The City of Visalia is recruiting for Engineers and Project Managers in its Engineering Division to oversee completion of Capital Improvement Projects. Positions may be filled at any level based on candidate qualifications.
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THE DIVISION The City of Visalia’s Engineering Division provides a high level of customer service and a safe work environment for residents, contractors, and city employees accomplished through managing the planning, design, construction, and inspection of public capital infrastructure projects; providing transportation planning and traffic engineering services; providing technical support to the planning department and building division on engineering issues related to private development projects; and maintaining and improving the City's mapping system and providing survey information for public and private projects.
POSITION The selected Engineers/Project Managers will oversee completion of City capital improvement projects which may include transportation/traffic systems (e.g., road widening, traffic signals, fiber optic signal interconnectivity), bicycle trails, park improvements, pavement preservation and rehabilitation, storm sewer improvement, parking lot and facilities maintenance and retrofits, and public infrastructure maintenance. Staff will monitor and inspect the work of contractors and vendors to evaluate progress on project completion; prepare estimates, Requests for Bids, change orders, and documents associated with projects. Engineers/Project Managers will be expected to coordinate and work collaboratively with contractors, vendors, City departments and divisions.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS The City of Visalia offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:
Monthly salary range $6,790 - $10,107 DOQ
CalPERS retirement program
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
Onsite City Health and Wellness Clinic (no out of pocket expenses)
Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave and much more...
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EXPERIENCE VISALIA. ENHANCE YOUR LIFE. If work-life balance is important to you, consider living in a thriving community that offers the most affordable housing in California with a typical commute time of less than 20 minutes. With a population of over 143,000, Visalia offers small town charm with metropolitan amenities. Visalia has a world class health care system, our own Sequoia Symphony Orchestra, a flourishing arts community, a minor league baseball team, a downtown convention center, and numerous fine dining establishments.
As the Tulare County seat, Visalia is the principal retail center in the region, and home to several large industrial employers. Visalia has a vibrant downtown district, safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, institutions for higher learning, and low cost of living. The City has many community parks, organized team sports, a municipal golf course and private country club, a multi-sport family-oriented regional sports park, and numerous outdoor and recreational activities.
Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, Visalia offers easy access to the nearby mountains, national parks, lakes and rivers which provide year-round opportunities for sports and recreation within an hour or less. Visalia was ranked as the top Central Valley community and one of seven California cities in the top 25 of Gallup Sharecare's latest State of American Well Being Index. Our strong sense of community and social well-being keeps Visalians happy, healthy and moving forward. Come discover all Visalia has to offer!
The City of Visalia is an equal opportunity employer.
IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, sound knowledge of engineering or project management principles, customer service skills, and a demonstrated track record of successfully completing projects. The position requires excellent judgment, integrity, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be a self-driven individual, willing to take on new challenges, show flexibility in working on a variety of projects, and have the ability to effectively communicate and build positive working relationships to successfully deliver projects.
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skill and ability is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and abilities would be:
BS degree in related field and 4 years of project management experience.
SELECTION PROCESS Application and supplemental materials will be evaluated and applicants who appear to be most qualified will be invited to participate in a job related interview and/or examination process. Successful candidates may be required to pass a background, physical examination, and drug screen.