City of Novi
  • Novi, MI, USA
  • 73805-93000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Performs professional work relating to the project management of capital infrastructure projects for the City's water and sanitary sewer systems from design to construction closeout. Performs other tasks in support of the Engineering Division on a routine basis including plan reviews, communication with the public, and the City's engineering consultants with latitude for independent judgment.


Reports to and is supervised by the City Engineer.


Engineering consultants may report to this position for certain tasks.


  • Works in conjunction with the City's consulting engineering firms through the design phase of City water and sanitary sewer projects through review and approval of engineering design plans.
  • Assists staff with water and sanitary sewer design review for private development projects.
  • Reviews plans and specifications for conformance with the City's Design & Construction Standards, and all other applicable City ordinances and County, State, and Federal statutes/requirements.
  • Coordinates the bidding process for construction contracts and facilitates the recommendation for bid award.
  • Assists in the compilation of City Council meeting agenda items.
  • Reviews soil erosion and sedimentation control permit applications and plans.
  • Communicates project-related information to the project stakeholders, City Engineer, and City Administration.
  • Responsible for the supervision, inspection oversight, coordination, and close-out of City water and sanitary sewer projects along with associated documentation.
  • Coordinates the work completed by the City's engineering consultants and contractors related to the construction phase of capital infrastructure projects.
  • Assists with the development of the annual Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) by developing project scopes and estimates.
  • Responsible for coordination with consultants for inspection and contract administration of City water and sanitary sewer capital projects.
  • Reviews project pay estimates and change orders prepared by city staff and/or consulting engineers, as well as reviewing project costs as they relate to estimated and budgeted amounts and maintaining associated project documentation.
  • Coordinates reviews and approvals associated with the permitting process with outside agencies, such as MDOT, FHWA, RCOC, WCDPS, EGLE, USACE, WRC, EPA, etc.
  • Facilitates the acquisition of right-of-way and temporary and permanent easements that are necessary for City water and sanitary sewer projects.
  • Work with County, State, and Federal representatives, contractors, and engineers to resolve issues brought forth by Novi homeowners and/or residents.
  • Performs special studies and projects as assigned by the City Engineer.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Construction, or Environmental Engineering required from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology(ABET).
  • Possess EGLE Part 91 certification in soil erosion and sedimentation control or obtain within six months of hire.
  • Experience with an engineering or municipal organization relating to public infrastructures, such as water, sanitary sewer, design, scheduling, project estimating, bidding, contracting, and construction practices(a minimum of two years is preferred).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) software products preferred.
  • Classification as an Engineer-in Training (EIT), a State of Michigan Professional Engineering License, and/or an advanced degree in an engineering-related discipline preferred but not required.
  • State of Michigan vehicle operator license

Salary: $73,805 - $93,000 DOQ, with a comprehensive benefit package

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