Technical Engineer

Salary: $74,701 - $104, 581
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Choose Location
Publish Date: Posted June 2, 2023
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SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs a full range of moderately complex tasks of technical, professional, and administrative work to support the Town Engineer in ensuring that public works projects are technically competent, in compliance, and protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Full Job Description-(PDF)

Project Management

  • Provide technical direction, project management, and assistance to developers, consultants, external agencies, and staff regarding
  • projects
  • Provide project management for the construction of municipal public works projects
  • Prepare plans, specifications, and contract documents for miscellaneous small projects


  • Draft plans for public works construction projects from rough drafts developed by professional engineering staff; prepares drawings of existing public works improvements using field notes, maps and records of surveys
  • Assist with general civil engineering construction and private development engineering plans and documents for conformance with Town design and construction standards, codes, ordinances
  • Perform environmental monitoring, permitting, compliance, and impact mitigation activities for public and private development

Resource Management

  • Assist wildlife and natural resource management within the urban boundary
  • Administer invasive weed management program


  • Review permit applications for work within Town rights-of-way as they apply to development proposals
  • Review payments to consultants and contractors
  • Review materials, methods, equipment, specifications, cost estimates and related documents


  • Maintain integrity and professionalism by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved
  • Follow safety protocols during inspections; recognize and make recommendations to correct unsafe conditions affecting public safety

Minimum Qualifications
B.S. in Engineering or Project Management or closely related field and 2 years of relevant engineering, project management, and construction management experience, or equivalent combination or education, training and experience; Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate or Project Management certificate; valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Knowledge of: Engineering mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry; hydrology and surveying; engineering principles and practices, nomenclature and symbols; engineering, survey, mathematical and other ordinary sources of engineering information; project and asset management; CAD drafting procedures and methods; computer software including ArcGIS; familiarity with applicable local, state and Federal laws and regulations.

Skill in: Ability to read and interpret graphic data, blueprints, engineering plans and construction specifications preparation and inspection, and maps; apply civil and environmental engineering principles, practices and methods to municipal venue; cost estimate complex projects; understand, interpret, and apply regulations and legal descriptions; write grant applications and administer grants; apply advanced problem-solving skills; develop technical reports and computations; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; develop and maintain effective working relationships with Town staff, contractors and the public; assess and prioritize multiple tasks and demands.

Environmental Factors
Work is performed in indoor and outdoor work environments. Exposure to extreme and adverse weather conditions, may be exposed to moving vehicles and equipment and hazardous chemicals.

Physical Factors
While performing the duties of this job, may be required to perform a full range of motion with lifting and/or carrying supplies, materials, equipment, and/or other items weighing up to 50 pounds.


  • Full-Time Year Round.
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Grade: 65
  • Salary Range: Minimum $ 74,701 – maximum $ 104,581
  • Hiring Range: min $74,701 mid $89,641 DOQ

The Town of Telluride offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, retirement with Town match, paid time off, sick leave, comp time, 10 paid holidays, and a merchant ski pass!

To Apply
Email the Employment Application(PDF), cover letter, and resume to Sydney Roop, HR Coordinator.

Email Sydney Roop

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Pet Friendly
  • Retirement
  • Ski Pass
  • Wellness

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