Local Jobs

Updated 3/14/2019

The City of Fairfield is currently seeking to fill an Engineer position within the Transportation division of Public Works Department. Placement and salary will be based upon candidate qualifications and complexity of duties performed. There is currently one vacancy; however, an eligibility list will be established. The Deadline to apply is 4/22/2019 at 5:00pm.

An excellent benefits package is offered, including:

  • Scheduled salary increases of 4% in July 2019 and July 2020
  • CalPERS pension eligibility (2.5% @55 for classic members or 2% @ 62 for new PERS members)
  • Generous contributions to medical, dental, and vision plans
  • In addition to vacation and sick leave, 144.86 hours of personal leave annually, which is 100% cashable
  • City paid retirement health savings contributions and life insurance
  • City paid deferred compensation contribution 8.24% (mandatory employee contribution is 4.10%)
  • A 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off

More info is available on the web, and the job posting flyer.



Updated 2/8/2019

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is currently recruiting to fill a 5241 Engineer (Transportation) position.

The mission for Livable Streets is to create safe and inviting streets and sidewalks for all who walk and use a bicycle, focusing on projects that advance San Francisco’s Vision Zero commitment to eliminate traffic deaths in San Francisco by 2024. This work unit is responsible for delivering bicycle, pedestrian, and traffic calming projects in conjunction with other departments, including Departments of Recreation and Park, City Planning, and Public Works on time and within budget. These projects require a heavy emphasis on teamwork and consensus-building within the Agency, stakeholders, and with elected officials, as well as a thorough understanding of how bicycle and pedestrian projects affect safety, transit, accessibility, and traffic operations.

Under general direction, the engineer is responsible for managing a team within the Livable Streets Subdivision of Sustainable Streets, with a focus on traffic signal design and implementation that supports high-quality and often innovative bicycle, pedestrian, and traffic calming projects. The engineer will have the following core responsibilities:

• Oversees and manages a team of 3-5 Livable Streets staff responsible for the development of signal designs and timing plans, particularly for protected bikeway designs. The team will provide technical and engineering services for new and modified traffic signals for streetscape and spot improvement projects to ensure that all projects adhere to SFMTA agency standards and engineering and safety best practices.
• Provides guidance on the development of local traffic signal design guidelines, particularly for innovative and experimental designs that are not included in existing national manuals or guidance.
• Leads a team that designs and delivers high-priority bicycle and pedestrian safety projects that support San Francisco’s Transit First and Vision Zero goals.

More Information.




Updated 1/7/2019

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The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various engineering and architecture disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · GIS · IT staff. The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), Department of Technology (DT), Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA), Port of San Francisco (Port), San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), Public Works, and Recreation and Park Department (RPD). Interns will gain on-the-job experience under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, architects, planners and surveyors. Interns will participate in various activities in the respective City Departments.

Positions may be available in the following Areas with Applications due by 2/13/2019:

Architecture Geographic Information System Storm Water Management
Biology/Natural Resources Hydraulics Structural Engineering
Chemical Engineering Information Technology Surveying
Civil Engineering Landscape Architecture Traffic/Transportation Engineering
Computer Science/Information Services Mathematics Traffic/Transportation Planning
Construction Management Mechanical Engineering Utilities Engineering
Electrical Engineering Planning Water Resources
Environmental Engineering Project Management


Starting Salary: $28.3625 per hour ($2,203 Bi-weekly salary)

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Updated 1/2/2019

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The San Francisco Planning Department is currently recruiting to fill a 5502 Project Manager I
(permanent exempt) position in our Citywide Division. Under the general direction of the Transportation
Planning Manager and in close coordination with the Mayor’s Office, the Project Manager acts as the
City of San Francisco’s coordinator for the implementation of the Railyards and Benefits Study (RAB).
The RAB study concluded in September 2018 with the adoption of a preliminary preferred alignment for
Caltrain and High Speed Rail (HSR) into the Salesforce Transit Center via Pennsylvania Avenue. The
selected candidate will be expected to advance the work in order to achieve and maximize the potential
benefits identified in the RAB Study.

