The City of Belmont Public Works Department is recruiting for the position of .
Recruitment will close by Friday, August 9, 2019 @ 5 p.m. or upon receipt of the first 50 applications and supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.
The Assistant Civil Engineer performs a variety of complex engineering work for design and management of public works capital improvement projects and oversight of private development and permitted construction; prepares a variety of engineering documents, drawings and specifications; and performs a variety of professional public works and engineering tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.
This is the entry-level class in the Civil Engineer series. This class is distinguished from the Associate Civil Engineer by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the Civil Engineer series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have applicable education but only limited related work experience. The Assistant Civil Engineer position does not require California registration as a civil engineer or professional engineer.
The responsibilities and duties of the Assistant Civil Engineer may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform a variety of engineering duties in support of capital improvement projects including road construction, storm drains, sewers, traffic systems and related construction projects.
Perform initial design studies for capital improvement projects; prepare project plans, drawings specifications, cost estimates and project schedules.
Prepare final design plans and as-built drawings for capital improvement projects including roads and drainage, water and sewer facilities and systems using computer-aided drafting and design software.
Participate in the preparation of requests for proposals and bids; review contract bids and proposals; participate in the review of contractor work activities; ensure contract compliance with contractual obligations.
Conduct field inspections of capital projects during construction; ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations; provide resolutions to construction problems.
Perform a variety of engineering calculations and computations; prepare project cost analyses.
Inspect public and private construction work for proper grading, concrete quality and placement, forms placement, sub-grades and finish, surfaces for compaction, proper materials and elevation in accordance with City standards.
Review and provide plan check comments for private development applications and building, grading, and encroachment permits in accordance with City codes, ordinances, and policies. Provide direction and guidance to applicants by staffing the permit center counter.
Exercise professional engineering judgment in accordance with current accepted practice of civil engineering and appropriate laws and codes.
Maintain a variety of public works department and engineering division program and project files and records.
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Experience and Training: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. Licenses/Certificates: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate.
Qualifications: Knowledge of:
Basic operations, services and activities of assigned public works engineering program.
Principles and practices of civil engineering.
Methods and techniques of preparing engineering drawings, plans, sketches and specifications; methods and techniques of engineering design.
Learn and apply methods and techniques of engineering construction.
Learn and apply principles and practices of construction project management for scope, cost and schedule control; coordination of construction project phases and preparation of progress reports.
Develop, review and modify civil engineering plans, designs and specifications using applicable computer software programs for computer-aided drafting/design, word processing and spreadsheets.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
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