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Senior Civil Engineer

City of Pittsburg (California)
Pittsburg, California
$118,020.00 - $143,448.00 Annually plus Hiring Bonus up to $15,000
Closing date
Oct 5, 2022

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Construction Engineering, Other
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Engineer, Senior Engineer
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JOB TITLE:  Senior Civil Engineer

AGENCY:   City of Pittsburg

LOCATION:   Pittsburg, California

FILING DEADLINE:  Open until Filled

SALARY RANGE:  $118,020.00 - $143,448.00 Annually plus Hiring Bonus up to $15,000


About the City of Pittsburg

With a population of around 70,000, located on the southern shore of the Suisun Bay in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area in eastern Contra Costa County, the City of Pittsburg is located just a short BART ride from San Francisco and is strategically located near several prestigious higher education institutions, such as UC Berkeley and UC Davis, and is the home of Los Medanos College, the sixth ranked community college in the nation. Pittsburg offers deep water channel access, two BART Stations, and an active community expected to grow by nearly 20,000 over the next two decades. The Pittsburg real estate market is diverse. Housing prices are still among the best in the area, and with the best commute time in East Contra Costa County. Rental housing prices are also among the best deals in the County.


The Position

The Senior Civil Engineer is the supervisory level class responsible for performing and supervising the work of one of the following engineering sections: Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), Transportation, Current Development, or Special Projects. Under the broad direction of the Assistant City Engineer, the Senior Civil Engineer supervises, evaluates, and participates in professional engineering inspection and technical civil engineering work; ensures safe work practices, work quality and accuracy; maintains appropriate work records; serves as a technical resource for assigned work staff; performs other duties as required.


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is an emotionally intelligent, strategic thinker that is relatable and can read a room. The next Senior Civil Engineer will be a team player, humble leader, collaborative and creative with the ability to come up with innovative solutions with their team. The ideal candidate will know how to “get to yes” and understands the importance of high-level customer service both internally and externally.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of four years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience (Master’s Degree may substitute for one year’s experience)
  • Minimum of one year experience at the supervisory level
  • Possession of a valid Registered Professional Engineer license with the State of California
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Class C California driver’s license


For more details about this opportunity, please visit the job brochure at:


To apply, please electronically submit your resume, cover letter and a list of five professional references (references will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to:    


Resumes should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and projects you have managed.


For additional information, please contact:

Edna Swaim at (510) 345-4280



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