Sr. Civil Engineer

Placerville, California
$112,528.00 - $136,760.00 Annually
May 26, 2022
Jun 25, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type


The Sr. Civil Engineer in the Development and Transportation Division will have the opportunity to plan, coordinate, supervise, analyze, and evaluate the work of professional and technical staff performing engineering work in the areas of project management. The ideal candidate will possess valid California registration as a Civil Engineer, be well versed in the Subdivision Map Act, and have familiarity with development services and traffic modeling for commercial and residential development projects.


The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:

-Plan, organize, coordinate, review, and supervise the work of professional, technical, and office support staff.

-Recommend staff selection; evaluate work performance; provide for staff development and training; counsel employees and implement discipline as necessary.

-Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures and work standards for the section.

-Supervise and prepare a variety of studies and reports relating to current and long-range County construction and capital improvement needs and recommends specific proposals to meet them.

-Provide technical assistance to staff; perform the most difficult and complex, professional engineering work in assigned areas; plans, reviews and participates in design work and contract administration.

-Assist in budget preparation for the unit and monitors annual expenditures.

-Prepare and monitor the budget for assigned area of responsibility.

-Supervise and coordinate project management activities for a variety of construction and capital improvement projects; prepare, review, and approve the preparation of plans, specifications, designs, estimates, contracts, schedules, inspections, and project monitoring activities.


Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering;


Two years of lead or project management experience in public works design and construction engineering work at a level equivalent to the County's Associate Civil Engineer.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver's license.  

  • Must possess a valid California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer or obtain licensure in California by comity (reciprocity) within the one-year probationary period.