The Assistant City Engineer is an at-will position that reports to the City Engineer and is responsible for managing the Design Division of the Engineering Bureau. The Division is comprised of 21 staff responsible for capital improvement project (CIP) engineering and design, project management, and various engineering administrative tasks. The City completed a Pavement Management Plan, Drainage Master Plan, and Stormwater Pump Station Assessment which include condition surveys as well as repair/replacement recommendations. The Assistant City Engineer will be tasked with ensuring these projects are completed in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Challenges include managing limited resources to deliver a large workload while maintaining an effective quality assurance/quality control program. Prioritization of and projects coordination with affected agencies and utilities will also be a key challenge for this position. The Assistant City Engineer coordinates work assignments within the Division as well as acts for the City Engineer in his or her absence.
M I N I M U M R E Q U I R E M E N T S:
The Department of Public Works invites candidates who meet the following minimum requirements to apply:
Seven years of increasingly responsible engineering experience, five of which must have been at the level of a Senior Civil Engineer.
Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and registration with the State of California as a Professional Engineer.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with work experience. The City's compensation package also encompasses an attractive benefits package.
Internal Number: PW19-031
About City of Long Beach
The City of Long Beach employs over 4,730 employees and has over 500 job positions. Positions range from entry level to professional-highly skilled. Given the number of positions, employees have a variety of career paths to choose from. In addition, the City provides career guidance, mentoring and career ladders for planning a career with the City. The mission of the Department of Public Works is "to maintain and enhance the City's infrastructure and environment for the public's benefit." The Department's core services are focused on providing for and maintaining safe and efficient infrastructure for the community, providing for sustainable environmental protection including water quality and waste collection and diversion, and safely and efficiently designing, constructing, delivering, protecting and maintaining services for public facilities and public rights-of-way. The Department has six bureaus: Business Operations, Engineering, Project Management, Transportation Mobility, Environmental Services and Public Service. The Department has 498 budgeted positions with a Fiscal Year 2019 budget of $199 million, including the Operating and Capital Improvement Budgets. Additional information on the Department can be found at www.longbeach.gov/pw.