Principal Civil Engineer (Construction Project Administration)
City of Chula Vista
Location: Chula Vista, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $10,805.86-$13,134.62 monthly
To plan, organize, direct, manage, and participate in the development, review, and approval of complex engineering and transportation planning, traffic engineering, and land development activities including, but not limited to, all aspects of the development of infrastructure/capital improvements and special projects, permitting, and conditioning new development and overseeing the administration of infrastructure systems; to provide complex and advanced level professional engineering support involving research, planning, design, and construction of various land development, infrastructure planning, and engineering projects; and to perform related work.
Candidate must have significant and wide range of civil engineering and infrastructure management experience, with concentration on construction project management and administration.
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Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: plan, organize, direct, supervise and manage multi-disciplinary staff assigned for program and project development of various public works facilities including highway and street improvements, sanitary sewers, storm drains and flood control facilities, traffic signals, street lights and bridges or oversight of consultant or private developer activities in connection with the design and construction of various public facilities including buildings, parks, and other related projects; oversee, supervise and prioritize construction inspection staff activities for a wide variety of infrastructure capital improvement projects, developer, public and utility permits; manage, oversee, supervise and prioritize the Stormwater staff activities related to implementation and compliance requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Municipal Permits; manage and oversee the construction management responsibilities for major infrastructure projects including but not limited to: monitoring for compliance of the Safety and Quality Control Programs; ensure contractor compliance with all applicable contract documents, permits, laws, codes, and regulations including those related to labor, safety, and environmental issues; ensure control testing is conducted for acceptance of materials incorporated into the work; preview and process all requests for information (RFI) documents, change orders, architectural supplemental instruction (ASIs); review all correspondence, documents and records relating to each project; review plans and specifications for constructability and/or errors; prepare, negotiate and process complex contract change orders and claims; review contractor and subcontractor billings; monitor and control expenditures to stay within project budget; represent the City in meetings and dealings with federal, state, regional and local agencies concerning construction and NPDES/Stormwater related issues.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in civil engineering design, construction, surveying or a related field, including two years of supervisory responsibility; AND
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field; AND
License or Certificate: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
The City of Chula Vista is located at the center of one of the richest cultural, economic and environmentally diverse zones in the United States. It is the second-largest City in San Diego County with a population of 268,000. Chula Vista boasts more than 52 square miles of coastal landscape, canyons, rolling hills, mountains, quality parks, and miles of trails. Chula Vista is a leader in conservation and renewable energy, has outstanding public schools, and has been named one of the top safest cities in the country.
Chula Vista has made exceptional advances in preparing the City for business expansion and attraction, collaborating with Baja California officials, and creating an environment for economic growth and prosperity. The City has established economic development initiatives that have created quality infrastructure, a strong consumer base and a well-educated and experienced workforce. Civic leaders are not stopping there; amassing a large volume of commercial/industrial development lands, pursuing a progressive business and employment investment policy, and completing acquisition of the 375-acre University Park and Innovation District site that will create even greater op...portunities for your business in the future. The 535-acre Chula Vista Bayfront project will transform the area into a thriving residential and world-class waterfront resort destination. The Plan will establish thousands of new jobs, create new public parks, protect natural coastal resources, provide conference and visitor-serving amenities and build an important asset for the entire San Diego region.
Chula Vista means “beautiful view” and there is more to see and do here than you can imagine! Great year-round weather, miles of trails, coastline, mountains and open space beckon runners, hikers, cyclists, birders, and outdoors enthusiasts from the bay to lakes. Visit the bayfront with the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge and the Living Coast Discovery Center. The Chula Vista Marina & Yacht Club awaits kayakers and boaters. Cycle the Bayshore Bikeway and see more wonders on San Diego Bay.
Shopping, dining, and entertainment abound with two major malls and a historic downtown district. With more than 100 of the country’s top specialty stores, Otay Ranch Town Center is an exciting outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination. This urban, bustling, open-air center features a variety of amenities including a library, outdoor cafes, a pet-friendly setting and adjacent dog park, food pavilion, fireplace, and “popper” play fountain for children.
Chula Vista Center in the downtown area boasts major retailers, dining, movie theaters, and more than 100 fine specialty shops. And, Third Avenue Village, billed as the cultural center of the city, features historic buildings, unique shops, a weekly farmers market, landmark restaurants, and seasonal outdoor music concerts.
More than 60 well-maintained parks and sports fields are available for outdoor sports, recreation activities, and picnics. Tour the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center and see America’s best athletes. Enjoy 32 acres of water wonder with rides, slides, exotic marine animals, and plenty of family fun at Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark. Or, hit the links on one of four challenging yet playable golf courses. From rock and roll to rap to reggae - world-class entertainers perform at the North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, San Diego County’s premiere outdoor music venue.
Established neighborhoods, contemporary communities, start-up firms, corporations, nationally recognized entertainment venues, the nation’s only warm weather athlete training center, an award winning nature center and a historic downtown all contribute to Chula Vista’s attraction for both families and businesses.