The City of Costa Mesa is seeking a Senior Engineer in the Transportation Division of the Public Services Department.
THE FIRST APPLICATION REVIEW DATE IS AUGUST 31, 2020.
Under general direction, plans, organizes, supervises and performs 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; and serves as resident engineer and/or project manager on assigned projects.
Planning, organizing, supervising and reviewing the work of subordinate staff is a major function of positions in this class. Incumbents generally supervise a staff 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 this class 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.
The ideal candidate will possess experience at a supervisory level with responsibility for advanced journey-level professional civil engineering work that relates to municipal public works design, park development, construction, administration and contracts. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field is required. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Registered Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer in the State of California is mandatory.
All applicants must complete an online City application and supplemental questionnaire. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. For more information or to apply for this position, please visit the City’s website at: www.costamesaca.gov and click on “Employment”. EOE.
About City of Costa Mesa
The City of Costa Mesa (population 115,296) encompasses 16.8 square miles and is approximately one mile from Southern California's incomparable coastline. Located in Orange County on the "coastal tableland" above Newport Beach, Costa Mesa has established a reputation as one of the area's leading cultural and business centers. Its predominant industries include retail trade, light manufacturing, finance/insurance, and real estate. Since its incorporation in 1953, the City has transformed from a quiet suburban community with deep farming roots, to a world-class city featuring some of the best restaurants, retail centers, and cultural arts in the nation. With an ideal location, business-friendly atmosphere, and superior amenities, Costa Mesa represents the best Southern California has to offer.
The City offers its diverse population of residents 32 neighborhood and community parks, two municipal golf courses, 20 public schools, two libraries, and three colleges and universities in city limits and many other universities, colleges, and trade schools nearby. Costa Mesa takes prides in its abundance of cultural and economic opportunities.
Prominent centers of cultural and economic a...ctivity within the City include: The Orange County Performing Arts Center, Tony Award Winning South Coast Repertory Theater, Orange County Fairgrounds, The Lab Anti-Mall, and Metro Pointe. The City is also home to South Coast Plaza, a luxury retail destination with more than 250 boutiques, 30
restaurants, and the Segerstrom Concert Hall and Center for the Arts. The volume of sales generated by South Coast Plaza, estimated at more than $1.5 billion annually, makes it one of the most successful retail destinations in the United States. The community has established its identity in the region as the “City of the Arts,” but is also a center for cutting
edge youth apparel and sporting goods manufacturers.