Under minimal direction of the City Engineer, performs a broad range of highly complex and professional civil engineering and administrative responsibilities in support of the City Engineer.
An incumbent in this class exercises independent judgment and discretion in establishing work plans and priorities; to accomplish the Engineering Division's goals and objectives; responsible for ensuring activities are consistent with City policy.
A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of this classification is as follows:
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Four 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.
Graduation from a four year accredited college or university with a major course work in civil engineering.
LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE:
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer from the State of California.
Certification as a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Practitioner (QSP) is highly desirable.
Possession of a valid Class C driver's license issued from the California Department of Motor Vehicles by date of appointment. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment.
About City of Costa Mesa
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. A general law city, Costa Mesa has a council-manager form of government and staff of approximately 450 full-time employees. Costa Mesa offers 28 parks, two municipal golf courses, 20 public schools and three libraries.