The Project Manager’s primary responsibility is to act on the City’s behalf in numerous planning, design,
engineering, and environmental studies that will proceed in parallel, while coordinating potential land
use changes that are anticipated. In addition to coordinating and leading work within the city, the
Project Manager will be the City’s staff representative to the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA),
Caltrain, Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), California State Transportation Agency
(CalSTA), and the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) to ensure alignment of various studies
and projects in order to support San Francisco’s current and future development and transportation
needs, which rely heavily on the expansion of rail service. The variety of work includes area planning,
site and station development, infrastructure engineering, rail planning, environmental review and
transportation network integration.

The primary responsibilities of this position include: 1) coordinating with multiple agencies and
integrating community and stakeholder input into various transportation and development planning,
design, and/or engineering efforts; 2) providing strategic input to rail planning, analysis, operations,
and/or environmental documents; 3) leading a Planning Department study to upgrade and/or relocate
the 22nd Street Caltrain station; 4) acting in support of future land use studies in the 4th and King
District based on an understanding of current and future rail operations; and 5) actively participate in
the Citywide Department’s management team and manage, mentor, and grow staff that may be
assigned to this body of work.

The Project Manager leads a project team of City staff and consultants; effectively coordinates with staff
from city, regional, state and federal agencies; gathers, analyzes and interprets data; reviews and
prepares complex technical reports; represents the City in public meetings; acts as a technical advisor on
all studies; and performs related duties as required.
The link to the job announcement and application process is below. The final file date for this position is
Thursday, January 17, 2019, at 5:00 PM.

More details here.


Updated 10/30/2018

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Transportation/Traffic Engineer

The City of Walnut Creek is seeking a collaborative team oriented leader to join its Engineering Division. This engineering position performs varied and complex professional traffic/transportation and civil engineering work in the design, construction, inspection, and coordination of a variety of public works projects; reviews subdivision, development, site improvement construction, land division, transportation, and other plans and applications; and performs related work as required. The majority of the Transportation/Traffic Engineer’s work will be completed in an office environment, with occasional construction/site visits.

This position performs the more complex professional engineering work and serves as a project manager for development engineering projects. Work is performed with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgment within established policies and professional standards and includes the direction of technical and professional staff.

More details here.

Updated July 17, 2018

Transportation, Urban Design, and Logistics Positions 

Bring your vision to shape a better world

At Arup, we use our creative spirit to develop innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 13,000. We strive for an integrated approach to engineering and design to meet our clients’ needs. Arup’s San Francisco Bay Area Integrated Planning team undertakes unique and challenging projects for both the public and private sectors. We are seeking individuals with strong technical expertise, project team experience, and motivation to deliver innovative solutions. Successful candidates will join a growing, multidisciplinary team of planners and engineers. Positions available include (visit links below for more information and to apply):

Transportation Planner
Transportation Planner (Logistics)
Urban Design Leader
Traffic Engineer

Updated July 17, 2018

City of San Rafael
Traffic Engineer / Deputy Public Works Director

The City of San Rafael is seeking a Traffic Engineer/Deputy Public Works Director. The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader who possesses complex project management and exceptional communication skills. The Traffic Engineer will have experience managing public works traffic engineering and land development projects, strong fiscal and business acumen, proven leadership experience, and a strong customer focus. This is a great position for the candidate who is looking to work in a professional public works environment where staff are encouraged to reduce bureaucracy and make things happen. This job is a chance to be a transformative leader advancing public projects that will serve the community for generations to come.

More details here.

Updated January 24, 2018
Senior Transportation Engineer

The City of Hayward is excited to announce to announce its recruitment for the position of Senior Transportation Engineer.  Under direction of the Transportation Manager, provides oversight, and management on major strategic initiatives as stipulated by the City Council; manages the city’s Traffic Management Center; plans, assigns and reviews the work of transportation engineering staff; performs technical evaluations related to traffic operations in the City, including signal system operations, streetlight system operations, management of neighborhood traffic calming efforts; performs complex and advanced transportation engineering related studies; and provides overall support to the Transportation Manager.


Deadline to apply is February 13, 2018.


More details here.