Engineering Designer

City of Mesa | Mesa, AZ

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Posted Date 12/19/2018

The City of Mesa is a great place to work! In addition to competitive salaries, the City also has a generous amount of other benefits available. For more information, please see our website:

Engineering Designer
($59,835.10 - $88,566.40 Annually)

The current vacancy is for general civil projects and will not be assigned to a specialty assignment at this time. This position will remain open until filled. First review of applications will be on 12/27/18.

Under general direction, an Engineering Designer performs advanced paraprofessional engineering or architectural work (based on assignment) entailing design layout and plan review, and related work as required. Employees in this class are responsible for project management, utility coordination and design. Project management involves taking a project from the initial development of the scope of work to the completed plans stage to construction in order to attain the desired results, whether the project is designed in-house or by a consultant. Employees in this class may also:

 Coordinate/manage projects performed by outside consultants
 Design of public work improvements or installation of facilities such as: sanitary sewers, storm drains, street improvements, retention basins, site improvements, building remodels, and new buildings
 Work on projects involving a variety of design work ranging in scope from standard or simple designs to those that are more difficult or complex in nature.
 Be responsible for supervising lower level clerical, paraprofessional, or technical staff. Considerable discretion is left to the employee in determining methods for accomplishing work objectives
 Be assigned to general civil projects, or to a specialty assignment.

Please see link to the full job description for details of the specialty assignments.

An Engineering Designer is distinguished from an Engineering Technician IV by having a greater percentage of design and project management work. Work is performed under the direction of a Supervising Engineer, Senior Civil Engineer, Civil Engineer, Right of Way Manager or a Landscape Architect (based on assignment).

This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualification Required:
 Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to extensive (5+ years) engineering experience (civil drafting, architectural drafting and design, natural gas systems, technical research, streetlighting, utility coordination, etc., based on assignment)
 Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.
 Civil engineering and/or architectural experience is desirable. College coursework or technical school coursework in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Commercial Art, or closely related field is also desirable

City of Mesa offers a competitive benefits package. A CITY OF MESA ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED.
Applications will be available 12/14/2018, continuous until filled. First review of applications on 12/27/2018. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received. For complete job description, requirements and online application form, please visit our web site at:

City of Mesa is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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