The City of San Mateo Public Works Department is looking for Senior Engineer
Why Join our Department?
When you join the Public Works Department, you will work among collaborative and energetic colleagues who share a passion for serving our San Mateo citizens and improving the community in which we live and work. Our team is comprised of individuals with diverse talents and experience in various fields. We will provide you with a wide range of opportunities in a team-based collaborative environment while helping you achieve your professional goals. Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Creativity, Transparency and Informed Risk-taking are attributes within the City’s mission, values and organizational principles that we are seeking in the candidates.
What You’ll Do
The Public Works Department is responsible for the City’s major capital projects and infrastructure including streets, sidewalks, bridges, street lights, traffic signals, publicly owned parking lots and garages, sewer and storm conveyance systems, wastewater treatment plant, pump stations, a major lagoon, and dams and levees. The Department is also responsible for efficient management of the City’s traffic operations and review of right-of-way impacts associated with private development. One of the Department’s primary functions is customer service and response to public needs. The Senior Engineer may be assigned to work in any of these functional areas.
This invitation is focused on recruiting a Senior Engineer for capital project delivery, including customer service and asset management elements. Key assignments include leading staff and managing consultants and contractors in the delivery of complex capital improvements projects in a dynamic environment with a multitude of stakeholders (internal and external), improving upon processes and standards to increase efficiencies, ensuring quality work products, and maintaining a sensitivity to economic, social, and technical issues. In addition, the Senior Engineer assists in preparing and monitoring operating and capital budgets in connection with assigned programs, contract management, project site inspections, and development of designs, plans, specifications, and estimates for the construction of a variety of public works projects. Effective communication skills and the ability to recognize the interconnectedness of the various disciplines and stakeholders are critical to the success of this position. This position involves direct supervision of three to six engineering staff, which may include construction inspectors, engineering technicians, and junior/assistant/associate engineers.
The City of San Mateo is a very progressive and encourages staff and resident engagement to develop positive solutions that meet the demands of the community and regulatory landscape. To this end, the Senior Engineer will help lead efforts utilizing networking skills and developing new strategies and tactics to accomplish short- and long-term project/program deliveries. The Senior Engineer will be given the opportunity to provide and participate in critical team leadership undertakings, while utilizing best practices relative to performance management and team-oriented approaches. As a manager, the Senior Engineer role will include responsibility for ensuring the best possible performance of each employee and accomplishing the collective services, goals, projects, initiatives, and work plans of the Department and City.
Under the direction of an Engineering Manager or higher level department personnel, the Senior Engineer will perform the duties relative to their position. Demands of this position will continue to evolve and change to respond to community needs. Adaptability and flexibility are important for success in this position.
What You Bring
- Experience in team collaboration and staff supervision/management.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering design, administration, and construction of infrastructure.
- Ability to make complex engineering calculations and to prepare and review engineering plans and specifications.
- Skill to effectively communicate and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders. • Desire to contribute to a positive work environment that fosters motivation, collaboration, coaching and engagement.
- Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Creativity, Transparency and Informed Risk-taking attributes.
What You Need
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
- After receiving professional engineer’s license, you possess four years’ experience in professional engineering work in areas of assignment. Supervisory experience is highly desirable. • You have the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a closely related field.
- You possess a Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of California (required).
- You possess a valid California Driver’s License.
Bonus Points (highly desirable)
- Supervisory experience
- Program management
- Pavement asset management
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Salary: $11,188 – $13,337/month, plus a comprehensive benefits package
Application Deadline: Recruitment will close by January 15, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m.
To apply, review the complete job announcement, benefits information, etc., please go to https://www.calopps.org/city-of-san-mateo
Bauer Associates, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Geotechnical Engineer with project management for land and property improvements experience. We are a full-service, geotechnical engineering and geologic firm in the Santa Rosa area of California.
Requirements for this position include:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE)
Professional Engineer (PE)
Geotechnical Engineer (GE)
Minimum 8 years showing successively increasing responsibility
Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
Ability to focus on the details of a project while understanding the big picture from the project team perspective.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a project team, with demonstrated time management skills.
Sick and Vacation
Salary: commensurate with experience
Bauer Associates, Inc., is a well established Geotechnical Consulting Firm, in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, and Marin Counties. Our firm has an ownership opportunity.
Please see our detailed company information available on our web site at Bauergeotech.com.
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