Assistant Civil Engineer

  • City of Malibu
  • Malibu, California
  • Mar 14, 2019
Full Time Engineering Public Works Entry-Level, Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $79,753 - $104,060 plus excellent benefits Annually
  • Phone: 3104562489
  • Apply By: Apr 19, 2019


Under general supervision of the Assistant Public Works Director, the Assistant Civil Engineer performs various professional field and office engineering work related to the planning, design,
construction and maintenance of City capital improvement projects, City infrastructure and daily
departmental operations; confers with developers, contractors and representatives of other agencies regarding facility and infrastructure development; administers professional services and construction contracts; provides professional assistance to the Public Works Department, the City Council and others in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares and presents staff reports; and performs related work as required.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of civil engineering principles, techniques, policies and procedures; basic principles of capital improvement cost estimation, project management and contract administration; Caltrans project development process; and applicable laws and regulatory codes relevant to assigned area of responsibility. The Assistant Civil Engineer will have skill in conducting civil engineering projects, evaluating alternatives, and developing appropriate recommendations; preparing, understanding, and interpreting engineering construction plans, specifications, and other contract documents. Must have ability to prepare reports and presentations, and conduct meetings with governmental agencies, community groups, various business, professional, and regulatory organizations and individuals.

Job Requirements

Equivalent to graduation from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited four year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related engineering field. Two (2) years of professional engineering design, plan review and project administration experience, preferably in a public agency setting. Must possess a valid Engineer-In Training certificate at time of appointment. A California registration as a Professional Civil Engineer (PE) is highly desirable, but not a requirement. Must posses a valid California Class C Driver License and a satisfactory driving record.

Special Instructions

Applicants must submit a completed online City Employment Application and Resume by the filing deadline. Visit for more information about this position and to apply online. If you have questions or need special accommodations with the recruitment process, please contact Germain Hernandez at (310) 456-2489 ext. 219. The City of Malibu is an equal opportunity employer.