Engineering - Capital Projects Group
281 OFFICE BLDG
Classified (Non-CBU) View Classifications & Benefits
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:
$59,119.00 - 98,532.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 3/4/2020.
You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check required.
Located against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and home to Colorado State University (CSU), the City of Fort Collins offers a diverse culture, educated and engaged citizens, outdoor recreation, bicycles, breweries, historic charm, and a thriving economy. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.
The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:
Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award:
Alliance for Innovation-April 2018
No 14 Best Place to Live:
C40 Cities, Cities4Action Winner:
Bloomberg Philanthropy-Dec 2017
The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-November 2017
5th Best Performing City:
Milken Institute-Jan 2017
No. 1 Stable and Growing Housing Market:
No. 1 City in America for Cycling:
11th Happiest City in America:
Yahoo! Finance - March 2017
Top 100 Best Cities to Start a Family:
LendEDU - Feb 2017
No. 9 Top 150 Cities for Millennials Report:
Millennial Personal Finance - Feb 2017
Peak Award for Performance Excellence:
Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence-2014
Why Work For the City of Fort Collins?
- Medical, dental, vision (for self, spouse, children) – eligible on the 1st of the month following date of hire
- Paid vacation, paid holidays, and sick days
- Retirement + company matching – after 6 month probation period and immediate vesting
- Flexible spending: Medical expenses FSA, dependent FSA or both
- Employee Assistance Program: counselling, legal, financial assistance
- Life insurance, short-term and long term disability
- Wellness program, workout facilities
- Employee/family Onsite Health Clinic
- Personal & professional learning opportunities including supervisory and leadership development; plus career mobility
- Collaborative work environment
Plans, designs, and directs engineering projects and reviews plans for compliance with engineering principles and City regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
Reviews and coordinates review of project plans/designs for compliance with engineering principles, federal, state, county and, city regulations; prepares recommendations for approval or denial.
Coordinates with other departments or agencies to facilitate conflict resolution, project implementation and compliance to standards, including coordination with private utilities and land owners.
Administers multiple engineering and construction projects concurrently, while maintaining project schedules and budgets.
Compiles, researches and analyzes reports, records, drawings and other data to plan, design, and/or evaluate projects or programs. Interprets standards and City policy.
Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and/or designs for projects.
May calculate cost and determine feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.
Inspects project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards.
May design project, direct construction and maintenance activities at project site and approve changes.
Serves as a technical information resource for the public, consultants and developers, City boards and departments, and City Council regarding specific projects or general engineering questions; may prepare presentations and written materials.
Participates in staff, project review, and policy meetings.
May design capital engineering projects and prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates as well as project bid documents for bidding
May develop and operate complex computer simulation models.
May administer or monitor project budget.
May oversee and direct the work of temporary employees.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of engineering practices and principles.
Knowledge of applicable city, county and federal codes, laws and standards.
Ability to use engineering, computer-aided design, spreadsheet, word processing and statistical software.
Ability to use GIS software and input, analyze and interpret data
Ability to perform statistical analysis.
Project management skills
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts
May require knowledge of water distribution and wastewater collection systems, water rights laws, pavement design, and stormwater design and development review process.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university; one to three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, contractors, co-workers and general construction workers.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to read and interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver's license.
Engineer-In-Training Registration preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is sometimes required to stand, and standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
This job is largely performed in an office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to heavy equipment and traffic conditions within construction zones, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, including extreme cold/heat. The demands made on the visual sense are high. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities. Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.
Notice Regarding Medical and/or Recreational Marijuana Use:
Because the possession and use of marijuana,
whether for medical use or otherwise, constitutes a federal offense and because the City is a drug free workplace, the City will not accommodate the medical
use of marijuana and enforces written policy prohibiting working for the City while marijuana is in the body. The fact that state law recognizes medical marijuana as a prescribed, or otherwise permitted, medication does not alter or otherwise change this policy. The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to gender (regardless of gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age 40 years or older, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by law. For the purpose of this City policy “sexual orientation” means a person’s actual or perceived orientation toward heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality.
BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.
Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.