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City Engineer

Company: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business
Location: Rocklin
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

*The salary for this position is pending adoption by City Council on January 10, 2023 THE POSITION The City of Rocklin is bringing the City Engineer position in-house after utilizing the services of contractors for the past three years. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing city with many development opportunities on the horizon and to lead and develop both experienced professionals and new talent. The City Engineer is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all citywide engineering functions. The position will be a part of the Community Development Department, but will coordinate projects with City departments, outside agencies, and organizations which include land development, stormwater management, traffic design, pavement management, street improvements, lighting, facilities, and construction of capital projects. The City Engineer will review and approve engineering plans for subdivisions, use permits, and encroachment permits and supervise and review the work of assigned personnel. The City Engineer will also perform advanced-level professional engineering work. This position also functions as the Deputy Director of Community Development and assists in short- and long-term program planning, development, and the administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services. Additionally, the position will provide direct oversight to approximately five professional and technical staff members. UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES In addition to overseeing private development project review, the City Engineer will be integral in the execution of the public projects in the City's 5 year Capital Improvement Plan, including but not limited to citywide roadway rehabilitation and maintenance, improvements to the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area, Monument Springs Bridge construction project, stormwater pipe replacement, and the Aguilar Road Improvement project. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE In addition to strong technical skills, the ideal candidate will:

  • Be a motivating and supportive leader with excellent people and project management skills.
  • Have a strategic perspective and the ability to see the long-term use and impact of projects in the community.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to manage and organize multiple projects and priorities.
  • Develop synergy between departments to achieve city goals and create and maintain an environment where ideas are fostered and nurtured.
  • Be an outstanding communicator with exceptional interpersonal, analytical, written, and verbal communication and presentation skills; handle sensitive and political situations with tact and diplomacy. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field; AND Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience as a licensed civil engineer, including at least two (2) years of supervisory or management experience over professional and technical engineer staff. License Requirements:
    • Possession of, and the ability to maintain, a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California.
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Class C Driver License and a satisfactory driving record is required. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, Rocklin , City Engineer, Engineering , Rocklin, California

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