Assistant/Associate Civil Engineer

City of Hayward | Hayward, CA

Salary Range: $8,205-$9,959
Open Date: 09/20/2019
Close Date: 10/24/2019

Position Description

The City of Hayward is excited to announce an opportunity to join its progressive and dynamic Engineering team as an Assistant or Associate Civil Engineer. This position performs journey level and professional engineering work in conjunction with design, plan check, and construction, and maintenance of solar, water and wastewater projects.


Assistant Civil Engineer – This classification performs journey level professional engineering work in conjunction with construction and maintenance of Public Works projects.

Monthly rate: $7,068 – $8,600

Associate Civil Engineer – This classification performs more difficult and complex engineering design work on private development and public works projects; and supervise the work of Assistant Civil Engineers and Engineering Technicians performing related work.

Monthly rate: $8,205 – $9,959

Position Qualifications


Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Two (2) years experience in engineering related to design and construction in public works or applicable field.

Education: Equivalent to graduation from college with a four year degree in Civil Engineering.

Licenses and Certificates: Ability to obtain a valid Class C California Drivers License upon appointment.

An Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T) Certificate issued by the California Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers.


Knowledge of:
Knowledge of basic civil engineering principles.
Knowledge of basic street and utility design.
Ability to:
Ability to collect, organize and interpret a variety of project-related information.
Ability to perform civil engineering drafting.
Ability to estimate project costs.
Ability to research and interpret local, state and federal regulations.
Ability to keep a project moving to completion and meet project deadlines.
Ability to work independently.
Oral communication skills to effectively communicate one to one and in groups, on the phone and in person.
Interpersonal skills to initiate and maintain effective working relationships with staff, developers, and the public.

Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, squat, climb and lift up to 30 pounds and to work outdoors or in a confined workspace.


Experience: Three (3) years of engineering experience related to design, land development and construction in public works or applicable field, with one (1) year of the experience being after acquiring the Professional Engineering License.

Education: Equivalent to a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field.

Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's license at time of appointment. Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California.


Knowledge of:

Civil engineering principles and practices as applied to municipal civil engineering.
Methods and materials, including methods of inspection and testing of materials used for public works projects.
Principles of supervision and leadership.
Ability to:
Prepare clear and concise plans.
Prioritize public works projects and meet project deadlines.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

How to Apply

This position is open until filled. First review of applications is scheduled for 10/14/2019. Candidates are encouraged to apply online at Paper applications can be obtained by visiting the Human Resources Department at Hayward City Hall located at 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.
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