City of Santa Ana

Civil Engineer (Water Resources Division)

Onsite - Santa Ana, CA
Application Deadline: 7/11/24
  • Performs a wide variety of advanced professional civil engineering duties in support of public works projects, including the design, review, bidding, and construction for street, storm drain, sanitary sewer, water production and supply system, landscaping and irrigation system, parking lot and structure, street improvement, street and area lighting, public building and structure, and other municipal infrastructure projects. 
  • Develops scope of work, assigns work tasks, develops project timelines, sets priorities, directs and monitors consultant work; and surveys and inspects project work.
  • Oversees preparation of plans, specifications, engineering calculations, and cost estimates for municipal infrastructure and other public works projects; and ensures compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Assists in or performs contract administration, specialized studies, surveys, inspections, and preparation of change orders and reports for all project phases, including work progress, financial status, payment progress, design detail, and calculation reports.
  • Leads and participates in the preparation of consultant services agreements, requests for proposals, and related contract documents; and evaluates and participates in the selection of outside consultants.
  • Serves as fund and/or grant manager for assigned projects that are funded with various internal and external funding sources. 
  • Uses modern computer software applications to prepare reports, estimates, agreements, technical analyses, staff reports, and other documents. 
  • Provides information and assistance to project consultants and other governmental and non-governmental agencies.
  • Responds to requests from the general public, City staff, and other parties for information related to a variety of matters of departmental operations. 
  • Represents the City at public meetings. 
  • Prepares staff reports for requested City Council action.
  • Trains and provides lead supervision to professional and technical staff.
  • Assumes a lead role in performing professional engineering duties related to water distribution and treatment systems in support of meeting citywide demands.
  • Assists in managing daily water production and supply activities and facilities, including local water production, water supply facilities, treatment, reservoirs, water sales, and active service connections.
  • Prepares plans, specifications, cost estimates, and reports pertaining to water and sewer projects, including those related to pumping facilities and water and sewer main lines; updates maps and records of infrastructure; and assists in project oversight and interfaces with other governmental agencies and contractors.
  • Collaborates with water distribution and treatment operators to make decisions regarding distribution and treatment system settings, parameters, and general operation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Recruiter Information:

Isaura Suarez