Municipal Engineering Team Leader

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
May 20, 2024
May 30, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Title

Municipal Engineering Team Leader


Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 US (Primary)


Engineering - Municipal

Job Type




Salary Grade

$0.00 - $0.00 ( Varies based on Experience )

Job Description

SGM is currently seeking a Municipal Engineering Team Leader for our Glenwood Springs office. The roles and responsibilities of a consulting municipal engineer vary depending on the type of client they are representing. Most importantly he or she must be a well-rounded engineer who has experience in most if not all aspects of municipal engineering.

Depending on experience level, the anticipated salary range for this position may be as follows: Engineer IV $90,100 - $112,300 or Senior Engineer I $103,000 - $131,000 per year

SGM offers a generous benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision coverage, employer paid STD/LTD/Life, HSA/FSA plans, 401k employer match, parental leave, vacation & sick leave, 8 paid holidays, and incentive compensation bonuses. Benefits may be prorated for part-time employees. This position will be posted until filled but no sooner than three days from now.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
  • Land development and the application review process
  • Civil engineering includes drainage analysis and design, site design and grading, streetscapes, permitting, etc.
  • Water and wastewater systems and potentially other utilities such as electric, stormwater, and more
  • Road and trail design and construction
  • Capital improvement planning, budgeting, and municipal financing
  • Traffic engineering
  • Asset management and the maintenance and operation of facilities, parks, etc.
  • Technical project work, delegating as many technical duties to staff as possible
  • Team Leader duties and responsibilities
  • Project Management responsibilities
  • Business/Financial Management
  • Business Development/Marketing
  • Client Service/Client Relations
  • Staff development responsibilities, including mentoring and training
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Current Colorado PE license in civil engineering
  • Senior-level experience in municipal engineering or a related engineering field, including project management experience with a strong performance record
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including public speaking and the ability to appropriately gauge the needs of the situation and adapt the communication style accordingly
  • Excellent client service skills with increasing experience as a lead client service/relationship manager, especially with municipal/special district clients
  • Ability to evaluate, plan, direct, manage, communicate, engage and oversee projects with varying degree of complexity
  • Interest in and track record of successfully developing new business
  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred; must have natural leadership skills and a desire to mentor and build a team
  • Proficiency with and a good working knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil 3D, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) preferred
  • Strong desire to live, work and play in western Colorado

SGM is seeking applicants who have the desire to provide quality service, enjoy working in a team atmosphere, and want to be a part of a company that finds as much value in their employees as they do their clients.

At SGM, we are a company that believes in fostering personal growth, encourages collaboration, and offers merits for a job well done. We offer a competitive pay scale, vacation time, health care coverage, and other reward programs to our staff.

SGM is a thriving full-service multidisciplinary engineering, consulting, and surveying firm headquartered in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. SGM currently employs over 100 people in various positions. We love where we live, work, and play. We are nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Western Colorado. SGM's success is built upon strong long-standing relationships with a solid base of municipal, special district, state and federal government, and private sector clients. SGM delivers responsive service and high-quality solutions in the areas of water and wastewater, water resources, transportation, structural, municipal, and civil/site development engineering. SGM also boasts a full-service land surveying practice and an MEP Team, delivering energy efficiency and renewable energy consulting services. SGM is headquartered in Glenwood Springs, with additional offices in Aspen, Salida, Durango, Gunnison, Grand Junction, and Meeker.

As an equal opportunity employer, SGM realizes that a diverse group of employees will bring a broader range of ideas and a stronger vision to the world of engineering, consulting, and surveying. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law. CDOT Non-Discrimination in Employment Notice