APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM
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Salary: $6,562.40 - $8,131.07 Monthly
The ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a closely related field, an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification recognized by the State of California, and a minimum of one year of experience performing civil engineering work. Experience with Accela software is a plus.JOB SUMMARYUnder general supervision, performs a variety of engineering tasks involving either public capital improvement or private land development projects; reviews plans and drawings, designs and/or coordinates the design and completion of construction projects, assists with overseeing the City's infrastructure management program, performs administrative duties related to public capital improvement and private land development projects; collaborates and confers with City staff, private developers, contractors, other engineers and the general public. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: Principal Civil EngineerSupervises: May train and supervise interns or other part-time staff DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThe 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 Engineering Technician classifications, which are responsible for less complex design and construction projects.Note: This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSAny combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of civil engineering - Federal, State, and city codes and regulations applicable to private development and public works construction projects - City and departmental policies and procedures - Construction principles and practices in public and private industries - Criteria used in the engineering design of sewer, water, street, storm drain and grading projects - Methods, materials, equipment, and safety hazards of construction projects Ability to: - Read and interpret blueprints, 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: An Associate's degree in Engineering or related field. A Bachelor's degree in Engineering with major coursework in Civil Engineering may substitute for two (2) years of required experience. Experience: Four (4) years of experience in the design or construction of Public Works or private land development projects. Certifications/Licenses:Valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and during course of employment. Engineer-in-Training or Land-Surveyor-in-Training certificate required. SPECIAL CONDITIONSEmployees 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.