Project Engineer/Project Manager

Position Title: Project Engineer/Project Manager
Classification: Professional Engineer II thru IV
Department: Engineering
Category: Exempt or Hourly
Last Revised: July 16, 2014


Position summary:

This position is responsible for professional level engineering design tasks as assigned. Must be capable for preparing proposals, managing project budgets and schedules, and be capable of participating in other projects as well as those assigned to manage.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will assign work to staff to obtain maximum utilization of assigned personnel.
  • Will administer, as needed, and work with the surveying group, engineering group, support services, and administrative group. Will have regular contact with clients and may be the assigned client contact for the company.
  • Will monitor work done by project engineers and surveying/engineering technicians on assigned projects.
  • Coordinates efforts, as needed, with municipal agencies, other consulting engineering and surveying firms, and vendors. Insures that any necessary notification, informational meetings, or other contacts are made.
  • Works with the Coffey staff and clients in a way which will promote the goals of team work, client satisfaction, continual company improvement, and profitability.
  • Will follow established company procedures.
  • Will provide technical support as a member of project teams for other Project Managers.
  • Will prepare written technical reports and project proposals as needed or assigned.
  • Review project invoices of assigned projects.
  • Work with other Project Managers on the following:
    • Performs Professional level work and review of reports, plans, drawing or other instruments of service that require the seal of a professional civil engineer.
    • Performs all or specialized engineering related work based on needs and criteria established by review agencies, clients, government agencies, vendors, utilities, contractors, or other governing parties. These projects may be characterized by unique or complex circumstances.

Attributes:

  • Complex Problem Solving – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Systems Analysis – Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Writing Ability – Must be capable of writing technical reports and proposals with minimal supervision.

Personal Strengths:

  • Reasoning Abilities – The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. The ability to interpret an extensive array of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form that deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry and financial functions.
  • Comprehension/Expression – The ability to listen, to understand, and to communicate information and ideas through a variety of techniques and processes. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals, and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and general public. The ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical publications, and governmental or agency regulations which may influence the functionality of the department.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals, and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and general public. The ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical publications, and governmental or agency regulations which may influence the functionality of the department.

Experience & Education:

  • 4+ year’s industry experience.
  • Design experience with Civil 3D and associated hydrology and hydraulic analysis programs. Experience with UDSWMM or HEC-2 desired
  • Professional Engineer in the State of Wyoming/Colorado or ability to obtain one within one year.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions, possibly for extended assignments.
  • The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on the construction site is often loud.