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This employment opportunity offers a wide variety of exciting positions ranging from Airport, Development Services, Harbor (Port of Long Beach) Public Works, and Water. 

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Under direction, performs responsible professional civil engineering work in preparing, reviewing, and/or supervising the preparation of studies, designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports relating to the design, construction, testing, operation and maintenance of a wide variety of municipal and harbor engineering, building, or street and mobility projects; receives assignments in general terms which outline the type and general characteristics of the projects; decides on the procedure and performs or reviews preliminary and final design work relating to civil engineering projects or building projects including structural design for code compliance, assigning to subordinate engineers the development of plans, specifications, designs, and detailed drawings of the various components of the projects; performs and/or directs field engineering activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and operation of a wide variety of engineering projects; communicates findings and recommendations both verbally and in writing to both professional and lay persons; may utilize computer-aided drafting and design equipment; may act as a project manager including procurement, negotiating, budgeting, scheduling, interfacing with regulatory agencies and other stakeholders, and monitoring and evaluating the work of consultants performing engineering work for the City; may administer construction and consultant contracts, including analyzing and negotiating contract changes, evaluating claims and reviewing and processing progress payments; and performs other related duties as required.



  • Current registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California (proof required)*.

Additional Requirements to File:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Willing to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • A valid driver's license and current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of selection

*Required documents, such as transcripts or degree, must be uploaded to the application at the time of filing.  Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form.   Degree must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date.  Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.  
 DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in any of the following areas:  public agency, supervisory, airport, rail, traffic, land and building development, port/maritime, program/project management experience in  construction management, planning, or design, environmental remediation/planning, sustainable infrastructure development (LEED, Envision, ENV-SP, CEEQUAL, GreenRoads), and/or water/wastewater engineering and development; working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk/Microstation, Inroads, WaterGem, SewerGem and GIS software (ESRI); scheduling software (Microsoft Project, Oracle P6); Project Management Software (Orion, Oracle Unifier); Water Distribution and Water Treatment Operator certifications from the State Water Resources Control Board; Collection System Maintenance Technologist Certification from the California Water Environment Association; Plans Examiner certification from the International Code Council (ICC), Certified Access Specialist (CASp) and/or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and other engineering and project management software or certifications related to any of the areas stated above; ability to operate independently in developing preliminary and final designs for projects; ability to prepare construction specifications.