Junior Engineer

Sacramento/Metro Area
2/14/2019 at 5pm
$5,398.88-$6,562.37 Monthly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


171 South Fifth Street Dixon, 95620


Seeking an individual to fill a full-time position of Junior Engineer in the City Engineer/Public Works Department.

To perform a wide variety of technical and professional engineering work in the design, construction and maintenance of public works projects; to plan and coordinate major public works programs; facilitate/ coordinate private development; and to assist in supervision of engineering division activities.


All applicants should apply online, complete the supplemental questionnaire, and submit document(s) by the final filing date.

Exam Process: A limited number of candidates whose applications indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related education, training, and experience will be invited to participate in an oral board interview process tentatively scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019. The most qualified candidates from this process will be placed on an employment eligibility list. Note: the examination process may be changed as deemed necessary.  

Employment Processing: Those selected are subject to a 12-month probation period, and may be subject to pre-employment drug testing and fingerprinting. In accordance with Federal law, an employee must provide proof of identity and legal right to work in the United States.

Veteran’s Preference Points: Veteran’s Preference points will be applied. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application.  

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling (707) 678-7000.

Ideal Candidate

Candidates should be specific about field of study or major coursework in the supplemental questionnaire.

Any combination equivalent to experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying.  Typical ways to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: 

Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.

Experience: None required, although highly desirable.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months of assignment, a valid Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate.

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Must be able to perform tasks requiring: sitting, standing, walking; occasional exposure to chemicals, skin irritants, fumes and solvents; generally inside work with occasional outside work with exposure to weather, odors, dust and pollen; the use of sense of smell; acute hearing to distinguish audible alarms; finger and hand coordination; use of computers; and the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate for job assignments; must comply with respiratory protection program and Cal OSHA standards.


Benefit Summary Sheet located on the City of Dixon Webpage under the Human Resources tab.

This position will be a permanent, full-time position with benefits.

Public Employees Union, Local One

Special Instructions

Candidates must complete:
1. On-line application
2. Supplemental Questionnaire Answers

Candidates must submit:
1.  Clear and legible copies of a recent copy (within 6 months) of your DMV driving record (obtained at a California DMV office).

You must submit document(s) electronically to your application.

Recruitment Contact

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