Principal Engineer

  • City of Encinitas
  • Encinitas, California
  • Apr 17, 2019
Full Time Engineering Management
  • Salary: The salary range for this position is $7,906 - $11,680 per month, DOQ.
  • Apply By: Aug 08, 2019


Job Description

In reporting to the City Engineer, the Principal Engineer plays a key role in leading the engineering staff that oversees a variety of different capital improvement projects from project scoping and design through construction, including the management of different contractors to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. The individual must have experience with all facets of the contracting process from requests for proposals (RFPs) through to the management and oversight phases. The Principal Engineer must be a “hands on”, multitasking manager, who can ensure accountability and oversight over multiple projects. As well as possessing strong technical and project management skills, the ideal candidate will have strong financial acumen to verify funding and to make sure that projects remain on budget.

Job Requirements

The Principal Engineer will have a background that includes five or more years of experience as a Professional Engineer in Civil or Traffic engineering, plus two years of supervisory experience. A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field along with certification as a Professional Engineer in the State of California is required.  Consideration may be given for an equivalent combination of experience and education. 

Special Instructions

To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Bill Avery. This position is open until filled.

Bill Avery or Bill Lopez
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030

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