The Engineering Division is one of four divisions in the Community Development Department, which also includes the divisions of Building, Housing & Human Services, and Planning. The Engineering Division employs 28.5 staff consisting of licensed civil engineers, engineering technicians and specialists, construction inspectors, and administrative personnel.
The Division facilitates land development; plans, designs, and constructs public infrastructure; oversees safe us of public rights of way; ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, including flood control, clean water, public contract codes, engineering practices and standards, and environmental regulations; proactively coordinates efforts with regional agencies to program and fund major inter-jurisdictional infrastructure (such as flood control and transportation facilities); and oversees local traffic operations.
The City of Livermore currently has one vacancy for Assistant City Engineer (ACE). There are two ACE budgeted positions with responsibility for specific sections in the division, such as transportation/traffic, construction administration and inspection, capital improvement program development and project design, and current development engineering. The City Engineer may rotate the two ACE positions, as needed. ACEs assist in the formulation of policy, development of goals and objectives, supervision of assigned staff, administration of the section’s operating budget, and development and implementation of the capital improvement budget.
Key responsibilities for the current Assistant City Engineer vacancy include, but are not limited to:
Capital Improvement Program management;
Design Team oversight, including consultant contracting, property acquisition, environmental permitting, and hands-on design;
Utility Master Planning and Technical Studies for storm, sewer, wastewater treatment, and water; and
Construction Management Program oversight.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate is committed to public service and will be knowledgeable in applicable engineering and best practices. She/he will have experience working in a fast-paced environment which requires attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments. The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:
Experience in "The Position" areas described above.
Produce high quality work in a fast paced environment on time and within budget.
Exercise appropriate independent judgment especially with respect to technical problem solving, resource allocations, project prioritization, and project delivery methods.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
To be considered for this exciting job opportunity, submit your online employment application and supplemental questionnaire responses by 5:00 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019 to the City of Livermore at www.cityoflivermore.net/jobs.
The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of progressively responsible and professional registered civil engineering, which includes at least one year of experience in supervising a major section of engineering staff engaged in a variety of public works and private development projects including design, construction inspection, transportation, and land development and review; and a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college/university. A master's degree in an applicable field is desirable. This position requires a valid and active State of California Professional Civil Engineer registration. State of California Land Surveyor registration is desirable, if civil engineering license does not cover land surveying.
Additional Salary Information: City contributes $92.30/pay period to 457 deferred compensation. Additionally, the City will increase its contribution with an employee match, as per bargaining unit contract.
About City of Livermore, CA
Located approximately 50 miles east of San Francisco, with a varied population of approximately 90,000 residents, the City of Livermore is an integral part of the San Francisco Bay Area. Successfully competing in the global market as a knowledge-based, resource-rich economy, the City is powered by its wealth of research, technology, and invention. Livermore’s arts, culture, western heritage, and vibrant wine industry provide a unique blend to this special community. Money Magazine has rated Livermore one of the “Most desirable places to live in America.”
Quality of life is a fundamental part of the Livermore experience. With access to 45 parks, 22 miles of bicycle trails and paths, Lake Del Valle recreation area, 3 library facilities, 4 championship golf courses, a vibrant Downtown, cultural and civic events year round, and the beautiful Livermore Wine Country, the City provides an unbeatable community experience. Education, arts, entertainment, fine dining, retail, and history abound in Livermore. The City boasts a unique environment for both residents and businesses – a peaceful small town atmosphere along with a widely diverse economic base that rivals a major metropol...is. With the addition of several residential projects, art/live workspaces, and a pedestrian-oriented environment, the City is establishing an active urban living experience in the Valley. The character, heritage, and smart growth of Livermore make it a special place to live, work, and play.