The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We have an outstanding opportunity available within the Public Works department for a qualified individual to supervise one or more civil/sanitary engineering groups, perform professional civil/sanitary engineering work, and do related work as required.In this challenging position, you will supervise, train, and evaluate a group of sub-professional and professional engineers in the investigation, design, preparation, and review of a variety of plans, estimates, and reports involved in public works and/or utility projects; initiate and direct preliminary designs, studies, cost estimates, and prepare staff reports for assigned and proposed projects; maintain the work schedules for the group; develop standard or special designs, plans, specifications, and specific job procedures for projects; determine the need for basic data such as field surveys, location of utilities, soil tests, and request/obtain information through appropriate channels; coordinate engineering work and construction performed by contractors; prepare design calculations; check and review plans, drawings, specifications, and reports; advise the public, contractors, and other City departments on civil engineering matters; perform difficult research, investigation, and design work; make effective recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, and transfers; effectively recommend disciplinary action as needed up to and including termination; administer major contracts with consultants/contractor for studies, design or construction projects; secure grants/loans from outside agencies to finance City projects; and occasionally drive on City business.We offer a starting salary of $8,473 to $11,142 per month plus superb benefits including a City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. Please apply online at: www.burbankca.gov/jobs. If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, four years of professional engineering experience, two years of which must have been at the level of a City of Burbank Civil Engineer Associate OR any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the City. A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent at the time of hire and registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California are also required.Additional qualifications include knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and structural engineering; civil engineering methods and practices used in the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports as applied to municipal and/or utility engineering; the principles and techniques of drafting and mapping; field engineering methods; skill in interpreting specifications, plans, and drawings; field engineering methods; finding engineering information sources; and making accurate engineering computations. The ability to understand technical engineering questions and provide accurate information; receive assignments in general terms and plan, layout, and direct the work of a group of engineers on a variety of problems; coordinate the work of a unit with a general program or a specific problem; practice sound personnel management and supervision; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public is also needed.