Supervising Engineer

Mesa, Arizona
$84,200.46 - 124,612.80 Annually
Sep 03, 2021
Oct 03, 2021
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The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available. For more information, please see our website:

Supervising Engineer

($84,200.46 - 124,612.80 Annually)


The City of Mesa is excited to offer a one-time payment of $2,000 for all full-time employees and $1,000 for part-time benefited and part-time non-benefited employees who are active City Employees on Friday, December 31, 2021.  To receive this one-time payment, new employees must have started their employment on or before December 31, 2021.  This payment does not apply to seasonal employees. 

Join our team and start to work in time to receive this one-time payment!

Under general supervision, a Supervising Engineer performs responsible, professional-level engineering design and construction work, and related duties as required.  Employees in this class perform the full-range of professional-level engineering design and construction tasks and supervisory duties, including conducting performance reviews and directing and reviewing the work performed by professional-level engineers and paraprofessional technicians.  Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical and supervisory decisions of considerable difficulty. 

The Supervising Engineer shall have a broad knowledge of engineering projects (examples:  natural gas, electrical utility, storm drainage, streets, sewer and water, buildings, transportation, etc.) and act as the City's technical expert and representative.  Additionally, Supervising Engineers are responsible for representing the City on projects involving state and federal agencies, private utility companies, and other municipalities.  Work is performed under the general direction of a Deputy Engineer, Assistant City Engineer, Water Resources Assistant Director, Deputy Transportation Director, or other management-level staff. 

This class is FLSA exempt-professional.

Transportation Assignment: 

The Supervising Engineer assigned to the Transportation Department requires extensive knowledge of all facets of traffic engineering projects and acts as the City’s technical expert and representative in these areas. 

This class supervises professional-level staff (examples: engineers, planners, etc.) responsible for planning, scoping, and reviewing Transportation Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs), Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, and Transportation Planning Program.

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field. 
  • Extensive (5+ years) engineering experience with at least five years in a supervisory capacity. 
  • Experience in traffic engineering is required for the assignment to Transportation Department.

Substance Abuse Testing: Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures (by assignment).

Special Requirements:

  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical), Landscape Architect, or Architect by hire date. 
  • Registration in the state of Arizona is required within six months of hire. 
  • Must possess a valid Class D Arizona driver's license by hire date.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications:   

  • Experience with roadways, utilities, and building projects is desirable.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Applicants are encouraged to apply by 9/16/2021. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at:

City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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