Jul 01, 2021

Deputy Chief Harbor Engineer I-II

  • Port of Long Beach
  • Long Beach, CA, USA
Full time Engineering Director Principal

Job Description


Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning November 12, 2019,
through 4:30 p.m., December 6, 2019.
Under general supervision, supervises and directs capital improvement and maintenance projects performed by the Harbor Department, Engineering Services Bureau; prepares communications and makes presentations to the Board of Harbor Commissioners and third party stakeholders; oversees the preparation of preliminary studies, design packages, plan specifications, project scopes, budgets, schedules, cost estimates and contract documents; selects, coordinates and supervises consultants and contractors; monitors project progress, contractor invoicing and payments, contract amendments and change orders; negotiates contractor claims and corrective action measures; coordinates planning, design and construction projects with other Port Divisions and tenants; supervises, trains and evaluates performance or a large group of engineering and related personnel; performs other related duties as required.

Requirements To File

Applicants must meet Requirements A, B, AND C:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, or

Structural Engineering or Architecture (proof required)* OR an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) certificate recognized by the California State Board of Registration for Professions Engineers (proof required)*

  • Seven or more years of professional engineering experience, including two years as an engineering section leader and two years of experience working with port, harbor or projects of similar scale and complexity.


  • Current registration as a Professional Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural Engineer or registered Architect in the State of California (proof required)*

Additional Requirements To File

  • Knowledge of engineering software applications and proficiency with personal computers including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Willingness to work an irregular schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • A valid driver's license and current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of selection.

Desirable Qualifications

Program management or construction management professional certification and experience. Knowledge of Engineering and Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software such as Microstation or similar software preferred.

  • Required documents, such as transcripts, certifications, and/or registrations, must be uploaded to the application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degree must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate the field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.

Application Packet.............................................................................Qualifying
This selection procedure will be conducted using a non-competitive process. Applications are evaluated based on training, experience, education, certificates and/or licenses. There is no examination. This is a continuous eligible list, which will expire in six months but may be extended. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements to file will be placed on the eligible list. Applicants receiving Veteran's Credit first and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists may be established periodically.
If you have not received notification by December 13, 2019, contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.
This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If special accommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
N16AN-20 CP/VRS:DCHE 11/6/19

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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