Under direction of a Public Works Director/City Engineer, performs field and office work related to engineering functions in support of City land development, traffic, or capital improvement programs; to coordinate and plan projects including preparation of proposals, reviewing plans, preparing reports and coordinating construction activities; to ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and to perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.
Examples of Duties:
Perform a variety of professional engineering functions related to Public Works maintenance and operations, land development, traffic or capital improvement projects.
Coordinate and plan various capital improvement projects; prepare proposals to solicit professional designs; coordinate various construction activities.
Prepare civil engineering designs for assigned projects utilizing a variety of computer software programs; perform detailed calculations and computations; prepare and/or review the adequacy and accuracy of computation, preliminary layouts, and design work from field and survey data.
Exercise engineering judgment in accordance with current accepted practice of civil engineering and appropriate laws and codes.
Prepare special engineering studies and reports; conduct comprehensive engineering studies for water, storm drain, sewer and street projects.
Perform necessary calculations to check engineering drawings prepared by outside consultants.
Conduct field inspections of capital projects during construction; ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations; provide resolutions to construction problems.
Provide assistance to construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems encountered during construction; review record drawings to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of civil engineering.
Attend City Council, Traffic Safety Committee and/or Planning Commission meetings; make staff presentations.
Attend meetings and provide coordination with other agencies including resource agencies.
Prepare detailed staff reports for City Council, Planning Commission and Traffic Commission.
Assist in preparing the five-year capital improvement program.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
May serve as the City's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator.
Certification as a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Practitioner (QSP) is highly desirable.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelors' Degree in Civil, Traffic or Transportation Engineering or a related field, and a minimum of four years related experience in civil, traffic, land development, construction or water resource planning. License/Certificate/Special Requirements:
Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California, or registration in another state with the ability to obtain California registration within 6 months.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
About City of Grover Beach
Grover Beach is a community-oriented beach town offering diverse and affordable housing, a beautiful Central Coast location, and plenty of opportunities for all. Grover Beach is a full-service General Law city with a Council-Manager form of government with an ethnically diverse population of 13,400 covering 2.25 square miles. Located off Highway 101 and Highway 1, Grover Beach shares borders with Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande, and is just 20 minutes south of San Luis Obispo, home of Cal Poly State University.