Engineer I, II, or III

Public Works: Engineering


$52035.00 to $63400 Per Year DOE


Full City Benefits Package

Engineer I, II, III Starting Salary:

Engineer I–51 ($52,035 – $65,044)

Engineer II–53 ($54,670 - $68,337)

Engineer III–59 ($63,400 - $79,250)

Individuals hired in one of these position have the\ opportunity to progress up to I–51 $78,053, II–53 $82,004, III–59 $95,100/year, which is the maximum salary for this position as of December 2021.

Benefits: Full City Benefits Package. The City of St. George covers 100% of the premiums for the High Deductible health plan for full-time employees and their qualified dependents. New hires also receive 2 weeks of vacation time during their first year of employment, one of which is available to the employee the first day of employment. To find out more about our benefits package, please visit our website at

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Job Description

Position Summary

Performs a variety of skilled technical tasks related to the engineering of Development and Public Works projects for the City of St. George. Work involves application of technical knowledge and independent judgment in design and construction. Work includes review of development projects, design of small projects for the city, a variety of traffic, transportation, and drainage duties and special studies.

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disability Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

1. Reviews and approves site development construction drawings, including geotechnical reports and drainage studies, based on compliance with city standards and specifications and general engineering principles.

2. Writes development agreements, calculates fees and issues permits for development projects. Meets with engineers, developers and owners during review process of site construction drawings and during construction of development projects.

3. Prepares and supervises design and construction of public works and engineering projects in accordance with general engineering principles and standards established by the City.

4. Assists with selection of consultants, and specifies parameters for projects and scope of consultants work. Approves work done by consultants and troubleshoots projects.

5. May perform traffic and transportation studies for the City.

6. Uses computer, programmable calculator, GPS, or other technical equipment to assist with designs, computations, calculations, and other projects, i.e., ArcView and AutoCad.

7. May serve as City representative to coordinate with agencies, contractors, or the public to evaluate and resolve engineering related problems. Investigates problems and complaints throughout the City and proposes engineering solutions.

8. Meets with other agencies, contractors, and departments.

9. Reviews construction drawings for engineering and public works projects and assures completed designs follow City standards, codes, and engineering principles.

10. Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Work is performed indoors in an engineering office environment and outdoors in field conditions involving heavy traffic, steep terrain, and a variety of weather conditions. Required to push, pull, or lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds both short and long distances. Requires working positions such as stooping, crouching, and bending with the ability to change positions as necessary. May use common hand tools. May have a few disagreeable elements such as appearance of work place, poor ventilation, or uneven temperatures. Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior, human error, work deadlines, and the demands of multiple complex projects.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in civil engineering or a related field.

Experience and Certifications:

Engineer I

• No work experience required.

Engineer II

• Minimum of two (2) years work experience.

• Must possess Engineer-in-Training certification from the State of Utah. Applicants who possess EIT certification from another jurisdiction must become EIT certified in the State of Utah within six (6) months of employment.

Engineer III

• Minimum of four (4) years full time paid work experience in a related engineering field.

• Must possess Professional Engineer certification from the State of Utah. Applicants who possess PE certification from another jurisdiction must become PE certified in the State of Utah within six (6) months of employment.

Licenses: Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

• AASHTO, MUTCD, and other transportation standards.

• Technical writing and proficiency in reading, reviewing, and editing technical documents.

• Knowledge of ArcView and AutoCad and ability to design small projects in AutoCad for bidding purposes.

Ability to:

• Prepare and present complex reports in written and oral form.

• Proven ability to communicate complex ideas and plans to coworkers, supervisors, contractors, and the public.

• Apply basic traffic engineering and transportation planning principles to the collection and analysis of data.

• Prepare and maintain detailed records, and write reports.

• Establish and maintain effective working relations with elected officials, department heads, employees, the public, officials, and employees of other jurisdiction.

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position closes 08/15/2022 12:00 AM. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.