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The Department of Public Works, whose mission is to provide the community with quality services, maintain and improve our public infrastructures and facilities, and support the preservation of Marin's unsurpassed beauty, seeks an Associate Civil Engineer.
Associate Civil Engineers perform a variety of professional civil engineering work and serve as working supervisors or project leaders within an area of assignment. The Associate Civil Engineer takes an active role in performance management, coaching and staff/team development.
Within the Engineering Division, the Associate Civil Engineer (ACE) will serve as project leader and working supervisor for up to two (may change depending on needs of the Division) in-house technical employees on assignments requiring considerable professional knowledge of engineering design principles for roadway and other County infrastructure projects. The ACE is responsible for ensuring that division staff are using proper design principles, construction codes, National and State accepted standards, accessibility requirements, and will also provide review oversight and quality control for work being produced. The ACE may also act as a project manager to solicit, contract with, and manage consultants in the design and preparation of contract documents for Civil Engineering projects. The ACE may also be asked to represent the department at public meetings, sometimes including public presentations for various stakeholders, requiring in-depth understanding of technical principles, and sound decision making.
The highly qualified candidate will have strong leadership qualities, foster teamwork, and a positive work environment. The candidate is technically knowledgeable and experienced in the principles and practices of civil engineering and engineering related to the area of assignment, public works design, municipal codes, and construction methods. In addition, the ideal candidate possesses specialized training or experience working on and managing projects directly related to the area of assignment. They will be an effective communicator, both orally and in writing, and be able to represent the County in meetings and presentations to various groups, including community groups, regulatory and other governmental agencies, and the general public. The ideal candidate is customer focused and interpersonally effective in dealing with staff, other county departments, engineers, contractors and the public and in coordinating with other agencies when necessary. The ideal candidate can analyze and evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports. They will also be accountable and able to schedule and carry through assignments with independence and thrive in a team environment that encourages cooperation, communication and mutual sharing of risk, responsibility, and reward.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications: Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers and three years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience.
Filing Deadline: This recruitment will close on Thursday, May 6th at 4:00 PM PST. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/Jobs or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903. Paper or faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at 415-473-2126. EEO/TTY