The City of Santa Rosa is now accepting applications for one (1) Regular Full Time Associate Civil Engineer/Assistant Civil Engineer position in the Water Department's Engineering Resources Division.
In addition to a competitive salary, the City also offers exceptional benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance; a generous retirement program through the CalPERS retirement system; a reasonable work schedule and time off starting with 2 weeks per year plus 12 paid holidays; and the opportunity to join a team that is part of a dynamic, collaborative, diverse, inclusive and knowledgeable organization working to positively impact the lives of the community. See the "Benefits" tab for details.THE POSITION: Associate Civil Engineers and Assistant Engineers perform professional engineering work in the planning, investigation, design, analysis, construction, and inspection of public works, utilities and related projects, or the investigation, review and inspection of private development projects. Assignments include Engineering Development Services, Capital Projects Engineering, Traffic Engineering; Asset Management Engineering; and Storm water and Creeks. Successful candidates may be appointed at the level of Associate Civil Engineer or Assistant Engineer. Associate Civil Engineer is a professional engineering class in the engineering series requiring registration. An Associate Civil Engineer is expected to complete complex engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments. Work in this class is distinguished from that of Assistant Engineer by the greater complexity and level of responsibility of the assignments received, the greater independence with which an incumbent is expected to perform, and that this class requires registration as a professional engineer. For more detailed information on the duties, experience and qualifications considered essential for each assignment area, or to view the complete job description for Associate Civil Engineer, please click HERE.Assistant Engineer* is a professional engineering class in the engineering series requiring possession of an Engineering-in-Training certificate. An Assistant Engineer is expected to perform the moderately difficult professional engineering work. Assistant Engineers are normally considered to be on a continuing training status while working toward achieving professional registration. Once registration is achieved, incumbents in the Assistant Engineer class are eligible for promotion to Associate Civil Engineer. For more detailed information on the duties, experience and qualifications considered essential for each assignment area, or to view the complete job description for Assistant Engineer, please click HERE.*Please note: Assistant Engineer candidates should demonstrate interest in growing their skills, knowledge and career and be actively working toward the goal of becoming registered. IDEAL CANDIDATE:The Water Department's Engineering Resources Division is a diverse, dedicated team of Engineers, Engineering Technicians, GIS Analysts, Information Technology Specialists, and Programmers. We are currently seeking an Engineer to work collaboratively with this talented, cross-functional team to identify, prioritize, and strategically execute a broad array of engineering investigation, planning, and design efforts. This person will provide engineering and technical support to guide near- and long-term integrated planning and investment opportunities, help optimize how our Department manages the maintenance, repair, and replacement of critical infrastructure, and oversee the development, design, and construction of capital improvement projects to support and enhance our operational needs and performance. The ideal candidate that is solution-focused, diligent, driven to action, who assumes responsibility and takes pride in their work. If you would like to be a member of our team, we warmly welcome your application.FUTURE VACANCIES:The eligibility list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future Associate Civil Engineer or Assistant Engineer vacancies in the City. If you are interested in being considered for future positions, you are encouraged to apply now. Please note that you may be required to complete an additional supplemental questionnaire that will be focused on experience related to the Division where the vacancy exists.ABOUT THE CITY:The City of Santa Rosa, the largest city in Sonoma County with a population of approximately 175,000, is located 55 miles north of San Francisco and nestled in the center of famous Sonoma Wine Country. Santa Rosa serves as the County seat and center of trade, government, commerce and medical facilities for the Northern San Francisco Bay area. The City offers a wide variety of both recreational and cultural activities, is well known for its excellent schools, temperate weather and abundance of trees and beautiful parks. The City has a historic preservation program and has environmental diversity. The City of Santa Rosa's residents work in a well-balanced mix of management, professional, manufacturing, sales, tourism, transportation, construction, and service jobs. The City also plays an important role in supporting the agriculture and tourism industries of California's north coast.
Required License(s): This classification requires the ability to perform work at various locations. Individuals must be physically capable of operating a motor vehicle safely and possess a valid California driver's license, or be able to demonstrate the ability to travel on scheduled or unscheduled visits to various City facilities or work locations which may or may not be reachable by public transportation.
Professional Registration: Possession of a certificate of registration as a professional engineer in civil engineering in the State of California prior to appointment is required.Assistant EngineerKnowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering as applied to public works, utilities, building construction or structural design; methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of public works, utilities, or building construction projects; modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding engineering; computer aided design, modeling and other software applications.
Ability to: Make complex engineering computations and check, design and supervise the preparation of engineering plans and studies; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; use and care for engineering instruments and equipment; maintain harmonious relationships with those contacted in the course of work; comprehend and draw inferences from written material.
Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience - Sufficient years of experience in professional engineering work to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed on the job description; Education - Equivalent to a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Possession of an Engineer-in-Training certificate at the time of appointment may be substituted for the education requirement.
Required License(s): This classification requires the ability to perform work at various locations. Individuals must be physically capable of operating a motor vehicle safely and possess a valid California driver's license, or be able to demonstrate the ability to travel on scheduled or unscheduled visits to various City facilities or work locations which may or may not be reachable by public transportation.Certificate: Possession of an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) Certificate prior to appointment is required.