Associate Civil Engineer Job at Pleasanton, Alameda County, California

Associate Civil Engineer

City of Pleasanton , California

Job Information 



Mid Level


$57.82 - $70.28 Hourly

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive



The Engineering Department is comprised of Capital Improvement, Land Development Services, Landscape Architecture, and Public Works Inspection. Capital Improvement prepares the contract documents for the construction of public improvements throughout the City. The four sections work closely under the supervision of the Director of Engineering/City Engineer and provide orderly development and project implementation.


The Position

Under the direction of the Senior Civil Engineer, this position will either be part of the department’s capital improvement division or the land development division. The Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) division is responsible for the design and construction of new city enhancement projects and infrastructure major maintenance projects, involving the renovation or reconstruction of public buildings, removal and replacement of water and sewer distribution systems; pump and lift stations, median landscaping modifications, intersection modifications, roadway construction, pedestrian bridge and vehicular bridge construction and repairs, park renovations, and unique projects such as libraries, public parking structures, community centers and other structures. The Land Development division reviews private development project plans and mapping for conformance with the City’s General Plan, Subdivision Map Act, Conditions of Approval, FEMA maps, approved tentative maps, the NPDES Permit, City Standard Specifications and Details, ADA Guidelines, Specific Plans if applicable, and generally accepted engineering practices and principles, and other related documents.


Typical Duties

 Investigates and resolves citizen complaints related to assigned
• Oversees, leads, motivates, and evaluates assigned employees or consultants who augment City staff.
• Researches, prepares, and presents reports on a variety of engineering matters related to assigned tasks.
• Oversees the research and compilation of engineering, building, land use, and construction documents in support
of the Department; maintains accurate records for assigned projects.
• Establishes positive working relationships with City employees, outside agencies, contractors, consulting engineers, and the public.

Typical Duties in the CIP Division:
• Acts as a project manager overseeing infrastructure and public facilities capital improvement projects; prepares requests
for proposals; writes specifications; develops plans and specifications, prepares cost estimates.
• Oversees the bid process; negotiates and administers contracts.
• Ensures compliance with grant funding requirements. 
• Conducts public meetings.

Typical Duties in the Land Development Division:
• Participate with the Planning Division as projects are prepared for consideration by the Planning Commission and/or City
Council for approval of entitlements.
• Prepare and recommend conditions of approval for the entitlement of land development projects utilizing standard
conditions of approval or creating conditions of approval that may be unique to a development due to specific project
• Provide plan-check services to applicants for private
development proposals in accordance with stated procedures
and deadlines.
• Participate in the preparation of the Stormwater Annual Report and other reports mandated by the Regional Water Quality
Control Board as they relate to new development design and construction, and review plans for conformance with the
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.



Will possess knowledge of:
•Mathematical, scientific and engineering practices and principles associated with all phases of municipal engineering.
•Principles, practices and law of land and construction surveying.

Will have the skills and abilities:
•Perform duties of classification with minimum direction.
•Prepare, review and evaluate engineering designs.
•Research, organize and conduct easement, property boundary, and utility research.
•Compile and analyze data, prepare reports and make recommendations.
•Independently develop plans and specifications for assigned projects.
•Write clear and concise memos, letters and reports.
•Perform engineering computations.
•Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

Education and Experience:
A typical qualifying background would be a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related
field and a minimum of four years of progressively responsible general public works experience; water
distribution system and/or sewer collection system experience or building construction experience is

License and Certificates:
•Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is required.
•A valid certificate of registration as a Registered Civil Engineer issued by California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and
Geologists is required.







123 Main St

Pleasanton, CA 94566