- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Project Management
- Construction Experience
- Driver's License
- Professional Engineer
- Health Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Wellness Program
Performs professional engineering and project management work in the planning, review, design, construction, operations and maintenance of the water and wastewater collection, distribution and treatment systems. Oversees and coordinates construction projects.
The salary range for this position is $65,100- $100,900 per year with a hiring range of $65,100 - $83,000, depending on qualifications and experience.
First reading of applicants will be on: 2/21/20 at 4:30 P.M. M.S.T.
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Benefits Package Includes:
City of Loveland University
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Coordinates water and wastewater capital projects with other City staff, local, state, and federal governmental agencies, contractors, and the public in order to sustain or enhance service levels to the public. Selects and manages consultants to design capital improvement projects. Assists in preparation of capital budget. Procures contractors and conducts construction inspection services for water and wastewater projects. Administers contracts for and reviews the design of capital projects by consultants from conceptual studies to final design. Manages the bidding process according to City policies and procedures. Provides construction management and oversight for design and construction projects. Develops pre-concept, preliminary, and final cost estimates. Manages construction contracts to ensure budget, contract and schedule compliance. Advises the City regarding unforeseen construction problems and negotiates change orders with contractors. Supervises and ensures completion of as-built construction plans by contractors and consultants. Prepares purchase orders and other project correspondence, reviews and approves contractor pay estimates and assists City staff during emergency operations. Reviews and revises City Master Plans and Development Standards on a periodic basis. Coordinates proposed water and wastewater improvements with other City departments. Meets and confers with the general public regarding water and wastewater systems.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Meets with stakeholders, conducts public meetings, and performs project management for capital improvement projects. Performs some routine studies and conceptual design work on smaller capital construction projects. Negotiates utility easements with property owners. Conducts field inspections. Evaluates City’s ability to provide water and wastewater services to existing and future customers. Utilizes the City’s water and sewer hydraulic modeling software to develop scenarios and alternatives for conceptual studies. Serves as representative of the water utilities division at various stakeholder meetings. May present to Loveland Utilities Commission, Construction Advisory Board, Open Lands, City Council or other required meetings as necessary.
This position is not responsible for supervision of City employee(s).
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Thorough understanding of the administration, design and construction of public water, and wastewater systems including water transmission and distribution lines, storage tanks, and booster pump stations, gravity sewer, and lift stations. Preferred candidates will have water and wastewater treatment plant experience, and trenchless pipeline rehabilitation experience. Knowledge and experience with survey plats, easements, field survey and field construction layouts. Ability to utilize software packages and computers with respect to project management, GIS, AutoCAD, and hydraulic modeling. Ability to diplomatically and efficiently communicate with City staff, consultants, and the general public. Ability to handle difficult situations with patience and good judgment when under tight deadlines.
Accountability, Collaboration, Service & courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Integrity and Safety
Job specific competencies:
Job knowledge, Community relations, Project management, Regulatory compliance, Organizational skills
Education and/or experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Water Resource Engineering or closely related field or a combination of eight (8) years of education and/or experience may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree. In addition, a minimum of four (4) years of responsible engineering experience related to the design and construction of public water and wastewater systems required. Without a Bachelor’s degree, the combination of education and/or experience is a minimum of 12 years.
Licensure and/or certifications:
Current Colorado Professional Engineer registration required or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire date. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Material and equipment directly used:
Telephone, personal computers and related software, hand held calculator, light car or truck vehicles, digital copiers
Working environment/physical activities:
The incumbent performs duties within an office environment and may also be expected to perform certain related duties in an outside environment. 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.
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 history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.
5 years: Design and construction of public water and wastewater systems including experience with plats, easements, field surveying, construction management and construction inspection
Licenses & Certifications
Valid Driver's License