The Director of Engineering, Building and Capital Projects is looking for a qualified individual to perform a variety of professional level duties and responsibilities in support of the City's engineering functions including research and analysis for design, land development and capital improvements; to provide information and assistance to applicants, developers, consultants, the general public, and outside agencies and organizations regarding City codes, policies, standards and processes related to engineering, building and capital projects; and to participate in planning and implementation of projects.
The ideal candidate will have AutoCAD and Geographic Information System (GIS) experience; be self-motivated, team-oriented, reliable, flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment; have knowledge of and the ability to apply principles, practices and methods used in engineering construction and design; have knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulatory codes; have municipal or related experience; be an adept communicator, both orally and in writing, who enjoys research, and professional and technical engineering work; have superior computer skills, with the ability to create spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel and complex formulas; and have knowledge and understanding of budgeting.
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Experience: Assistant Engineer - Two years of increasingly responsible engineering experience equivalent to an Engineering Technician II (a Master’s degree in civil engineering or a related field may be substituted for one year of required experience) and possession of an EIT Certificate.
Associate Engineer - Three years of increasingly responsible engineering experience equivalent to that of an Assistant Engineer and possession of a certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer.
For more information about the position and to apply, visit the City’s website at www.ci.patterson.ca.us under “Employment Opportunities.”
In a Metropolitan Statistical Area, the City of Patterson is the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and the vibrant City offers residents a safe, diverse, and friendly community rich in heritage. The City has a resident population of 22,000 +and is located in Stanislaus County. It is 45 miles southeast of Livermore, is part of the Modesto corridor, and is known as the “Apricot Capital of the World”.
Historically, agriculture has been the City’s primary economy. Over the past decade, due to prime land availability near the I-5 corridor, the City has transitioned into a hot spot for large Distribution Centers such as Amazon and Restoration Hardware and many others, and is evolving into a rapidly growing modern city.
Today, Patterson continues to take pride in its rich heritage while promoting balanced growth in a well planned community. New neighborhoods blend well with the historical homes of Patterson’s past. Commercial and industrial growth have adhered to our design guidelines which helps build and maintain a vibrant and well planned Business Park.
The City operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is r...esponsible for all City Departments to include Administration, Finance, Public Works, Recreation & Community Services, Fire, Community Development and Engineering.
The City’s Mission is preserving and enhancing the small-town quality of life while providing a high level of responsive local government services and the promotion of inclusive public participation in planning the City’s future and embracing the heritage. The City employs approximately 150 full-time and 136 part-time employees with an annual budget of $127 million.