Careers at RFE

Careers at RFE

Civil Engineer I

Civil Engineer I

Carbondale, CO

Basalt Vista affordable homes

Roaring Fork Engineering (RFE) is seeking an Civil Engineer to join our team in Carbondale. The position is focused on land development, municipal infrastructure, transportation, water/wastewater, and water resource engineering. Our geographical market is the Roaring Fork Valley encompassing Aspen, Snowmass, Carbondale, Basalt and Glenwood Springs. RFE is a 8-person firm and is planning to expand in the region. We are seeking an entry level individual eager to learn and expand their civil engineering skill set. We have a diversified client mix including the City of Aspen, Habitat for Humanity, Aspen Skiing Company, Pitkin County, the Town of Carbondale, Basalt Sanitation District, as well as a number of architects and developers. The work environment is fast-paced nevertheless our culture strongly values a good work/life balance. All applications will be kept strictly confidential.

Provide with your resume a cover letter that explains your general focus of studies, course selection, and interests. Must be authorized to work in the US.

Typical Responsibilities

  • Design of assigned civil engineering projects
  • Production of plans and specifications
  • Typically will be working on multiple projects for multiple clients simultaneously
  • Interact with other disciplines and regulators as needed
  • Support the project manager

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Has obtained or prior to employment has obtained a Civil Engineering degree
  • Has obtained EIT certification or able to obtain an EIT certification within 1 year of employment
  • Proficient in Autodesk Civil 3D

Additional Desired Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with clients, regulatory agencies, and co-workers
  • Internship experience working in a consultant’s office
  • Roaring Fork Valley experience


Salary will depend on relevant experience and is estimated to be in the range of $66,500‐$76,800. Other benefits include:

  • Health, dental, fully funded. Retirement match
  • Paid time off: sick, vacation, holidays
  • Comp time for hours worked over 40 per week, after a 6-month probationary period
  • Eligibility for performance-based bonus
  • Paid training
  • An Aspen Ski Pass with a flexible schedule to use it
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Include your resume and cover letter