Civil - Codes and Standards, Civil - Construction, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Perform professional engineering work involving the review and design of proposed developments, street design, drainage design, utility plans, and building permits for compliance with the County's development standards and policies, as well as state and federal standards and specifications.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Applying principles and practices of civil engineering in reviewing land use and development applications.
Reviewing site development plans and building permit applications for conformance with adopted regulations and standards.
Reviewing quantities and cost estimates for subdivision improvement agreements and development agreements.
Researching, analyzing, and interpreting development regulations in relation to infrastructure requirements.
Providing public counter support to developers, builders, contractors, and the general public pertaining to County engineering and related requirements; as well as processing a variety of development permits.
Preparing and reviewing engineering designs, specifications, costs, and quantity estimates of development projects.
Identifying required easements or permits for roadway and drainage and other public works projects.
Under supervision, designing the necessary modifications and/or new construction of public streets, traffic controls, and related projects.
Preparing special engineering studies and reports; performing special assignments on development infrastructure problems as necessary.
Preparing specific studies for the Community and Economic Development Department.
Responding to the public or other inquiries relative to engineering policies and procedures on specific projects and other information.
Preparing and/or reviewing the adequacy and accuracy of computations, preliminary layout and design work from field, and survey data.
Researching deeds, gathering data, and producing right-of-way documents for development review applications.
Reviewing building permits and related right-of-way dedication and requirements associated with the permit.
Providing staff engineering support for Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, and Board of Adjustment meetings.
Assisting in preparing staff reports for the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and Board of County Commissioners hearings and meetings.
Performing other related duties and responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to calculate, prepare, and review metes and bounds descriptions.
Ability to write clearly and concisely on summarizing development policies and interpreting development regulations; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Apply principles and practices of civil engineering.
Utilize terminology, methods, practices, and techniques used in technical civil engineering report preparation.
Possess knowledge of basic principles and practices of roadway and drainage system designs.
Conduct basic engineering studies and develop appropriate recommendations.
Coordinate the work of professional and technical personnel.
Identify, coordinate, and resolve a wide variety of interests in the development of land.
Computer Skills: Ability to use various permitting and document review software such as Accela, AutoCAD, and Hydrology review software.
Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Experience: One (1) year of related professional Civil Engineering experience.
Education and Training: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.
License or Certificate: Possession of an Engineering Intern (EI) certification required.
Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.
Reach with hands and arms
Climb or balance
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion
Exposure to outdoor weather conditions
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
Adams County is located in northeastern Colorado. The county is 18 miles wide and 72 miles long, ranging from urban uses in the western portions of the county, to crop and grazing land in the central and eastern portions.
Rocky Mountain Arsenal
Agricultural activities are the single largest land use throughout the county, accounting for more than three quarters of the land area. Most irrigate...d farm land is located in the northwest section of the county, where it is supported by an extensive network of canals. The central and eastern portions of Adams County, including the Town of Bennett, are agriculturally based.
The western section of the county includes a number of urbanized communities, including Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and portions of Arvada, Aurora and Westminster.