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Civil Engineer

Company: City of Visalia, CA
Location: Visalia
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


This recruitment is open until filled. We are currently accepting applications.

The City of Visalia Public Works Department is recruiting for a Civil Engineer to serve as a Project Manager.Click hereto review the recruitment announcement.


The City of Visalia's Engineering Division is part of the Public Works Department and serves the community by providing a wide range of engineering services such as project and construction management, surveying, traffic engineering, encroachment permits, and inspection. The Division is responsible for the development and implementation of municipal infrastructure projects through the City's adopted multi-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) that includes a broad spectrum of CIP projects. The division's staff of engineers, technicians, surveyors, inspectors, and administrative staff are committed to customer service, safety, and providing high-quality engineering support and services to the public and other City Departments.

Examples of Duties


We are recruiting for a Civil Engineer. The selected Engineer will be responsible for project delivery of multiple capital improvement projects, and shall assist with the various tasks required of the Engineering Division. Delivery of projects includes but is not limited to project management, construction management, engineering design, utility coordination, agency coordination, funding management, right-of-way procurement, public outreach, cost estimation, specification writing, project scheduling, consultant procurement (RFP's), contractor procurement (RFB's), reporting, and similar type work. The Engineer will be expected to coordinate and work collaboratively with other departments and divisions. Other responsibilities include engineering research, City Council presentations, and public assistance.

Qualifications / Requirements


The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, sound knowledge of engineering and construction management principles, customer service skills, and a demonstrated track record of successfully completing projects. The position requires excellent judgement, integrity, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be a self-driven individual, willing to take on new challenges, flexibility to function in either a project or construction management role, and able to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisors, support staff, and outside stakeholders to successfully deliver projects. The ideal candidate will have municipal engineering experience in areas such as project and construction management, storm water, sanitary sewer, pavement, traffic, street lighting, fiber optics, trails, parks, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, and municipal buildings. Knowledge in municipal work such as procurement methods, state and federal requirements, and local government policy and procedures is highly desirable. The ideal candidate may have a demonstrated area of expertise.


Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skill and ability is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and abilities would be:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS degree in civil engineering or related field.
  • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience.
  • Valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California. If hired with a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer from another state, you will have one year from date of appointment to obtain your Certificate of Registration in California.

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Additional Information


Application and supplemental materials will be evaluated and applicants who appear to be most qualified will be invited to participate in a job related interview and/or examination process. Successful candidates may be required to pass a background, physical examination, and/or drug screen.


The City of Visalia offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

Monthly Salary: $6,955-$8,743

CalPERS retirement program

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

Onsite City Health and Wellness Clinic (no out of pocket expenses)

Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave and much more...

Review the Benefits tab for more information.


If work-life balance is important to you, consider living in a thriving community that offers the most affordable housing in California with a typical commute time of less than 20 minutes. With a population of over 138,000, Visalia offers small town charm with metropolitan amenities. Visalia has a world class health care system, our own Sequoia Symphony Orchestra, a flourishing arts community, a minor league baseball team, a downtown convention center, and numerous fine dining establishments.

As the Tulare County seat, Visalia is the principal retail center in the region, and home to several large industrial employers. Visalia has a vibrant downtown district, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, institutions for higher learning, and low cost of living. The City has many community parks, organized team sports, a municipal golf course and private country club, a multi-sport family-oriented regional sports park, and numerous outdoor and recreational activities.

Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia offers easy access to the nearby mountains, national parks, lakes and rivers which provide year-round opportunities for sports and recreation within an hour or less. Visalia was ranked as the top Central Valley community and one of seven California cities in the top 25 of Gallup Sharecare's latest State of American Well Being Index. Our strong sense of community and social well-being keeps Visalians happy, healthy and moving forward. Come discover all Visalia has to offer!

Keywords: City of Visalia, CA, Visalia , Civil Engineer, Other , Visalia, California

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