Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

Under direction, performs professional engineering work involving the review and design of proposed developments, street design, drainage design, and utility plans, for compliance with the local, state, and federal standards and specifications.
 

Starting salary will be based off of experience and qualifications:

Engineer I: $59,310.54-$83,034.76

Performs professional engineering work involving the review and design of proposed development, roadway, drainage system, and utility plans, for compliance with the local, state, and federal standards and specifications; Designs engineering projects.

Engineer II: $66,641.32-$93,297.85

Examples of Duties for Success

Engineer I

  • Performs professional civil engineering calculations for various projects.
  • Prepares special engineering studies and reports; perform special assignments on engineering problems as necessary; prepare specific studies for other County staff.
  • Provides public support to builders, contractors and the general public pertaining to County engineering and related requirements; process a variety of permits.
  • Responds to public or other inquiries relative to engineering policies and procedures on specific projects and other information.
  • Provides technical and professional engineering support services relative to capital improvements and current development.
  • Prepares or reviews engineering designs, specifications, costs and quantity estimates of public work projects; identify required easements or permits for roadway and drainage and other public works projects.
  • Under supervision, designs the necessary modifications and/or new construction of public works streets, traffic,  and related projects.
  • Prepares and/or review the adequacy and accuracy of computations, preliminary layout and design work from field and survey data.
  • Assists in the preparation and review of construction bid documents, specifications, and bid evaluations.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.
Engineer II:
  • Review street construction, utility, site grading and drainage plans, in compliance with local, state, and national codes used in current engineering practice.
  • Coordinate with other County staff (right-of-way, traffic operations, construction inspection, etc.) regarding engineering reviews.
  • Advise developers and design engineers about County requirements for street improvements and drainage facilities.
  • Prepare special engineering studies and reports; perform special assignments on engineering problems as necessary; prepare specific studies for other County staff.
  • Process a variety of permits. 
  • Respond to public or other inquiries relative to engineering policies and procedures on specific projects.
  • Attend public meetings and other sessions of various committees as needed.
  • Provide technical and professional engineering support services relative to capital improvements and current development.
  • Prepare engineering designs, specifications, costs and quantity estimates of public work projects; identify required easements or permits for roadway, drainage and other public works projects.
  • Exercise professional engineering judgment in accordance with current accepted practice of civil engineering and appropriate laws & codes.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications for Success

Engineer I:

  • Applies principles and practices of civil engineering.
  • Utilizes terminology, methods, practices, and techniques used in technical civil engineering report preparation.
  • Possesses knowledge of basic principles and practices of roadway and drainage system designs.
  • Conducts basic engineering studies and develop appropriate recommendations.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establishes, maintains and fosters positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Engineer II:
  • Possess knowledge of and be able to apply principles and practices of civil engineering.
  • Possess knowledge of and be able to apply principles and practices of roadway and drainage system design.
  • Utilize terminology, methods, practices, and techniques used in technical civil engineering report preparation.
  • Resolve regulatory, public relations and system design questions.
  • Ensure project compliance with appropriate federal, state, and local rules, laws, and regulations.
  • Perform technical research and solve multi-disciplinary engineering problems.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

More Qualifications for Success

Engineer I:

  • Experience:  One (1) year of related professional Civil Engineering experience.
  • Education and Training:  Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • License or Certificate:  Possession of an Engineering Intern (EI) certification preferred.
  • Background check:  Must pass a criminal (CBI) background check.
  • Other:  Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
Engineer II:
  • Experience:  Minimum of four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience.
  • Education and Training:  Bachelors degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • License or Certificates:  Possession of an Engineer Intern (EI) certification.
  • Background check:  Must pass a criminal (CBI) background check.
  • Other:  Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.

Application Instructions

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