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Senior (Electrical) Engineer

City of Sacramento
Sacramento, California 95814
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

City of Sacramento, Department of Public Works, Engineering Services

Salary: $103,313.59 - $135,574.41 Annually

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Career



The City of Sacramento is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for the Department of Public Works. This individual will be part of the Engineering Services Division which is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for new and infill transportation infrastructure throughout the City. This individual will be responsible for managing staff as well as self-performing the design delivery of traffic signals and street lighting capital improvement projects as stand alone, or as part of a larger transportation design project. The electrical design team is responsible for reviewing and approving traffic signals and street lighting projects proposed by private development in the City right-of-way. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overall supervision and coaching of the group; workload and project schedule management; developing and presenting policies to the City Council for approval; quality control; and coordinating with maintenance services personnel. This position also responds to complaints and resolves streetlight requests throughout the City and requires working closely with other Department and Division staff, as well as, elected officials, local businesses, and neighborhood groups. 

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 Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of engineering.
  • Modern methods and techniques used in the design and construction of a wide variety of public works engineering projects.
  • Modern developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding the assigned area of engineering.
  • Applicable laws and regulatory codes relevant to design and construction in the area of assignment.

Skill in:

  • Use of computers, computer applications, and software.
  • Use of computer aided design systems.

Ability to:

  • Make complex engineering computations.
  • Check, design, and supervise the construction of a wide variety of public and private facilities.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
  • Use a variety of drafting and engineering apparatus.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.



Four years of experience in professional engineering work in area of assignment including some supervisory experience and/or highly complex civil, electrical or mechanical technical work.


Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering discipline related to the area of assignment.


Driver License:

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California.


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-25

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