CITY OF BRIGHTON invites applications for the position of:
Staff or Project Level Development Engineer
08/20/18 04:00 PM
Perform project management and inspections of infrastructure construction including but not limited to utility plants, pipeline projects and concrete and asphalt pavement, and drainage. Assure compliance with project specifications and regulations. Coordinate completion of capital projects with consulting engineers, city departments, local municipalities or metropolitan districts, state, and county governments and regional authorities.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Works under the direction of the Utilities Engineer. The Utilities Staff Engineer I does not supervise others.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Helps develop bid documents for the annual capital projects program and coordinates bidding through the City procurement division.
Manages project records including preparation of reports and provides recommendations on contractor invoices submitted for payment.
Coordinates plan reviews during the development review process with the Community Development department.
Reviews project specifications and plans. Confers with the Utilities Engineer concerning assistance required, such as plan preparation, acceptance testing, evaluation of field conditions, design changes, and reports.
Researches records, maps, and other documents to obtain typical engineering data.
Drafts detailed dimensional drawings. Calculates dimensions, profile specifications, and quantities of materials.
Inspects the construction site to determine conformance of the site work with design specifications and to ensure that construction and repair of the water or wastewater systems meet contract requirements.
Prepares pay estimate calculation for the construction of municipal projects.
Assists in the evaluation of the utility and drainage impacts of new development proposals and related development activities on existing or proposed utility infrastructure. May also assist with evaluation of utility studies and drainage reports.
Coordinates review of development plans which may impact proposed utility capital construction with the Planning Department staff as required.
Knowledge of: Basic principles of engineering as applied to construction inspection work. Defects and faults in construction methods and materials. Basic personal computer skills, i.e., word processing and spread sheets. Basic soil mechanics and geology. Engineering mechanics of structures. A.W.W.A., A.P.W.A., and C.D.O.T. standards. Familiarity with City regulations and ordinances.
Ability to: Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Write reports and business correspondence. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Apply accounting principles toward the completion of accurate pay estimates. Apply basic mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to construction inspection work. Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university. Registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) in the State of Colorado or ability to transfer or obtain registration within one (1) year of hire.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
Possession of a valid driver's license with safe driving record.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Ability to complete FEMA ICS 100 and IS 700 training within six (6) months of hire.