The City of Thousand Oaks is currently accepting applications for the position of Senior Engineer in the Public Works Department. This is an amazing opportunity to join a hard-working team of results-driven professionals, with the ability to work on transformative projects to design, engineer and build the future of the City.
We are seeking a forward-thinking individual to manage a variety of complex engineering projects, and to provide lead supervision to assigned staff. The accomplished engineering professional should be team oriented, be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, and manage all aspects of engineering projects, from conception, preliminary design, engineering, construction, inspection and closeout.
Primary responsibilities include:
Leads, plans, and reviews the work of staff on complex engineering projects (capital improvements, construction, development, and/or maintenance programs) for accuracy and compliance with applicable standards and specifications
Mentors team members and verifies their work on complex engineering, and public works construction methods, procedures, and techniques
Researches and identifies funding sources for division projects; prepares and administers the capital improvement/development plan and budget
Prepares memos and reports; delivers presentations to Council, Commission, and other groups as needed.
The ideal candidate should:
Have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Have five or more years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience.
Possess a valid certificate of registration as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers.
Possess outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills
Be able to independently perform highly complex professional engineering work, computations and review design plans
Possess excellent project management and problem-solving skills; be able to work in a deadline driven environment, and effectively manage competing priorities
Possess demonstrated ability to effectively supervise, organize, and evaluate the work of staff
Have the ability to manage several projects and staff to ensure that deadlines and deliverables are met
Be well-versed in the design and construction of roadways, pipelines, utilities and public infrastructure, with wastewater treatment plant experience desired.
Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Be able to understand, interpret, explain, and apply applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, regulations, as well as department policies and procedures
Understand the Principles and practices of contract preparations, negotiations, and administration
Possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver's license
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: Applicants are required to complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. This will be used throughout the process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications for the position.