Sr Civil Engineer

The County of El Dorado
Full Time $117,062 - $142,292 Per year CA El Dorado County Transportation, 2441 Headington Rd, Placerville, CA 95667, United States


The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:
  • Review incoming project applications for consistency with County policies, standards, and planning documents, including placing Conditions of Approval on behalf of the Department. 
  • Review improvement plans, specifications, and engineering estimates for developer-driven projects, providing comments and approvals as appropriate. 
  • Visit active construction sites to inspect ongoing work for consistency with approved plans, best management practices, and stormwater pollution prevention. 
  • Coordinate reimbursable projects, including executing reimbursement agreements, overseeing bid process to ensure compliance with state Contract Codes, and reviewing submitted reimbursement requests and expense reports for completeness and accuracy. 
  • Plan, organize, train, review and evaluate the work of assigned staff; set priorities and follow up as required. 
  • Participate in the hiring of assigned staff, recommending selection for management approval, evaluating employee performance, and directing training and education opportunities. 
  • Prepare periodic status reports regarding the assigned area of responsibility. 
  • Assist in the development and control of the unit budget. 

For a full description of duties and responsibilities please review the job description .

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following minimum qualifications:  
Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-regionally accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement. 
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering;
Two years of lead or project management experience in public works design and construction engineering work at a level equivalent to the County's Associate Civil Engineer.
Other Requirements
  • Must possess a valid California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer (or if registered in another state, obtain licensure in California by comity (reciprocity) within the one-year probationary period.)
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.  
Click to view the minimum qualifications for Sr. Civil Engineer as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, contact Jenny Thomas in Human Resources at jenny.thomas.

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The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred biweekly to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

Training and Experience Evaluation: A training and experience evaluation will be utilized to determine an applicant's ability to continue in the recruitment process ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.
Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide may be used to determine your ranking for referral to specific vacancies. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.

For more information on the recruitment process,

Based on the department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Sr. Civil Engineer. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time, limited term and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months. In accordance with Personnel Rules 1103.1 and 1105.1, an extra help or limited term employee may be transitioned into a regular employee if the department in which the employee works has a vacant allocated position for the same classification as held by the extra help or limited term employee and the appointing authority requests such transfer.  
If you are interested in the position of Sr. Civil Engineer within any County department, please submit your application.  

We currently have the following vacancy: 
  •  One (1) full time vacancy in the Department of Transportation, located in Placerville, CA. 

for Frequently Asked Questions 

The County of El Dorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include drug testing; a positive test may result in the revocation of an employment offer. 

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