Temporary Civil Engineer


Organization : City of Oakland
Job Category : Transportation
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : Oakland
Salary and Benefits : 7,387.24 per month

Organization:  City of Oakland

Job Category:  Civil Engineer

Job Type:         Full Time, Exempt, Limited to One Year

State/Province:           CA

City:     Oakland

Salary and Benefits:    Salary 7,387.24 per month, benefits at http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/hrm/documents/webcontent/oak055726.pdf


This is one-year temporary position with the City of Oakland.

Civil Engineer is a journey level classification which performs complex professional engineering work and this position may lead and direct the work of lower level professional and technical staff and may supervise personnel on construction sites on a project by project basis.

This position is within the Department of Transportation and will coordinate with the Office of Public Works as necessary. Plans, designs, and manages streets (paving, striping, signs), storm, sewer, and other streetscape and public works projects. Acts as a liaison between downtown design engineers and construction crews in the Municipal Service Center. Ensures that design needs can be implemented by field staff, and that field staff’s experience is incorporated into the design of facilities. Assists in setting priorities, creating performance standards and measurements and determining efficient workflow for maintenance crews.



A Bachelor's Degree from college or university in civil engineering or a closely related field is required. This is the full working level in the professional civil engineering series that requires registration as a Civil Engineer in the state of California.


Three years of civil engineering experience after receiving a bachelor's degree. Possession of a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field may be substituted for one year of experience.


Possession of a valid registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California is required. Out-of-state reciprocity may be granted pending the successful completion of the next regular California exam. Licensing as a California Traffic Engineer is desirable.

Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver's License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.

City Contact:

Iris Starr

Strategic Advisor to the Director of the Department of Transportation

250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 4th Floor

Oakland, CA 94612


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