Position:  Professional Engineer 2 (1684 -50)
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  1684-50
# of Openings:  1

Professional Engineer 2 (1684- 50)
Deadline to Apply:
Until Filled
Work Location:
Various County Locations
Work Hours:
40 hours, 1st Shift
Starting Salary:
Negotiable based on experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Five (5) years’ work experience in the planning and design of highways, roads, storm sewers, culverts, bridges or other related construction structures or systems; traffic engineering, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess a valid state of residency driver’s license. 
  • Must remain insurable under the County’s vehicle insurance policy. 
  • Must possess a Professional Engineer’s registration as issued by the State of Ohio (or another State with ability to obtain Ohio registration within six (6) months of appointment).
Under general direction, the Professional Engineer 2 will perform, coordinate, and review tasks associated with the design of highways, roads, storm sewers, culverts and bridges, traffic/transportation and/ or other civil engineering type of infrastructure.
  • Provides supervision to employees within the assigned department, (plans, schedules, and assigns work tasks, authorizes leave requests and administers evaluations, participates in screening and interviewing of applicants).
  • Coordinates community road, highway and or traffic related projects with ODOT, Townships and/ or other local jurisdictions. 
  • Coordinates construction and/ or design work with other agencies as well as plans for future Capital Improvements Projects.
  • Designs roadway/ bridge projects as requested, prepares work orders and engineering drawings required for repairs and reconstruction of roadway/ bridge projects.
  • Designs, inspects and makes recommendations to repair and/ or improve highways, roads, storm sewers, culverts, bridges, traffic/transportation and/ or other civil engineering type infrastructure. 
  • Coordinates and prepares plans and specifications for county infrastructure projects.
  •   Reviews construction plans from developers, consultants, and other County Engineer departments etc.
  • Performs or reviews contractor pay estimates, change orders, time extensions and other construction management activities as needed. 
  • Must have a good working knowledge of the Ohio Department of Transportation specifications and standard drawings.
  • Attends meetings and serves on committees, as directed; attends training and seminars, as directed. 
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
  • Demonstrates  regular and predictable attendance; due to the nature of the job, when scheduled for on call assignment, the Professional Engineer 2 must be available to return to work after normal work hours or on weekends and/ or holidays when called to do so.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of:  (*indicates developed after employment)
County and departmental goals and objectives;* County and departmental policies and procedures;*
  • Two-way radio operations;
  • GIS software;
  • Civil engineering;
  • Bridge design, construction, traffic/transportation and maintenance;
  • English grammar and spelling;
  • Inventory control; traffic controls;
  • Traffic signals; road construction, maintenance, and repair;
  • Sewer construction, maintenance, and repair;
  • Public relations; supervisory principles and practices;
  • Office practices and procedures;
Skill in: 
  • Typing; data entry; word processing;
  • Computer operation;
  • Computer programs e.g., CAD systems and applications;
  • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows based software;
  • Adding machine or calculator operation;
  • Use of modern office equipment;
Ability to: 
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers;
  • Calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages;
  • Apply concepts of calculus or trigonometry;
  • Prepare accurate documentation;
  • Copy records precisely without error; copy material accurately and recognize grammatical and spelling errors;
  • Complete routine forms;
  • Prepare routine correspondence;
  • Compile and prepare reports;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications;
  • Write instructions and specifications; gather, collate, and classify information;
  • Answer routine telephone inquiries; 
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Travel to and gain access to worksite.

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