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Junior Civil Engineer, Civil Engineer, and Senior Civil Engineer

County of Sonoma
SANTA ROSA, CA Full time
Posted on December 6, 2017

$5,497 - $10,108/Mo. 

Transportation and Public Works is now hiring civil engineers at the Junior, Engineer, and Senior levels.

Join the County of Sonoma and receive comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for career advancement.

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 Join the County of Sonoma as a Civil Engineer!

If you are interested in applying at the Junior Civil Engineer and/or Senior Civil Engineer level, you must apply to the separate recruitments being conducted for each level.

Working in Transportation and Public Works (TPW)

 TPW leads the way to a safe and sustainable community by providing road construction and maintenance services throughout the County of Sonoma. It is TPW's mission to plan, build, manage, and maintain Sonoma County's investment in quality services and infrastructure. They accomplish their mission through the hard work of their multiple business units, which includes: Airport, Integrated Waste (Refuse), Lighting Districts, Road Maintenance Districts, Roads, Special Projects, Transit, and small Water Systems.
As a Civil Engineer, you will perform a wide variety of difficult field and office professional engineering work in design, construction, and maintenance of bridges, structures, highways, water systems, solid waste disposal, flood control, major electrical systems, major mechanical systems, traffic control systems, and/or traffic analysis.

This position requires three years of engineering experience and CA licensure as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the State of California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Civil: Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of civil engineering; statistics and advance mathematics including algebra and analytic geometry; topographic and construction surveying, stress analysis, analytical mechanics and the strength, properties and uses of construction materials; building codes; common methods and equipment utilized in engineering construction and of inspection methods used in reviewing such work; real property descriptions; civil engineering design and drafting methods and equipment.

Working knowledge of: the principles, practices and techniques of supervision and training.

Ability to: layout and review the work of other staff; prepare designs and make accurate drawings and maps; make accurate mathematical calculations and neat and accurate field notes; apply principles of logic and scientific reasoning to develop and evaluate alternative courses of action and determine appropriate solutions; read, understand and interpret complex technical and legal documents, maps, technical drawings and plans; listen attentively and participate in negotiations by providing required data and information; adjust workload changes and work under stress to meet deadlines; develop and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of representatives from governmental and private agencies, construction and consultant contractors, coworkers and the public; write clearly and concisely in order to prepare technical reports, correspondence, and maintain records.