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Engineer / Project Manager

City of Manitou Springs
Manitou Springs, Colorado
Annual Salary, starting betweek $88,302.00 & $110,000.00, DOE
Closing date
Mar 14, 2024

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Planning & Development
Position Type
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City Engineer:

Organizes, controls, manages, and evaluates the work of public works projects providing professional engineering; participates in establishing operational plans and initiatives to meet CIP goals and objectives.

Directs, monitors, evaluates, and integrates the operations, activities, and staff of the design, survey, and field engineering functions in the Public Works division; manages and administers projects and operations in compliance with all standards governing City-funded capital improvement design and construction projects.

Evaluates plans for engineering specifications; makes changes as needed and ensures all plans are completed accurately and effectively.

Directs the preparation of requests for proposals for outside services; manages the consultant and contractor selection process; negotiates, administers and manages contracts, professional services agreements and cooperative project agreements; monitors and enforces all contractual terms, obligations, and requirements; reviews project reports and consultant plans for design, accuracy, scope of work, completeness, and constructability; reviews payment and approves requests to release contractor retention.

Monitors and evaluates capital construction project progress; authorizes the purchase of materials and monitors work activities and expenditures to control costs; conducts regular project management meetings; prepares, reviews, and submits regular project updates to other City department, the City Administrator, and for City briefings or publications.

Works with construction contractors and engineers to resolve conflicts and facilitate solutions; inspects project sites to ensure compliance with project specifications and City policies.

Analyzes and responds to requests for information and complaints; represents the city and makes presentations at various meetings and public hearings.

Prepares reports, memoranda, letters, and other documents regarding capital construction project issues for both internal and external distribution; ensures the maintenance of detailed records of project activities, findings, progress, and results.

Performs all other work as needed or assigned.
Project Manager

Prepares and oversees procurement process; Posts Request for Proposals/Bids, tracks proposals received, and assist with the selecting the winning proposal.

Oversees drafting and tracking of contracts.

Assists with researching grants, drafting applications, and oversees the maintaining of required documentation during grant process.

Prepares staff reports, resolutions, and/or presentations for City Council Meetings.

Works with department to complete general office tasks and responsibilities. Conducts research and the preparation of detailed reports including recommendations and implementation strategies.

Acts as liaison between department staff and other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies.

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