The City of Sacramento is seeking a Senior engineer to supervise and manage the Entitlements & Traffic Studies (ETS) Section in the City’s Department of Public Works. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and work well as part of a team, and also have experience with the planning and design of transportation infrastructure. Experience with transportation engineering, traffic engineering, private development, and the preparation of & interpretation of traffic studies is desirable. Licensure as a California Traffic Engineer is not required, but is highly desirable.
DEFINITIONUnder general direction, the Senior Engineer participates in the conduct of complicated civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering planning, design, and assessment activities; develops plans; inspects sites and assists in problem resolution; coordinates engineering related activities with other City departments and outside agencies; conducts engineering planning studies; prepares grant applications.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThis advanced journey-level class is populated with multiple incumbents. Senior Engineers perform the most complex professional civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering work requiring a substantial level of professional training. Incumbents may also lead professional and technical personnel on a team or project basis. Assignments require the exercise of independent judgment and initiative in scheduling, assigning, and coordinating the work with that of other units, referring only unusual or highly-complex problems. Senior Engineer is distinguished from Supervising Engineer in that the latter manages broad professional engineering categories, such as electrical, mechanical, civil, traffic, water, and sanitation. The classification of Senior Engineer is distinguished from that of Associate Civil Engineer in that the former serves as project or team leader and performs the most complex and highly skilled engineering work while the latter is the journey level in the registered engineer series.SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISEDGeneral direction is provided by a Supervising Engineer or a division head. Incumbents may oversee a project team consisting of professional and technical personnel staff assigned to a project.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Four years of experience in professional engineering work in area of assignment including some supervisory experience and/or highly complex civil, electrical or mechanical technical work.