WHAT’S THE ROLE? Under supervision, this position performs professional and technical engineering including designing, surveying and plan checking. This position prepares plans, specifications, and estimates and is responsible to perform other engineering tasks and duties. Depending on level of experience, the position may be filled as an Assistant or Associate Engineer. The Assistant Engineer is entry level and is typically a training class with limited professional level experience and performs routine engineering tasks and duties. The Associate Engineer is the full journey level which can perform the full range of engineering tasks and duties. Projects that Chino Hills is currently working on are pavement management system, storm drain design and construction, and water supply facility design and construction.
ESSENTIONAL FUNCTIONS: You must have the ability to:
- Perform professional and technical engineering work for public works structures including streets, storm drains and sewers; check plans for conformance with regulations regarding line, grade, size, elevations, and locations of structures; check calculations.
- Utilize computer-aided design (CAD) for the design of assigned projects.
- Develop engineering plans, specifications, estimates, and other contract documents.
- Maintain plans and contract documents including subdivision maps, site plans, lot line adjustments and easements.
- Participate in the preparation of policies and plans, including rules, regulations, design standards and engineering calculation advice.
- Coordinate assigned activities with outside consultants, engineers, developers, contractors, other City departments and outside agencies, respond to inquiries and provide consultative advice.
- Perform a variety of surveying and inspection functions; prepare progress reports on projects under construction; maintain records of changes and field notes.
- Investigate field problems affecting property owners, contractors, and City maintenance operations.
- Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary; resolve complaints concerning the City’s engineering function.