Civil Engineer I or II Dependent on Qualifications

Town of Erie, CO

Job Details

  • Job Function: Project Manager
  • Salary: $64,571 - $83,431.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 27,000
  • Website:
  • Where: 645 Holbrook Street, Erie Colorado 80516
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 11 2019

Deadline: Mar 25 2019


Civil Engineer I $64,571 - $77,610
Civil Engineer II $69,414 - $83,431

Why work for the Town of Erie?
The reasons people call Colorado home often include a passion for the outdoors, a diverse and dynamic community and the contemporary pace to life that appeals to all ages! As you'll soon discover, the Town of Erie offers the best of all of these and without a doubt is one of the top places to consider when making your next career move. With majestic mountain views and progressive civic vision, we provide a genuine small-town feel with modern amenities. Our residents enjoy a high quality of life. It is our employees who have been instrumental in creating what Erie is today and continue to shape what it will be in the future. The Town of Erie is an organization that has established an outstanding reputation for quality and excellent customer service. Each individual employee contribution is what makes that possible.
We invite you to join our team today!

What you will be doing
Under general supervision of the Town Engineer, this position performs professional level engineering work for the Town. Reviews construction plans, engineering reports, final plats and agreements for development. Manages the design and construction of capital improvement projects. Assists with annual Town budget, cost estimates and future planning for 5-year capital improvement plan. Coordinates engineering projects with outside agencies. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment. Work may include appropriate levels of engineering expertise in areas to include development review and consultant contracts, grants, Federal and State funding requests.

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.

Prepares and reviews traffic studies, traffic control/access plans, drainage submittals and engineering reports for developments including water, sewer, storm water drainage, and roadways. Reviews drawings and specifications for public improvements for conformance with generally accepted engineering standards and Town requirements.
Interprets, applies and enforces the provisions of the Town's engineering design standards adhering to applicable federal, state and local codes, laws, rules regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures.
Read and interpret maps, evaluate proposals for annexation, site planning, plats, subdivision plans, landscape plans, trail plans, grading plans, utility plans, perform water calculations, roadway plans and other land use applications.
Reviews agreements, legal descriptions, easements, and ownership deeds and provides input.
Reviews engineering calculations and design. Provides technical and professional engineering support services relative to assigned area of responsibility; provides assistance to construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems during construction as required including site visits.
Prepares reports, reviews comments, completes correspondence, capable of delivering comprehensive presentation of technical information to senior management, Board of Trustees, Town Commissions and the public.
Respond to questions from citizens or developers either in person or over the telephone. Provide technical support to other staff members, contractors, developers, and the public. Research files and/or maps for walk-in citizens and developers. Issues improvement permits.
Prepares engineering standards and specifications for the Town, and makes recommendations to supervisor.
Recommends governmental measures affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, and housing and transportation to control and guide community development and Urban Renewal.
Prepares and reviews cost estimates for public projects and Developer funded projects.
Manages the design and construction of Capital Improvement Projects; prepares contract documents and cost estimates for CIP and development reimbursement.
Serves as project engineer and/or inspector on construction projects such as storm drainage systems, water and sewer utilities, and streets.
Works closely with the planning group and all other departments.
Ensures projects are in compliance with the Town's State MS4 Stormwater Permit.
Issues public improvement, grading and floodplain permits.
Performs related work as required and assigned.