Engineering

Mission

To provide quality, innovative, and cost-effective consulting engineering services in a timely manner to the various departments of the City of Concord for the preservation and continuous enhancement of the safety, health, and quality of lfe of our citizens, businesses, and guests.

Description

The Engineering Department operates to protect the City of Concord's interest in both new development and the operation and maintenance of existing City infrastructure. The Engineering Department provides engineering, technical, and contract management assistance to all City departments. It is the Engineering Department's responsibility to schedule, design, prepare specifications, acquire permits, secure rights-of-way, advertise, bid, and manage all capital improvement projects as directed and approved by the City Council and the City Manager. Other engineering responsibilities include plan review, obtaining and holding applicable permits and encroachment agreements, and observing the construction of new public infrastructure to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. The Engineering Department is comprised of five branches: design services, GIS, design services, construction administration, and development.