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:


    Candidate must have 1 year of technical survey training, plus 1 year of experience or equivalent work experience of 2 years. That experience must include construction staking such as: grade staking, underground utilities, surface improvements, preliminary surveys, traverse & aerial control. Must be able to perform basic survey calculations using programmable calculators and field data collectors. Must be familiar with use and maintenance of conventional survey equipment including Total Stations and GPS systems.

    Position requires the ability to lift 50 lbs., stand for 8 to 10 hours per day and swing an 8 lb. sledge-hammer.

    Candidate must be dependable and display the ability to work well with others as they will be on a survey team. Good driving record is a must.

    (Job #1135)


    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 #1137)


    This position supervises a GIS team, manages schedules, budgets, recruitment, staff training and contracts for external clients comprised of local governments, higher education, school districts, and utility companies/districts. The position has significant client interaction and business development responsibilities.

    Candidate will have a BA/BS degree in Geographic Information Systems, Computer Science, Geography or related field, plus a minimum of 7 years GIS experience or the equivalent work experience of twelve (12) years in this industry. MA/MS degree and experience with proposal development, strategic planning, and federal/state/local government contract administration is preferred.

    Candidate must have a minimum of 3-years project management experience including supervising a GIS team, overseeing the work of GIS analysts, programmers, and technicians for a local government or as a consultant performing local government projects.

    Required Technical Skills:
    Candidate’s technical experience must include proficiency with the following: preparation of user needs assessments, system design and development, user interface development and application integration, GIS data development and conversion, relational database design and implementation, web application design and development, documentation, and extensive knowledge of ESRI platform.

    Must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills.

    Experience with the following software/hardware is a must: ESRI ArcGIS platform, AM/FM, SDE, RDMS, VB.Net, Python, JavaScript, CAD(AutoCAD/Microstation), Microsoft Office Suite, Windows Server Operating Systems, virtual server environment, mobile platforms, and GPS.

    Required Project Management Skills:
    Candidate for this position must demonstrate strong independent thought and decision-making abilities along with leadership and supervisory skills. Candidate’s managerial experience shall also include the following: Direct supervision of GIS staff including personnel management, performance reviews, staff training, and QC review.

    Proven record of establishing and maintaining strong and positive working relationships with clients/public-agency personnel and in-house staff.

    Must have significant experience in preparation of contracts, fee proposals, and scopes of work management of multiple coincident contracts, ongoing management of project schedules, budgets, and billing/collections.

    Candidate’s experience should include the ability to respond to RFP’s, SOQ’s, prepare and deliver presentations and interviews for Public Works Projects.

    Candidate must be active and maintain ties with GIS liaison groups and professional geographic organizations.

    Good driving record is a must.

    (Job #1117)

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