Principal Civil Engineer (Transportation) – County of Marin, CA

Marin County

Client: County of Marin
(San Rafael, California)
Position: Principal Civil Engineer (Transportation)
Closing Date: Apply Immediately

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Marin county

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. The Principal Civil Engineer serves as the County Traffic Engineer and division head, assigned as the manager in-charge dealing with transportation and traffic related projects and operations. This at-will position reports to an Assistant Director of Public Works. 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, including traffic calming measures, maintaining/replacing traffic signal components, updating traffic signal timing, maintaining street markings and signs, conducting traffic and parking studies, improving traffic conditions, and responding to resident concerns regarding traffic. The Principal Civil Engineer is also responsible for developing and administering operating and capital budgets, administering contracts, procurement, grant management, interfacing with Transportation Authority of Marin and Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a closely related field and 5 years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience. At least two 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. An exception may be granted for highly qualified out-of-state candidates if they are currently holding an active out-of-state PE (civil) license. This waiver will allow the selected candidate to obtain the PE (civil) equivalent license in California prior to the first anniversary date of employment.

The salary range for this position is $142,189 to $172,848 DOQE. The County also offers an attractive benefits package, including MCERA Retirement.

Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to This position is open until filled. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.