IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENTThe ideal candidate for this position possesses a high level of both technical and leadershipskills. The candidate has experience with managing large complex projects, working effectivelywith political bodies, knowledgeable on the principles of asset management, an understandingof labor relations and human resources policies and procedures. They also possess a workingknowledge of environmental and regulatory requirements for wet utilities. They are an effectiveand collaborative manager, have experience in building strong teams, possess political acumen,and provide and encourage excellent customer support. Experience in water, wastewater, anddrainage utilities is highly desirable.
DEFINITIONUnder general administrative direction, the Engineering Manager plans, assigns, directs, andreviews the activities of an Engineering Division of a City department including planning, designand construction of capital projects; reviews and approves infrastructure for new developments;provides technical expertise and direction; develops division policies, procedures goals andobjectives; plans, reviews, and monitors budgets.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThis multiple-incumbent classification is responsible for the planning, prioritization, funding,designing, constructing and inspecting capital projects for various City operations. Duties areprimarily administrative/managerial in nature, and the incumbent performs work involvingsignificant authority over various day-to-day operations within the assigned EngineeringDivision. The incumbent interfaces frequently with public officials, State/Federal/local agencies,other public/private organizations, and the general public. This classification is distinguishedfrom the lower classification of Principal Engineer in that the latter manages a unit within anEngineering Division, while the Engineering Manager has overall administrative oversight for anEngineering Division, and may assume responsibility for the department in the absence of theDirector. The Engineering Manager is distinguished from the department Director in that thelatter assumes responsibility for the entire Department.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISEDMinimal direction is provided by the Department Head. Responsibilities include the direct andindirect supervision of management, supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Division; assiststhe department Director in long term planning issues; supervises and participates in thepreparation and administration of the Division budget; plans, organizes, and directs allDivision functions.• Directs public outreach and informational efforts; represents the Department at a varietyof meetings; assists the Director in explaining and interpreting division and departmentalpolicies, problems, and proposals to City officials, other agencies, and the general public;and coordinates activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, and withoutside agencies.• Selects, supervises, trains, and evaluates supervisory, professional and technicalsubordinates; directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of subordinates through thesupervising engineers; confers with subordinates regarding project priorities andprogress.• Reviews proposed and new legislation and determines impact to Division activities; keepsinformed of changing laws, rules, regulations as related to the Division; ensurescompliance with all Federal, State, and local rules and regulations and ensures compliancewith applicable codes, design and construction standards.• Supervises, and participates in the preparation of capital improvement programs andbudgets; supervises the development of plans and estimates for construction and majorrepair of public works, transportation, public facilities and/or utilities systems; reviewsand signs engineering drawings, work orders, and purchase orders; participates in theselection and management of contractors and consultants; supervises, and participates inthe preparation of special engineering studies and reports.• Serves as staff to a variety of City commissions, boards, and committees on public works,transportation, public facilities and utilities engineering matters; prepares and presentsagenda items to the City Council.• Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarilyperformed by each individual holding this classification.
QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of:• Principles and practices of public works, transportation, public facilities and/or utilitiesengineering.• Methods and techniques used in the design and construction of a wide variety of publicinfrastructure projects.• Modern developments, current literature, and sources of information related toengineering public projects.• Applicable Federal and State laws and regulations.• Applicable laws and regulatory codes related to development and construction.• Principles and practices of organization, administration, budget, and personnelmanagement.Skill in:• Use of computers, computer applications and software.• Public speaking.Ability to:• Manage large, complex construction and engineering projects.• Prepare, implement, and monitor capital budgets.• Plan, direct, and coordinate major public infrastructure engineering projects.• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials/manager, publicand private agencies, the general public, and community groups on a variety of issues.• Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.• Supervise the preparation of specifications, cost estimates, work schedules, plans, maps,and reports.• Make complex engineering computations and check, design, and supervise theconstruction of a wide variety of public and private facilities.• Develop and implement broad based interdisciplinary policies.• Supervise, train, and evaluate supervisory, professional, and technical subordinates.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONExperience:Seven years of progressively responsible experience performing professional engineering workin the public works, transportation, public facilities and/or utilities field, including five years ofprogressively responsible supervisory and administrative experience and substantial capitalproject management experience.
Education:Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civilengineering.
PROOF OF EDUCATIONProof of education such as college transcripts and degrees must be submitted to the City ofSacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxedto (916) 596-1556, or emailed to email@example.com by the final filingdeadline. If submitting in person or via fax/email, please include your name and Job# 001884-19-DOU on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable.An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have educationrecords evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted bythe final filing deadline.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATEPossession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State ofCalifornia.Licensure as a Traffic Engineer in the State of California is required for the Traffic EngineeringManager assignment.Proof of Certification:Proof of Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California must besubmitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to theonline application, or fax to (916) 596-1556. If submitting in person or via fax, please includeyour name and Recruitment #001884-19-DOU on your documents.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONSDriver License:Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individualswho do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-casebasis.