City of Tracy
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Job Description

Come join the City of Tracy as our next Assistant City Engineer!  The Assistant City Engineer is a mid-management classification which plans, coordinates, & supervises the work of professional engineering staff within the City’s Engineering Division.  Areas of responsibility include leadership and oversight for Capital Improvement Program (CIP) planning, design, and construction, permitting and land development services, traffic and transportation engineering programs, and construction inspection. This position acts as project manager for major/complex engineering projects, provides support to the Assistant Director of Development Services/City Engineer on engineering matters & assists with oversight of the City’s Engineering Division.  The ideal candidate for this position is well rounded in various areas of civil engineering, with a passion for customer service, solid communication skills and strong project management experience.  A proven track record of coaching and mentoring staff is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will possess engineering project management experience, ideally with a background in either public sector or private sector supporting public entities. 

 Why Choose Tracy?

  • Flexible Work Schedule: 9/80 schedule combined with Hybrid Telework options provide an excellent work-life balance (approval by department director).
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse range of engineering projects including interchanges, public utilities, traffic signals, master plans, roadway improvements, buildings, and more, providing a dynamic and enriching work experience.
  • Opportunity for the Engineering Division's commitment to delivering several large-scale infrastructure projects over the next 5 to 10 years, fostering a crucial role in shaping the city's growth and development.
  • Exceptional opportunity by actively participating in California's 2nd Diverging Diamond Interchange project, collaborating closely with the City's engineering team, and fostering partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contributing to the management of diverse land development projects, actively supporting the city's growth, and playing a key role in overseeing the creation of residential units that exceed the populations of some small cities.
  • The City of Tracy places a strong emphasis on professional growth and encouraging staff to take on leadership roles in professional organizations.
  • Leadership opportunities both on and off the job, as the City actively supports its leadership team in giving back to the community through mentorship opportunities, fostering the development of high school and college participants.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement, and Social Security participation, distinguishing Tracy as an organization that offers outstanding benefits to its employees.

Education and Experience Requirements: 

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and four (4) years of increasingly complex administrative, supervisory, or management experience in the public sector performing professional civil engineering work.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession and maintenance of a Registered Professional Civil Engineer or Registered Traffic Engineer license in the State of California.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver’s license upon appointment.
  • May be required to complete National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training.

Applicants must submit an official City of Tracy application by the final filing date. To apply and view the complete job description requirements and benefit information, please visit www.cityoftracyjobs.com. A limited number of applicants that best meet the need of the City will be invited to participate in the selection process. The City of Tracy has the right to modify the selection process at any time. The City of Tracy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment process, please contact Naydee Rosette, at naydee.rosette@cityoftracy.org or (209) 831-6157.