The City of Huntington Beach is seeking a Civil Engineering Assistant. The Ideal Candidate has significant experience designing and drafting utilizing AutoCad and/or coordinating the design and completion of municipal Public Works construction projects, experience preparing grant applications, works well with others, has the desire for professional growth, is responsible and dependable, strives for continuous improvement in delivering quality customer service, and possesses a degree in Civil Engineering and valid Engineer in Training certificate. DUTIES SUMMARY - Under general supervision, reviews plans and drawings, design and/or coordinate the design and completion of construction projects, assist with overseeing the City's infrastructure management program, performs administrative duties related to State and federal funding; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS - The Civil Engineering Assistant performs journey-level professional work in designing and/or coordinating the design and completion of construction projects, performing related contract administration duties, preparing grant applications and/or other required documents for State or federal discretionary or entitlement funds and regulatory compliance. It is distinguished from the lower class, Engineering Technician, which is responsible for less complex design and construction projects.
The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.
Knowledge of: Federal, State, and city codes and regulations applicable to utility/public works construction; City and departmental polices and procedures; contract administration; criteria used in the design of utility projects; methods, materials, equipment, and safety hazards of utility construction projects.Ability to: Read and interpret blueprints, electrical schematics, architectural and engineering drawings; organize and prioritize work to ensure projects are completed on time; maintain and follow department processes and regulations; perform engineering-related mathematical computations; operate standard office equipment including calculators, personal computers and standard software applications including word processing and spreadsheets; utilize computer databases to maintain and update records and files; maintain accurate records and files; analyze and evaluate information and to express ideas clearly when providing oral or written reports and recommendations establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, City staff and supervisors.Education: The equivalent of an Associate's degree in Engineering or related field.Experience: Five (5) years of experience in the design or construction of Public Work projects.License:
Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program.Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION, AND TO APPLY ONLINE, VISIT WWW.HUNTINGTONBEACHCA.GOV/JOBS. Application deadline is 4/17/18 at 5:00 PM PT.