Engineering is responsible for providing support on all construction projects with the city. This support is rendered in a number of ways and in varying degrees. Department personnel usually perform planning and design work. On projects utilizing consulting engineers for design services, the department acts as the contact between the city and the consultant. As with any city, El Dorado is involved in a wide range of project types. Department personnel are therefore required to perform work in areas including:
Sanitary Sewer Lines
Projects All projects have the common requirement of taking a concept through construction. The details from start to finish vary according to project but generally follow these basic lines:
Construction Performed by the Contractor
Contract Awarded Via Bidding Process
Scope and Budget Established
Work Defined (Plan Development)
During the construction process, the department inspects the work and administers payments.