San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced public works/engineering professional with strong leadership and communication skills to provide direction and oversight of the Engineering Divisions. The ideal candidate will possess proven leadership skills, and exceptional knowledge and experience managing public works engineering projects with successful outcomes.
The incumbent reports to the Director of Public Works and is responsible for managing and administering the programs, functions, budgets and activities of the following Public Works Engineering Divisions: Design, Construction, Bridge, and Transportation. The Engineering Divisions account for nearly 70 of the department’s full-time allocated positions. More information about Public Works is available at the department web page.
The Ideal Candidate
In addition to being a registered Professional Civil Engineer, the ideal candidate will possess:
A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
Outstanding leadership skills and experience managing diverse public works engineering projects.
Tremendous personal integrity, sense of professional ethics, and dedication to public service.
Well-developed organizational and decision making skills including having a strategic outlook.
Ability to inspire, motivate and empower staff to achieve established goals and develop succession planning.
A desire to embrace innovation to enhance services provided.
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and customer service.
Strong analytical skills, sound judgment, and a positive attitude.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to synthesize complex information.
For more information about this exciting opportunity, including compensation and benefits package, visit the following link.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply.
Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, or a closely-related field.
Experience: Five years of professional engineering work in a supervisory or administrative capacity with a large organization performing diversified public works activities, two years of which must have been as a Registered Civil Engineer.
License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.
Certificate: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.
Additional Salary Information: Visit the job posting and recruitment brochure for full compensation structure, including our generous benefits package.
Internal Number: 0321-EC2101-EX
About San Joaquin County
About the County
San Joaquin County is east of San Francisco and south of Sacramento. Strategically located in Northern California's dynamic growth corridor, San Joaquin County is already home to major agri-business, manufacturing and distribution companies.
About the Department
The Public Works Department provides quality service to protect the health and welfare of the public and preserve the County’s many infrastructure investments. The Public Works Team of over 400, plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains public County roads, bridges, water, wastewater systems, flood control and solid waste systems. Many of our award-winning infrastructure projects have been recognized on the state and national levels. Our mission is to create a strategic outlook in which we always strive to transform processes and technology, enhance fiscal transparency and accountability, and invest in staff development and partnerships with members of our community and industry. Our department is dedicated to protect the health and welfare of the public, preserve the County’s infrastructure investments, and develop Countywide long-term plans and programs for transportation systems, water quality and supply needs, flood management interests, and special districts.