Drainage Engineer II (Engineer II)

City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other; Non-Department Head
  • Salary: $5,623 - $6,751. per month
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 416,427
  • Where: 30 S Nevada, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Jan 10 2019

Deadline: Jan 24 2019



Job Title Drainage Engineer II (Engineer II)
Closing Date/Time Thu. 01/24/19 4:00 PM Mountain Time
Salary $5,623.00 - $6,751.00 Monthly
Job Type Full-time
Location Public Works - City of Colorado Springs, Colorado
Department Public Works
Description / Position Overview Benefits Supplemental Questions

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Drainage Engineer II

In this position, you will design, oversee, and coordinate a variety of engineering projects for the Public Works Department and direct the work of outside engineering consultants.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:
Conduct construction and development plan reviews to ensure compliance with professional and technical guidelines
Ensure project compliance with diverse and complex regulations, standards, and procedures for federal, state, and local government during the review and implementation of stormwater capital projects
Interact with City and Colorado Springs Utilities departments
Review and approve drainage reports, grading/erosion control plans, and construction plan reviews for compliance with City codes, policies, standards, and drainage criteria
Review other City projects and operations for compliance with stormwater and environmental regulatory programs; recommend and coordinate modifications to projects as needed
Participate in drainage basin planning studies such as storm sewers, channels, bridges, and detention ponds
Prepare detailed comments for applicants and provide technical assistance with corrections
Respond to questions and inquiries from the public, contractors, and developers
Provide engineering planning and design assistance on stormwater-related capital projects, including hydrologic and hydraulic analysis; drainage channel analysis and design; storm sewer analysis and design; design of full spectrum detention and retention facilities; water quality best management practices, planning, and design; site grading; and erosion control planning and design
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

Knowledge of:
Professional civil engineering principles, practices, and methods
Pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations governing one or more of the following: Environmental Protection Agency MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System), City drainage criteria, Pikes Peak Regional Floodplain Management, and Army Corps of Engineers
Methods and techniques of engineering plan design, review, and approval
Principles of business letter writing and technical report preparation
Erosion control and Best Management Practices
Construction management principles
Concepts related to City's drainage criteria 4-step process, full spectrum detention, and low-impact development techniques
Drainage basin planning
Ability to:
Provide technical training to lower-level engineering staff
Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Successful candidate will have:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related engineering field
Three years of full-time civil engineering experience
Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges
Additional Information:
Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to lift up to 30 pounds occasionally and walking or standing to a significant degree.

Environmental Conditions
Primary Work Environment - Office environment with some travel from site to site
Extreme Temperature - Seasonally
Wetness and Humidity - Seasonally
Respiratory Hazards - Never
Noise and Vibrations - Never
Physical Hazards - Never
Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Never
Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Never

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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