ASSOCIATE ENGINEER - CIVIL (PE Required)
Closing Date/Time Wed. 09/04/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time
$9,895.60 - $12,668.93 Monthly
Hydrology, Hydraulics and Geomorphology Unit (Position Codes 0164 and 0727) (2 positions available)
Overview: Associate Engineer (Position Code 0164) This position requires strong knowledge of hydraulics and experience with 1- and 2-D hydraulic models, an understanding of our creek network (or the ability to learn the system), and a background in basic civil engineering. The work entailed will include a mix of conducting hydraulics models, reviewing them, performing civil engineering and management tasks. Hydraulics analyses conducted will support our own unit's projects (e.g. E19, Priority E3) and management tasks. Hydrologic modeling and sediment transport modeling skills are also desirable. Reviews of models are also important for this position – whether reviewing models completed from our unit, or as part of permit application to CPRU. This position will also require management skills to perform tasks efficiently; occasionally there may be small to mid-sized contracts to manage.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Overview: Associate Engineer (Position Code 0727) This position serves two main functions: first as a technical specialist in hydrology, and second as engineering support to watershed and water utility operation and capital projects. The position would work under the guidance of a senior engineer and work directly with hydrographer field staff. The first function would require knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics to properly perform analyses for both water utility and watersheds applications, supporting capital projects and operations. This would encompass emergency operations during flood season and being familiar with flood forecasting and basic meteorology. The second function would provide engineering support for the stream reservoir, and rain gauge sensor network. Knowledge with different telemetry systems would be required, as well as hardware/software issues. The latter skills are needed to properly maintain the historical database and serve accurate hydrologic data to stakeholders via the web. Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes: Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria listed below. Ideal Candidate's Background includes: Ideal Experience:
Ideal Skills and Abilities:
Ideal Training and Education:
PE license is required (or ability to obtain California PE within 1 year with out-of-state PE license).
Closing Date for Applications: Closing Wed. 09/04/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time
For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd
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