The Department of Public Works is dedicated to delivering engineering services that provide the Anaheim community with pride in their City and its work force. Whether it's designing a street construction project, applying innovative traffic management techniques to solving Anaheim's traffic problems, or maintaining the City's streets, sewers and sidewalks, Public Works provides a myriad of comprehensive services to meet a variety of the City's infrastructure, maintenance, and development needs.
The Public Works Department is seeking an Associate Engineer to perform professional and technical level engineering work including plan review, development review, project management, and design in the Engineering Services Division. The Associate Engineer will assist higher level engineers on large and complex public works projects, and respond to questions and inquiries from the general public, developers, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding engineering and development projects.
Prepare and/or review preliminary and final plans, cost estimates, schedules, and specifications for public works projects including street, sewer, and storm drain improvements; supervise and assist in project planning, review, design, and contract administration.
Analyze and compute field data pertaining to grades, alignments, and topographical features;
Coordinate public works activities with other City departments, divisions, sections, and outside agencies.
Assist higher level engineers on large and complex public works construction projects or act as a project management engineer on assigned construction projects; administer project from inception to completion including design, review, public meetings, bidding and construction; develop scope of work;
Serve as liaison to City staff, developers, engineers, consultants, the general public and external agencies on proposed projects;
Develop project timelines and set priorities; assign work tasks and oversee the services of consultant staff.
Assist in supervising, planning, prioritizing, assigning, and reviewing the work of project staff and outside consultants.
Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
Participate in the selection of private consulting engineering services; prepare proposals; conduct interviews; and review consultant qualifications; provide recommendations in the selection of consulting engineers. .
Review and update engineering standard drawings, specifications, and design criteria.
Participate in the preparation and administration of the section budget. Maintain and monitor budgetary controls; submit cash flow reports.
Respond to questions and inquiries from the general public, developers, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding engineering projects.
Serve as staff to a variety of City commissions, boards and committees; prepare engineering studies and reports including initial environmental impact reports.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of civil engineering.
Review pavement management systems (PMS) surveys/reports, sanitary sewer, and storm drain studies.
Coordinate and oversee projects with other agencies and departments; prepare reports for City Council.
Review permit requirements and update engineering standard drawings and specifications.
Inspect project locations; analyze existing project documentation including grading and improvement plans, maps, drawings, and specifications; meet and confer with city staff and outside agency staff.
Prepare regional, state, and federal grants; monitor and track application requests and approved grant programs.
Perform related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of professional engineering experience supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a municipal engineering program; theory, principles, and practices of civil engineering and design; principles of mathematics and their application to engineering work; principles and practices of project management and administration; methods and techniques of contract negotiations and administration; methods, materials, and techniques used in civil engineering projects including those used in the design and construction of development projects; methods and techniques of engineering plan review and analysis; engineering maps and records; recent developments, current literature, and sources of information related to innovations and trends in civil and traffic engineering design and development; principles and practices of business correspondence and technical report preparation; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; graphic software; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; occupational health and safety standards; pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations.
The ability to perform professional engineering duties involved in the design, development and construction management of a variety of engineering projects; prepare engineering design computations; prepare engineering plans, specifications, and estimates for public works projects; prepare plans and drawings neatly and accurately; make engineering design computations and check, design, and prepare engineering plans and studies; conduct comprehensive engineering studies and prepare reports with recommendations; understand and interpret engineering construction plans, specifications, and other contract documents; perform technical research and solve difficult engineering problems; coordinate and monitor the work of contractors performing engineer activities; serve as the project manager on one or more projects; prepare and manage project budgets; maintain detailed project management records and documentation; interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations; manage the work of outside consultants; respond to questions and inquiries from a variety of sources regarding engineering and development projects; conduct analytical traffic studies accurately and reliably; coordinate activities with internal and external agencies and committees; use and care for engineering, surveying, and drafting instruments and equipment; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems; supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff; deal tactfully and effectively with the general public; read signal plans and schematics; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Possession of an Engineer in Training certificate is required by date of application.
Possession of a State of California Professional Engineer registration in Civil is highly desirable.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license by date of appointment. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Applications will be accepted untilTuesday, July 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM..Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.
The selection process includes, but is not limited to, an oral interview.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from competition. Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication by any other method.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.