The Associate Civil Engineer is assigned difficult projects and is given latitude for exercising independent judgment and initiative. This individual may also be in charge of an engineering section in the Public Works Department and has continuing responsibility for the work of that section. This position performs professional engineering work in the investigation, planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations of a variety of public works projects and systems including, but not limited to, transportation, water quality, pavement management, capital improvement, planning, development projects and community service areas. This individual also trains and supervises technical and professional personnel. This position is subject to overtime, standby, and callback assignments and performs related duties as assigned.
Perform the full range of professional public works engineering duties with only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise;
Prepare accurate estimates of costs, schedules, personnel/materials and other resources related to engineering project responsibilities;
Make recommendations related to existing or anticipated project budgets;
Work effectively with a variety of internal and external customers to accomplish goals and objectives;
Deal professionally with the public, developers, consultants,and contractors;
Prepare and present oral presentations to a variety of internal and external customers at public meetings; and
Plan and supervise the work of both professional and paraprofessional employees.
Principles and practices of civil engineering;
Surveying and engineering mathematics;
Principles of project management, construction management or contract administration;
Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance management;
Specialized equipment and technology used in engineering;
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, drawings and models;
Records management principles and practices;
Map review and preparation of legal descriptions;
Common descriptions or real property; and
Various codes and court decisions affecting departmental operations.
Proof of Education is required for verification purposes at the time of application. Applicants who are unable to submit proof must call (209) 525-4167 to make other arrangements.
At least two (2) years of professional civil engineering experience, one (1) year of which must have been in asupervisory or lead capacity; AND
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in civil engineering issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. A Bachelor's degree is anticipated as part of certification.
About Stanislaus County Public Works
The Public Works Department supports the Board of Supervisors'
priority of Delivering Efficient Public Services and Infrastructure
through its five
major operating divisions. Public Works divisions
are Administration, Engineering, Local Transit System, Morgan
Shop and Road and Bridge.
Engineering provides design and construction management
for various road and bridge construction and reconstruction
projects. County Surveyor's Office provides services for
abandonment, certificates, monumentation,
and indexing of County survey
maps. It also protects,
maintains, and perpetuates land survey monuments.