions and concerns


  • Government Agency Utility Coordination

    • Reviews design plans from various government agencies (Hillsborough County, FDOT, Polk County)

    • Prepares utility comments and utility work schedules

    • Manages development, design, and construction for all utility relocation projects for the City

    • Interacts, develops and maintains strong working relationships with local, state and federal regulatory agencies


  • Utilities Technical Manual

    • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Utilities Design Manual

    • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Utilities Technical Specifications

    • Responsible for updating and maintaining the Utilities Standard Details


  • Supplemental Duties:

    • Perform various tasks and duties assigned by the Utilities Director. 

    • Coordinates and communicates effectively with all City departments, including but not limited to Procurement, Planning and Zoning, Engineering,

    • Prepare, coordinate, and review consent agendas for City Commission approval.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering

  • Knowledge of municipal public utilities administration, planning, design, and construction

  • Microsoft Office

  • GIS


  • Demonstrated engineering skills

  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to speak in front of various public audiences

  • Quickly adapts to change in the work environment

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems and provide solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with various levels of personnel and management

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize tasks on daily basis




  • Ability to create and maintain organized records for projects and tasks

  • Ability to be resourceful

  • Ability to research and learn new ideas and concepts

  • Ability to manage personnel and provide clear direction

  • Ability to work and perform in a team environment and individually


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from and ABET accredited university in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

  • PE preferred but not required

  • Master’s degree is desirable but not required


Certificates and Licenses:

    • Valid Florida driver's license.


Supervisory Responsibilities: