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City and County of Denver - Senior Engineer – Right of Way Services – Department of Transportation & Infrastructure

  • 02/11/2021 5:05 PM
    Message # 10086203

    City and County of Denver

    Job Title

    Senior Engineer – Right of Way Services – Department of Transportation & Infrastructure

    Job Location

    Denver, Colorado

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective 
    About Our Job
    Denver's 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, including transportation planning, design and construction; major projects, maintenance of streets, bridges and storm and sanitary sewers; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; and oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way including on-street parking. We employ a culture of safety throughout the department to strengthen workplace health and organizational performance.

    For more information, please visit the DOTI website

    DOTI’s Commitment to Equity:

    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.
    The Senior Engineer position is within the Development Engineering Services Transportation Section of the ROWS division. This role will be part of a team responsible for ensuring land development projects meet or exceed the City’s transportation requirements resulting in high quality and safe infrastructure development in the City Right of Way.

    As a Senior Engineer with the Transportation Team of the ROWS Development Engineering Services Section, you will be expected to:

    Perform professional engineering work on a variety of large and complex private development projects and assignments from inception to completion, including reviewing construction plans and designs for conformance and compliance, providing technical engineering guidance, coordinating project phases, and recommending solutions to complex engineering issues and problems
    Apply City and DOTI rules, standards and policies in the strategic review of engineering plans, specifications and technical reports. Performs calculations to check applications and drawings for code and/or standards compliance. Provide technical expertise to DOTI and other departments and divisions
    Working with stakeholders both internal and external to the city, including design consultants and contractors, utility companies, other city agencies and departments, elected officials, and intergovernmental organization
    Regularly meet with applicants, internal project managers, contract personnel, other City staff, and the public to resolve plan review comments, provide process and technical guidance, and minimize regulatory and field conflicts
    Monitor the ROWS review process and keep interested parties advised as to the various stages of review while providing strong customer service and attention to detail with follow up
    Perform field reviews and occasionally review site construction as appropriate to assure compliance with approved plans and regulations
    Demonstrate flexibility in decision making to address a variety of case-by-case scenarios
    Lead and support fellow and less experienced team staff towards department and division goals
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.)
    About You
    Our ideal candidate will have:

    Understanding of general principles and practices of Transportation and Utility engineering and construction with educational and/or work experience in design, review and/or inspection of transportation/roadway and/or utility plans
    Municipal engineering experience in managing stakeholders and sensitive public engagement activities and demonstrate flexibility and ease in interactions with stakeholders
    Multi-modal transportation, roadway design, standard details and specifications including preparation of associated reports a plus
    Deconfliction techniques, effective communication, and strong customer service skills for proposed infrastructure and collaborate with team, department staff, and various stakeholders to issue guidance and approvals
    Demonstrate initiative in performing assigned duties, identifying challenges and solutions, and supporting Engineering and Regulatory goals
    Proficiencies with wide array of technologies such as MS Teams and Outlook, Office 365, Adobe Suite, Bluebeam Revu, AutoCAD, SharePoint, MS Word and Excel, Accela Civic Solutions
    Knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) system capabilities
    We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

    Experience: Three (3) years of professional engineering work experience after obtaining a Professional Engineering (PE) license

    Licensures/Certification(s): 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. Or requires registration as an Architect by the Colorado State Board of Registration 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

    Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements
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