County of Marin | San Rafael, CA

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Posted Date 6/05/2019

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$9,391 - $11,362 / Month

The Marin County Department of Human Resources and the Department of Public Works are conducting a recruitment for the position of Senior Civil Engineer  Engineering Division. There are currently two full-time (80 bi-weekly hours) vacancies. The Senior Civil Engineer (Senior Engineer) will manage staff in the completion of multifaceted projects under a variety of technical work programs and will take an active role in performance management, coaching and staff/team development. The Senior Engineer may also be directly responsible for managing complex projects individually with support from staff or contract services. The work programs in the Engineering Division include, but are not limited to, the following:

 Road and Bridge Rehabilitation Program  the County owns and maintains 421 miles of roadway and 55 bridges with spans greater than 20 feet. The Engineering Division targets $10M-$12M in resurfacing work each year and there are currently five bridges being planned for replacement under the federally funded Highway Bridge Program.

 Bicycle, Pedestrian and Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Programs  the Departments Multi-Modal policy ensures that improvements to all modes of travel are considered when designing and constructing projects under these programs. Accomplishments under these programs include construction of the Cal-Park Hill Tunnel and Central Marin Ferry Connector bridge.

 Marin Emergency Radio Authority (MERA) Next Generation Radio Project  MERA provides essential emergency communications among its partner agencies. The Department of Public Works (on behalf of MERA) is responsible for the implementation of the Next Gen Radio Project. This project is currently undergoing environmental review and will replace the aging T-band radio system with a new 700 Mhz radio system. It involves the replacement of radio equipment at many existing sites and the improvement and construction of new communication sites.

 Emergency Storm Damage  when storm damage occurs, the Engineering Division is called upon to assist with the stabilization of affected hillsides and roadways. This can involve emergency contracting to effect immediate repairs such as the recently completed Lucas Valley Road retaining wall near Nicasio Valley Road or longer-term projects where repair funds are sought and more detailed repairs are developed.

 Construction Management  the Engineering Division may be called upon to provide construction management services for a variety of projects under other Public Works Divisions (Traffic, Transportation, Flood Control, etc.) or in support of other County Departments, or for outside agencies. Recent projects include the Creekside Park Culvert Project for Marin County Parks and Open Space in Corte Madera, and the Cove Pump Station currently under construction in Tiburon.

 Permanent Road Divisions  the County, through the Engineering Division, provides assistance to homeowners living on non-County maintained public roads in the formation of Permanent Road Divisions in accordance with the Streets and Highways Code. This program provides a mechanism to develop equitable ongoing tax assessments for maintenance and improvements on these roadways. The Inverness Two and Ridgewood Permanent Road Divisions were recently formed.

The highly qualified candidate will have experience successfully managing complex civil engineering projects, including managing project resources, staff and consultants and delivering project outcomes on schedule and on budget. They must be able to, at a very high level of efficiency and accuracy while deploying diplomacy, manage multiple contracts, projects and personnel items. The candidate provides clear interpretation of civil engineering regulations and policies and maintains successful working relationships with governmental boards, commissions and members of the general public. The candidate has strong writing skills with experience preparing a variety of departmental contracts, correspondences, and reports, including board letters, statistical reports and project recommendations. They must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of levels in the department, thrive in a team environment, and have strong leadership skills. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to foster collaboration, motivate staff, further develop staff knowledge and strengthen employee performance. The ideal candidate will have the ability to act as a positive role model for staff and will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate in both individual and group settings.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers and four years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience which provides the knowledge and skill requirements as listed in the class specification.

FILING DEADLINE: Friday, June 21, 2019 by 4:00pm. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application. Apply online at: or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903. Paper or faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at 415 473-2126. EEO/TTY

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