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Civil Engineer II

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$29.63 $41.48 $5,135.77 $7,189.73 $61,621.00 $86,269.00


Performs responsible, professional engineering work in the design, investigation and construction of public works projects.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

  • Receives direct supervision from the assigned supervisor. Higher-level professional engineering personnel may also provide technical or functional supervision.
  • May exercise direct and indirect supervision over lower level professional and paraprofessional engineering staff.
  • Design, write, and prepare specifications and plans and calculate cost estimates for various engineering projects.
  • Enforce County ordinances and appropriate state and federal laws, codes and regulations.
  • Respond to citizen complaints concerning engineering problems.
  • Perform field inspections of various engineering projects.
  • Analyze materials and design data submitted to the County.
  • Coordinate engineering projects between contractors and the County.
  • Perform complex plan checks to ensure consultant and contractor compliance with County specifications.
  • Perform basic and complex engineering calculations.
  • Provide engineering data and cost estimates for the County budget as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Provide professional customer service to clients and public.
  • Act as an official representative of the County in a professional manner with local, state, and national agencies and organizations.
  • Accomplish the assigned workload in a timely manner and meet established performance standards and objectives.
  • Advanced principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to public works or structural engineering.
  • Methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of public works and utilities projects.
  • Modern development, current literature and sources of information regarding engineering.
  • Make complex engineering computations and check, design and prepare engineering plans, studies, profiles and maps.
  • Learn and enforce County ordinances and appropriate state and federal laws, codes and regulations.
  • Train, assist, evaluate and supervise lower level engineering and clerical persons.
  • Negotiate and manage contracts for service.
  • Effectively respond to conflict situations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.


  • At least three to six years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.
  • Engineer-Intern Certification.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado preferred.
  • Education equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.

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