EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from college with major study in civil engineering or possession of an Engineer-in-Training Certificate issued by the State of California; OR possession of a Professional Engineer Registration or a Professional Land Surveyor registration in the State of California.
In addition to above, Civil Engineering Associate I: One (1) year of entry-level professional civil engineering work, including experience in surveying and the basics of public works design.
In addition to above, Civil Engineering Associate II: Two (2) years of professional experience at the Civil Engineering Associate I level or equivalent with some project management experience.
In addition to above, Civil Engineering Associate III: Two (2) years of professional experience at the Civil Engineering Associate II level or equivalent, one (1) year of which includes project management experience.
CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: EIT OR LSIT Certification or PE License from the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Substitution - One (1) year of professional experience may be substituted for one year of college course work in civil engineering.
LICENSE REQUIRED: Possession of a valid and appropriate California driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles, practices and methods of civil engineering as applied to the planning, designing and construction of streets, water, sewer and public works systems; operation of survey projects; engineering mathematics; and English grammar and word usage.
Prepare accurate plans, specifications, cost estimates and engineering reports; understand and carry out technical instructions; make accurate engineering computations and drawings; maintain engineering office records and files; write technical reports; operate a vehicle, observing legal and defensive driving practices; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.