Principal Civil Engineer (Traffic and Transportation Planning) – County of Marin

Marin County

Client: County of Marin
(San Rafael, California)
Position: Principal Civil Engineer
(Traffic and Transportation Planning)
Closing Date: Closed

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The County of Marin is conducting a statewide and national search to attract highly experienced transportation professionals wishing to join a robust and high-performance organization. Reporting to an Assistant Director of Public Works, the Principal Civil Engineer (Traffic and Transportation Planning) serves as the County Traffic Engineer and functions as the Division Manager for the Traffic and Transportation Planning Division. This position manages a staff of 7. The primary focus of this position is to enhance transportation methods and traffic safety for the County. The Principal Civil Engineer leads this county-wide effort related to many transportation and capital projects. A primary focus is to deliver on the County’s commitment to increase the abundance of pedestrian and bicycle paths. Implementation of AB 43 will be critical in the next few years. In addition, responsibilities include a variety of county-wide and neighborhood improvements in the unincorporated areas of Marin. 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. Registration as a TE is preferred. 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.