Company Name:

City of Loveland, Colorado - Government

Location:

Loveland, Colorado

Approximate Salary:

$61,300

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

Industry:

Environmental

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

4-6 Years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

September 29, 2017

Civil Engineer I or II - PW Project Engineering

Direct and coordinate the work of the Public Works Engineering Division Transportation Capital Projects Group for projects dealing with, but not limited to, intersection improvements, street widening, sidewalk improvements, bike lane improvements, and new road construction, under the general supervision of the division's Senior Civil Engineer. Perform duties as the Project Manager for assigned projects. Assist Public Works managers and staff in the analysis and planning for transportation needs of the City. Employ project management skills to gain informed consent from affected parties on assigned projects while working to expedite project design and construction in a logical, safe and responsible manner.

The CE I salary range for this position is $61,300 - $95,100 per year with a hiring range of $61,300- $78,200, depending on qualifications and experience.  

The CE II salary range for this position is $70,400 - $109,200 per year with a hiring range of $70,400- $89,800, depending on qualifications and experience.  

 Our Position:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide professional and technical expertise to:
1.     Maintain a detailed knowledge of City of Loveland, CDOT and AASHTO standards, specifications, design and construction criteria for use in the execution of the City's Transportation Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Implement professional judgment in the best interest of the City in the assessment of contradictory requirements, goals or standards.
2.     Prepare Request for Proposals (RFP's) for the selection of consultants. Interview, evaluate, negotiate with and hire consultants to assist with transportation master planning, street design, structural design, construction management, property acquisition, surveying, aerial mapping, bridge inventory work and/or related drainage design work.
3.     Monitor and direct consultants performing design/construction plan preparation for projects in the City's Transportation CIP.  Duties include interacting with other City departments, other governmental agencies, utilities, affected property and business owners, and other impacted parties.
4.     Perform critical project management duties including cost estimating, project tracking / reporting, specification preparation, and bid package development.
5.     Perform construction management functions for CIP projects, including quality control, progress payment preparation, writing and approving change orders, handling contractor disputes/claims, interfacing with affected property and business owners, public information, utility adjustments/relocations, and project closeout.
6.     Make formal presentations or explain assigned projects at meetings with affected citizens, service clubs, City Council, Planning Commission, and other boards, commissions, and agencies as necessary.
7.     Compose a wide range of written communications ranging from memos and letters to detailed reports in support of the group mission.
8.     Provide feedback and direction to assigned inspection and technical staff, helping them understand assignments, analyze situations, and make decisions. Make field design decisions to correct plan deficiencies as needed.
9.     Assist with department projects, programs, activities, and objectives.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.
 
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.     Function as liaison between the City and consultant performing biennial bridge inspection and rating program. Compile and furnish consultant with data on new structures to be added to the inventory and provide information to requesting entities.
2.     Maintain an understanding of the State and Federal funding mechanisms for state highway improvements and bridge improvements. Employ this toward the acquisition of funds for the maintenance and or upgrade of bridges and State highways within the city limits.
3.     Maintain an understanding of the procedures/requirements to administer the use of State and Federal funds for highway, road, bridge, bicycle, and pedestrian facility projects. 
4.     Maintain an understanding of bridge structural design techniques to allow for the review of design drawings, cost evaluation, safety, and value engineering.
5.     Create and manage a bridge inventory database and an inspection/maintenance plan for the City of Loveland that includes major and minor roadway structures within the public right of way.  Coordinate with administrative staff as necessary to maintain updated structure information on the City's geographic information system.
6.     Maintain a general knowledge of the City of Loveland storm drainage criteria and storm drainage design to assist in transportation project scoping and submittal review. 
7.     Maintain an understanding of geotechnical sampling/testing and pavement design procedures.  
8.     Perform or oversee the efforts of a transportation planning consultant for the periodic update (every 5 years) to the Transportation Plan and/or the Bike/Pedestrian Plan.
 
