Salt Lake City


Requisition ID
Minimum Salary
USD $27.99/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $48.45/Hr.
Post End Date
US-UT-Salt Lake City


As a registered professional engineer, serves as project engineer on City projects, and independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in making substantial adaptations and modifications. This is a responsible position in planning, design, construction or related engineering work and may require supervising engineers and other subordinate staff.


  • Prepares and approves designs for engineering projects in accordance with general engineering principles and Salt Lake City Standards. Serves on general planning, design and project review committees.
  • Assists in selecting consultants and specifying parameters for projects and scope of work for consultants. Recommends approval of all work done by consultants and troubleshoots various segments of assigned projects.
  • Prepares complex plans and assures complete designs follow standards as set by Salt Lake City, various codes or standard engineering principles. May draft engineering drawings.
  • May supervise engineers or technicians with responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of their work. Approves or rejects contractors’ work, specifications, pay requests or cost estimates.
  • Reviews and calculates complex project pricing and amount of payments which should be made to contractors. Signs off appropriate documents prior to payment, and suggests contract change orders.
  • Reviews or prepares reports of work done and project status. Prepares project documents, monitors and complies with bidding procedures and meets periodically with departmental staff to outline project status.
  • May serve as Salt Lake City representative on joint projects and meet with general public or consultants to evaluate and resolve project problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering equivalent from a fully accredited college or university and four years paid work experience in civil engineering or related field.
  • Possession of a professional engineer certificate from the State of Utah. Out of state applicants who possess a PE License must become a PE within the State of Utah within six months of employment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
  • Ability to lead, develop and support other team members, use computers, prepare and present complex reports in written and oral form, and effectively interface with contractors and the general public.


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