SUMMARY: Under general supervision, provides a full range of project management and civil engineering services for the City’s capital improvement and maintenance projects with special emphasis on drainage projects. The incumbent will perform technical work related to the design and review of engineering plans, drafting, and work related to the production of maps, drawings, plans, specifications and details for storm drainage. The person in this position will plan, design, and supervise the construction of Capital Improvement Program projects to ensure conformance with plans and specifications, as well as various maintenance projects and work within City rights-of-way.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Primarily responsible the review and approval of engineering plans; field inspection and operation of projects related to the City Capital Improvement program with special emphasis on drainage projects; assists in review and approval of engineering plans, in conducting field inspection for all new street and utility construction projects, conducting traffic studies, including speed, accident analysis, volumes, and classifications; assists in performing engineering survey work; reviews and enforces engineering standards and specifications; monitors progress and ensures conformance to design, specifications, standards and safety on the project site; designs and prepares graphic presentations and illustrations with reports and studies; compiles, reviews and approves various technical reports; works closely with CDOT and other governmental agencies/municipalities and manages and maintains engineering records and documentation; conducts studies of traffic patterns or environmental conditions to identify engineering problems and assess the potential impact of drainage projects; analyzes survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data for projects; directs and manages capital improvement and maintenance projects from beginning to end including contract administration.
REQUIREMENTS: Valid Colorado Driver’s License; Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field from an accredited college or university; three years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, drafting, construction management, and/or surveying; and experience in computer-aided design and mapping; required EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate; P.E. license and experience in the design and construction of stormwater infrastructure preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
The City of Evans conducts pre-employment physical exams, drug testing, and background investigations as a condition of employment.
Evans, Colorado is a highly diversified, growing community located in Northern Colorado with an estimated population of 21,400 covering about 10.5 square miles. Evans is growing due in part to its outstanding quality of life including, over 300 days of sunshine each year and a full four seasons. Evans’ median household income is about $55,437 and its median age is 33.7 compared to the US median age of 37.4. Evans is recognized for neighborhoods with a full range of housing values. Evans is located in Weld County and is adjacent to Greeley, the County seat. Weld County is the third largest county in Colorado with approximately 4,000 square miles. It has an estimated population of 285,174 (2015) and employs about 139,000. Evans is located at the intersection of two major highways: US 85 and US 34. Evans is within 60 minutes of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Denver International Airport and downtown Denver.
In 1973, the Town of Evans adopted a home-rule charter and from then on, the town was to be known as the City of Evans. Evans is governed by a Council/Manager form of government. The City Council consists of seven elected members, in...cluding the Mayor. The City is divided into three Wards from which members are elected. The Mayor is elected at large from the community. The City Council sets policy, adopts ordinances and resolutions, and establishes an annual budget. The Council appoints the City Manager. The City Manager ensures the Council’s policy direction and oversees daily operations of the City, including a workforce of 100 full-time employees and about 75 part-time, temporary and seasonal employees within four departments. The City has a $31.3 million operation budget. The City mission is to deliver sustainable, citizen-driven services for the health, safety and welfare of the community.
Public Works is a critical and essential department for maintaining City infrastructure and services. Over 32 full-time Public Works employees are dedicated in developing, constructing, inspecting, improving and maintaining the City’s infrastructure. Infrastructure includes roadways, traffic lights, street lights, and sidewalks. In addition, this department is responsible for wastewater, stormwater, water distribution, sanitation services, forestry, parks and cemetery maintenance. Engineering is a division of the Public vWorks Department.