The City of San José’s Aviation Department is seeking a Senior Engineer for the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) to lead a wide range of professional and para-professional team members who perform a variety multi-discipline airport projects as part of the Airport Capital Development Program. The Senior Engineer must possess in depth knowledge in the theories, principles, practices, and techniques related to civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, and/or geotechnical engineering, architecture, and capital project delivery.
The ideal candidate will have a combination of training and experience equivalent to a degree university in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university and five (5) years or progressively responsible professional Civil Engineering experience, including at least two (2) years at the level of Associate Engineer or higher, preferably in an airport environment.
Posting Deadline: February 23, 2018.
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering. A Master’s Degree is desirable.
Experience: Five (5) years or progressively responsible professional Civil Engineering experience, including at least two (2) years at the level of Associate Engineer or higher, preferably in an airport environment.
Certification or License: Possession of a California State Certificate of Registration in Civil Engineering and possession of a valid driver's license.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San José will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.
The ideal candidate shall have experience in enhancing a service oriented work environment while planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the performance of assigned team members; establishing performance requirements and personal development targets; and providing coaching to enhance performance and continuous development of the assigned team. Candidates should have experience with some elements of the department’s service portfolio and the ability and willingness to learn the other elements. Candidates should have a proven track record of building strong, collaborative relationships with stakeholders of all kinds, including residents, businesses, elected officials, and other professional staff. Candidates should also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have the capacity to drive forward with high priority initiatives while managing daily workload.
Additional Salary Information: The current salary range for Senior Engineer is from $109,283 to $138,236 and the actual salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the individual selected. The City provides an excellent array of benefits.
About The City of San Jose Aviation Department
SJC is the nation’s 45th busiest in terms of passengers, with
more than 11 million people using its services annually, and it
serves a regional market of about 4 million residents. Silicon
Valley’s Airport is served by 14 domestic and international
airlines with destinations including Europe, Asia, and North
America, and two cargo carriers. It has two main terminals
comprising approximately 940,000 square feet and 28
commercial gates, and two full-service private fixed-base
operators on Airport property. SJC is one of three major hub
airports in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Aviation Department has 204 full-time employees,
and in addition it receives support from other City
departments, including Police, Fire, Public Works,
and Information Technology, among others. The
Airport’s annual operating budget for Fiscal Year
2017-18 is approximately $187 million. SJC’s
annual capital program budget for Fiscal Year
2017-18 is $66 million with a 5-year (2018-22)