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Engineer 1/2/3/4-Lead

Lehi City
Lehi, Utah (US)
$64,015 - $120,970 depending on experience
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Planning & Development
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type

Job Details


CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

PAY RANGE: Depending on experience and qualifications with starting pay generally up to the mid-point of the range

Engineer I

$64,015 - $92,822 / annually

Engineer II

$73,101 - $105,996 / annually

Engineer III

$75,843 - $109,973 / annually

Engineer IV-Lead

$83,428 - $120,970 / annually

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

BENEFITS SUMMARY: Full-time Benefits Summary July 2023-June 2024



Performs a variety of professional and technical duties as needed to assist in the review and coordination of development applications. Attends Development Review Committee (DRC) and Planning Commission meetings as a representative of the Lehi City Engineering Department. May also assist in the coordination and design of city infrastructure and related development improvements.



Conducts engineering review and approval of commercial and development project plans and construction drawings; ensures compliance with codes and standards; screens for traffic, parking, drainage, utility, roadway and right-of-way issues; coordinates and directs the preparation of site and development bonds and associated reimbursement agreements; coordinates city and private contract interface and overlaps; negotiates shared benefits for private projects and public infrastructure projects.

Attends weekly Development Review (DRC) meetings, planning and zoning committee meetings, and other meetings as requested.

Receives, processes and responds in a timely manner to citizen complaints related to engineering of roadways and utilities, etc.; review issues, evaluates options for solutions consistent with existing standards, codes and ordinances; makes recommendations for changes in standards and ordinances as circumstances dictate.

Performs work in coordination with federal, state, and county agencies related to various public works projects as may be required to meet applicable laws, codes, standards, and grant obligations.

May assist in a variety of operations and activities undertaken by the engineering division related to project design, project management and engineering review for public works utility systems and road projects.

May serve as liaison with federal, state, county, and local jurisdictions; represents the city as staff to various commissions and task forces; provides input to planning commission, city council and committees in a timely manner.

May act as City Floodplain Manager, including the review and approval of developments within the floodplain and the administration of Lehi City floodplain development permits. Coordinates with and reviews applications to FEMA.

May act as the City's "Engineer of Record" with the State of Utah to be responsible for the maintenance and submission of hydraulic water models.

Performs other related duties as required.


1. Education and Experience:

Graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related engineering field;

Engineer II:

Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience directly related to above duties in municipal engineering, one (1) year of which must have been as a licensed Professional Engineer (PE)

Engineer III:

Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience directly related to above duties in municipal engineering, two (2) years of which must have been as a licensed Professional Engineer (PE);

Engineer IV-Lead:

Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience directly related to above duties in municipal engineering, two (2) years of which must have been as a licensed Professional Engineer (PE);

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of engineering equipment; computerized engineering systems and instruments (CAD) and related peripheral equipment; knowledge of political, legal and governmental processes affecting various engineering programs and project management, software applications and basic programming related to specific engineering and GIS software; civil engineering methods, principles and practices; commercial/retail site and subdivision development with a broad understanding of the design/construction of roadways, sewer and storm drainage piping/detention systems, and water systems including pumping and transmission systems & water storage; construction methods and materials common to public works projects; uniform building codes; planning and zoning codes, engineering standards and codes; technical and practical design of public works systems; interpersonal communication skills.

Skill in organization, the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; read and interpret plans and specifications; visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results; estimate quantity of materials accurately; develop and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, subordinates, and the public.

3. Special Qualifications:

Must be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) within the State of Utah.

4. Work Environment:

Tasks require a variety of physical activities not generally involving muscular strain. Physical demands may occur in activities related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, etc. Tasks may require considerable time on project sites exposing the incumbent to a wide spectrum of weather conditions. Talking, hearing and seeing required in the daily performance of job duties. Mental application utilizes memory for details, emotional stability and discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel and training required in the course of performing portions of job functions.


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