FILING PERIOD: THIS RECRUITMENT WILL REMAIN OPEN BUT, MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING WHEN A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.A FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2018.
The Transportation and Public Works (TPW) Department seeks an experienced Supervising Engineer to manage the Capital Projects Engineering (CPE) team.
The Division: Capital Projects Engineering is comprised of engineering and technical staff that are committed to enhancing the City's facilities to protect public health and safety, and the environment. The team is responsible for design and construction of projects to rehabilitate, upgrade and expand the City's infrastructure, including water, wastewater, drainage and transportation systems, parks and City facilities.
The Vacancy: Reporting to the Deputy Director - Engineering, the Supervising Engineer supervises and conducts complicated engineering planning, master plan development, Capital Improvement Project development, design and plan review activities, and database development and management.
The Ideal Candidate:
In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have:
Experience presenting complex subjects to policy makers and members of the public.
The ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Experience developing and managing section budgets
Strong technical analysis, problem solving, and project management skills
The ability to manage multiple complex projects
Experience supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
The City: The City of Santa Rosa, the largest city in Sonoma County with a population of approximately 175,000, is located 55 miles north of San Francisco and nestled in the center of famous Sonoma Wine Country. Santa Rosa serves as the County seat and center of trade, government, commerce and medical facilities for the Northern San Francisco Bay area. The City offers a wide variety of both recreational and cultural activities, is well known for its excellent schools, temperate weather and abundance of trees and beautiful parks.
The City of Santa Rosa provides a full range of services, including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of streets and other infrastructure; water, storm water and wastewater utilities; housing services through its Housing Authority; economic development; transit; parking; recreation and parks, including a municipal golf course, and cultural services. The City also plays an important role in supporting the agriculture and tourism industries of California's north coast.
The Selection Process: The selection process will consist of a careful review of applications, including the supplemental questionnaire, and those applicants who have submitted a complete application that demonstrates a strong match to the experience and qualifications desired will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering; modern methods and techniques used in the design and construction of a wide variety of infrastructure engineering projects and/or design, construction and rehabilitation of a wide variety of building projects; modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the assigned area of engineering; applicable laws and regulatory codes relevant to design and construction in the area of assignment; principles of supervision, training and performance management. Ability to: Make complex engineering computations and check, design and supervise the construction of a wide variety of public and private facilities; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; use a variety of drafting and engineering apparatus; supervise, train and evaluate professional and technical subordinates.
Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience - Sufficient years of experience in professional engineering work in the area of assignment to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above, including some supervisory experience; Education - Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in civil engineering or a related discipline.
Possession of or ability to obtain a certificate of registration as a professional engineer in civil engineering in the State of California. For positions in the Community Development Department, Building and Code Compliance Division certification as a Certified Building Official, certification as a Plans Examiner and/or Building Inspector as issued by the International Code Council is desirable.
Licenses/Certificates: Possession of or ability to obtain prior to appointment, a certificate of registration as a professional engineer in civil engineering in the State of California.
For positions in the Community Development Department, Building and Code Compliance Division certification as a Certified Building Official, certification as a Plans Examiner and/or Building Inspector as issued by the International Code Council is desirable.
This classification requires the ability to perform work at various locations. Individuals must be physically capable of operating a motor vehicle safely and possess a valid, Class C, California Drivers License, or be able to demonstrate the ability to travel on scheduled or unscheduled visits to various City facilities or work locations which may or may not be reachable by public transportation.
About City of Santa Rosa
Just 55 miles north of San Francisco, you’ll find a vibrant city overflowing with all you love about California. Welcome to Santa Rosa, where everything comes together. Wine country and farm country, redwood forests and rivers, lakes and ocean. And in the center, our charming, thriving downtown, lined with intriguing shops and restaurants that delight casual diners and epicureans alike.