The County of San Luis Obispo is hiring motivated, enthusiastic, and service minded Civil Engineers and Engineer's in Training (EIT) to join our APWA accredited Public Works Department.
Join our professional team of nearly 300 dedicated staff who serve the residents and visitors of the central coast.
Engineering positions are available on several project teams that plan, approve, construct, and manage public infrastructure projects throughout the county.
Impact your Community & Build your Career The Public Works engineering career series provides for professional development and personal growth working on a wide range of projects and programs that enhance our community.
This recruitment includes training rotation and career development opportunities for various engineering positions in the Public Works Department.
The Public Works engineering career series responsibilities include infrastructure design, water and wastewater operations engineering, transportation engineering, development review and plan checking, and capital improvement project (CIP) management for water, wastewater and drainage utilities, roadways and bridges, trails, and airport facilities.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate must have practical knowledge and experience with general civil engineering practice, which can include project management, design, or construction engineering. In additional to technical experience, the following professional traits are also important.
The ability to work cooperatively within a multi-discipline team to meet goals and deadlines while producing a quality work product.
Good communication skills to express verbally and in writing the expectations or results of project deliverables.
Self-motivated and proactive approach to completing assigned work, problem solving and taking on new opportunities.
Graduation from an accredited 4-year college with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineer or closely related field and possess or be on track to obtain your Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer from the State of California. (Review the complete job description for all experience and qualification minimum requirements.)
Engineer II: One year of professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience. (Possession of a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field, or two years of paraprofessional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience may be substituted for the required experience).
Engineer III and IV: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor issued by the California State Board of Registration AND one year of professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience.(Possession of a Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience.)
Engineer III: One year of specialized professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience such as serving as a resident engineer on small construction projects, experience as an assistant engineer on major construction projects, or project leader on a design project.
Licenses and Certificates A valid driver license is required at the time of application. A valid CALIFORNIA driver license is required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
About County of San Luis Obispo
Equal Employment Opportunity - The County is an equal opportunity employer. Objectives are directed toward assuring equal opportunity in selection / promotion, pay, and job assignments. Recruitment and selection procedures have been established to ensure non-discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, age, sex, race, color, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or other non-merit factors. In addition, the County complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act in hiring and retaining employees. For more information contact the Human Resources Department at (805)781-5959. Reasonable Accommodation Notice - Federal and State laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. You may call 805-781-5959 for assistance.