APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 27, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
To be considered for Principal Civil Engineer (Development Services) or Principal Civil Engineer (Capital Improvement Program Manager and Civil Design Services), applications must be submitted online through the City's website/governmentjobs.com: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/huntingtonbeach?page=2
The Public Works Department provides outstanding customer service and is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, and operations of public facilities and infrastructure. This requires us to respond to requests for service, coordinate efforts with local, regional, state, and federal agencies, and working with the community in all of our efforts. Public Works manages over 30% of the city's total budget, including three enterprise funds and seven designated funds, as well as the citywide capital improvement program. The five divisions in public works are committed to providing the highest quality of service to the community. These five divisions include Engineering, Utilities, Administration, Operations and Transportation.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
In addition, when assigned to Water Services
When assigned to Development Services
The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAny combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes:Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of civil and structural engineering- Pertinent Federal, State and local rules, regulations, ordinances and building codes- Recent developments and best practices of civil and structural engineering- Principles and practices of budget preparation- Principles and practices of project management- Principles of supervision, staff development, and discipline assessment- Methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction of public works projects and building design and construction- If assigned to Traffic, traffic engineering and transportation planning Ability to: - Coordinate and direct civil engineering programs- Supervise, organize and review the work of professional and technical staff- Select, train, develop and evaluate staff- Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for providing civil engineering services- Understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations- Participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets- Prepare engineering computations;- Prepare and review engineering plans, specifications, and estimates of public works projects- Administer contracts- Perform technical research and solve engineering problems- Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and prepare reports and recommendations- Achieve the goals of the organization while assisting private developers in meeting their goals- Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines- Effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies - Respond to requests and inquiries for information- Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe- Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of workEducation: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Experience: Eight (8) years professional civil engineering experience in the option applied including three (3) years in a senior or supervisory capacity.License/Certificates: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment.Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required. If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained within twelve (12) months of employment.SPECIAL CONDITIONSEmployees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.