City of Rosemead

City Engineer

Onsite - Rosemead, CA
Application Deadline: 3/30/24

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Public Works, manages the operations of the Engineering Division; performs professional work of considerable difficulty in engineering, planning, design, construction,  survey, permitting, traffic operations, transportation, and infrastructure projects; provides complex and responsible support to the Director of Public Works and performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

·        Manages the Engineering Division through effective planning, staff management, and resource allocation; manages projects and reviews activities to achieve the City’s development strategies; assures that engineering services are in compliance with all laws, policies, and regulations;

·        Manages the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Engineering Division including research, survey design, permitting, project and construction management, and capital projects for traffic, transportation, storm drain, water, wastewater, and park infrastructure, and facilities.

·        Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Engineering Division; recommends within Engineering Division policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.

·        Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunism and makes recommendations for improvement.

·        Develops and manages requests for proposals for professional and/or contracted services; prepares scope of work and technical specifications; evaluates proposals and recommends award; negotiate contracts; administers contracts to ensure compliance with City specifications, standard and service quality.

·        Reviews and assures the effective completion of assigned projects and compliance with State and Federal regulations, City policies, and goals, and standards;

·        Prepares, reviews, and recommends approval of plans and specifications, designs, cost estimates, environmental documents, reports, and studies for all engineering projects.

·        Supervises and monitors the work of all consulting engineers; verifies and approves all contractors’ work estimates, payment requests, and change orders.

·        Performs site inspections during construction for adherence to specific methods and materials and to ensure compliance with regulations for system safety or design.

·        Manages public works services including plan check operations in conjunction with other City departments, and the review and approval of traffic impact analysis reports, encroachment agreements, and various encroachment and right of way permits.

·        Prepares and presents staff reports, memoranda, studies, and other necessary correspondence related to assigned activities and services; presents reports to City Council, various commissions, committees, and external public groups.

·        Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering; research emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to City needs.

·        Attends and facilitates Traffic Commission meetings and manages preparation of Traffic Commission meeting agenda items.

·        Manages contracted projects; assures project deliverables meet schedule, cost, and quality requirements; reviews and approves contracts and plan specifications; reviews technical and analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature for projects, contracts, and regulatory issues;

·        Plans, directs, and coordinates the functions of construction project management, development review, design, surveying, inspection, technical plans, and specifications, right-of-way, and budgets;

·        Coordinates engineering operations with City Departments and Federal, State, and regional agencies;

·        Manages the City’s capital improvement program (CIP) and CIP Budget, plans and prioritizes operational plans and resource requirements; interprets concerns, defines desired results, develops solutions, determines scope and priorities of programs and special projects;

·        Manages compliance activities for the Municipal Storm Sewer System (MS4) permitting, environmental issues, storm water pollution, and sewer system management; conducts studies and investigations to manage environmental hazards; researches and analyzes data for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program; coordinates State Water Resources Control Board water quality programs;

·        Assures effective communication of Engineering Division issues; interprets and explains Federal and State rules and regulations; analyzes department financial and resource information and manages budgets;

·        Manages the Engineering Division; plans, prioritizes, and assigns tasks and projects; monitors work and evaluates performance; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems; assures the quality of the engineering services and work products, and assures required deadlines are met; reviews Engineering Division  documents as needed to assure compliance with City policies and standards.

·        Supports the relationship between the City of Rosemead and the constituent population by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, client records, and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.



Education and Experience Guidelines:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university; AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience, including two (2) years of managerial or supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

License and Certification Requirements: 

·        Registration as a Professional Engineer by the California Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is required.

·        Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid class C California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record. 

Knowledge of:

·        City organization, operations, policies, and procedures.

·        Principles and standards of municipal civil engineering programs, urban planning, capital improvement, program management, land development and subdivision, surveying, tract and parcel maps, transportation planning, traffic engineering, and traffic operations, and construction management.

·        Principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, procurement, budgeting, contract and risk management, performance management, goal setting, program development, and project management.

Recruiter Information:

Daysi Sanchez