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General Information


Job title: Engineer IV - Design
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Job location: San Luis Obispo, CA  93408 United States
Requisition code: 1055 Monterey St. Suite D
Date posted: 05/02/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $92,872.00 - $112,860.80 Annually
Job category:Civil Engineering
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Job Description

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About the Position

The Public Works Department Design Division is seeking an Engineer IV to assist with professional level engineering, design and /or project management activities for implementation of a wide range of Capital Improvement and Maintenance Projects for including transportation, parks, building facilities, communications infrastructure, water, sewer wastewater, drainage and flood control facilities.

In addition to the general Representative Duties for the Engineer Series, it is anticipated that the qualified Engineer IV candidate will fulfill one or more of the following essential functions for the Design Division:

• Oversee delivery of capital projects for Transportation (Roads, Bridges); Park Trail improvements; Communication fiber optics installation; Water Supply, Storage and/or Distribution; Storm Drainage Facilities; Flood Control Facilities; and Wastewater Collection, Treatment and/or Disposal.; Recycled Water System Infrastructure.

• Supervise a design or CIP delivery unit with a staff of about six people

How to Apply

An initial application review will be conducted. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are best qualified will be invited to participate in selection activities which may include online assessments, performance exams, written exams, and interviews.

To apply, please visit Final filing date is 5/26/2017 11:59PM Pacific Time.

Final candidates will be required to have an in-depth background review performed before proceeding in the process. Please note that references will not be contacted until the end of the process.

If you have questions or would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Human Resources at Confidential inquiries are welcomed.

For further information regarding the County of San Luis Obispo, visit our website at

Reasonable Accommodation

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Job Requirements

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The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have direct, high level experience in design, project management and/or oversight of staff and consultants for delivery of a variety of transportation, water, wastewater, drainage and/or flood control projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Either A: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related engineering field (Job-related professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis); Or B: Possession of an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) Certificate or Land Surveyor in Training (L.S.I.T.) Certificate and four years of paraprofessional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience.

AND Two years of specialized professional level civil engineering, traffic engineering, or land surveying experience serving as project or squad leader, resident engineer on major public works construction projects, or squad leader in the office of the County Surveyor.

AND Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer or Land Surveyor issued by the California State Board of Registration is required at the time of application and must be maintained throughout employment.
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