Civil Engineer I:
SUPERVISORY DUTIES:

This position is responsible for supervision of City employee(s).
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees: planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Civil Engineer II:
SUPERVISORY DUTIES:
This position is responsible for supervision of City employee(s).
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees: planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 Our Candidate:
Knowledge, skills and abilities 
Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering related to transportation. An understanding of the fundamentals of supervision and leadership. Knowledge of business management (revenues, expenditures, budgeting, cost tracking, goal setting, delegation, evaluation, and communication). Ability to compose complex reports and deliver detailed presentations regarding potentially controversial issues. Ability to solve complex problems regarding street construction and transportation issues. Ability to prepare contracts for professional services and construction of CIP projects. Ability to negotiate property acquisition. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions. Proficient computer skills. Experience using AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Project, and other computer software. Ability to independently solve problems, work under pressure, and meet reasonable deadlines. Capable of maintaining confidential information. Strong organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of proper spelling, punctuation, grammar, arithmetic, and business English. Ability to learn and apply technical terminology related to the Public Works Department. Must be a self-directed team player able to multi-task to provide assistance to both internal and external customers while maintaining a positive attitude. Must function as an effective team member who can follow directions and provide concise information and answers, sharing resources and adapting work schedules and priorities to accomplish goals and objectives set by supervisor. Responds to change and to special requests with flexibility and in a positive manner. Takes initiative to successfully resolve conflicts with others independently. Maintains an effective working relationship with co-workers, customers, contractors and representatives of other governmental entities by employing effective interpersonal skills.
 
Core Competencies:
Accountability, Collaboration, Courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Integrity, Safety, and service
 
 Job specific competencies:
Job knowledge, Business acumen, Project management, Communication, and Decision making
 
Civil Engineer I:
Education and/or experience:

B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field or a combination of eight (8) years of education and/or experience may substitute for the B.S. degree. In addition, a minimum of four (4) years' experience in civil engineering with a background in urban street widening and intersection design/construction, structural engineering related to bridge design/ construction and funding, transportation master planning, and/or project management required.  Without a B.S. degree, the combination of education and/or experience required is 12 years.  Experience directing consultants with a wide range of professional skills to address civil design, funding, land surveying, environmental, social, utility and other concerns facing urban transportation projects.  Experience in developing, monitoring, and regulating budgets, including professional services and capital construction projects.
 
Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver's license. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire date required.

Civil Engineer II:
Education and/or experience:
B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field or a combination of eight (8) years of education and/or experience may substitute for the B.S. degree.  In addition, a minimum of six (6) years of experience in civil engineering with a background in urban street widening and intersection design / construction, structural engineering related to bridge design/construction and funding, transportation master planning, and/or project management required.  Without a B.S. degree, the combination of education and/or experience is a minimum of 14 years.  A minimum of three (3) years supervisory or management experience required.  Experience directing consultants with a wide range of professional skills to address civil design, funding, land surveying, environmental, social, utility and other concerns facing urban transportation projects required.  Experience in developing, monitoring, and regulating budgets, including professional services and capital construction projects required.  
 
Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver's license. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire required.

 Working Environment and Required Background Checks:
Performs duties within an office environment and in the field at various project sites in an outside environment. May be exposed to long periods of sitting or standing at a desk or computer. Outside environment may be in hot, cold or inclement weather and may require the incumbent to traverse (by vehicle or foot) over certain rough or uneven ground surfaces.
 
Material and equipment directly used:
Multi-line telephone, personal computer, printer, calculator, fax machine, copier, and communications equipment including pagers, cellular phones
 
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
 
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A driving record and criminal background investigation wil be obtained pre-employment.


Company Name:

City of Loveland, Colorado - Government

Location:

Loveland, Colorado

Approximate Salary:

$61,300

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

Industry:

Environmental

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

4-6 Years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

September 29, 2017

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