The City of Sunnyvale is actively seeking a highly enthusiastic, innovative, and creative individual to join the Public Works Department as an Engineering Assistant I or II. The selected candidate will be joining a team of professionals in the Project Administration Section of the Engineering Division and will be responsible for civil engineering and project management work related to design of capital improvement projects. The ideal candidate will have a passion for excellence, a commitment to serving the community, and have outstanding interpersonal skills.
Other skills the City is looking for include excellent problem-solving skills, strong ability to communicate effectively and proactively both orally and in writing, and capability to establish and maintain effective work relationships. This position is an exciting opportunity to develop relevant civil engineering experience and provides the potential for career growth.
Under direction of an assigned supervisor, performs paraprofessional and technical public works engineering duties for a variety of projects in the field and office; performs related work assigned. For a complete job description, please click here: Engineering Assistant I/II Job Description
If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered.
Please note that there are currently two separate openings for one vacancy. Please carefully review minimum qualifications for both postings to determine which level to apply for. If you wish to be considered for both levels, please submit your application to both postings. Eligibility lists generated from these two recruitments will be valid for one year and may be used to fill future vacancies.
The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Thursday, May 14, 2020 and final filing date is Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.
The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following ways:
Engineering Assistant I:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, structural engineering, or a related field; AND
Experience in professional or paraprofessional engineering work, some of
which shall have been at the level of Engineering Intern, or higher.
Engineering Assistant II:
Eighteen (18) months of experience in professional or paraprofessional engineering work at the level of Engineering Assistant I with the City of Sunnyvale; AND
Possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate issued by the State of California at the II level