City Engineer


The City of Brentwood is currently accepting applications for the position of City Engineer. The City Engineer is responsible for insuring new developments, both residential and commercial comply with city standards and commonly accepted industry practices of municipal engineering. The City Engineer is the primary technical liaison to the Planning Department and the Planning Commission during the review and approval process for rezonings, site plans, subdivisions, and other public and private projects.  Duties and responsibilities include ensuring that plans submitted comply with City code with regard to areas such as site grading, floodplain management, roadway design, site drainage, and roadway signage and lighting.  The City Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering, but works with a high degree of independence.  The job requires strong civil engineering technical skills as well as good interpersonal skills.  The City Engineer interacts daily with internal staff, engineers, builders, developers, residents and elected officials. Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required, with five to ten years of experience as a professional engineer in construction, stormwater drainage, roadway design/construction, and estimating; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Prior municipal experience is highly desirable. Valid Tennessee licensure as a Professional Engineer and valid, unrestricted driver’s license required.  Starting salary begins at $81,307.  Apply online at by September 6, 2019.