Posted 10/18/18

The Medina County Engineer is seeking a Bridge Engineer to manage the county bridge program. A complete job description is listed below. The required application can be found at:

Applications are to be submitted to the Medina County Engineer's Office, 791 W. Smith Road, Medina, Ohio, 44256, between the hours of 8:00 a.m and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Medina County Engineer's Office is an equal opportunity employer.


Under general direction, is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and supervising the work necessary for performing a variety of professional engineering work in the office and field; performs other related duties as required.


The duties listed below are intended to illustrate work functions performed by this classification:

Inspects and reports conditions of County bridges and highways; determines which need repair, what type of repair is necessary; assists Assistant County Engineer and Highway Superintendent in scheduling and planning repairs; supervises others and reviews inspection reports;

Inspects and reports condition of county culverts; determines which culverts need repair, what type of repair is necessary; assists Highway Superintendent in scheduling and planning repairs;

Reviews and supervises work by Civil Engineers and Engineering Technicians, as required to perform professional engineering work; evaluates personnel performance, performs supervisory duties as required and assists in development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures;

Designs new culverts and bridges; prepares or supervises preparation of construction plans for culverts and bridges; highway construction including pavement, traffic control, guardrail and drainage; supervises county work crews on projects; operates transit; checks grades; makes detailed hydraulic studies and calculations as required;

Purchases materials and equipment for maintenance repair or replacement of culverts and bridges; prepares contract documents, advertisements, plans, and specifications for bidding.


Knowledge of principles and theories of civil engineering; knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in public works construction; knowledge of surveying as related to development of preliminary plans for construction work; knowledge of highway, hydraulic and structural design; knowledge of public relations; ability to prepare specifications and technical reports; ability to interpret field data; ability to communicate effectively; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, public officials, supervisors and the general public; ability to supervise others.


Any combination of training and work experience which indicates possession of the skills, knowledge and abilities listed above. An example of minimum acceptable qualifications for this position is:

Possession of a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, or a closely related field; registration as a Professional Engineer; ODOT Level 1 & 2 Bridge Inspection Certification; experience in county or city highway engineering including public works design and construction design of bridges highways and related matters.

Possession of a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license and verification of vehicular insurability under the Medina County Commissioner’s requirements.