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Civil Engineer II

City of Phoenix

This position performs civil engineering work at the intermediate level under the supervision of a professional civil engineer. This position is responsible for the review of civil construction plans for compliance with city codes, ordinances and policies. An understanding and knowledge of civil engineering principles related to grading and drainage, paving, water and sewer systems, drainage facilities, plats and storm water management is necessary. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Civil Engineer III or other supervisor.

Currently, there are vacancies in the following departments: Planning and Development and Streets Transportation Departments.This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.


Aptitude for customer service, good, verbal and written communication, and project management experience is highly desirable.
Experience with general procedures and roles of outside agencies.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications is required.

$55,203 – $84,074 annually. Candidates may be hired above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days. For more details, visit: Unit 7 Benefits


One year of civil engineering experience and a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or two years of civil engineering experience and a related engineering degree.
Working irregular hours, second and/or third shifts, weekends, holidays, and evenings may be required.
The City job description can be found here.
All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:

Engineer In Training (EIT)/ Professional Engineer (PE)
Experience in the Land Development area of civil engineering.
Experience in Residential/Commercial grading and drainage, roadway, distribution water system, and sewer collection system design.

First review of applications will occur the week of January 27, 2020. Recruitment will close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications or on February 10, 2020, whichever is sooner.


Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


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Civil Engineer II, JC: 20220, ID# 35004, 01/13/2020, 6 mos, LB, Benefits: 007, R

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City Engineer

City of Sierra Vista, AZ

City Engineer

$29.15 – $51.01 Hourly
$2,332.31 – $4,080.58 Biweekly
$5,053.33 – $8,841.25 Monthly
$60,640.00 – $106,095.00 Annually


Under general guidance of the City Engineer, the primary role is to oversee the planning, estimating, design, and construction of the City’s facility and infrastructure improvement projects. This position is also responsible for reviewing the plans of proposed private developments within city limits. Specifically the engineer reviews plans for public rights-of-way, traffic/transportation, sewer, water, and other public utilities, making sure the proposed work is in conformance with city codes and professional engineering standards. The individual must have great problem solving and people skills including the ability to listen and to communicate clearly and professionally with coworkers, other staff, and members of the public.

FLSA status: Exempt.

Essential functions included in the job description may include other tasks, knowledge, skills, and characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.


Development Review:
• Reviews and approves private development plans related to streets, storm water, sewers, water systems, and other public utilities and infrastructure within city boundaries or service areas
• Checks plans for conformance with regulations regarding grading, right-of-way, and public works standards
• Reviews subdivision plats, preliminary site plans, and final public improvement construction plans
• Evaluates the impact of the proposed developments and makes recommendations for improvements
• Reviews hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
• Performs ADEQ reviews for minor water and sewer extensions
• Coordinates with other city departments, outside engineers, and contractors
• Facilitates the economic development efforts of the city

Manage City Improvement Projects:
• Provides planning, design, specifications, construction plans, and reports in compliance with city codes and standard engineering practices
• Serves as project manager/project officer for capital improvements projects
• Participates in project planning and development
• Attends public meetings, prepares engineering cost estimates, and develops project budgets
• Works with the Procurement Division on securing outsourced professional work and construction services
• Reviews qualification statements, proposals, and contract bids
• Makes recommendations for contract awards; manages construction
• Explores, obtains, and coordinates grants from external sources to fund improvements.

General Engineering Functions:
• Assists with city’s floodplain program
• Develops engineering standards, policies, and procedures
• Supervises daily tasks and activities of drafting, inspection, and secretarial personnel relating to the assigned projects
• Investigates and responds to individual citizen or Council requests involving public works infrastructure
• Represents the city with various governmental agencies, consultants, contractors, and the general public on engineering matters.


Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of hydrology and hydraulics
• Principles and practices of civil engineering
• Principles and practices of public utility design and construction
• Principles of engineering as applied to planning, design, and construction of public works facilities and projects
• Methods, materials, and techniques employed in traffic engineering and uniform traffic control devices
• Construction materials, methods, and inspection techniques

Skill in:
• The design, construction, and maintenance of public facilities and infrastructure, including, but not limited to, storm water, roadway, sanitary sewer systems, sewer treatment plants, water mains, water and sewer pumping stations, and other specialty projects
• Engineering calculations
• Preparing design plans and specifications
• Hydrologic/Hydraulic calculations and modeling
• Construction cost estimates and engineering economics
• Planning, assigning, and supervising work of office and field personnel
• Collaboration with other city departments and other public agencies to resolve complex issues with positive outcomes
• Working with property owners, developers, contractors, and the general public to effect positive relationships
• Communicating effectively, orally and in writing
• Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with other agencies, contractors, city staff, elected officials, and the public
• Conducting engineering studies and developing appropriate recommendations and reports.
• Performing technical research and solving engineering problems.
• Proficiency in personal computer skills utilizing MS Office, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and GIS software, such as AVEC and Arc GIS
• Running HEC-HMS and other hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software


Senior Civil Engineer:
Bachelor’s degree* in Civil Engineering or a related field and a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Arizona.
Valid Arizona Driver’s license.
Five years or more municipal experience is highly desirable.
*Degree must be from an institution accredited as recognized by the U.S Department of Education as indicated in the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.

Civil Engineer:
Bachelor’s degree* in Civil Engineering or related field with Engineering In Training (EIT)
One (1) year experience in civil engineering design.
*Degree must be from an institution accredited as recognized by the U.S Department of Education as indicated in the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.


The City of Sierra Vista provides an equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all persons regardless of race, color, sex (to include lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgendered (LGBT)), age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, or genetic information. The City of Sierra Vista complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all employment activities.

The City of Sierra Vista complies with the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodation during the recruitment or hiring process must be sent to the Human Resources Department.

The applicants must go to our link to apply

Open Until Filled