Public Works Staff Engineer I - City of Brig ....

$56,097.60 Annually


Perform the activities associated with various aspects of the City's current public works program such as performing field inspections and investigations, preparing engineering documents, obtaining survey data for implementation of the GIS database, reviewing permit documents for conformance with the City of Brighton Standards and Specifications, reviewing development documents such as civil plans and public improvements, providing support to the Construction Manager and Public Works Engineer or Director, researching existing infrastructure and providing responses to the community and internal staff, reviewing contract documents, managing consultants and correspondence, and performing other duties as assigned. 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.
This position must work well independently and in group setting, with peers and with the public, while providing excellent, respectful customer service and human relations skills, which support the City of Brighton's mission and values.
Position is supervised by the Public Works Traffic Engineer and Director of Public Works. The Public Works Staff Engineer I does not supervise others.
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 reviews contractor invoices submitted for payment. 
Coordinates plan reviews during the development review process with the Community Development department.
Provides customer service (i.e., concerns and questions received) to the public and internal staff, via telephone, front counter and/or internet.
Assists with review of traffic impact studies, traffic data and studies, speed surveys, and traffic calming features.
Assists in performing and managing field inspections and investigations for public right-of-way infrastructure.
Obtains geographic information to be implemented into the City GIS system, as well as development of asset management.
Performs consultant management and correspondence for projects primarily conducted by engineering consultant, reviewing and accepting plans and reports, in conjunction with all related project management duties.
Reviews and analyzes development and permit applications with respect to the City's regulations, codes, statutes, design standards and requirements of service providers, and best engineering practices.
Reviews existing asset inventory and inspection reports and creates prioritized lists of locations for maintenance for public right-of-way infrastructure.
Reviews and researches plat documents, records, maps, and other documents to obtain typical engineering data and verifies survey data.
Prepares and updates graphics and maps.
Reviews project specifications and plans.  Confers with the Public Works Engineer concerning assistance required, such as plan preparation, acceptance testing, evaluation of field conditions, design changes, and reports.
Drafts detailed dimensional drawings. Calculates dimensions, profile specifications, and quantities of materials.
Prepares pay estimate calculation for the construction of municipal projects.
Coordinates review of development plans which may impact proposed right-of-way capital construction with the Planning Department staff as required.
Supports construction management and construction inspection as-needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:
Basic principles, legal terminology and practices of engineering and land surveying.

Basic principles of engineering as applied to construction inspection work including common defects and faults in construction methods and materials.

Basic personal computer skills, i.e., word processing and spread sheets.

Basic soil mechanics and geology.

A.W.W.A., A.P.W.A., and C.D.O.T. standards. Familiarity with City regulations and ordinances.

General building and engineering practices as they relate to Public Works Infrastructure.
Ability to:
Read, analyze, and interpret general business practices, technical procedures, and 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 basic mathematics including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to construction inspection work.

Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Apply accounting principles toward the completion of accurate pay estimates.

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.
Provide strong customer service.
Be a decisive and strong communicator with the ability to deal effectively with staff and citizens.

Learn laws, codes and ordinances related to the field of public works and associated infrastructure.

Read, analyze and compile technical and statistical information and data.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Work autonomously or collaboratively with a team when necessary.

Bachelor's 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 50 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.


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