The City of Costa Mesa, is seeking three (3) Senior Engineers and one (1) Principal Civil Engineer to perform responsible and complex professional level engineering work in the field and office associated with design, development, investigation, construction and maintenance of parks and parkway projects, public works infrastructure and City facilities; serve as resident engineer and/or project manager on assigned projects; and perform related duties as required.
Planning, organizing, supervising and reviewing the work of subordinate staff is a major function of positions in this class. Incumbents generally supervise staff of professional level engineering and/or inspection employees who perform varied and responsible field and office engineering work. Positions in this class normally supervise positions that are designated as first-level supervisors. Supervision, at this level is normally over multiple project teams. Positions in these classes perform the most complex professional engineering and administrative work, frequently make difficult decisions that require interpretation and professional judgment, and communicate with departmental management to obtain direction on matters that deviate from practice, policy and/or generally accepted professional standards. Depending on the assignment, work is reviewed by the City Engineer or Transportation Services Manager through conferences and reports, principally for determining general progress, professional competence and adherence to pertinent policies, procedures and regulations.
Senior Engineer requires experience at a supervisory level with responsibility for advanced journey-level professional civil engineering work that relates to municipal public works design, park development and design, construction, administration and contracts.
Principal Civil Engineer requires four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of civil engineering, including three (3) years supervisory and administrative experience related to municipal public works planning, design, construction and administration. Certification as a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Practitioner (QSP) is highly desirable.
Both positions require graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field. Registration as a Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer in the state of California is mandatory.
For more information or to view the detailed job posting, please visit the City’s website at: www.costamesaca.gov and click on “Employment Opportunities”.
Additional Salary Information: Senior Engineer: $88,464 - $118,548 annually; Principal Civil Engineer: $92,880 - $124,464 annually; Plus benefits package
The City of Costa Mesa – just one mile from the Pacific Coast in the heart of Orange County – is one of California’s most eclectic and vibrant cities. The City is home to a diverse population of 112,000 residents. Predominant industries include retail trade, light manufacturing, services and action sports. Costa Mesa offers 29 neighborhood and community parks, two municipal golf courses, 20 public... schools and three libraries. Orange Coast Community College, Vanguard University, University of Phoenix, National University and Whittier Law School are located in the City. Many other universities, colleges and trade schools are nearby.
The community has established its identity in Southern California as the “City of the Arts” and is home to the world-class Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Tony Award Winning South Coast Repertory theater. The City is home to South Coast Plaza. With nearly 300 luxury stores, award-winning restaurants and annual sales in excess of $1.5 billion, South Coast Plaza is one of the most successful retail destinations in the United States.
Residents enjoy an ideally mild Southern California climate. Costa Mesa’s location provides easy access to many of the area’s major attractions such as beaches, mountain regions, high and low deserts, Orange County Fair and Event Center, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, The Honda Center, Angel Stadium, San Diego, Palm Springs, and Los Angeles. With an ideal location and superior amenities, Costa Mesa represents the best Southern California has to offer.