The County of San Luis Obispo is hiring motivated, enthusiastic, and service minded Civil Engineers and Engineer's in Training (EIT) to join our APWA accredited Public Works Department.
Join our professional team of nearly 300 dedicated staff who serve the residents and visitors of the central coast. The Public Works engineering career series provides for professional development and personal growth working on a wide range of projects and programs that enhance our community.
Impact your Community & Build your Career This recruitment is specific to filling the Public Works' Traffic Engineering position. The Traffic team is dedicated to operations and safety through maintaining, planning, and improving the County's nearly 1,400 miles of roads. Areas of focus include vehicle and pedestrian safety, signals and lighting, signs and markings, school and neighborhood traffic conditions and the future of the County road system. Typical duties include:
Analyze and manage County roadways speed and volumes
Update and organize the Traffic Regulations Code
Develop, review, and approve signage and striping plans
Conduct, analyze, and interpret traffic engineering studies and plans
Work with Alternative Transportation Programs groups
Advise and collaborate with roads maintenance staff
Implement State and Federal traffic mandates
Assist with planning, design and construction of capital improvements
Collaborate with and respond to, requests from the public and developers
Prepare, manage, and implement community circulation studies
Analyze system operations, including signalization to determine efficient operations
Develop projects targeted to and apply for State and Federal grants
All Levels: Engineer I, II, III, IV:Either A: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field (Job-related professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis); Or B: Possession of an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) Certificate or Land Surveyor in Training (L.S.I.T.) Certificate and four years of paraprofessional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience.
In Addition: Engineer II: One year of professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience. (Possession of a Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field, or two years of paraprofessional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience may be substituted for the required experience).
Engineer III and IV: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor issued by the California State Board of Registration AND one year of professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience.(Possession of a Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.)
Engineer III: One year of specialized professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience such as serving as a resident engineer on small construction projects, experience as an assistant engineer on major construction projects, or project leader on a design project.
Licenses and Certificates
A valid driver license is required at the time of application. A valid CALIFORNIA driver license is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
Engineer II: Within five (5) years of appointment must obtain Registration as a Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor in the State of California, which must be maintained throughout employment. The five year requirement may be extended up to an additional 12 months by the appointing authority.
Engineer III and IV: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor issued by the California State Board of Registration is required at the time of application and must be maintained throughout employment.
About County of San Luis Obispo
Equal Employment Opportunity - The County is an equal opportunity employer. Objectives are directed toward assuring equal opportunity in selection / promotion, pay, and job assignments. Recruitment and selection procedures have been established to ensure non-discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, age, sex, race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or other non-merit factors. In addition, the County complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in hiring and retaining employees. For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (805)781-5959. Reasonable Accommodation Notice - Federal and State laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. You may call 805-781-5959 for assistance.
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