Direct and coordinate work within the Public Works
Transportation Engineering Division (Division) for capital projects
(dealing with, but not limited to, intersection improvements,
street widening, sidewalk improvements, bike lane improvements, new
road construction) and planning/coordination projects (dealing
with, but not limited to, transportation plans and updates for all
modes, the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization,
CDOT and other regional partners), under the general supervision of
a Senior Civil Engineer. Perform duties as the Project Manager for
assigned projects. Assist Public Works managers and staff in the
analysis and planning for transportation needs of the City and
Northern Colorado Region. Employ project management skills to gain
informed consent from affected parties on assigned projects while
working to expedite project planning, design and construction in a
logical, safe and responsible manner.
The salary range for this position is $72,800- $112,800 per year
with a hiring range of $72,800 - $102,800, depending on
qualifications and experience.
Position will close to applicants at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T on Monday,
May 10, 2021.
With over 300 days of sunshine, proximity to Rocky Mountain
National Park, endless outdoor recreation options and a thriving
arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene Loveland is an award
winning City. In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win
the 2020 Governors Award for Downtown Excellence. Loveland is the
top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive
years. Additionally, Loveland has consistently been ranked as one
of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S.
Featured by USA Today in 2017 as one of the Most Idyllic
Picturesque towns in America. As the rest of the world is figuring
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Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:
2 Medical plan options HDHP & PPO
Medical and Dependent Daycare flexible spending
Flexible Spending Medical and Dependent Daycare
Retirement 401(a) and 457
Paid time off including Holiday, Vacation and Medical Leave
Short and Long term disability
Wellness Clinic and programming
City of Loveland training opportunities
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide professional and technical expertise to:
Maintain a detailed knowledge of City of Loveland, CDOT and
AASHTO standards, specifications, design criteria and construction
practices for use in the execution of the City's Transportation
Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Implement professional judgment
in the best interest of the City in the assessment of requirements,
goals or standards.
Maintain a detailed knowledge of the Citys Transportation and
related plans to assist in implementing the current requirements
and developing future updates.
Prepare Request for Proposals (RFP's) for the selection of
consultants. Interview, evaluate, negotiate with and hire
consultants to assist with transportation master planning, street
design, structural design, construction management, property
acquisition, surveying, aerial mapping, bridge inventory work
and/or related drainage design work.
Monitor and direct consultants performing design/construction
plan preparation for projects in the City's Transportation CIP.
Duties include interacting with other City departments, other
governmental agencies, utilities, affected property and business
owners, and other impacted parties.
Perform critical project management duties including cost
estimating, project tracking / reporting, specification
preparation, and bid package development.
Perform construction management functions for CIP projects,
including quality control, progress payment preparation, writing
and approving change orders, handling contractor disputes/claims,
interfacing with affected property and business owners, public
information, utility adjustments/relocations, and project
Make formal presentations or explain assigned projects at
meetings with affected property owners, citizens, service clubs,
City Council, Planning Commission, and other boards, commissions,
and others as necessary.
Compose a wide range of written communications ranging from
memos and letters to detailed reports in support of the Division
goals and objectives.
Provide feedback and direction to assigned inspection and
technical staff, helping them understand assignments, analyze
situations, and make decisions. Make field design decisions to
correct plan deficiencies as needed.
Assist with department projects, programs, activities, and
Perform other duties as assigned.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintain an understanding of the State and Federal funding
mechanisms for state highway improvements and bridge improvements.
Employ this toward the acquisition of funds for the maintenance and
or upgrade of bridges and State highways within the city
Maintain an understanding of the procedures/requirements to
administer the use of State and Federal funds for highway, road,
bridge, bicycle, and pedestrian facility projects.
Maintain a general knowledge of the City of Loveland storm
drainage and water quality design and construction criteria.
Maintain an understanding of geotechnical sampling/testing and
pavement design procedures.
Perform or oversee the efforts of a transportation planning
consultant for the periodic update (approximately every 5 years) to
the Citys Transportation Plan(s).
This position is responsible for supervision of City
employee(s). Ability to perform supervisory responsibilities in
accordance with the Citys policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering
related to transportation planning, design and construction. An
understanding of the fundamentals of supervision and leadership.
Knowledge of business management (revenues, expenditures,
budgeting, cost tracking, goal setting, delegation, evaluation, and
communication). Ability to compose complex reports and deliver
detailed presentations regarding potentially controversial issues.
Ability to solve complex problems regarding transportation related
planning, design and construction issues. Ability to prepare
contracts for professional services and construction of CIP
projects, including planning, design or construction. Ability to
negotiate property acquisition. Knowledge of modern office
practices, procedures and equipment. Ability to understand and
follow oral and written directions. Proficient computer skills.
Experience using AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook,
Project, and other computer software. Ability to independently
solve problems, work under pressure, and meet reasonable deadlines.
Capable of maintaining confidential information. Strong
organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication
skills. Knowledge of proper spelling, punctuation, grammar,
arithmetic, and business English. Ability to learn and apply
technical terminology related to the Public Works Department. Must
be a self-directed team player able to multi-task to provide
assistance to both internal and external customers while
maintaining a positive attitude. Must function as an effective team
member who can follow directions and provide concise information
and answers, sharing resources and adapting work schedules and
priorities to accomplish goals and objectives set by supervisor.
Ability to respond to change and to special requests with
flexibility and in a positive manner. Ability to take initiative to
successfully resolve conflicts with others independently. Maintains
an effective working relationship with co-workers, customers,
contractors and representatives of other governmental entities by
employing effective interpersonal skills.
Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public
Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with
Courtesy & Kindness
Job specific competencies:
Job knowledge, Business Acumen, Project Management,
Communication, and Decision Making
Education and/or experience:
B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field or a combination of
eight (8) years of education and/or experience may substitute for
the B.S. degree. In addition, a minimum of six (6) years of
experience in civil engineering with a background in urban street
widening and intersection design and construction, transportation
master planning, and/or project management required. Without a B.S.
degree, the combination of education and/or experience is a minimum
of 14 years. A minimum of three (3) years supervisory or management
experience preferred Experience directing consultants with a wide
range of professional skills to address civil design, funding, land
surveying, environmental, social, utility and other concerns facing
urban transportation projects required. Experience in developing,
monitoring, and regulating budgets, including professional services
and capital construction projects required.
Licensure and/or certifications:
Must possess a valid driver's license. Registration as a
Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado or ability to obtain
within one (1) year of hire required.
Working Environment and Required Background Checks:
Performs duties within an office environment and in the field at
various project sites in an outside environment. May be exposed to
long periods of sitting or standing at a desk or computer. Outside
environment may be in hot, cold or inclement weather and may
require the incumbent to traverse (by vehicle or foot) over certain
rough or uneven ground surfaces.
Material and equipment directly used:
Multi-line telephone, personal computer, printer, calculator,
fax machine, copier, and communications equipment including cell
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
A driving record and criminal history background check will be