Job Description

Overall Job Objective


The current vacancy is in the Development Services Department and will be responsible for reviewing and approving private development projects. 


Positions assigned to this class are responsible for performing, leading and overseeing the work of staff engaged in providing development engineering support to Town staff, developers, engineers, architects and contractors by analyzing, interpreting and performing engineering plan design, review, and field inspections, and designing and coordinating small construction projects and contracts.


This is a senior level professional classification in the engineering job family.  Incumbent(s) perform the full range of advanced engineering duties that demonstrates broad practical knowledge in a variety of processes, methods, techniques and best practices. Work involves planning and coordinating difficult assignments, the modification of established guidelines, and the initiation of new approaches.  May be responsible for daily work assignments, conducting work reviews, training staff in work procedures, and providing recommendations to management.   

First review of applications will be on November 14, 2022. 

Examples of Duties


The following are intended to describe core work functions of this classification.  While the level and broad nature of essential duties may not change, specific work tasks will vary over time depending on the Town’s needs.


  • Serves as a formal lead to staff; schedules staff, provides communication rom management to work unit; delegates and monitors workflow. 
  • Oversees and leads engineering plan review of residential and commercial subdivision plans, final plats, and all related onsite and offsite civil engineering plans and technical reports. 
  • Performs engineering pre-application reviews and technical reviews of planning and zoning applications, reviews minor land divisions including land splits, land ties, lot line adjustments, legal descriptions and maps of dedication.
  • Assists in developing, revising and maintaining engineering policies, processes, procedures, guidelines, and ordinances as they relate to engineering civil design standards, details, and specifications for both private development and public works CIP construction projects.
  • Assists customers, residents, and developers with engineering related concerns; discusses construction plans, permit procedures, status of reviews, problem areas, changes needed, and contractor responsibilities with Town staff, property owners, developers, engineers and architect.
  • Oversees, monitors, enforces and collects construction assurance documentation, ensures approved plans are properly signed and recorded; determines cost estimates and inform engineers and developers of various fees such as right-of-way construction permit fees and development engineering fees.
  • Prepares staff reports for the Town Council regarding Final Plats, maps of dedication, right-of-way abandonments, warranty deeds and utility easements; attends Council meetings.
  • Provides technical information, assistance and expertise to staff members, Council Members, engineers, developers and contractors. 
  • Represents the Town Engineering Division and serves as a staff liaison on committees and inter-agency projects.
  • Reviews CIP and traffic plans and specifications; assists applicable internal departments/divisions in determining cost effective engineering solutions during the scoping and plan review process.
  • Conducts field visits to assist in identifying and resolving potential construction issues, provides assistance to the engineering construction inspectors and the right-of-way permit staff.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Typical Qualifications


Education and Experience:  

Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Engineering or a related field and 6 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of directly related education and experience.



  • Driver's License;
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) License;
  • Maintain all certifications/licenses required at job entry.

Supplemental Information


  • Civil engineering theory, principles, design standards and practices;
  • Engineering design principles;
  • Federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules and regulations;
  • Standard office equipment including the computer and programs relevant to the performance of applicable duties and responsibilities;
  • Advanced mathematical principles;
  • Customer service principles.


  • Leading, guiding and training staff;
  • Researching and analyzing engineering data;
  • Performing complex mathematical calculations;
  • Interpreting and applying Federal, state and local statutes, codes, ordinances, standards, rules and regulations;
  • Reading and interpreting construction drawings, plans and specifications;
  • Preparing and reviewing engineering computations and estimates;
  • Conducting field inspections; 
  • Developing, managing and administering budgets from multiple funding sources;
  • Using standard engineering design tools;
  • Using computers and related software applications;  
  • Facilitating meetings;
  • Communicating technical information to a non-technical audience;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and other interested parties sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Application Instructions

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