The Engineer/Senior Engineer – Utilities Engineering is a professional engineering position in the Department of Public Works and Utilities responsible for two main roles:
1. The primary role (70-80% time) is the primary person responsible for engineering review of development applications and designs for public works and utilities infrastructure. This involves review of submissions regarding development and redevelopment projects for conformance with City standards and specifications and review to support the best interests of the City and long-term utility operations and maintenance. Work involves:
coordination with outside developers/engineering firms with awareness for balancing customer service and support with long-term consequences for public safety, operations, and maintenance of utility infrastructure;
close partnership with several Divisions within Public Works and Utilities; and
collaboration with various City Departments including Community Development, Economic Development, and Parks Recreation and Libraries
2. The secondary role (20-30% time) is the development, coordination, project management, plan review, and construction inspection of utility capital improvement projects. These projects involve municipal water distribution systems, water treatment and storage facilities, pump stations, wastewater collection systems, wastewater treatment and lift station facilities, reclaimed water distribution systems, and reclaimed water treatment. The incumbent is a liaison to consulting engineers and contractors on a number of Department planning and Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs). This person will assist in selecting and managing engineering consulting firms and coordinate activities of consultants on water, wastewater, and reclaimed water projects. Major responsibilities include capital project management from master planning level design through project construction and implementation within defined schedules and budgets.
Work is under the direction of the Utilities Engineering Manager, but with appreciable latitude for independent judgment and action for achievement of desired objectives. This position will require attendance at occasional evening meetings.
The full salary range for this position is stated above. Starting wages are negotiable and dependent on the qualifications and experience of each individual candidate. The City of Westminster offers a bonus of up to $1,500 per year depending on the employee's fluency in Spanish, Hmong, and/or Laotian.
Education, Experience, Skills, Formal Training, Licenses, and CertificationsRequired:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or closely related field
Must possess a valid driver's license, provide proof of a safe driving record, and maintain a safe driving record for continued employment
Minimal experience (less than three years) in design and construction of water/ wastewater systems and facilities
Minimum of three to five years progressively responsible experience in the design and construction of water/wastewater systems and facilities
Registration with the Colorado State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as a professional engineer (P.E.) is required
Preferred seven or more years of experience in the design and construction of water/wastewater systems and facilities
Master's Degree in Engineering or a related field
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered
Centrally located between Denver and Boulder on the US 36 high-tech corridor, Westminster is a blue-chip community poised to become the third downtown in the mile-high metroplex. Our award-winning City has a reputation for innovative and progressive management in local government. Over 109,000 residents enjoy superb recreation amenities, well-planned neighborhoods, and numerous entertainment and... shopping opportunities in a beautiful City designed for an exceptional quality of life.
The City of Westminster has a Council/Manager form of government with a long-standing history of collaboration and partnership. Our organization has a strong bias for action. The quality of life within the community is a direct result of purposeful and strategic governance meeting current community needs, while giving thoughtful consideration to the future.
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