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Senior Civil Engineer job in Ventura

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Organization:  City of Ventura
Job Category:  Engineering and Technology
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Ventura
Post Code:  93001
Salary and Benefits:  $80,865-$108,361
03/25/2014

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.CITYOFVENTURA.JOBS

FILING DEADLINE FOR THIS POSITION IS: APRIL 6, 2014

Are you a registered California professional civil engineer with a thorough understanding of capital improvement project design? Do you envision yourself as a natural leader with professional engineering experience in a public agency?

The City of Ventura is accepting applications for a Senior Civil Engineer vacancy on the dynamic capital improvement project design team in the Public Works Department. Apply on-line today at www.cityofventura.jobs to be considered for this exciting career opportunity!

To learn more about the City of Ventura's Public Works Department, visit http://www.cityofventura.net/pw.

To watch a video about what it's like to work in a culture that promotes new ideas, risk taking, passion, empowerment and fun, visit http://www.cityofventura.net/hr/employment/video-gallery.

THE POSITION

Under general direction, performs difficult and responsible field and office civil engineering work and supervises the design and delivery of major capital improvement projects, including the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for complicated City projects or land development projects related to streets, sewers, water systems, storm drains, traffic or related public works projects.

An eligibility list is being established to fill the current vacancy on the capital improvement project design team in the Public Works Engineering division, as well as future related full-time, part-time, or temporary engineer vacancies.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the first line supervision class in the professional engineering series. The Senior Civil Engineer is distinguished from the Civil Engineer class by the greater degree of independence exercised in accomplishing the work, by the level and complexity of the assignments and the supervision of registered or non-registered engineers.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Understands the techniques of managing, scheduling and monitoring multiple engineering projects on time and within budget.Has an excellent track record of project management experience.Is a leader with proven ability to effectively direct the work of staff and contractors.Uses a team oriented approach and works cooperatively and collaboratively with others.Has excellent oral and written communications skills.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Plans, develops, coordinates and directs major engineering projects, performing difficult engineering work in the planning and designing of major public works projects. Manages, schedules and monitors multiple projects. Prepares comprehensive engineering reports.Assists the Principal Civil Engineer in the development of capital improvement programs and related budgets.Plan checks, directs, and personally reviews engineering designs, drawings, specifications and estimates for development of related projects. Reviews and interprets construction drawings and specifications; plans and conducts pre-construction activities. Works with other government agencies to process permits and coordinate activities. Supervises, trains and instructs a small group of professional and paraprofessional personnel, including technicians, and reviews work in progress. Reviews land development projects to determine impacts to public right of way and public utilities.Performs related duties as assigned.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATES

License: Depending on assignment, possession of a valid California Class C driver's license may be required.

Certificates: Must possess a State of California Civil Engineering registration at time of application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A combination of training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field and four years of professional civil engineering experience which includes some project management experience, and one year in a lead capacity, preferably with a public agency.

Benefits

To view benefit information please visit our website at www.cityofventura.net

TO VIEW ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS POSITION AND TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.CITYOFVENTURA.JOBS

THE FILING DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 6, 2014



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