Do you want to make a difference in a community? Do you imagine building things to last for centuries? Do you enjoy working on a team to accomplish audacious goals? If you are willing to bring your skills to literally grow a City, then this is your calling. The City of Rohnert Park is recruiting for a Civil Engineer to perform professional engineering work in the planning, investigation, design, analysis, construction, and inspection of public infrastructure, utilities and related projects, or the investigation, review and inspection of private development projects. The City is actively working to implement its General Plan, which includes development or redevelopment in eight specific and planned development areas. The Civil Engineer will be actively involved in working with development partners in the planning and construction of the infrastructure that supports the City's plans for sustainable growth.
The following duties are considered essential for this job classification. Assignments will vary over time.
Assist in the solution of complex technical problems;
Act as project manager for outside consultants and for construction contracts;
Supervise and participate in the preparation of planning studies and construction documents for city infrastructure;
Review reports and check plans for conformance with design standards, codes and regulations;
Prepare engineering conditions of approval for tentative maps, building permits, design reviews and conditional use permits;
Assist in the planning and preparation of the capital improvement plan and budget;
Assist in managing the City's assets including managing programs and data to assess and maintain the condition of city infrastructure;
Investigate field conditions affecting property owners, contractors and maintenance operations and prepare reports based on findings;
Respond to inquiries and complaints from the public by mail, over the telephone, and/or at a public counter;
Sign and stamp civil engineering documents including studies, reports, plans and specifications.
Research publications and industry information sources related to assigned projects;
Perform complex calculations and prepare estimates of time and material costs;
Coordinate neighborhood meetings and public information dissemination related to assigned projects;
Develop and/or revise city design and construction standards;
Prepare staff reports and make presentations to the City Council, the Planning Commission and to various other commissions and committees;
Coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions and sections and with outside agencies;
Liaise with federal, state, county and other public agencies;
Represent City in the issuance of various engineering permits;
Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; and
Perform related duties as assigned.
Sufficient experience and education in civil engineering is qualifying. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is:
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent from an accredited educational institution with a major in civil engineering or other closely-related field;
Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California by date of appointment; and
Possession of a Class C California driver's license by date of appointment
About City of Rohnert Park
The City of Rohnert Park employs over 200 people in one of the widest ranges of jobs that any employer could offer. City government employment encompasses nearly every aspect of the community, from police and fire protection, to building and construction, to accounting and data processing, Recreation, the Performing Arts Center and Public Works. Full time, part time and seasonal positions are available for all ages and all levels of education.