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Collins Engineers, Inc. Civil Project Engineer in Denver, Colorado


Want to work for a top civil engineering firm, but still retain that small company feel with a family atmosphere? Collins makes its people and culture a top priority, while providing the opportunity to work on a varied mix of interesting and unique projects. As a mid-size, but growing, multi-disciplined civil engineering and professional services firm, Collins is a great place to grow your career.

Collins is seeking a self-motivated Civil Project Engineer to be an integral part of our team in Denver, CO. The position will provide the opportunity to work on a varied mix of private and public sector land development design projects that include:

  • Schools

  • Retail

  • Offices

  • Industrial buildings

    You will work with a team handling site design, land development, drainage and grading projects, and more. You will be working under the guidance of the Project Manager and/or Regional Manager. Continuing development and participation with technical committees will be encouraged and supported.


    The Civil Project Engineer I performs higher-level assignments designed to develop professional work knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard and moderate engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Supervisor screens assignments for unusual complexities and selects non-routine techniques and procedures to be applied. Has some responsibility for direction of Engineer and Engineering Technicians. Reports to a Project Engineer or Project Manager.

Position Description

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares and designs plans for site grading, drainage, paving, utilities, and roadways for public and private sector clients. Contributes significantly to projects of all sizes.

  • Prepares hydrology, earthwork, and roadway plans and profile evaluations.

  • Assists in collecting due diligence information and preparing concept site engineering plans.

  • Contributes significantly to the preparation of engineering reports, plans, and specifications.

  • Prepares submittals to State, Municipal, and other agencies.

  • Applies judgment on design decisions and selects from standard engineering techniques and alternatives.

  • Makes independent decisions within a general framework and work within agreed upon timelines and budgets.

  • Keeps Project Engineer and Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project scope or additional services.

  • Interacts with other departments and offices in order to coordinate work.

  • Is active in technical societies.

  • Responsible for small to moderately difficult projects from inception to completion.

  • Is available to attend meetings or events outside of normal working hours.

  • Has some communication with clients.

  • Directs and supervises the work of entry-level engineers, technicians, drafters and administrative staff.

  • Actively observes and acts in an appropriate manner related to safety.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year university, plus appropriate continuing education and a minimum of 2 years design experience.

  • Has proficient knowledge of hydrology, AutoCAD and Civil 3D software.

  • Experience with drainage design, water, sanitary sewer and utility design strongly preferred.


  • Professional Engineer (P.E.), or Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) with ability to obtain PE within one year

  • Valid driver's license

Additional Information

View physical demands and our commitment to safety ( . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

As a federal contractor, Collins Engineers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

Notice to Third Party Agencies (

Collins Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary Range: $ 59,200-$94,850 /year . Actual compensation may vary from posted hiring range based upon compensable factors, including: experience, education, and skill level.

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Job LocationsUS-CO-Denver

ID 2021-1464

Category Engineering

Type Full Time