CIVIL ENGINEER CITY OF SANTA MONICA SALARY: $110,652 - $136,608 Annually
Job Summary: Performs professional engineering and project and construction management work. Plans and coordinates the work of assigned staff.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering design and survey. Construction methods and techniques, including scheduling and phasing. Principles of funding strategies. Project management techniques. Governmental processes related to bidding, design and construction. Applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances. Safety standards and safe work practices. Water distribution systems Wastewater collection systems Recycled water systems Water/wastewater treatment processes. Groundwater and wells Basic supervisory principles and practices. Effective training and coordinating techniques. Effective customer service techniques.
Ability to: Plan, lead and coordinate the work of others. Read, interpret and check engineering drawings and designs, specifications, traffic control plans and cost estimates. Understand potential construction litigation and represent the City in claim disputes. Utilize computer programs to perform calculations and operate Computer Aided Drafting Software. Use supervisory control and data acquisition systems to monitor and control water/wastewater facilities. Identify the need for change orders and evaluate the financial status of projects. Prepare construction phasing plans. Manage multiple assignments and meet strict deadlines. Interpret and apply policies and regulations. Analyze problems, identify alternatives and make recommendations. Make sound business decisions. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the public.
Skill in: Project design and construction management. Managing consultant staff and professional service agreements. Preparing and presenting clear and concise oral and written reports and recommendations. Using personal computers and applicable software applications. Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
Education, Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. Four years of recent, paid and progressively responsible work experience in civil engineering, including two years as a professional civil engineer. Two years of recent work experience in municipal engineering and project management is desirable.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid class C driver license. Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California. Water and/or wastewater certifications for the State of California are desirable.
For more information on this position and details on how to apply, please visit the City of Santa Monica Human Resources website at www.smgov.net/hr before the filing deadline of 5:30pm on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
About City of Santa Monica
Santa Monica’s residents enjoy miles of excellent beach, surf and deep sea fishing, smog free weather with an annual average temperature of 61.7°, an excellent school system form elementary through community college level, a municipal airport, a civic auditorium offering top-grade cultural events, good low-cost public transportation, and recreation programs for all age groups.The Santa Monica Freeway is only blocks from any point in the City, providing access to surrounding communities and entertainment facilities of Los Angeles Basin.