ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER/ASSISTANT ENGINEEREngineering Development ServicesCapital Projects EngineeringAssociate Civil Engineer: $8,196 - $9,962 per monthAssistant Engineer: $7,071 - $8,603 per month
The City of Santa Rosa is now accepting applications for Associate Civil Engineer/Assistant Civil Engineer. There are currently vacant positions in the Planning and Economic Development Department's Engineering Development Services division and in the Transportation and Public Works Department's Capital Projects Engineering 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 local community. See the "Benefits" tab for details.SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES will have experience planning and managing multiple projects, designing infrastructure, and conducting permitting review for commercial and public projects. They will be customer service focused and able to collaboratively interface with internal and external clients, including contractors, fellow engineers, members of the public, and governing boards or councils. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proficiency in a variety of computer programs are vital. Experience working on infrastructure design, including developing and reviewing construction plans, specifications, and engineer's cost estimates is highly desirable.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. Development Services Division provides engineering services throughout the various development phases of both private residential and commercial projects, as well as ensures the safety and quality of construction activities within the public right-of-way. Capital Projects Engineering Division is responsible for design and construction management of projects to rehabilitate, upgrade and expand the City's water infrastructure, including the sanitary sewer collection system, water distribution system and water reclamation and reuse systems.Depending on qualifications and experience, successful candidates may be appointed at the level of Associate Civil Engineer or Assistant Engineer.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.
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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.