May 10, 2023

Senior Civil Engineer

  • Sacramento Regional Transit District
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $113,808 - $159,384 yearly
Full time Engineering

Job Description


$113,808.00 - $159,384.00 Annually


2811 O Street Sacramento, CA

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



Engineering & Construction

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Closing Date


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The purpose of this position is to plan, design, and direct civil engineering projects such as railway track and substructure, stations, roads, drainage, structures, and other transit facilities. This is accomplished by planning and supervising all phases of the engineering and design programs, analyzing reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and photographs on geographic and topological data to plan and design projects, coordinating various governmental agencies, and administering consultant contracts.


Examples of Duties

·         Performs civil engineering design by supervising and participating in the preparation of contract plans and technical specifications, designing main line, yard track, and facility layout to meet existing design criteria, delegating drafting tasks to technical subordinates, performing complex calculations, performing field surveys, researching project design requirements, and calculating costs and determining feasibility of design projects based on analysis of collected data.

·         Performs construction support by reviewing technical submittals of shop drawings, interpreting contract plans and technical specifications, inspecting construction sites, investigating field problems affecting property owners, contractors, and maintenance
operations, resolving issues such as grading and drainage, coordinating several agencies to resolve issues, and responding to requests for information and qualifications and work orders.

·         Creates permit applications by preparing and submitting PUC, street abandonment, encroachments permits, and notice of intent applications and exhibits.

·         Supervises staff by planning and directing the work of professional engineers, assigning and monitoring technician workloads, preparing performance evaluations, and reviewing timesheets. Provides project management by developing the Request for proposals for selection of consultants, and contract management.

Minimum Qualifications 

Formal Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering.
Substitution of experience for the required education is not accepted.

Licenses and Certifications:  A Professional Engineer license in the State of California is required.

Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in engineering design, construction or management.  One (1) year of lead or supervisory experience is preferred.  Experience in transportation or transit facilities is preferred.

Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application.


Filing Instructions/Supplemental Information

The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application and supplemental questionnaire are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at our website at

A completed employment application and proof of education, as outlined above, must be submitted online. This position will remain open until filled. SacRT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.  

SacRT has a standalone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with CalPERS.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity EOE Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under the Operating Engineer Local Union no. 3 Group (OE3).