MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$8,286.31 - $8,710.91 - $9,156.93 - $9,626.73 - $10,119.11 - $10,637.68
FLSA Status: Exempt
TENTATIVE EXAMINATION DATE: TBD
The City of Stockton's Municipal Utilities Department is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Civil Engineer. One (1) vacancy currently exists in the Engineering Division's Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) unit. This position and supervises professional engineering work, including City staff and consultants related to the investigation, planning, design, construction and maintenance of a variety of storm, water, and sewer facilities, systems and projects, as well as to manage and perform the most complex and difficult engineering tasks related to assigned area of responsibility. This incumbent will work a City of Stockton 9/80 schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fridays, with alternating Fridays off. May be required to work additional hours and/or weekends as needed.
Incumbents in this position are covered under Civil Service and are represented by Mid-Management/Supervisory Bargaining Unit.
This recruitment is being conducted as an Open/Promotional recruitment. Current full-time City of Stockton employees may apply for this position as a promotional opportunity and successful candidates will be placed on a promotional list. All other candidates may apply for this position as an open competitive opportunity and successful candidates will be placed on an open list. The appointing authority will have the option of requesting names from the promotional list, the open list or a combination of both.
These lists may be used to fill future vacancies.
Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a medical examination, to include a back evaluation, and background investigation, which will include fingerprinting.
Under general supervision, plans, organizes and directs the activities of either the Engineering Division or Municipal Utilities Department staff engaged in professional engineering activities for a variety of public works and utilities capital improvement projects and construction and maintenance programs; performs related work as assigned.
This class is a section head in the Engineering Division or Municipal Utilities Department with responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, conducting and reviewing the work of staff engaged in plan checking and development services and/or the preparation of plans, specifications, designs, estimates, schedules, inspections and project management activities for construction and maintenance programs. It is distinguished from the classes of Deputy Director of Public Works/City Engineer and Municipal Utilities Director which have overall responsibility for either Engineering Division activities or for the Municipal Utilities Department engineering activities.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES (Illustrative Only)
Plans, organizes, directs, reviews and evaluates the work of professional and technical staff and coordinates the work with other City departments, outside agencies, contractors and consultants.
Provides preliminary development review for developers, engineers and the public, including technical fees, procedures and master plans.
Directs and reviews the preparation or examination of public and private engineering plans, maps, specifications, designs, cost estimates and legal descriptions for a variety of construction, development and maintenance projects.
Reviews and/or develops plans, specifications and contracts for City solid waste operations.
Reviews landfill plans and specifications designed by private consultants.
Serves as project manager and/or resident engineer on capital improvement projects.
Develops and monitors systems and procedures for contract administration to ensure compliance to technical and legal requirements.
Provides engineering services and consultation to a variety of field and office personnel.
Personally performs difficult engineering work and contract administration.
Reviews plans prepared by developers, consultants, utilities and others; negotiates prices and prepares contract change orders.
Approves progress payments on contract construction projects.
Prepares or initiates a variety of project-related studies, draft reports and correspondence for the City Manager, City Council, other department or the public.
Prepares applications and submittals and administers grant funding for capital improvement projects.
Assists in the preparation and administration of the section budget.
Participates in the selection and monitoring of consultants and contractors.
Researches new materials and techniques and monitors current developments in civil engineering.
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a closely related field or possession of a valid California Engineer-In-Training Certificate and five (5) years of responsible experience in design, development review or construction management of civil engineering projects, one (1) year of which was at a level equivalent to the City's class of Associate Engineer.
Must possess a valid California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer
Must possess a valid California Driver's License
Principles and practices of civil engineering design, plan checking and construction;
Management principles and practices, including goals and objectives development and work planning and organization;
Principles and practices of contract administration and project management and evaluation;
Theories, principles, techniques and equipment used in public works construction and maintenance;
Legal guidelines for public works engineering, including Subdivision Map Act;
Principles and practices of budget development and administration;
Grant funding application and administration; and
Computer applications related to engineering analysis.
Planning, assigning, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of professional and technical engineering personnel;
Preparing or directing the preparation or review of complex plans, specifications and legal contracts;
Preparing and evaluating engineering studies of large projects;
Performing difficult technical research and analyzing complex engineering problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending or adopting effective courses of action;
Selecting, motivating and evaluating staff and providing for their training and professional development;
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials; and
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with a variety of citizens, public and private organizations, boards and commissions and City staff.
Applicants who qualify in terms of relevant work experience and education, that best fit the needs of the City, will be invited to move to the next step in the examination process. The examination process may include an oral examination or training and experience evaluation weighted 100%. However, the City reserves the right to utilize alternative testing methods if deemed necessary and/or appropriate. Candidates must receive a minimum passing score of 70%, as determined by the relative performance of all candidates in all portions of the examination. In the event of identical ratings, candidates' names will be arranged in order of application date/time, and, if the same, then arranged alphabetically.
ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY AND SUBMITTED ON AN OFFICIAL CITY OF STOCKTON APPLICATION FORM. (DO NOT STATE "REFER TO RESUME" ON YOUR APPLICATION OR SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.) INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTALS WILL BE REJECTED AND CANNOT BE REVISED AFTER SUBMITTAL ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE. POSTMARKS, FACSIMILES, AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THE CITY'S EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES ARE WELCOMED BUT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLY.
The information in this announcement concerning the terms and conditions of employment does not constitute either an express or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.
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Notices and correspondence will be sent via email only. No paper notices will be mailed to applicants. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that correspondence is received.
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In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et., seq., all City of Stockton employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.
This position is subject to Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) annual filing requirements. Please see the FPPC website, www.fppc.ca.gov, for more information.