DEFINITION 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. SUPERVISION
EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Position is supervised by the Public Works
Traffic Engineer and Director of Public Works. The Public Works 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 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.
QUALIFICATIONS 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
EXPERIENCE 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.
REQUIREMENTS 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. SPECIAL
REQUIREMENTS 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.