20190033 Civil Engineer I OR II

City of Longmont, Colorado
US-CO-Longmont
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  • Post Date: Feb 11, 2019
  • Job Reference:
  • Start Date: 2/11/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $92,988.00

Job Description

20190033 Civil Engineer I or II, DOQ

Close Date: March 1, 2019

Apply on-line at www.longmontcolorado.gov

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

350 Kimbark Street

Longmont, CO 80501

303-651-8609

FAX 303-651-8973

POSITION:  20190033 CIVIL ENGINEER I or II    

Division: ENGINEERING SERVICES    

Department: PUBLIC WORKS & NATURAL RESOURCES

Hiring Range: Civil Engineer I $6,052 - $6,724/MO

Civil Engineer II $6,974 - $7,749/MO

Full Time with benefits, M-F, 8 - 5

DEFINITION: Perform all engineering functions in the administration, design, construction observation, project management, and standardized engineering work involved in standard municipal public works and utilities projects.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  For Civil Engineer I: Serve as project engineer or project manager on routine and minor public works and utilities projects including development review of plot plans, site plans, and public improvements. Administer and ensure compliance with City standards, codes, and specifications on development projects. Assume responsibility for project quality, scheduling, and project finances. Participate in the development of designs, plans, specifications, construction scheduling, and estimates for the construction of public works and utilities projects. Perform engineering fieldwork. Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers. Prepare specifications and plans, and calculate cost estimates for assigned engineering projects. Perform field inspections on various projects. Assist in resolution of engineering problems impacting compliance, inspection, and development. Interpret specifications, and provide information on pertinent City code and policy. Check computations and specified materials for accuracy and compliance with regulations. Monitor performance and check plans to ensure contractor compliance with City specifications. Maintain Project Records and Documentation. Participate in the upgrade of City standard plans and specifications. Review subdivision and parcel maps Prepare periodic project status reports. Provide performance and task analysis required to complete projects. Perform engineering studies under direction of a supervisor and make appropriate recommendations. Respond to citizen complaints and issues regarding engineering problems. Assist in the coordination of engineering and construction related activities with other City divisions and departments, development schedules, and outside agencies. Request survey, mapping, and data collection. Research publications and industry information sources. Prepare various applications for state and federal grants. May attend City commission, board, and committee meetings and neighborhood meetings related to assigned public works and utilities projects. Build alliances, foster effective teamwork and build constructive relationships within and between individuals and other work groups. Coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, the public and contractors. Demonstrate behavior that sets a positive example for integrity, fiscal responsibility and professionalism. Resolve standard customer issues. Evaluate customer services and make appropriate adjustments. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes. .

For Civil Engineer II: Serve as project engineer or project manager on major and complex public works and utilities projects inlcuding transportation, water distribution, wastewater collection and storm drainage capital improvement projects as well as development review. Assume responsibility for project quality, scheduling, and project finances. Provide technical expertise for project team. Perform and supervise the development of designs, plans, specifications, construction scheduling, and estimates for the construction of public works and utilities projects. May supervise and direct engineering fieldwork. Develop and review RFP’s; select and supervise professional consulting engineers for the development of plans, specifications, studies, and reports. Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers and resolve related issues. Prepare and review specifications, and plans and calculate cost estimates for diverse engineering projects. Perform field inspections on various projects. Resolve complex engineering problems, interpret specifications, and act as expert on pertinent City code and policy. Check and review computations and specified materials for accuracy and compliance with regulations. Monitor performance and check plans to ensure contractor compliance with City specifications. Administer and ensure compliance with City standards, codes, and specifications on development projects. Assist in the development and modification of City codes, standards, and specifications. Prepare periodic project status reports. Provide performance and task analysis required to complete projects. Review and make recommendations on technical reports and studies. Act as technical resource expert in engineering matters. May assist in the preparation of the capital improvement plan and budget and in the preparation of the operating budget. Perform cost management and tracking. Respond to and resolve citizen complaints and issues regarding engineering problems. Acts as a representative of the City in resolution of issues. Coordinate and negotiate engineering and construction related activities with other City divisions and departments, development schedules, and outside agencies. Oversee and review survey, mapping, and data collection. May supervise, train, and evaluate professional and technical subordinates. Serve as City representative to a variety of City commissions, boards, committees, and neighborhood meetings related to assigned public works and utilities projects. Prepare various applications for state and federal grants. Attend professional group meetings; and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of Civil Engineering. Build alliances, foster effective teamwork and build constructive relationships within and between individuals and other work groups. Coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, the public and contractors. Demonstrate behavior that sets a positive example for integrity, fiscal responsibility and professionalism. Resolve customer issues. Evaluate customer services and make appropriate adjustments. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.

Skills

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The job is performed primarily in an office environment, but requires field visits and inspections. Field work may require use of personnel protective safety equipment and work near or in areas requiring compliance with special safety procedures. The job entails constant sitting, ability to read and understand detailed documents, blueprints, maps, and other printed materials. Requires the ability to use language and math, reason and solve problems, communicate clearly and concisely with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work under stress, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and handle frequent interruptions. The job also entails frequent light (under 5 lbs.) lifting and carrying, reaching and bending or stooping, twisting, driving, and the use of near and far vision. Work may require occasional moderate (15-40 lbs.) lifting and carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing, crawling and kneeling or squatting. Employees may be exposed to noise, dust, fumes, solvents, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, machinery and moving vehicles, working in and around water. The job requires working alone, as well as working closely with others.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Civil Engineer I: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or related field. Special Qualifications: Enrolled as an engineer-intern with the State of Colorado, having passed the FE exam is required. Two (2) years of approved work experience or education can be substituted for the engineer-intern enrollment or other state equivalent. Current Colorado driver's license required.

Civil Engineer II: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering or a related field and four (4) or more years of experience performing engineering work. Special Qualifications: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado is required. A Master’s Degree or two (2) years of approved additional experience may be substituted for the Professional Engineer Certification. Possession of a valid Colorado Driver's License.

Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.

DEADLINE: CITY APPLICATION (required) must be received by the Human Resources Division, 350 Kimbark St, Longmont, CO 80501no later than March 1, 2019. An online application process is available for this position at www.longmontcolorado.gov For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, veteran status or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification. If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Division in advance to make arrangements.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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