Civil Engineer to act as the Program Manager for development activities involving infrastructure design and construction of capital improvement projects (CIP). Primary assignments include review of new development projects, design and management of public works capital improvement projects, coordination with engineering consultants and maintenance of City engineering records. Coordination with technical boards, infrastructure permit administration, ordinance enforcement, utility company coordination, coordination with the Division's Asset Management Program, and supervision of Staff Engineers, Engineering Technicians, and Engineering Assistants.
Civil Engineer to review new development construction documents; evaluate public infrastructure systems for quality of design and compliance with design criteria, construction specifications, ordinances, and policies for projects; coordinate with city departments during review, permitting, and construction. Requires skill in resolving construction conflicts, working with City inspections staff, conducting final project drainage inspections, coordinating project punch lists, and participating/leading meetings.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills:
Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field.
Colorado Professional Engineer registration.
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification a plus.
Five (5) years' experience in municipal engineering, plan preparation and review, or other development or capital improvement engineering or related work experience.
Valid driver's license and good driving record.
Thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices concerning municipal public works applications with emphasis on the design and construction of street, drainage, and traffic improvements.
Knowledge of laws, regulations, procedures, and municipal processes relating to land development and public works projects.
Knowledge of the materials, design methods, construction techniques, and the costs of construction of Public Works and utility improvements.
Skill in the use and care of engineering design tools. Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite, working knowledge of AutoCAD design drafting, stormwater modelling software, geographic information systems, and survey equipment.
Effective oral and written communication, leadership, and time management skills.
Perform technical research, develop and evaluate alternatives, prepare informative and understandable reports, and provide reliable advice on engineering problems.
May coordinate review of construction drawings, as-built drawings, subdivision plats, development agreements, easement documents, hydraulic reports, drainage reports, geotechnical reports, pavement design reports, and traffic impact studies for proposed new developments.
Respond to requests for information and engineering assistance from other Departments, developers, consultants, and the public concerning engineering records, addressing development requirements, and special projects.
Occasionally attend advisory boards, Planning Commission, or City Council meetings to explain engineering details, Department concerns, or programs.
Review and comment on proposed Federal or State regulations.
Assist in the development or updating of City ordinances, design criteria, and standards.
Provide project management for the design and maintenance of major capital improvement projects and engineering or planning studies, participate in the selection of consultants, obtain and review qualifications and proposals, negotiate scope of services and contracts, recommend design procedures and decisions, and review and accept consultant work.
Act as Project Engineer for in-house designs of capital and local improvement district projects, develop work plan and schedule, direct, and participate in project design, conduct neighborhood meetings, prepare contract documents, construction cost estimates, and creating and accessing ordinances.
Provide contract administration for the construction of capital improvement projects, conduct pre-bid and pre-construction conferences, interpret plans and specifications, conduct periodic field inspections, and approve change orders, contractor payments, and final acceptance.
Work effectively with other professionals, contractors, property owners, and general public. Independently resolve concerns, issues, or disputes.
Plan, schedule, assign, and supervise work. Evaluate performance and provide leadership and training opportunities in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Prepare and monitor program operational budget and assigned capital improvement project budgets.
May directly supervise Engineering Interns and Technicians, including direction of daily activities, reviewing their work, and providing their periodic performance reviews
Work Environment: Work location is a combination of office and field. Frequent public contact by telephone and in person. Frequent interaction with office and field staff. Frequent participation in meetings.
Physical Requirements: Vision enough to interpret written documents, engineering drawings, and inspect work projects. Communication skills to adequately convey information to contractors, property owners, other personnel, and the general public. Mobility to inspect work sites for compliance with plans and specifications. Manual dexterity to operate computer equipment and vehicles.