Performs design engineering work as part of the Transportation Project Delivery Division of the Engineering Services Division of the Public Works Department.
Engineers' primary responsibilities are the development of transportation improvement project design. This work is performed at the direction of professional engineers.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-served basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Designs systems and prepares project plans and specifications related to the assigned function
Reviews, evaluates, and revises engineering plans and specifications
Participates in the preparation of cost estimates, specifications and bid evaluations
Monitors and controls construction progress and expenditures
Meets and coordinates with other departments, consultants, government agencies and utility companies
Investigates complaints and recommends corrective action
Collects and analyzes data
Prepares and presents a variety of reports
May serve as project engineer on the construction phase of City projects
Performs additional duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree, from an accredited institution, in civil/transportation engineering or related field
At least two (2) years progressively responsible professional engineering work in assigned function
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Considerable knowledge of current engineering principles and practices applicable to assigned construction and design function
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens
Present ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written form
Ability to review, correct and recommend solutions to complex engineering plans
Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills
Skills in the use of field and office engineering instruments and equipment including a personal computer and related software
Experience with AutoCAD and Civil 3D is preferred
Licenses and Certificates:
EIT Certification or Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) with the State of Colorado or ability to obtain through reciprocity from another state within six (6) months of employment
Colorado driver's license with a good driving record
Internal Number: 19-00207
About City of Aurora
City of Aurora, ColoradoIt is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora! We're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of: Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply. Why Work for Aurora?Make a difference in the lives of real people every day.Diverse community.Competitive total compensation package.Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan.Light rail station minutes away.On-site fitness center and wellness programs.Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement.Access to innovation workspaces.Department InformationThe mission of the Public Works Department is to effectively promote and maintain a high level of economic welfare and quality of life in Aurora through the planning, design, construct...ion, inspection, review, approval and maintenance of Aurora's transportation and drainage infrastructure. They are looking for a Project Engineer to plan, review, coordinate, and perform complex professional engineering work to support the engineering services function of the Public Works Department under the supervision of the Transportation Projects Delivery Manager.