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Capital Improvement Project Engineer II or III

American Society of Civil Engineers
Centennial, CO 80112

Arapahoe County's Public Works and Development Department is an American Public Works Association Accredited Agency, the first County in Colorado to obtain this status.  Within the Department of Public Works and Development (PWD), we are seeking a Capital Improvement Project Engineer to join our team in the Transportation Division.  This is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer who wants to make a positive difference in the Arapahoe County community.
As a Capital Improvement Project Engineer, this position is responsible for serving as a project manager for capital improvement projects. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a commitment to excellence and a desire to contribute as a member of our high-performing team.

The primary responsibilities of Capital Improvement Project Engineer II and III are as follows, with the Engineer III performing these functions with a higher level of independence and for projects of greater scope and complexity:

Capital Improvement Project Delivery:

  • Provides professional and technical expertise for efficient capital improvement project delivery at both the design and construction phases of a project
  • Provides project management services; prepares detailed scope of services/work, develops and monitors schedules and budgets, and monitors performance of subordinate staff and consultants; establishes priorities and adjusts schedules to meet priorities established by Division in consideration of current Departmental goals, objectives, priorities, and workload.
  • Provides or supervises the development of designs, plans, reports, studies, specifications, bid documents, and estimates for the construction of public works/utilities projects.
  • Performs internal quality assurance review for final construction Plans, construction specifications and solicitation documents for the Transportation Division prior to sending to Purchasing. Also, reviews documents of other departments or divisions as necessary.

Overall Duties:

  • Prepares, presents, and leads discussions at Public Meetings, Planning Commissioner and BOCC Study Sessions and Public Hearings, interagency coordination  meetings, and internal staff meetings related to  project and/or Division related assignments.
  • Pro-actively manages conflict and challenges associated with project implementation and develops strategies to resolve issues and keep project on schedule and within budget.
  • Is responsible for managing budgets and schedules for their projects to keep them on time and within established budgets.
  • Performs related work as required.



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field.


  • Capital Improvement Project Engineer II: Minimum of four (4) years of professional-level engineering experience is required which includes transportation-related experience. 
  • Capital Improvement Project Engineer III:  Minimum of eight (8) years of professional-level engineering experience is required which includes transportation project management.  Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado or the ability to obtain within six months of employment is required.

An equivalent combination of education and work experience that satisfy the requirements of the job may be considered.

  • Possession of a Colorado Class "R" driver's license or ability to obtain within two weeks of appointment.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and motor vehicle checks.


Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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Capital Improvement Project Engineer II or III

American Society of Civil Engineers
Centennial, CO 80112

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