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Resident Engineer
Sacramento Regional Transit District

Company Description

Sacramento Regional Transit District

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Job Location:
Sacramento, CA, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
$105768.00 - $148020.00  year

Sacramento Regional Transit District

Resident Engineer


SALARY: $105,768.00 - $148,020.00 Annually

LOCATION: 1400 29th Street Sacramento, CA

JOB TYPE: Full Time

JOB NUMBER: 2024-00305

DEPARTMENT: Engineering & Construction

OPENING DATE: 06/11/2024

RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External




The purpose of this position is to manage and oversee construction administration and management activities of the District's construction projects.  This is accomplished by supervising and assigning the activities of staff and consultants, reviewing construction progress payments, costs, budgets, and schedules, and negotiating change orders and enforcing contract requirements.


Examples of Duties

  • Monitors construction project progress by reviewing and approving payments, costs/cost forecasts, budgets and schedules, monitoring and mitigating issues with staff, analyzing budget status reports, and updating staff regarding the current schedule.
  • Reviews contract requirements and changes by negotiating change orders and cost/time impacts, enforcing contract requirements, interpreting specifications/drawings, directing staff on change issues, reviewing estimates, design change notices, contract documents, and potential claims, and mitigating potential cost/schedule impacts.
  • Provides supervisory responsibilities by interviewing, hiring, and motivating staff to perform assigned tasks, forecasting and planning expected workload and staffing needs, assigning projects/ tasks, and training staff as necessary.
  • Coordinates construction activities by ensuring compliance with federal, state and local jurisdictions and utilities, representing the District at various meetings and before the Board of Directors, and meeting with local citizen groups and other agencies to discuss construction issues/concerns.

Minimum Qualifications

Formal Education: Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four (4) years of an accredited college or university resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field.

Substitution of experience for the required education is not accepted. 

Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Engineering, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

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 is required for this position. Applications, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at our website at www.sacrt.com/careers.
Completed employment application and proof of education, as outlined above, must be submitted online. This position will remain open until filled. Applications are reviewed as received, and interviews will be scheduled for most qualified candidates as applications are reviewed. 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 stand alone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with CalPERS.

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

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




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