The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for Senior Civil Engineer. We are looking for a highly qualified candidate for our Engineering division.
Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, and participates in the completion of varied professional engineering projects within the Engineering Division and performs other related duties as assigned. The Senior Civil Engineer functions as a Project Manager with minimal supervision to manage capital improvement projects from initial concept to close-out. The candidate participates in the implementation and completion of assigned engineering, projects, programs, and activities; supervises or meets with staff to identify and resolve problems and monitor work flow. The Senior Civil Engineer administers, prepares, and reviews engineering plans, specifications, construction estimates, and bidding documents for public works projects and reviews actual work for conformance with scope of work standards and specifications; prepares various staff reports and studies, budgets, environmental reports, requests for proposals, requests for qualifications, and progress reports. The Senior Civil Engineer coordinates and works with private sector developers, engineers, architects, contractors, and property owners to discuss projects under consideration or in progress, and to assist in compliance with City and State engineering standards. The candidate responds to and resolves difficult inquires and complaints related to engineering projects and proposals; establishes timeline and task schedules and tracks project costs for conformance with budgets. The Senior Civil Engineer must be able to effectively present projects and issues to the City Council, Commissions and Public.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in Civil Engineering or a closely related field is required.
Training: Three (3) years of responsible professional experience in Civil Engineering or a related field is required. Public Sector experience is highly desirable.
License & Certificate: Ability to attain a valid Class "C" California driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. A possession of a valid Certificate or Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer from the State of California.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed City employment application AND Supplemental Questionnaire. This position will remain open until filled. Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted. Applications are accepted by mail, online submission, or in-person at: Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. To receive an application packet, you may call the Human Resources Department or visit the website www.citymb.info.
Internal Number: 18-037
About City of Manhattan Beach
Manhattan Beach, the city of “Sun, Sand, and Sea” is a vibrant, engaged community, located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. The City of Manhattan Beach population (35,726) offers residents a pleasant, peaceful living environment as well as easy access to the many recreational activities available in Southern California. Manhattan Beach is truly a wonderful and cosmopolitan place to live, but maintains the warmth of a small quaint town atmosphere, far removed from the stress of typical urban life.
Within its 3.89 square miles encompass an impressive array of housing, recreation, public service, and transportation opportunities. In addition to its popular coastline, the community is home to large numbers of Tourist and family-oriented events, such as Manhattan Beach Open volleyball, the International Surf Festival, Hometown Fair, Concerts in the Park, Pumpkins Races, and Holiday Fireworks to name a few. The City also has an award winning school district that has attained national recognition. The Manhattan Beach Unified School District has five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school that serve the community.