Job: Associate Engineer, Shasta County, Redding, CA

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General Information

Job title:
Associate Engineer
Job location:
Redding, CA  96001 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
$7,112 - $9,077 Approximate Monthly* / $41.03 - $52.37 Approximate Hourly*
Job category:
Civil Engineering
Highway Engineering
Land Development
Public Works
Structural - Bridge
Structural - Building
Urban & Community Planning
Water Resources

Job Description

Shasta County invites applications for the position of Associate Engineer.

SHASTA COUNTY offers all of the amenities of the big city while retaining a comfortable small town atmosphere. With its natural beauty, diversified culture, affordable housing, excellent educational system, abundance of recreational opportunities, and excellent quality of life, Shasta County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT is responsible for construction and maintenance of County roads and airports and for supervising several permanent road divisions that maintain private roads on behalf of the citizens in those districts. The department employs architects and engineers who prepare construction plans as well as supervise construction of these facilities. The department also acts as the County's surveyor and processes subdivision and survey maps. It administers the County's solid waste management functions. The department also manages the County water agency.

Prepares plans and specifications for the construction, alteration and maintenance of a wide variety of civil engineering facilities including roads, drainage, bridges and buildings; designs road improvements and prepares plans, profiles, cross-sections and other details, quantity estimates; acts as resident engineer on complex construction projects; inspects major construction projects in progress to secure compliance with plans and specifications; reviews plans prepared by private consultants to ensure their conformance with engineering principles and County requirements; reviews records of surveys, parcel and subdivision maps and use permits and other land use documents for approval of conditions; compiles project records, prepares progress reports, expenditure reports, contract change orders, progress pay estimates, and final project reports; does responsible technical research; may supervise lower level engineering staff and act for the section head.

Job Requirements

Any combination of education and experience sufficient to directly demonstrate possession and application of the following:

Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods of civil engineering and land surveying as applied to the planning, designing and construction of complex roads, bridges, drainage and other public works structures; modern standards of alignment and grade of roads; design principles, the strength of materials and the stress analysis required in planning roads and bridges; hydraulics and structural design of roads, bridges, drainage or other projects.

Ability to: Design complex engineering plans and prepare specifications for roads, bridges, drainage and other public works facilities; conduct technical engineering project planning work, make detailed analysis and prepare reports; review engineering plans and specifications for public works facilities prepared by others; conduct surveys and prepare maps, legal descriptions, and other land survey documents; inspect major construction projects for adherence to contracts and specifications.

These knowledges and abilities are typically attained with three years of professional civil engineering and/or land surveying experience. A master's degree in civil engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

• Possession of a valid California driver license
• Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a professional civil engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers

Shasta County Personnel will accept applications and responses to the supplemental question until the current vacancy has been filled. A Resume and/or Cover Letter will be accepted in addition to the application form but will not serve as a substitute for a completed application.

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(Job number: 4006727)
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