The Engineering Department is comprised of Capital Improvement, Land Development Services, Landscape Architecture, and Public Works Inspection. Capital Improvement prepares the contract documents for the construction of public improvements throughout the City. The four sections work closely under the supervision of the Director of Engineering/City Engineer and provide orderly development and project implementation. The Engineering Department’s Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Division staff includes a Senior Civil Engineer, three Associate Civil Engineers and two Engineering Technicians. The Division is seeking to fill a currently vacant Associate Civil Engineer position with an experienced Public Works Project Manager.
Under the general direction of the Senior Civil Engineer, the Associate Civil Engineer will be responsible for the design and construction of projects involving major maintenance and/or expansion of each of the four utility systems described in "The Community" section of this brochure. Currently, projects total $3 to $4 million a year, but that dollar amount is expected to increase as the City’s Utility Planning Manager is updating both the Water and Sewer Master Plans. In general, the Associate Civil Engineer will:
The ideal candidate will be experienced guiding public infrastructure projects related to water distribution, sewer collection, recycled water distribution, and storm drain collection and discharge through design and construction. The Associate Civil Engineer is expected to able to work independently on assigned projects, with minimal supervision or guidance needed during the design and construction activities. While the Associate Civil Engineer may be required to do some design work, most projects will be designed by consultant engineers under the direction of the Associate Civil Engineer. The exact split between the two design alternatives is dynamic and will be based on the Associate Civil Engineer’s experience and workload, as well as various project specific requirements. Regardless of design method, the Associate Civil Engineer will be responsible for managing every project’s schedule and budget. Construction will follow the Public Works design-bid-build method of contractor selection in accordance with the California State Contractor Code for General Law Cities.
The ideal candidate will also possess knowledge of:
Design water/sewer/recycled water/storm pipeline projects.
Education and experience:
A typical qualifying background would be a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and a minimum of four years of progressively responsible general public works experience related to municipal wet utilities.
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is required.
• A valid certificate of registration as a Registered Civil Engineer issued by California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists is required.