Under broad supervision of the Town Engineer, performs professional level engineering work for the Town. Assists with oversight of the Engineering Department including capital and maintenance projects, development review, construction inspections, oil and gas regulations, floodplain management and the Town's GIS and master planning.
Works under the general supervision and direction of the Town Engineer with considerable latitude for independent judgment and action.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The below list is intended to be illustrative of the responsibilities of the position and not all encompassing. The Town may change these duties at any time.
Supervises Development Review, participates in Development Agreement reviews, and meets with developers and their engineers/planners; assists with technical issues of development agreements.
Reviews construction plans, engineering reports, final plats, and agreements for development.
Inspects, monitors and approves infrastructure and public improvements.
Performs advanced engineering review of developments including water, sewer, storm water drainage, and roadways, reviews drawings and specifications for public improvements for conformance with generally accepted engineering standards and Town Code requirements.
Interprets policy and provides staff direction on implementation of policies and procedures.
Assists with annual Town budget, prepares cost estimates and future planning for 5-year Capital Improvement Plan.
Prepares, presents, and reviews board agenda items and staff reports.
Seeks grant opportunities and manages grants and agreements with agencies such as CDOT/DOLA/FHWA.
Coordinates the design and construction of capital improvement and maintenance projects.
Prepares and reviews cost estimates for public projects and manage project budgets.
Responds to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, members of the business community and the public.
Presents information to the Town Board and other public/private agencies.
Serves as project engineer on major capital projects such as storm drainage systems, water and sewer utilities, pedestrian facilities, and streets.
Performs contract administration for consulting and construction projects.
Coordinates engineering projects with outside agencies.
Reviews private improvement plans for conformance with Town Code requirements.
Trains, coaches, evaluates, and oversees the work of lower-level engineers, inspections staff and technical office staff.
Assists the Public Works Department with projects and issues.
Performs other related work as required and assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related engineering field.
Seven years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering experience
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Registration as Professional Engineer (PE) in Colorado within six (6) months of hire.
Valid Colorado Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:
Knowledge of civil engineering principles, particularly for utility and roadway construction.
Knowledge of personal computers and CAD applications.
Knowledge of the Town and the Town Code.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the Board, developers, contractors, property owners, employees and the general public.
Ability to prepare and analyze technical reports and data.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with developers, other employees, and other public and private agencies.
Ability to apply management principles to supervise staff.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to public groups, and other public and private agencies.
Ability to perform civil engineering calls related to utility and roadway sizing and alignment.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables, such as plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Less than - 5%
6 – 30%
31% - 70%
Walking on uneven surfaces
Working at height
Exposure to Chemicals
Exposure to Gases/Fumes/Dust
High Noise Levels
Moderate Noise Levels
Visual Acuity: Near
Light/Power Equipment Ops
Visual Acuity Far
Heavy Equipment Operation
Work in Traffic
Out of Town Travel
Weight of Objects Moved
Over 100 pounds
Over 50 Pounds
Over 10 pounds
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on qualifications
About Town of Mead
The Town of Mead is a vibrant community and one of the fastest growing towns just north of Longmont and south of Loveland. This quaint little town of less than 5,000 residents and includes many families who are attracted to the Mead's safe and friendly community, great schools, open space and parks, central location and available housing options at competitive pricing.
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