Jul 01, 2021

Sr. Civil Engineer

  • Port of Long Beach
  • Long Beach, CA, USA
Full time Engineering Civil Engineer

Job Description


Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning November 19, 2017. Filing will remain open until vacancies are filled. Filing may close without further notice.
Current vacancies are with Development Services. Other departments that use this classification include the Port of Long Beach (Harbor), Water, Public Works, and the Long Beach Airport. Click HERE to see more details regarding the positions for each department.
SPECIAL NOTE: Current city employees within the classification or held prior status within the classification, with a desire to transfer to another department, bureau or division, submit your transfer application to be placed on the Transfer List.
Under direction, supervises and coordinates plan review activities; design management, program/project management, and/or construction management of a wide variety of multiple municipal, harbor, airport, gas, water and wastewater engineering, and/or public and private development and building projects; performs, formulates, and coordinates work assignments for the review of plans, designs, estimates, and reports regarding surveys, inspections, soils, and geology; supervises the preparation of plans, specifications, the compilation of estimates and contract terms from an engineering standpoint; performs difficult structural and architectural plan check for compliance with building code requirements, City ordinances, and State/Federal statues/laws; performs the state's accessibility compliance review for building projects; leads, coordinates and manages multi-disciplinary teams of City and/or consultant staff to deliver complex projects in a collaborative environment; performs project reviews and permitting processes; performs special studies and prepares comprehensive reports; develops, manages, and tracks cost estimates, budgets and schedules for assigned projects; evaluates and manages project risks; performs claims analysis; administers consultant contracts; makes presentations to governmental bodies and citizen groups; oversees subdivision activities; may oversee the management of multiple projects, including scope, schedule and budget definition; manages project execution with multiple stakeholders; procures, negotiates and manages professional services contracts; performs project management including procurement, negotiation budgeting, scheduling, interfacing with regulatory agencies and other stakeholders, and monitoring and evaluating the work of consultants performing engineering, design and construction management work; manages and administers construction contracts, including managing requests for information and submittals, analyzing and negotiating contract changes, evaluating claims and reviewing and processing progress payments; acts as assistant to the Division/Section Head when required; performs other related duties as required.
Some departments may require the following duties be performed as well: Interview and recommend employees for hire; prepare board or City Council memoranda; perform constructability reviews, pre-construction planning and coordination; chair pre-construction and weekly progress meetings and prepare meeting minutes.

Requirements To File

* Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California (proof required)*

  • A minimum of five years, paid, full-time equivalent and relevant experience. Two years of the required experience must have been gained in a related position while registered as a Civil Engineer.

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Some positions require the ability respond to emergency calls in-person or by telephone within a 30-minute timeframe.
  • A valid driver's license will be required at time of selection.
  • Required documents, such as transcripts or degree, 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 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.

Desirable Qualifications

Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), ICC Plans Examiner, Certified Access Specialist (CASp) and/or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED); Certified Cost Technician (CCT), Certified Scheduling Technician (CST), Certified Estimating Professional (CEP), Decision and Risk Management Professional (DRMP), Earned Value Professional (EVP), CSI Certification, Envision Sustainable Profession (ENVSP) and other Sustainable Infrastructure Professional Certifications is a plus, experience in the areas of supervision, airport, land development and/or port/maritime; experience with ESRI (ArcGIS), Hydraulic Modeling, MicroStation, AutoCad, InRoads, InRail, ProjectWise, Oracle P6, Microsoft Project, Project Management Softwares (Oracle Unifier, Orion), commercially available cost estimating software for major capital projects (i.e. HardDollar, RS Means, Sage Timberline or other engineering applications); structural design and building code compliance. One year experience working in an Airport environment is desirable for positions in the Airport.

Examination Weights

Application Packet....................................Qualifying
This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists will be established periodically.
The eligible list will remain active for at least six months.
If you have not received notification within three weeks after filing, contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.
K52NN-19 EK:SCE 12/5/18

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


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