Under limited supervision, performs professional work of considerable difficulty related to construction, engineering, flood control, highway, bridges, infra-structures, and field and office activities; this is the journey level class of the registered civil engineering series; this position has department specific responsibility.
EXAMPLE OF WORK:
(Illustrative Only) Designs, plans, prepares, organizes, coordinates, and inspects the operations of civil engineering projects; supervises small teams or groups; performs drafting and computing work; checks and directs field operations involved in the gathering and compilation of field data for the design layout and construction of highway, flood control, subdivision, drainage, wells, sewer systems, bridges, infra-structures and related areas; may provide technical supervision in a lead capacity; makes structural engineering analysis of proposed commercial, industrial, and highway improvements and structures; reviews and approves grading, building and structure plans for conformity to uniform codes, local ordinances, state regulations, and administrative policies; inspects and monitors projects under contract; resolves discrepancies between field conditions and design plans; makes field tests and takes samples for laboratory test of materials; writes various reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with various projects; reviews and interprets plans, specifications, and reports; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND Ninety (90) semester hours of college level course work in civil engineering or closely related field; AND five (5) years of construction management and civil engineering experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; must have registration as a Civil Engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, OR by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain such Arizona Registration within one (1) year of employment; position may be underfilled with Civil Engineer Assistant until registered; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license.
This position is advertised from the minimum to the mid-point hourly rate. Salary will be determined based on education and experience at the time of offer.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; the fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics as applied to engineering, topography and construction surveying, stress analysis, and analytical mechanics; the strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; civil engineering methods and practices for engineering planning studies, designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports as applied to flood control, civil engineering, construction and traffic studies; methods, procedures and techniques for evaluating construction contract compliance; technical drafting principles, and interpreting and utilizing engineering plans, maps and specifications.
Skill in: Preparing reports and checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specification of engineering projects; developing, analyzing, and implementing operational systems; coordinating the work of a unit with a general program or a specific problem; designing a variety of civil engineering structures with skill and accuracy; making accurate drawings and maps, difficult mathematical computations, and keeping accurate field notes; reviewing, approving and upgrading structural plans; analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation; application of engineering theory to field and office problems; establishing effective working relationship with consultants, contractors, other agencies and the public; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; using computers and advanced level software applications.