E-470 Public Highway Authority is a dynamic 47 mile toll road on the eastern perimeter of the Denver Metro area that serves its customers as well as providing back office tolling services for all other toll facilities in the State of Colorado. E-470 has experienced tremendous growth since the Great Recession which has led to strong performance metrics and operating challenges. E-470 strives to provide top-notch customer service, improve safety and save time for our drivers while being Colorado’s one-stop-shop for tolling.
The Project Engineer is responsible for planning, coordinating, developing, and overseeing work performed by contractors and design consultants for the Authority's roadway, trail, bridge, and facility projects.
- Under general supervision, this position plans, coordinates, develops, implements, supervises, reviews, and inspects work performed by contractors and design consultants from project concept to completion.
- Assists with the development, bid and procurement of engineering consultant and construction contracts; coordination with legal counsel and other Authority staff
- Performs engineering work related to the Authority’s capital projects involving roadway, bridge, trail and facilities.
- Applies knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the areas related to roadway design, storm drainage, water quality, pavement design, traffic engineering, utilities and construction specifications.
- Coordinates capital projects between contractors, consultants, and adjacent municipal, state and federal government agencies.
- Assists with the development and negotiation of intergovernmental agreements with local municipalities for funding, design, construction, operation and maintenance of projects.
- Conducts engineering research and analysis; develops scopes of work and project bid documents that meet budgets; prepares cost estimates and schedules for projects; reviews and recommends payment of consultant and contractor monthly invoices; administers contracts; prepares project status reports.
- Inspects contractor work for quality and compliance with project specifications and standards; serves as the Authority's field representative on construction projects; gives direction and negotiates with contractors.
- Responds to customer complaints regarding construction related issues.
- Represents the Department at occasional Board or public meetings related to projects.
- Assist with integration of departmental project management processes into enterprise PMO.
Assist with preparation of annual budget
- Requires BSCE in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university and Registered Professional Engineering license in the State of Colorado or ability to obtain within 6 months.
- Minimum of 10 years post graduate engineering experience in public infrastructure project/construction management.
- Knowledge of basic principles and practices of civil engineering.
- Ability to learn and apply engineering principles related to public works construction projects including highway design and construction standards.
- Ability to make basic engineering computations and to prepare, check, and design engineering plans, studies, profiles, and maps.
- Successful applicant will have excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills and be an energetic team player in a small government agency.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision and have excellent, technical engineering and problem solving skills. Must be flexible and able to handle a variety of tasks.
- Excellent computer skills required including Microsoft Office and working knowledge of CADD and GIS applications.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $90,000.00 to $105,000.00 /hour
Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications
- engineering: 1 year (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- United States (Preferred)