Senior Engineer – Right of Way Services – Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
City and County of Denver
Location: Denver, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Salary: $93,744.00 - $154,678.00
Based on experience and education
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: R0052689
This is a limited position with an expected end date of 12/31/2024 and the potential to be extended.
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure, and services.
DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets, and people of the city with the greatest need through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development.
DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results.
Right of Way Services (ROWS) has a Core Function to regulate and manage the use of the public Right of Way – the City’s largest asset. We provide many services to contractors, developers, utility operators, citizens and other City agencies to responsibly regulate activities in the right of way The Construction Engineering Transportation section reviews, issues permits and performs inspection of construction to ensure safe infrastructure for public use. The Special Projects Team within Construction Engineering Transportation is involved with large, regional non-City projects that affect the public right of way. Some recent and current projects include RTD’s A-Line and W-Line corridors, CDOT’s T-Rex and Central 70 projects, and the 16th Street Mall Reconstruction project.
The Construction Engineering Transportation/Special Projects team has an opening for a limited Senior Engineer. The position participates in the inspection and project coordination work of the team, actively collaborates with external project sponsors and serves as the City’s representative to communicate responses to project requests for information and field design changes.
Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform professional level project coordination engineering work on a variety of large and complex engineering projects and assignments from beginning to completion, which includes reviewing construction plans and designs for conformance and compliance, providing technical engineering oversight and guidance, coordinating project phases, and recommends solutions to complex engineering issues and problems
Team lead on projects and assignments, coordinate the work for contractors, consultants, and stakeholders to assists our project inspectors with project concerns and issues, keeps team member focused on tasks and assignments, and allocates resources effectively
Perform project coordination work on complex projects, which includes monitoring overall construction and design, watch project schedules, ensuring compliance and conformance to City engineering standards and specifications
Review and evaluate blueprints, architectural drawings, design plans, and project development documents for permits, which includes the review and approval of traffic control plans for street occupancy permits
Review and evaluate complex right-of-way traffic control systems and reviews roadway construction project plans that impact signs, markings, streetlights, and traffic signals to ensure compliance with City traffic control device requirements
Review projects to ensures compliance with engineering codes and standards, monitor projects for quality, identify strategies to overcome barriers, ensure materials comply with project specifications, review calculations, and perform field and site inspections
Our ideal candidate will have:
Experience designing, reviewing and approving traffic control plans that are compliant with MUTCD standards, storm water and sanitary and sewage infrastructure
Experience designing and reviewing streets and associated infrastructure with public Right of Way, transportation; experience with municipalities, various utility organization
Experience with alternate-funded large infrastructure project delivery systems
Strong communication skills, including political tact, conflict resolution, and consensus-building among project stakeholders
Ability to work flexibly in a changing environment
Knowledge of both vertical and horizontal construction
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of professional engineering work experience after obtaining a Professional Engineering (PE) license.
Education/Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted.
Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements.
License/Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application.
Requires registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Colorado State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers at the time of application.
Registration in another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement, provided that the applicant has Colorado registration at completion of probation.
Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
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