Associate Civil Engineer (Limited Duration) (19948171)

East Bay
12/16/2019 at 5pm


1052 S. Livermore Avenue Livermore, 94550


The City of Livermore is currently accepting applications to fill an Associate Civil Engineer limited duration position.  Limited duration employment includes benefits but is temporary, unrepresented, at-will, and funding for this position is subject to renewal. If you meet the requirements described below and would like to work for a great organization, apply online at  by 5 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019.   


Under direction, the Associate Civil Engineer is responsible for overseeing and performing a variety of complex professional field and office engineering work in connection with the Design, Development, Special Projects, Transportation and Construction Sections of the Engineering Division and other related engineering projects; may serve as project leader with supervisory responsibility; and performs other duties as assigned.


An Associate Civil Engineer oversees consultants and may supervise assistant or junior professional staff, technical staff, and/or lead a design team or an engineering unit.  The incumbent will work on capital improvement projects (primarily building, utility, and creek projects) and development projects.


Ideal Candidate


The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and characteristics:

  • Civil engineering principles, practices and methods
  • Utility and water/wastewater treatment experience is desirable
  • Development review experience is desirable
  • Exercise sound judgment, initiative, flexibility, and creativity
  • Values and possesses high ethical and professional standards
  • Communicates effectively to a variety of audiences
  • Exemplifies quality customer service by responding to customer needs in a professional, creative, and courteous manner
  • Works independently and collaboratively with others



Experience:  Three years of progressively responsible public works related professional engineering experience in civil, wastewater, water, transportation or related engineering field.


Education:  Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field.


License:  Certain positions may require the possession of a valid California driver’s license at the time of appointment and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.


Certification:  Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California with good standing is required.


Other Requirements:  Willingness and ability to work scheduled and emergency overtime, and be available on call as required; attend meetings, conferences, and seminars during work and non‑work hours; and work under adverse conditions such as in traffic, around heavy construction equipment, and in inclement weather.


Special Requirements:  Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to work in a standard office environment; may drive a vehicle; read fine print on blueprints and computer monitors; converse by telephone, two‑way radio, in person, or around the noise of heavy construction equipment; move across rough terrain and bridge scaffolding; climb into and out of sewers and trenches, up 25 foot ladders, and several flights of stairs; use drafting instruments, calculators, and personal computers; and strength to safely lift and maneuver office supplies, blueprints, and boxes weighing up to 30 pounds.


The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

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