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The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department operates to protect the City of Vallejo's interest in both new development and the operation of existing City infrastructure by providing engineering, technical, and contract management assistance to all City departments. It is the Engineering Division's responsibility to schedule, design, prepare specifications, acquire permits, secure rights-of-way, advertise, bid, and manage all capital improvement projects as directed and approved by the City Council and the City Manager. Other engineering responsibilities include plan review, obtaining and holding applicable permits and encroachment agreements, and observing the construction of new public infrastructure to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
This recruitment is being conducted to fill two full-time vacancies. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year.
This position will perform professional, complex engineering work involving the design, investigation and construction of public works projects including streets, traffic controls, water and utility systems; to prepare plans and specifications; and to act as a project manager on assigned projects.
The ideal candidate will possess the following highly desirable attributes: detail oriented; politically astute; proactive; responsive; timely; accurate; excellent oral and written communication to internal and external constituents; collaborative approach; solution oriented; trustworthy and ethical.
This is the full journey level class within the (Civil) Engineer series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Assistant Engineer by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including independent development of engineering designs and managing complex construction projects. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.