The Department of Public Works is seeking dynamic individuals to fill key senior level engineering positions (Engineer V).
This examination is being given to fill vacancies in the following engineering divisions of the San Joaquin County Public Works Department : Community Infrastructure, Design, Transportation, and Water Resources and Flood Management (2 positions); and to establish an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies. Thefirst review of qualified applications will be on July 15, 2022.
For more information regarding the position, including salary and benefits information, please click on the following link for the employment brochure:
Engineer V (Senior Engineer)
Please be advised that Human Resources will only be accepting online applications for this recruitment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application packet, including an Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire, must be postmarked or received onli ne.
TYPICAL DUTIES May supervise and direct subordinate engineering, administrative and technical personnel in the planning, development, design and construction of a variety of public works projects and programs. Reviews and approves plans, specifications, and cost estimates for a variety of construction projects; plans and conducts feasibility studies for water control, drainage, traffic, road, and, bridge projects. Consults with management and administration regarding the establishment of engineering policies and procedures in the department and for the County; recommends establishment of division policies, procedures, training and related activities. Confers with, advises and supervises engineers in charge of projects; supervises enforcement of contractual obligations; coordinates a variety of Public Works projects with other agencies. Gives technical engineering advice and may confer with other County officials and department heads. Represents the department and acts as liaison with other governmental agencies, contractors, and the public regarding general engineering matters and problems; may attend Planning Commission or other meetings. Prepares ordinances and resolutions regarding Public Works functions for action by the Board of Supervisors. Assists in the preparation and administration of department budgets, as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Either I Experience :
Two years as an Engineer IV in San Joaquin County . Or II Experience :
Two years of experience as either a Registered Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer in an organization performing diversified public works activities. And Education :
Graduation with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or closely related field from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Licenses & Certificates :
(1) Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer as issued by the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors; (2) Possession of a valid California driver's license.
Principles and practices public administration, supervision and management; principles and practices of civil engineering; engineering construction, and maintenance work carried out in county public works; methods and materials used in engineering construction and maintenance; computerized engineering and office systems.
Plan, direct and administer the work of an engineering unit; apply engineering principles and practices, at an advanced level, to problems of work; assign, train, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility
-Frequent operation of keyboards, sitting for extended periods, standing for long periods, walking, pushing/pulling, bending, squatting, driving, climbing stairs or other objects; occasional crawling; Lifting
-Frequently 5-30 pounds or less; occasionally 30-70 pounds; occasionally restraining, lifting/turning heavy objects; Vision-
Good vision; frequent reading and close-up work; normal hand and eye coordination; Dexterity
-Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking
-Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological
-Frequent public contact and decision making; frequent concentration required; Special Conditions
-May be exposed to dust and varied outdoor conditions; may require occasional overtime, weekend or evening work.
BENEFITS Health Insurance :
San Joaquin County provides a comprehensive benefits package to employees of this bargaining unit. The benefits include the option of three medical plans: a Kaiser Plan, a Select Plan, and a Premier Plan. Employees pay a portion of the cost of the premium. Dependent coverage is also available. Dental Insurance :
The County provides employees with a choice of two dental plans: Delta Dental and United Health Care-Select Managed Care Direct Compensation Plan. There is no cost for employee only coverage in either plan; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense. Vision Insurance :
The County provides vision coverage through Vision Service Plan (VSP). There is no cost for employee only coverage; dependent coverage is available at the employee's expense.
For more detailed information on the County's benefits program, visit our website at www.sjgov.org
under Human Resources/Benefits. Life Insurance :
The County provides eligible employees with life insurance coverage as follows:
1 but less than 3 years of continuous service: $1,000
3 but less than 5 years of continuous service: $3,000
5 but less than 10 years of continuous service: $5,000
10 years of continuous service or more: $10,000
Employees may purchase additional term life insurance up to a maximum of $200,000 at the group rate. Regular employees in this unit shall be provided with a supplemental life insurance policy with a face value up to $75,000. 125 Flexible Benefits Plan :
This is a voluntary program that allows employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health-related expenses that are not paid by a medical, dental or vision plan (Health Flexible Spending Account $2550 annual limit with a $500 carry over); and dependent care costs (Dependent Care Assistance Plan $5000 annual limit). Retirement Plan
: Employees of the County are covered by the County Retirement Act of 1937. Please visit the San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association (SJCERA) at www.sjcera.org
for more information. NOTE: If you are receiving a retirement allowance from another California county covered by the County Employees' Retirement Act of 1937 or from any governmental agency covered by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), you are advised to contact the Retirement Officer of the Retirement Plan from which you retired to determine what effect employment in San Joaquin County would have on your retirement allowance. Deferred Compensation
: The County maintains a deferred compensation plan under Section 457 of the IRS code. You may annually contribute $18,000 or 100% of your includible compensation, whichever is less. Individuals age 50 or older may contribute to their plan, up to $24,000.
The Roth IRA (after tax) is also now available. Vacation
: Maximum earned vacation is 10 days each year up to 3 years; 15 days after 3 years; 20 days after 10 years; and 23 days after 20 years. Holiday
: Depending on date of hire into the unit, employees earn either 10 or 14 holidays per year. Administrative Leave
: Each fiscal year, department heads grant 10 days of administrative leave to eligible salaried employees. Administrative leave may not be carried beyond to the next fiscal year. Sick Leave
: 12 working days of sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation. Sick leave incentive : An employee is eligible to receive eight hours administrative leave if the leave balance equals at least one-half of the cumulative amount that the employee is eligible to accrue. The employee must also be on payroll during the entire calendar year. Bereavement Leave
: 3 days of paid leave for the death of an immediate family member, 2 additional days of accrued leave for death of employee's spouse, domestic partner, parent or child. Merit Salary Increase
: New employees will receive the starting salary, which is the first step of the salary range. After employees serve 52 weeks (2080 hours) on each step of the range, they are eligible for a merit increase to the next step. Educational Reimbursement Program
: Eligible employees may be reimbursed for career-related course work up to a maximum of $850 per fiscal year. Eligible employees enrolled in an approved four (4) year College or University academic program may be reimbursed up to $800 per semester for a maximum of $1600 per fiscal year. Parking Supplemental Downtown Stockton
: The County contributes up to $17 per pay period for employees who pay for parking and are assigned to work in the Downtown Core Area. School Activities
: Employees may take up to 40 hours per year, but not more than eight (8) hours per month, to participate in their children's school activities.
Note: County e mployees who currently receive a cafeteria plan allowance and subsequently transfer, demote or promote from or into the Middle Management represented unit which provides for a capped cafeteria plan contribution amount shall receive the capped amount of the Middle Management unit.
Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.
Apply Online View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire.
This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here
. View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file.
A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in. Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email
, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.
Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled