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Municipal Engineer III

Northern Engineering
Greeley, CO
  • Posted: 3 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: $82,000 – $96,000

Are you interested in working for a company that offers a flexible work arrangement and prioritizes improving the quality of life in Northern Colorado? If yes, you found a company that focuses on BOTH.


At Northern Engineering our work reflects our pride; we make it our number one goal to deliver practical, yet cost-efficient solutions tailored to meet your engineering needs and exceed your project expectations. We utilize the most modern communication and engineering technology to enhance our design methods, providing the most successful solutions to improve the overall value of your project. We commit the same attention and expertise to every project in our office. We have engineered a diverse range of projects including large master-planned and mixed-use communities, single and multi-family residential developments, commercial and retail shopping centers, office parks, industrial areas, schools, institutional centers, golf courses, and resort communities.


Our exceptional team skills and dynamic personalities have enabled us to thrive for nearly 30 years. Our team includes licensed Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, technicians, field crews, and support staff. From our office locations in downtown Greeley and Old Town Fort Collins, our designs can be seen throughout Northern Colorado and beyond.

Primary Areas of Focus

  • Municipal Engineering
  • Permitting
  • Construction Management

Core Responsibilities

  • Perform advanced engineering design functions and standardized engineering work in sophisticated municipal public works and utility projects, including transportation, stream and reservoir restoration, water conveyance and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, storm drainage improvements, and development review.
  • Demonstrate skilled understanding of the materials, design methods, and construction techniques used in roadway, storm drainage, water, and wastewater design.
  • Develop regulatory, development, entitlement and construction permitting applications.
  • Perform construction management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the materials, design methods, and construction techniques used to design municipal improvements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of environmental permitting requirements, including those regulated by the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Mile High Flood District Criteria, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
  • Coordinate with other consultants, contractors, stakeholders, and the public.
  • Attend professional group meetings, and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in Civil Engineering.
  • Review plans to ensure contractor compliance with municipal specifications.
  • Check and review computations and specified materials for accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers.
  • Perform field inspections on various projects.
  • Perform, guide, develop and evaluate alternatives; prepare informative and understandable reports and engineering plans; and provide reliable advice on engineering problems.
  • Assist in coordinating engineering and construction-related activities with municipalities and outside agencies, including miscellaneous on-call/as-needed services indicative of the firm's role as Town Engineer.
  • Explain and communicate complex engineering issues in clear and concise terms appropriate for the respective audience.
  • Review work in progress or construction documents to evaluate alternatives and provide reliable recommendations and advice to move projects forward.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, Agricultural, Water Resources, or related Engineering field.
  • A Master's of Science degree is a plus.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain within one year.
  • A Master's Degree or two or more years of approved additional experience may be substituted for the Professional Engineer Certification
  • Extraordinary experience may be considered in place of a degree or certification.
  • Self-motivated candidate with sound engineering judgment who can work independently and a minimum of 3 years experience in civil engineering.
  • Proficient with GIS, hydraulic modeling software, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Valid driver's license and automobile insurance.

Who You Are:

  • Not satisfied with the status quo and are always looking for ways to improve yourself, your team, and the company. Communicate improvements with your team and leaders.
  • Takes responsibility for your own experience and actions and recognizes how your actions impact others.
  • Creates and cultivates authentic internal and external relationships and recognizes the importance of maintaining those connections.
  • Appreciates diversity and serve as a champion in creating an inclusive culture.

Physical Requirements

  • Required to stand, walk, and sit.
  • The position may require a visit to project sites often.
  • The position requires a regular and normal range of hearing.
  • The employee must be able to lift 40 lbs. occasionally.
  • Requires prolonged sitting with 15% of the time spent bending and reaching.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
  • Noise levels are consistent with a standard office environment.

Northern Engineering offers a Total Reward package for his position, including:

  • Discretional annual incentive bonus of 9% for this position.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick Time, 401(k) Match
  • Bereavement/Long Term Disability
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HAS)
  • Group Term Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance/Military Leave/Critical Illness insurance/Accident Insurance/Will and Trust Preparation Services/Travel Assistance Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered for the position may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, and other job-related reasons.


Additionally, most salaried team members work a flexible 40 hour a week schedule. In a flexible work arrangement, the employee works a consistent number of hours each pay period ensuring the needs of the position are fulfilled. However, the employee’s start and end time and days’ work vary, within a specified range. This allows for a better work-life balance. Example being a “9/80 schedule,” meaning they enjoy every other Friday off and work 80 hours in 9 days or a “4/10 schedule” meaning 4, 10-hour days each week.


We work hard and play hard and want you to bring your A Game. Don’t miss your opportunity to join our team!


Hiring Range: 82,000 – 96,000 Annually

Reports To: Director of Municipal Services

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Northern Engineering


Greeley, CO
80631 USA



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