Job Details
14-0074 Civil Engineer               

Salary Range:
Associate Engineer
$60,800 - $85,100 DOQ
Civil Engineer
$67,000 - $93,800 DOQ
DEFINITION: Perform all engineering functions in the administration, design, construction observation, project management, and engineering work involved in complex municipal, public works and utilities projects. This position will provide technical and administrative support for the storm water program and serve as a technical resource and advisor in the areas of water treatment, wastewater treatment, natural resource management and sustainability.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:  Serve as project manager, project liaison, technical advisor or technical resource for environmental and engineering reviews of major and complex public works and utilities projects in the areas of stormwater quality, water treatment, wastewater treatment, water quality, solid waste, air pollution, watershed assessment and sustainability.  Assist with or perform evaluation of capital improvement projects and development review. Provide direction and advice to project team members on regulatory requirements related to stormwater, water, wastewater, water quality, solid waste and air pollution. Review designs, plans, specifications, construction scheduling, and estimates for the construction of public works and utilities projects. Advise, supervise or direct engineering or operational field work. Develop and review RFP’s; select and supervise professional consulting engineers or environmental consultants for the development of plans, specifications, studies, and reports. Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers and environmental consultants and resolve related issues. Perform field inspections on various projects and programs to verify compliance with environmental requirements. Resolve complex engineering problems, interpret specifications, and act as expert on pertinent City, State and Federal codes, regulations and policies. Monitor and document implementation and performance of environmental components of capital and development projects and City programs to ensure compliance with City, state and federal requirements.  Administer and ensure compliance with environmental aspects of City standards, codes, and specifications on development projects. Assist in the development and modification of City codes, standards, and specifications. Serve as liaison to and work with Federal, State, and local agencies and officials on issues pertaining to stormwater, water treatment wastewater treatment, water quality, solid waste and air quality requirements. Represent the City and Department in local, regional and state environmental work groups, councils, associations, partnerships, etc. Work with department and/or city teams to develop, and implement sustainability principles in projects and programs.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The job is performed primarily in an office environment, but requires field visits and inspections. Field work may require use of personnel protective safety equipment and work near or in areas requiring compliance with special safety procedures. The job entails constant sitting, ability to read and understand detailed documents, blueprints, maps, and other printed materials; the ability to use language and math, reason and solve problems, communicate clearly and concisely with co-workers and the public; the ability to work under stress, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and handle frequent interruptions. The job also entails frequent light (under 5 lbs.) lifting and carrying, reaching and bending or stooping, twisting, driving, and the use of near and far vision. Work may require occasional moderate (15-40 lbs.) lifting and carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing, crawling and kneeling or squatting. Employees may be exposed to noise, dust, fumes, solvents, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, machinery and moving vehicles, working in and around water. The job requires working alone, as well as working closely with others.
QUALIFICATIONS: Associate Civil Engineer: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in civil/environmental engineering or related field. Valid Colorado driver’s license required. Civil Engineer: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in civil engineering or a related field and three years experience performing professional engineering work. Possession of an Engineer Intern certificate from the State of Colorado and a valid Colorado driver’s license is required. Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interviews, criminal background check and substance screening.

DEADLINE: CITY APPLICATION is required and must be received by the Human Resources Department, 350 Kimbark St, Longmont, CO 80501 no later than 5:00 pm on March 5, 2014.  An on-line application process is available for this position on our website at For more information please call (303) 651-8609.