The City of Healdsburg is currently recruiting for the opportunity of Associate Civil Engineer in the Utilities Department! Apply at: https://www.ci.healdsburg.ca.us/ The recruitment will remain open until filled.
The Associate Civil Engineer will perform project level planning, analysis, design, construction, inspection and project management for water and wastewater projects, as well as general civil engineering for projects associated with water and wastewater utilities. We encourage you to join a team of skilled, dedicated, professionals who are responsible for providing safe drinking water to the City of Healdsburg. Those interested in a rewarding career with opportunities for career advancement and succession planning are encouraged to apply today!
By joining our team at the City of Healdsburg, you can take advantage of our amazing benefits, such as low to no cost health insurance rates, CalPERS retirement pension, a great work/life balance and generous paid time off! The Associate Civil Engineer is eligible to earn a salary range of $7,830 - $9,554 per month.
Associate Civil Engineer Position Overview
Perform standard engineering tasks including surveying, plan check activities and inspections of project work; participate in construction tasks; make mathematical engineering calculations; review and interpret construction and utility maps, diagrams and plans, assist with researching and preparing cost estimates; conduct special studies such as uni-directional flushing, CIP strategy; prepare accurate detailed reports
Prepare plans and specifications for bidding and construction of water and wastewater projects. Example projects can include but are not limited to pipelines, pump stations, water production wells and equipping, treatment process modifications
Provide inspection and construction management functions on behalf of the City during implementation of the projects
Coordinate project activities with City staff, the Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and other stakeholders for compliance on utility projects; research and document utility conditions and locations in the field
Experience: Five years of responsible experience in engineering work.
Education: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering or a related field.
License and Certificate:
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
Possession of a valid Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About City of Healdsburg
The City of Healdsburg is located 65 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 101 in the heart of Sonoma County wine country and nestled among three lush valleys. Incorporated in 1867, Healdsburg’s 4.1 square miles is surrounded by over 60 wineries and their beautiful vineyards, including some of Northern California’s finest regional appellations. Healdsburg retains a small-town ambience in the grandeur of a European countryside while providing easy access to the amenities of a large metropolitan area.
The City’s approximate 12,500 residents enjoy a lively, appealing downtown experience centered around the Spanish-style Healdsburg Plaza—a shopping, dining, and art gallery hub for visitors and residents. The plaza represents one of the few examples of early California town planning. Historic storefronts and homes enhance the sense of Healdsburg’s rich heritage and community events throughout the year and ground the city’s family-oriented sensibility. The wine industry is a driving economic force providing jobs, visitor appeal, and an attractive lifestyle for the community. Numerous businesses and industries benefit including retail, restaurant, and lodging which ...help boost Healdsburg’s attraction as a visitor destination. Other industries including agriculture, manufacturing, healthcare and technology, round out the city’s economic base.
The region has relatively mild year-round temperatures which allows for varied outdoor recreational opportunities. Healdsburg is probably most beloved by cycling enthusiasts. The city offers enrichment opportunities throughout the year for both children and adults, while nature lovers can enjoy picnics under the redwoods in one of the city’s many parks. Swimming, canoeing, and fishing along the nearby Russian River or taking a hot-air balloon ride over the valley are other highly desirable outdoor activities. A short drive outside the city leads to the Pacific Coast’s beaches to hike and watch for migratory whales or to San Francisco for the large city shopping, art and cultural experience. The scenic beauty of the area and safe neighborhoods provide an unmatched setting for raising a family or simply settling into a more balanced way of life.
Educational opportunities in the area include a traditional and a vocational high school, Santa Rosa Junior College, and Sonoma State University, with satellite courses available from Chico State University.
The City of Healdsburg operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of five members elected at large by the voters of Healdsburg to serve four-year terms. Each year, the Council elects, by a majority vote, one of its members to serve as Mayor for a one-year term. The Council is the governing body of the City and is responsible for setting the policy for the City and adopting a biennial budget. The Council also appoints the positions of City Manager and City Attorney.
The City provides municipal services through 8 departments including Administrative Services, City Manager’s Office, Community Development, Community Services/Parks & Recreation, Fire, Utilities, Police, and Public Works. Healdsburg is a full-service city, providing electrical, water, and sewer services to residents. The City has 135 full-time employees and a FY 2019-20 General Fund operating budget of $14.1 million.