We are a diverse group of people who work together well on our common goal of tackling Traffic related civil engineering projects for the City of Thornton. We are passionate about what we do, relaxed in the environment we work in, and encourage individual and team professional development. Looking for a place to plant your roots and grow? Look no further! Apply now!
This person hired for this position will manage, administer, and coordinate various traffic calming, roadway, intersection, traffic signal, and other projects related to the area assigned while ensuring conformance with applicable city, state, and federal standards.
We are looking for a Project Manager I or II or an experienced Civil Engineer. Regardless of your experience we know you'll bring a unique skill set and perspective with you. Below it the outline of each position you could be hired for depending on your related work history.
Project Manager l: Under direction, this is the entry-level class in the Project Manager l/ll/Civil Engineer series. Incumbents entering the class are required to have related work experience. Generally, work is observed and reviewed both during performance and upon completion. Positions at this level oversee and concurrently direct various moderately complex capital improvement projects, development projects and engineering system models. Moderately complex projects include, but are not limited to: small development projects, pipeline rehabilitation, valve replacement, hydrant replacement, treated water system improvements, and trail connections.
Project Manager ll: Under general direction, this is a journey-level class in the Project Manager l/ll/Civil Engineer series. Incumbents in the class are required to have extensive related work experience, and are expected to perform the full range of duties assigned to this class and to work independently, exercising independent judgment and initiative. Generally, positions at this level oversee and concurrently direct numerous complex capital improvement projects, development projects and engineering system models. Complex projects may include, but are not limited to: roadway widenings, intersection improvements, complex development projects, water storage reservoirs, storm drainage systems, and large diameter pipelines.
Civil Engineer: Under general direction, this is a licensed journey-level class in the Project Manager l/ll/Civil Engineer series. Incumbents in this class are expected to perform the full range of duties assigned to this class and to work independently, exercising independent judgment and initiative. Positions at this level concurrently oversee and direct numerous complex to very complex capital improvement projects, development projects, and engineering system models. Very complex projects may include, but are not limited to: utility master plans, water pump stations, very complex development projects, sanitary sewer lift stations, and water treatment facilities.
Thornton is the 6th largest city in Colorado and about to become 5th largest. Thornton has a current population of just under 150,000 people and will likely grow to about 242,000 by 2065. Thornton has also become a destination for primary employers and regional retail has discovered Thornton as a successful base of operations. Builders and Developers have found Thornton to be a desired location for a variety of new housing opportunities. Thornton has a very diverse population with a wide range of socio-economic conditions for residents throughout the city. Thornton benefits from its proximity to downtown Denver, Denver International Airport, and the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and offers both established neighborhoods, and newer, affordable homes, creating a safe, sought-after, and active environment with a wide variety of municipal services.
Thornton has aggressively pursued recreation programs with nearly 1,000 acres of land developed or designated for public parks. The numerous lighted tennis courts, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, recreation centers and gymnasiums offer recreation opportunities for people of all ages and activity levels. ...Thornton is also in the process of adding a new community center with an attached library as well as a nature library in another location.
Our mission as a community is to ensure the availability of a broad range of services using all available public and private resources. Thornton will provide for a high quality of life by being responsive to the physical and human requirements of its citizens through innovative leadership and planning.