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Rick Engineering Company Offers a Broad Range of Career Experiences!

Looking for a work environment where you feel recognized and rewarded for your contribution? If so, we may have the perfect career opportunity for you and it comes with an excellent benefits package.

Rick Engineering Company offers a broad range of career experiences. Employment opportunities include urban design and planning, utility design, hydrology, transportation and traffic engineering, photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), computer-assisted design and drafting, accounting, and administration.

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Employment Opportunities



San Diego, California

Rick Engineering Company's San Diego office has the following job openings:

  • MARKETING ASSISTANT

    Qualified candidate will have two years of general office experience. Good organizational skills, knowledge of Word, Adobe, PowerPoint and Excel a must, computer literacy is essential. Typing of 50 wpm with good grammar and spelling skills required.

    Graphic design skills and knowledge of InDesign and WordPress a plus for this position.

    Candidate must be flexible, energetic, able to handle last-minute deadlines and have the ability to deal with a variety of people.

    Strong communication skills are necessary in order to collaborate on projects with internal departments and external clients.

    (Job # 1180)

  • ASSISTANT ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

    Qualified candidate will have an environmental related degree or equivalent work experience of 4 years. Experience must include understanding of the 2009-0009-DWQ Construction General Permit, review and processing of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and other technical reports, data entry and database management. Desirable qualifications include having a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) certification, as well as experience in MS Word, Excel and GIS. Must have a strong service-oriented attitude.

    (Job # 1177)

  • ASSOCIATE ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

    Qualified candidate will have an environmental related degree plus 2 years work experience or equivalent work experience of 6 years.

    Experience should include more than a basic knowledge of the 2009-0009-DWQ Construction General Permit, review and processing of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and other technical reports, data entry and database management.

    Should have a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) certification, as well as experience in MS Word, Excel and GIS.

    Must have a strong service-oriented attitude. Good driving record is a must.

    (Job # 1178)

  • PRINCIPAL ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST

    Qualified candidate will have an environmental related degree or equivalent work experience of 6 years. Experience must include understanding of the 2009-0009-DWQ Construction General Permit, review and processing of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPPs), and other technical reports, data entry and database management.

    Possessing a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP), Certified Erosion, Sediment and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI), and/or Certified Inspector in Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC) certification is encouraged, as well as experience in MS Word, Excel and GIS.

    Must have a strong service-oriented attitude.

    (Job # 1179)

  • ASSISTANT TRAFFIC ENGINEER/PLANNER

    Candidate shall have a BSCE degree, California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer, plus a minimum of four years experience in traffic engineering/planning or the equivalent work experience of nine years in this industry. T.E. registration is also preferred. Candidate must have a minimum three years management experience supervising the work of traffic designers/planners and CAD drafters/technicians.

    Candidate for this position must demonstrate strong independent thought and decision-making abilities; possess demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills; exhibit management ability; be adept in establishing and maintaining strong and positive working relationships with clients/public-agency personnel, and in-house staff.

    Candidate shall have recent Southern California experience, preferably in the San Diego County Region.

    Candidate’s managerial experience shall also include the following: supervision of traffic engineering design teams; management of project schedules and budgets; preparation of contracts, fee proposals, and scopes of work; and experience in client and public-agency interactions.

    Candidate’s technical experience shall include the following: providing municipal traffic engineering services,preparation/processing of final traffic engineering plans (traffic signals, traffic control plans, signing/striping plans, etc.), preparation of Traffic Impact Analysis, and various traffic related studies and reports. Experience in transit planning and design is a plus.

    Position generally requires extensive experience and demonstrated engineering abilities in all aspects of traffic engineering and planning projects; and in interacting comfortably and productively with clients and public agencies. It is desired that the Candidate be experienced in HCS, Vistro, Synchro, and other traffic related software, as well as the California Vehicle Code (CVC), MUTCD, and familiar with Highway Capacity Manual.

    (Job # 1173)

  • ASSOCIATE TRAFFIC ENGINEER/PLANNER

    Candidate shall have a BSCE degree, California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer, plus a minimum of five years experience in traffic engineering/planning or the equivalent work experience of ten years in this industry. T.E. registration is also preferred. Candidate must have a minimum three years management experience supervising the work of traffic designers/planners and CAD drafters/technicians.

    Candidate for this position must demonstrate strong independent thought and decision-making abilities; possess demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills; exhibit management ability; be adept in establishing and maintaining strong and positive working relationships with clients/public-agency personnel, and in-house staff. Candidate shall have recent Southern California experience, preferably in the San Diego County Region.

    Candidate’s managerial experience shall also include the following: supervision of traffic engineering design teams; management of project schedules and budgets; preparation of contracts, fee proposals, and scopes of work; and experience in client and public-agency interactions.

    Candidate’s technical experience shall include the following: providing municipal traffic engineering services, preparation/processing of final traffic engineering plans (traffic signals, traffic control plans, signing/striping plans, etc.), preparation of Traffic Impact Analysis, and various traffic related studies and reports. Experience in transit planning and design is a plus.

    Position generally requires extensive experience and demonstrated engineering abilities in all aspects of traffic engineering and planning projects; and in interacting comfortably and productively with clients and public agencies. It is desired that the Candidate be experienced in HCS, Vistro, Synchro, and other traffic related software, as well as the California Vehicle Code (CVC), MUTCD, and familiar with Highway Capacity Manual.

    (Job # 1174)

  • ASSOCIATE TRAFFIC DESIGNER

    Candidate will have 2 years experience in traffic planning or traffic design plus a BSCE or the equivalent work experience of 6 years. That experience must include all or part of the following: Traffic Impact Studies, Traffic Capacity Analyses, Parking Analysis and Design, Signal Timing and Coordination, Traffic Signals, Traffic Control.

    Candidate must have working knowledge of the Highway Capacity Manual and associated software (HCS), Vistro, Synchro and Simtraffic software and MircoStationor AutoCAD. Familiarity with Caltrans standards and procedures relating to traffic design and operations is a plus.

    (Job # 1175)

  • SURVEYOR

    Candidate will have 5 years experience as a Party Chief, plus an A.S. in surveying or equivalent work experience of seven years. Experience must include performance of construction, topographical, boundary, and aerial surveys. Proven ability to perform coordinate geometry calculations using hand-held programmable calculator and direct the work of others. Qualified candidate will have experience dealing effectively with clients and contractors.

    (Job #1157)


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