JOB DESCRIPTION The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District has an opportunity for five Associate Civil Engineers. The Associate Civil Engineers will perform varied and difficult flood control engineering work in one or more of the District's engineering divisions. The incumbents' responsibilities will include the planning, design, and construction of projects involving the flood control, and storm water recharge or storm water treatment facilities. Specifically, the District is seeking candidates who have experience performing engineering studies and analyses related to public works projects and facilities.
Three years as a professional engineer, experience leading a team while working on a public works project, and possession of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Bioresource & Agricultural Engineering is highly desired.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Assigns work, gives instructions, and resolves difficult engineering and administrative problems in connection with directing the work involved in the planning, design, and construction of highway, sanitary landfill, flood control and drainage structures, or review and approval of structural or grading plans.
Directs the activities of a group of office engineering personnel in analyzing field data, preparing plans, profiles, maps, and related drawings necessary for construction work.
Makes or reviews stress analyses of structures such as bridges and hydraulic structures; makes structural engineering analysis of proposed commercial, industrial, and complex buildings and structures.
Reviews grading, building, and structure plans for conformity to uniform building codes, local ordinances, state regulations, and administrative policy.
Assists and advises permit applicants in engineering and technical structural or grading problems; assists and participates in the in-service training programs of building inspectors and engineering technicians relative to grading and structural inspections.
Supervises the preparation of structural drawings; prepares specifications and related contract documents to be used in advertising construction projects for bids.
Provides technical information to officials of other governmental jurisdictions, other engineers and the public.
Works with public utility companies in matters of facility relocation and right-of-way.
Supervises the maintenance of the necessary records pertaining to survey and construction progress, job expenditures, budget programs, and work order balances; supervises the preparation of requests for change orders.
Supervises the preparation of progress pay and final estimates on contracts.
Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of experience in the planning, design, and construction of highways, sanitary landfills, or flood control projects, or review and approval of grading or structural plans for permit issuance, or performing water quality control and water resources planning and investigation.
Knowledge of: The fundamentals of civil engineering; mathematics and physics as applied to engineering; construction survey, stress analysis, hydraulic design, topographic mapping, analytical mechanics, and strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; accepted practices of grading and structural plan review and approval; general methods and procedures of describing real property.
Ability to: Direct the work of subordinate engineering personnel; design a variety of public works projects with skill and accuracy; make difficult mathematical computations and keep neat and accurate field notes; review and approve grading and structural plans; make accurate drawings and maps, and prepare technical reports; maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
Internal Number: 10920
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