APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 17, 2021 at 5:00 PM PST
The City of Huntington Beach is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineer in Development Services AND in CIP & Civil Design Services.
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Here in Huntington Beach, we believe passionately that the key to becoming the best beach City in the world starts and ends with finding the right people to join our team. At this time, we have an outstanding career opportunity available, as we're looking for the "right person" to serve as Senior Civil Engineer (Capital Improvement Program and Civil Design Services AND Development Services) to join our Public Works team.
The City of Huntington Beach Public Works Department provides outstanding programs, services and facilities to enhance and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors. We are seeking candidates with:
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.
For Development Services: The ideal candidate, under general direction, performs a variety of field and office professional engineering duties related to private land development projects, in support of the Development Services section of the City’s Engineering Division. Assignments will involve investigation, planning, review and regulatory oversight of private land development projects within the City, which may include preparing and presenting project entitlement Conditions of Approval at public hearings/meetings, processing, tracking, reviewing and approving grading, street and utility plans and supporting documents related to private land development projects and public counter support and customer service. Ideal Candidates will have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as exceptional customer service skills and experience working with private developers and their civil engineers.
Key traits for our ideal Senior Civil Engineer include:
Under direction, performs professional engineering duties in support of the City's engineering projects; functional areas of responsibility include capital improvements, development review, water engineering, infrastructure, and water quality; serves as project manager for assigned design and development projects; and coordinates the work of internal and external project staff.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
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: Modern principles and practices of civil engineering as related to the preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of public works projects; thorough knowledge of land and engineering survey systems, methods and techniques; construction materials and approved standards of safety as related to structural designs and specifications; supervisory methods and practices; methods of preparing engineering project designs, plans, specifications, estimates, reports and recommendations; seismic codes and standards; advanced mathematics and physics; field engineering including surveying, construction and inspection practices; project management techniques; project budget development and monitoring; research and report writing methods and techniques; water quality standards; grading permit requirements; municipal codes and zoning ordinances; and water system design principles and practices. If assigned to storm water quality management, knowledge of NPDES permits and construction criteria is required.Ability to: Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of public works projects; plan advanced projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; perform difficult engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations for the solution of engineering problems, supervise the work of internal staff and external contracted services; interpret and apply applicable laws and regulations; conduct engineering research and compile/analyze data; analyze complex engineering projects and determine the most feasible approach; conduct plan check reviews; read blueprints, drawings, and specifications; perform field work and conduct job site inspections; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; organize a large variety of projects and activities; establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an accredited college or university.Experience: Minimum of four (4) years of related experienceLicense and Certification: Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) from the State of California; or registration as a PE in another state and the ability to obtain California registration within twelve months of employment.Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.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.