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The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Assistant in Civil Engineering. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full time, part time and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months. If you are interested in the position of Assistant in Civil Engineering with the Transportation department, please submit your application.
We currently have the following vacancy:
- One (1) full time vacancy in the Department of Transportation, Engineering Division located in Placerville, CA.
A training and experience evaluation will be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.
Supplemental questions play an integral role in this recruitment process. Please take the time to provide thoughtful and thorough responses. The information you provide will be used to determine your ranking for referral to this specific vacancy. All work experience that is described or included in your response(s) MUST be included in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.
Many job classifications require a pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of difficult to complex professional civil engineering field and in the office; provides project coordination, direction, and review for other staff.
This is the first working level for professional engineering work. Incumbents perform a variety of difficult engineering work, exercising great latitude for independent judgment. This class is distinguished from Associate in Civil Engineering, which exercises major supervisory responsibilities over an assigned function, whereas incumbent in this class perform a variety of professional work and exercise project coordination and training responsibilities.
Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)
Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-regionally accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
If you are in your final quarter/semester of a bachelor's degree program in an engineering discipline, you may apply and participate in the recruitment process, however, you cannot be hired until completion of your degree.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in an engineering discipline. Additional work experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Senior Engineering Technician may be substituted for the education requirement on a year for year basis.
Possession of a valid California certificate as an Engineer-in-Training,
Four (4) years' work experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Senior Engineering Technician.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Possession of a valid California certificate as an Engineer-in-Training is desirable.
- Civil engineering principles, practices, terminology, especially as applied to public works planning, design, and construction.
- Laws, codes, regulations, standards application to public works engineering.
- Preparation of designs, plans, and specifications for the development of roads, bridges, drainage, erosion control, and public works facilities.
- Construction methods, materials, and equipment.
- Fundamentals of engineering including engineering mathematics.
- Data collection and analysis.
- Use of computers and computer applications related to engineering work.
- Project development and coordination.
- Principles of training.
- Preparing plans, designs, and specifications for public works facility development, construction, and maintenance projects.
- Performing comprehensive engineering reviews of design, plans, and specifications prepared by others.
- Developing and coordinating a variety of assigned projects.
- Providing training engineering advice for other staff.
- Preparing comprehensive and concise engineering reports.
- Developing accurate records, sketches, and notes.
- Performing a variety of construction inspection and administration, ensuring compliance with plans and specifications.
- Making accurate records, sketches, and notes.
- Using a computer and computer applications in the performance of professional engineering work.
- Analyzing and evaluating engineering and statistical data and information, developing sound recommendations.
- Dealing tactfully and effectively with the public, other County staff, other agencies, engineering firms, contractors, developers, and others.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.