Assistant Engineer

City of Lafayette | Lafayette, CA

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Posted Date 12/03/2018

The City of Lafayette (pop. 24,000) is recruiting for the position of an Assistant Engineer. Lafayette prides itself on its vibrant downtown, beautiful tree-studded hillsides and great schools.  Lafayette residents expect personalized service to deliver customized solutions to the community’s unique engineering and public works priorities.  This position will be part of the team whose mission is to meet that challenge, and to ensure that Lafayette retains its semi-rural character and "small town" downtown feel.

Position will require a hands-on approach to capital improvement project management with the engineer performing much of their own construction inspection.  Position will support capital improvement and maintenance projects, development review , and encroachment permits.   Interest in and experience with “Clean Water-NPDES” programs and requirements is a plus.  This is a challenging job in a great city!  The new Engineer will be joining a staff of dedicated, energetic and fun professionals.

The specific major duties can be found on our website here:

In addition to familiarity with civil engineering principles, procedures, methods, materials and techniques used in public works projects, qualified candidates should have the ability to communicate effectively with the public and possess inspection experience in the field.  The preferred candidate will have interest in and experience with “Clean Water—NPDES” programs.  An equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or related engineering field is required  The Assistant level position requires two years of professional engineering experience and an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate is highly desirable. 

The salary range for the position is  $79,284 — $104,292.

The final filing date is January 2, 2019 To be considered, you must submit a City of Lafayette Employment Application, plus relevant materials that amplify your qualifications.  You must apply online at  For questions, pleas email

Following the filing date, resumes will be screened and candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to interviews in January with an anticipated start date of approximately mid February 2019.



Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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