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City of Rosemead - City Engineer

  • 11/06/2023 8:01 AM
    Message # 13276006

    City of Rosemead

    Job Title

    City Engineer

    Job Location

    City of Rosemead

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Manages the Engineering Division through effective planning, staff management, and resource allocation; manages projects and reviews activities to achieve the City’s development strategies; assures that engineering services are in compliance with all laws, policies, and regulations;
    Manages the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Engineering Division including research, survey design, permitting, project and construction management, and capital projects for traffic, transportation, storm drain, water, wastewater, and park infrastructure, and facilities.
    Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Engineering Division; recommends within Engineering Division policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
    Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunism and makes recommendations for improvement.
    Develops and manages requests for proposals for professional and/or contracted services; prepares scope of work and technical specifications; evaluates proposals and recommends award; negotiate contracts; administers contracts to ensure compliance with City specifications, standard and service quality.
    Reviews and assures the effective completion of assigned projects and compliance with State and Federal regulations, City policies, and goals, and standards.
    Prepares, reviews, and recommends approval of plans and specifications, designs, cost estimates, environmental documents, reports, and studies for all engineering projects.
    Supervises and monitors the work of all consulting engineers; verifies and approves all contractors' work estimates, payment requests, and change orders.
    Performs site inspections during construction for adherence to specific methods and materials and to ensure compliance with regulations for system safety or design.
    Manages public works services including plan check operations in conjunction with other City departments, and the review and approval of traffic impact analysis reports, encroachment agreements, and various encroachment and right of way permits.
    Prepares and presents staff reports, memoranda, studies, and other necessary correspondence related to assigned activities and services; presents reports to City Council, various commissions, committees, and external public groups.
    Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering; research emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to City needs.
    Attends and facilitates Traffic Commission meetings and manages preparation of Traffic Commission meeting agenda items.
    Manages contracted projects; assures project deliverables meet schedule, cost, and quality requirements; reviews and approves contracts and plan specifications; reviews technical and analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature for projects, contracts, and regulatory issues.
    Plans, directs, and coordinates the functions of construction project management, development review, design, surveying, inspection, technical plans, and specifications, right-of-way, and budgets.
    Coordinates engineering operations with City Departments and Federal, State, and regional agencies.
    Manages the City’s capital improvement program (CIP) and CIP Budget, plans and prioritizes operational plans and resource requirements; interprets concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, determines scope and priorities of programs and special projects.
    Manages compliance activities for the Municipal Storm Sewer System (MS4) permitting, environmental issues, storm water pollution, and sewer system management; conducts studies and investigations to manage environmental hazards; researches and analyzes data for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program; coordinates State Water Resources Control Board water quality programs.
    Assures effective communication of Engineering Division issues; interprets and explains Federal and State rules and regulations; analyzes department financial and resource information and manages budgets.
    Manages the Engineering Division; plans, prioritizes, and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work and evaluates performance; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems; assures the quality of the engineering services and work products, and assures required deadlines are met; reviews Engineering Division documents as needed to assure compliance with City policies and standards.
    Supports the relationship between the City of Rosemead and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, client records, and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience Guidelines:
    Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university; AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience, including two (2) years of managerial or supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    License and Certification Requirements:

    Registration as a Professional Engineer by the California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is required.
    Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid class C California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.

    Knowledge of:
    City organization, operations, policies, and procedures.
    Principles and standards of municipal civil engineering programs, urban planning, capital improvement, program management, land development and subdivision, surveying, tract and parcel maps, transportation planning, traffic engineering, and traffic operations, and construction management.
    Principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, procurement, budgeting, contract and risk management, performance management, goal setting, program development, and project management.
    Principles of design, construction, and management of public works engineering projects.
    Techniques for effectively representing the City in coordination with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational regulatory, and legislative organizations.
    Federal and State codes and regulations governing civil engineering and public works projects.
    Techniques of investigating, inspecting, and resolving stormwater quality and water resource issues.
    Utilizing standard and specialized software, including GIS, CAD, and engineering analysis software applications used in planning, engineering, and construction management.
    Methods and techniques of preparing technical and administrative reports, and general business correspondence.
    Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
    Record keeping and file maintenance principles and procedures.
    Skill in:
    Analyzing technical issues, evaluating alternatives, and making recommendations based on findings.
    Plan, organize, and manage the staff, consultants, and operations of the Engineering Division.
    Analyzing and developing solutions for municipal engineering issues.
    Interpreting and applying engineering and safety standards, complex variables, State and Federal regulations, City standards, codes and policies.
    Analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation.
    Applying engineering theory and skills to solve engineering project issues and problems.
    Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands.
    Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of team members.
    Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other team members, elected officials, developers, contractors, and representatives from other local, State and Federal agencies.
    Effective verbal and written communication.
    Preparing and administering large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost-effective manner.
    Managing and administering a comprehensive capital improvement program; reviewing and developing designs, plans, long range capital improvement plans, and specifications.
    Preparation of clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
    Independently organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following-up on assignments.
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    Contact Information for Applicant

    Noya Wang,

ADDRESS: 437 S. Cataract Ave,  Suite 4B,  San Dimas, CA 91773
PHONE:  213-896-9270 | FAX: 213-985-7404 | EMail:

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