Under broad supervision, performs highly skilled and professional level engineering and advanced administrative work. Oversees capital projects, development, construction inspections and GIS. This position performs highly complex program & project management that includes one or more functional areas such as design, transportation, development review, and construction, traffic engineering and planning. Oversees engineering objectives pertaining to roadways, drainage, bridges, and railway crossings.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The below list is intended to be illustrative of the responsibilities of the position and not all- encompassing. The Town may change these duties at any time.
Performs advanced engineering review of developments including water, sewer, storm water drainage, and roadways; reviews drawings and specifications for public improvements for conformance with generally accepted engineering standards and the Town of Firestone requirements.
Collaborates with Planning & Development on development review, Development agreements, and meets with developers, other engineers/planners; assists with technical issues of development agreements.
Performs contract administration for consulting and construction projects; manages grant applications and agreements.
Serves as project engineer on major capital projects such as storm drainage systems, water and sewer utilities, and streets.
Recommends capital improvement plans including short- and long-term goals, objectives, action plans, cost estimates, project scope and funding recommendations.
Reviews standards and provides technical direction, oversight and leadership to assigned staff to maintain efficient and effective operations.
Builds relationships with developers, consultants, contractors, residents and community groups.
Responds to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, members of the business community and the general public.
Prepares, presents, and reviews board agenda items and staff reports. Present information to public groups, and other public and private agencies and at Board meetings.
May be responsible for overseeing the work of subordinate engineers, construction inspectors, and administrative staff.
Supervises and participates in a variety of professional engineering work including preparation of plans and project specifications.
Directs the preparation of project cost estimates for competitive bidding purposes. Develop and implement quality control programs.
Plans, assigns and directs work of subordinate engineers; addresses complaints; manages conflict and resolves problems.
Reviews work of other professional staff for technical accuracy and completeness.
Assists with the development and monitoring of annual budget for department.
Works closely with Planning & Development on development and construction projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:
Knowledge of civil engineering principles, particularly for utility and roadway construction.
Knowledge of land development-related laws, regulations and processes.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Ability to work successfully in a team environment to provide excellent customer service.
Knowledge of personal computers and CAD applications.
Ability to apply management principles to supervision of staff.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to public groups, and other public and private agencies.
Ability to perform civil engineering calls related to utility and roadway sizing and alignment.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university; six years of progressively responsible experience in professional civil engineering, infrastructure construction and maintenance, three years of supervisory and managerial experience.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Professional Engineer (PE) is required.
Valid Colorado Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Outdoor environment. May be exposed to inclement weather, cold, heat, wind. Elevated noise levels due to work operations around mechanical and motorized equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, or kneel.
Walk, stand, stoop, bend, climb and sit while performing duties. Repetitive hand movement while keyboarding and writing.
Uses sight in the normal range with or without correction to perform duties.
Uses hearing in the normal range with or without correction to perform duties.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits
About Town Of Firestone
With spectacular views of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Firestone is located on the northern edge of the Denver-Boulder metropolitan area along Interstate 25, midway between Denver and Fort Collins, just east of Longmont.
Firestone has been recognized for its sprawling open spaces, outdoor recreational opportunities and rapidly growing economy. The Town of Firestone continually ranks as one of the safest communities in Colorado, based on the annual review of FBI crime report statistics and population data.
Firestone has a rich history that underpins the Town's community development and continues to build from it. Firestone is a great community to call home, and it's a community that is well-positioned for the future.