Associate Engineer (Transportation and Drainage)

City of Carlsbad | Carlsbad, CA

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Posted Date 1/26/2021

The City of Carlsbad is recruiting for an Associate Engineer that will be part of the Transportation and Drainage Engineering Division and a key member of the Transportation Department. This individual will be part of an engineering team that manages a variety of transportation, storm drain and flood control projects and will report to a Senior Engineer of the Transportation and Drainage Engineering Division.

Salary: $87,484.80 - $114,483.20 Annually

A successful applicant will possess a strong working knowledge of civil and transportation engineering principles and practices to join the Transportation Department of the Public Works Branch. The Associate Engineer will perform professional engineering tasks that include contract administration, design and management of various transportation and drainage projects, review plans, specifications, and cost estimates, and conduct various studies to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, County, and local standards and regulations.

This position will conduct and coordinate professional civil and transportation engineering work, both alone and under the general supervision of a Senior Engineer in the planning, design, and construction of transportation and stormwater facilities associated with the city's CIP.
This is an opportunity to work for a well-financed and managed City and to help with the growth and maintenance of its transportation and drainage system assets. You will be working on interesting projects as the City begins to implement the new General Plan and the associated Mobility Element which will include the effects of the California Complete Streets Act of 2008.  In addition, you will be working on projects that incorporate the requirements of the Statewide Construction General Permit and the most recent National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit and Trash Policies.
If you are looking for a position with an organization that offers a great culture, work environment, diverse exposure to learning and growth opportunities then you should apply for this position.

Experience & Education

An equivalent combination of education and experience listed below: 

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a closely related field, from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of five years of related experience
    • A Master's degree in engineering or a related field may be substituted for work experience

License or Certificate:

  • Engineering-In-Training Certificate
  • Professional Civil Engineer preferred
  • Licensed Traffic Engineer preferred
  • Licensed QSD/QSP preferred
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California driver's license
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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