Placer Employment Opportunities

Engineering Manager

Road Maintenance Division

Recruitment #2021-19876-01

Introduction

Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill, and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com.  

 

This recruitment will be open until filled. Applications are being screened on a routine basis and forwarded to the hiring authority for their review. The first screening deadline is Sunday March 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Applications received after the deadline will then be screened on a bi-weekly basis.

POSITION INFORMATION

(UNCLASSIFIED)

Placer County is recruiting for the position of Engineering Manager - Road Maintenance Division.

The Road Maintenance Division provides maintenance improvement and protection to 1,000 miles of county roads. Division responsibilities include, but are not limited to, snow and ice removal, drainage, resurfacing (chip seal, slurry seal, overlay), maintenance of traffic safety devices, equipment maintenance, signing and striping, and administration of transportation and encroachment permits. There are regional corporation yards located in Roseville, Lincoln, Foresthill, Granite Bay, Auburn, Colfax, and Tahoe.

The Engineering Manager for Road Maintenance is a management position that has full responsibility for the administration and operational activities of the Road Maintenance Division within the Department of Public Works. This position receives policy direction from the Director and Assistant Director.

BENEFITS

Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.

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For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as a management team member participating in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Plan, organize, and manage the programmatic, administrative and operational activities within designated areas of responsibility; monitor and evaluate work in progress to ensure compliance with goals and policies.
  • Participate in the identification and allocation of resources (fiscal, staffing, and materials); and contribute to the problem-solving, decision making, and planning activities of the department.
  • Identify and implement goals, objectives, and activities to be accomplished; direct and coordinate the implementation of strategies and plans.
  • Provide professional and managerial resources to the Director, management team, other departments, and the public in a responsible and supportive manner. 
  • Represent the department with organizations, local communities, special interest groups, businesses, customers, and the general public using principles of good customer service.
  • Establish and maintain open communications with other County departments, multi-disciplinary teams, and other governmental organizations; coordinate data, resources, and work products in support of productive and positive working relationships.
  • Direct, supervise, and participate in the development and administration of budgets; coordinate and direct the forecasting of funds needed; research and analyze funding resources and availability.
  • Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed.
  • Direct, practice and be responsible for professional civil engineering activities of the assigned department.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
Five years of increasingly responsible experience as a registered professional engineer in the required specialty field, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Training:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related field.

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in an appropriate discipline as issued by the State of California.
  • May need to possess a valid driver's license as required by the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.


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