Project Engineer

Matrix Design Group
Colorado Springs or Denver, Colorado
$65,000 - $90,000 depending on experience and skill set + comprehensive benefits
Jan 04, 2022
Apr 04, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering, Other

Matrix Design Group, Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering, and environmental consulting firm is actively searching for  Project Engineers in our Colorado Springs and Denver offices.


Responsible for providing engineering support by completing parts of engineering projects or the entirety of less complex projects that include the entitlement and design of land development projects.    Discipline involves planning, designing and building a wide variety of infrastructure improvements. This includes waterlines, storm sewer conveyance and treatment facilities, sanitary sewer conveyance system and grading.

Essential Functions:

  • Design land development projects for residential, commercial and municipal development.
  • Have the ability to investigate criteria, prepare and process construction plans for approval within multiple jurisdictions. 
  • Prepare detailed grading, roadway, water, and sewer plans using AutoCAD Civil 3D. 
  • Complete hydrology and hydraulic analysis, drainage reports, and storm drain design including detention and water quality facilities. 
  • Prepare supporting calculations, construction specs, and permitting in various jurisdictions. 
  • Work within defined scope, schedule and budget parameters. 
  • Communicate as appropriate to project managers and project team concerning questions, concerns, progress and results. 
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and locations as necessary, both internal and external to Matrix. 
  • Assist with proposals and client management as necessary. 
  • Perform business development activities through maintenance of positive client relationships.


  • Competency in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Ability to take direction and work independently as well as effectively collaborate with teams
  • Verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree from accredited program in civil engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of civil engineering experience
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate, ability to sit for Professional Engineer Exam within 1-year
  • Experience writing drainage reports and performing roadway and utility design in Civil 3D a plus
  • Valid driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the Company’s MVR

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Matrix Design Group offers an excellent benefit package to include: an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); hybrid and flexible work schedules; medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; a 401k plan, and paid vacation and sick time.

Matrix Design Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Any applicant with a qualifying physical or mental disability who believes s/he requires a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should contact us at 719-575-0100 for assistance.

The expected salary range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual qualifications, experience and work location.

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