Job: Assistant/Associate/Graduate Engineer, Charles Abbott Associates, Atlanta, GA

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General Information

Job title:
Assistant/Associate/Graduate Engineer
Job location:
Atlanta, GA  30319 United States
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Date posted:
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Job category:
Land Development
Public Works
Civil Engineering
Highway Engineering
Traffic Engineering
Water Resources

Job Description

CAA is currently accepting resumes for a full-time Assistant/Associate/Graduate Engineer to work in the South Metro Atlanta region.

Under general direction, performs a wide range of engineering duties related to the review, inspection, and management of projects and programs within the Engineering/Public Works Department.


Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Process of plans for review and permitting or development affecting City streets, sewers, storm drains, and related public works facilities. Conducts plan -review of grading, street improvements, drainage, sewer, and water plans related to private development and ensures that they meet all State and local imposed requirements; administers stormwater source control programs (NPDES), as well as construction contracts for street improvements, drainage, and other projects. Coordinate between other City departments, consultants, utility companies, and other affected parties.
Drafts correspondence to the public, businesses, and agencies; and represents the department at meetings with other agencies. Prepares, cost estimates, and special engineering studies and reports; conducts and/or manages records, drawings, maps, and file updates;
Monitors and records traffic accident reports, monitor traffic flows, applies for varies grants and administers various traffic-related programs.
Acts as Project Manager for assigned capital improvement projects including management, coordination, and inspection, monitor progress of the project ensuring timely progress, construction completion procedures, and status and budget monitoring; duties may include land acquisition/right of way activities.
Reviews draft form of plans and specifications for compliance with bidding procedures and legal requirements prior to final bid package; coordinates bidding and makes recommendations; functions as the liaison between contractors and public; oversees construction.
Monitors statutory changes affecting Public Works and assists in the preparation of ordinance revisions to attain compliance. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in civil engineering with at least two years of professional experience. A minimum of one year must be municipal and/or public works experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: principles, practices, and methods of engineering as applied to the planning and design of public works construction type projects; surveying, inspection procedures, stormwater monitoring, flood plain knowledge.

Job Requirements

Ability to: perform engineering computations, check, designs, and prepare engineering specifications, cost estimates and engineering reports; to make accurate engineering computations, deal effectively with builders, engineers, architects and the general public; operate personal computers and appropriate engineering software applications which may include Autocad and GIS; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives from other agencies, the public and City staff.

Engineer in Training (E.I.T) certificate is desirable professional engineering license preferred
(Job number: 3862627)
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