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Senior Civil Engineer

Company: Government Jobs
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT USAt the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do, and they are proud to tell people 'I work for the County of Marin.' Discover more about us, our values and our organizational culture here. Read on to find out more about this opportunity: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS MISSION STATEMENT: Provide the community with quality services, maintain and improve our public infrastructures and facilities, and support the preservation of Marin's unsurpassed beauty.ABOUT THE POSITIONThe Marin County Department of Human Resources and the Department of Public Works are conducting a recruitment for the position of Senior Civil Engineer - Engineering Division. There are currently two full-time (80 bi-weekly hours) vacancies. The Senior Civil Engineer (SCE) will manage staff in the completion of multifaceted projects under a variety of technical work programs and will take an active role in performance management, coaching and staff/team development. The SCE may be responsible for managing consultant contract services and managing construction contracts. The SCE may also be directly responsible for managing complex projects individually with support from staff or contract services. The work programs in the Engineering Division include, but are not limited to the following: Road and Bridge Rehabilitation Program - the County owns and maintains 421 miles of roadway and 55 bridges with spans greater than 20 feet. The Engineering Division targets $10M-$12M in resurfacing work each year and there are currently five bridges being planned for replacement under the federally funded Highway Bridge Program. Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Programs - the Departments Multi-Modal policy ensures that improvements to all modes of travel are considered when designing and constructing projects under these programs. Emergency Storm Damage - when storm damage occurs, the Engineering Division is called upon to assist with the stabilization of affected hillsides and roadways. This can involve emergency contracting to effect immediate repairs. Construction Management - the Engineering Division may be called upon to provide construction management services for a variety of projects under other Public Works Divisions (Traffic, Transportation, Flood Control, etc.) or in support of other County Departments, or for outside agencies. ABOUT YOUOur Highly Qualified Candidate: The highly qualified candidate will have experience successfully managing complex civil engineering projects including managing project resources, staff and consultants and delivering project outcomes on schedule and on budget. They must be able to, at a very high level of efficiency and accuracy while deploying diplomacy, manage multiple contracts, projects and personnel items. The candidate provides clear interpretation of civil engineering regulations and policies and maintains successful working relationships with governmental boards, commissions and members of the general public. The candidate has strong writing skills with experience preparing a variety of departmental contracts, correspondences, and reports including board letters, statistical reports and project recommendations. They must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of levels in the department, thrive in a team environment, and has strong leadership skills. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to foster collaboration, motivate staff, further develop staff knowledge and strengthen employee performance. The ideal candidate will have the ability to act as a positive role model for staff and will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in both individual and group settings.We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience. At least one (1) year must have included functioning in a supervisory capacity or managing a project that included directing the work of project staff.Certificates and Licenses: RequiredRegistration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers. ABOUT THE PROCESSAll applicants will receive email notifications regarding their status in the recruitment process. Please be sure to check your spam settings to allow our emails to reach you. You may also log into your account to view these emails. Testing and Eligible List: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active. Important Information: Depending on work assignment and applicable State or Federal Public Health Order, some employees may be required to be fully vaccinated and/or consent to weekly COVID-19 testing. To help mitigate transmission, masks are required for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, in certain workplace settings per the California Department of Public Health and masks are strongly recommended by the Marin County Public Health Officer in all other settings. Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.PLEASE NOTE: The benefits described herein do not apply to temporary (contingent) or to part-time employees that work less than 50%. COUNTY OF MARIN BENEFITS: GENERALBelow are some of the excellent benefits the County offers. More information about our benefits can be found on the Marin County's Benefits Homepage.Paid Time Off: Competitive vacation accrual; 11 holidays per year; and generous sick leave accruals. Additional types of paid leaves are available for some bargaining units.Health Plan: Choice of four health plans (two Kaiser HMOs, Western Health Advantage HMO, and an Anthem Blue Cross PPO) along with dental through Delta Dental PPO, and vision through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is a County contribution toward the premiums (the contribution amount varies depending on coverage tier elected such as employee only, employee + 1, employee + family). Plus, the County offers excellent Life Insurance, Disability, Flexible Spending Plans, a Dependent Care Assistance Program, professional development and more.Retirement: Defined benefit plan under the County Employees Retirement Act of 1937. More information can be found online at 457 Plan: Choice of pre-tax or post-tax (Roth) employee contribution up to the IRS annual maximum.Retiree Medical: The County provides access to group health plan coverage to eligible retirees. For specific questions regarding the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (415) 473-6104. For additional details about the benefits or retirement, please contact the Benefits Division at (415) 473-2197.IMPORTANT NOTE: Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.01 The minimum qualifications for this position are: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience. At least one (1) year must have included functioning in a supervisory capacity or managing a project that included directing the work of project staff. Please tell us how you meet the minimum qualifications. For experience, please include in your response your employer(s) where you gained this experience, years worked, how many people you have supervised and/or directed and your exact duties.02 Do you posses valid registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers? Yes No 03 Narrative Questions 3-5: You must answer the questions. if you do not have experience, please respond N/A. Describe your experience planning, coordinating, and supervising professional engineering work in the design and construction of all aspects of public capital projects, including but not limited to Streets, County Owned Property and Facilities, Drainage and Transportation Improvements and multimodal projects and related facilities. Please include years of experience, position, and role.04 Describe your experience in preparation of plans, project specifications, field inspections, and other engineering work performed by staff members and consultants.05 Describe your experience in managing complex construction projects and consultants; include your interaction with public and private engineers, architects, contractors and owners to explain and discuss projects.Required Questionby Jobble

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