The San Joaquin County Department of Public Works is a team-oriented and progressive organization seeking an enthusiastic and talented individual to fill a senior level engineering position in the Bridge Engineering Division. The Senior Bridge Engineer will lead in the planning, design, administration, management and delivery of a wide range of bridge and related projects.
The ideal candidate will possess strong technical and managerial skills with experience in the design and management of bridge engineering projects. The candidate will have excellent skills to effectively manage relationships with consultant design teams and provide informed recommendations to Public Works Administration. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively provide information appropriately focused to the target audience, including the general public, management and elected officials. The ideal candidate has a track record of collaborating with customers, colleagues, consultants, external agencies, and industry experts to solve complex problems.
Experience**: Two years of experience as a Registered Civil Engineer in an organization performing public or equivalent private sector bridge engineering activities related to bridge engineering; regulatory compliance related to bridges and related structures; and bridge construction.
Education: Graduation with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Licenses & Certificates:(1) Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer as issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists; and, (2) Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
The San Joaquin County Public Works Department employs approximately 400 employees who are responsible for the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of public roads, bridges, water, wastewater, flood control and solid waste systems of the County. This award winning Department strives to create a strategic outlook that leverages innovation in process and technology to provide quality service to the community to protect the health and welfare of the public and preserve the County’s infrastructure investments.
San Joaquin County government provides a variety of services to all of the estimated 613,500 citizens in the county. The county covers an area that is 1,400 square miles and 921,600 acres. Services are provided all over the county, including in the seven cities that are incorporated within the county. The County government consists of about 30 departments and/or major divisions, from the Sheriff's Office to Public Works.