Principal Civil Engineer (Engineering) – County of Marin

Marin County

Client: County of Marin
(San Rafael, California)
Position: Principal Civil Engineer (Engineering)
Closing Date: Closed

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The County of Marin is conducting a statewide and national search to attract highly experienced engineering professionals wishing to join a robust and high-performance organization. Reporting to an Assistant Director of Public Works, the Principal Civil Engineer (Engineering) serves as the Engineering division head, assigned as the manager in-charge dealing with engineering related projects. This position manages a staff of 16. Engineering maintains over 420 miles of roadway across unincorporated Marin County. In addition to focusing on maintaining this infrastructure, the specific goal of improving overall roadway condition has been one of the main priorities for the Marin County Board of Supervisors since they initiated the Road & Bridge Rehabilitation Fund in 2014 to support this program. The County is working to replace/rehabilitate five bridges in various parts of Marin County. The work includes federal Highway Bridge Program Funds, which are administered through the California Department of Transportation Local Assistance Program. These federal grant funds will be used to conduct environmental studies, perform public outreach, secure permits, perform right-of-way services, develop engineering plans, and to construct each of these bridges. The Principal Civil Engineer is also responsible for developing and administering operating and capital budgets, administering contracts, procurement, grant management, and interfacing with Transportation Authority of Marin and Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

Bachelor’s degree is not required. Applicants will be screened on the basis of the following requirements: Minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience. At least 2 years of the required professional experience must have included functioning in a supervising capacity. Possession of registration as a PE (civil) in the State of California is required at time of submittal. For out-of-state candidates, an exception may be granted for highly qualified individuals in this specific career field if they are currently holding an active out-of-state PE (civil) license. This will allow the selected candidate to obtain the PE (civil) equivalent license in California as a condition of continued employment with the County. PE license must be awarded prior to the first anniversary date of employment.

The salary range for this position is $147,160 to $178,901. Placement within the range will be based on career experience and overall qualifications of the selected candidate. The County also offers a full benefits package, including MCERA Retirement.