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To apply for the Senior Structural Engineer position with the City of Long Beach: Candidates must follow the link below to the City's official web posting and review the entire job bulletin, along with the instructions, before submitting a completed application. Incomplete applications may not be accepted.
Only online applications – found in the link below – will be accepted.
Accepting online applications only. Apply online 24 hours a day, beginning October 29, 2018. Filing will remain open until vacancies are filled. Filing may close without further notice.
Current vacancies are with Development Services. Another department that uses this classification is the Long Beach Harbor.
Under direction, supervises and coordinates the work of a structural engineering section; provides technical and managerial direction in structural engineering reviews; provides and coordinates structural engineering staff-advisory service; formulates and coordinates work assignments relating to the field building staff, architectural and structural plan development; consults with engineers, architects, contractors, and public officials with reference to structural engineering requirements and problems; directs the preparation of special studies, reports and presentations; participates in the work of subordinates; performs complex structural design and specialized technical inspection of building projects or structural building plan review for code compliance; approves engineering materials and supplies; provides specialized structural engineering support to other departments; coordinates specialized structural work of consultants; may work on complex marine structures such as wharfs, bridges, conveyors and cranes if assigned to the Harbor Department; may act as an assistant to the Division head; may assume the duties of the Division head when necessary; supervises, trains and evaluates assigned professional and technical staff and performs other related duties as required.
Candidates must meet both requirements A and B in order to qualify for position:
A. Proof of current registration as a Civil Engineer (PE) and Structural Engineer (SE) in the State of California* (proof required*).
B. A minimum of five years paid, full-time equivalent of experience with responsibility for preparation or review and approval of standards, designs and cost estimates of structural engineering and civil engineering projects is required and must have been gained after graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering (proof of degree required*) or after passing the E.I.T. (proof of E.I.T. certification required*) examination in the field of civil engineering.
*Required documents, such as transcripts or degree, must be uploaded to the application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristic on the form. Degree must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.
Advanced degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering. Plans Examiner Certificate – International Code Council. Familiarity with computer applications in structural engineering analysis and design such as SAP2000, ETABS, STAAAD.Pro; experience with Primavera, MS Project or other scheduling programs. Previous supervisory experience of engineering staff preferred.
This examination will be conducted using the continuous, non-competitive procedure. All applicants meeting the requirements will be placed on the eligible list, with those receiving Veteran's credit first, and then in the order in which applications were filed. Eligible lists will be established periodically.
The eligible list will remain in effect for at least six months.
If you have not received notification within three weeks after filing, contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.
In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer or Tagalog) are desirable for some positions interacting with the public.
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