The City of Newport News Department of Engineering enhances health, safety and welfare in the city by providing economical, responsive and effective professional engineering and architectural services. The Department employs qualified and competent professionals, cultivates an innovative work environment and strives to continuously improve.
Department of Engineering Vision Statement
The Department of Engineering is a technically advanced, customer service-oriented organization that pursues the goal of collective excellence through personal and collaborative efforts.
Teamwork is emphasized to promote a high quality of life in the city through professional services
The networked leadership model (where each individual contributes technical, management and leadership skills to the team) is prevalent
Our professional staff has the opportunity to develop and receive recognition as leaders within their fields of expertise
Thorough regulatory and review processes are carried out efficiently and responsively, resulting in positive customer relations
Participation in decision-making is widespread and expanding
Developmental opportunities including in-house training, cross training, seminars and mentoring are part of a total program of individual skills growth for each employee
Advanced technology is applied to improve services while limiting costs
Workload and work force are continuously evaluated and adjusted to meet changing needs of our citizens