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.
Filing Deadline: Open Until Filled
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 facility in
terms of passengers, with over 13 million
people using its services annually. SJC is
served by 16 domestic and international
airlines, two cargo airlines, and has two main
terminals comprising approximately 940,000
square feet and 30 commercial gates. The
Aviation Department has 211 full-time employees,
plus receives support from other City Departments
(Police, Fire, Public Works and Information Technology).
The Airport’s annual operating budget for Fiscal Year
2018-19 is approximately $190 million. SJC’s annual
capital program budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19 is $62
million with a 5-year (2018-22) Capital Improvement
Program budgeted at $326 million. In addition, SJC
estimates serving approximately 6,700,000
enplanements and handling approximately 166,000
aircraft operations in Fiscal Year 2018-19.