Assistant Engineer - Associate Civil Engineer

Location
Healdsburg, California
Salary
$85,562 - $122,815 annually
Posted
Jul 01, 2022
Closes
Jul 31, 2022
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

The City of Healdsburg is seeking a full-time Associate Civil Engineer for the Public Works Department. This position will assist in project management with a primary focus on the City’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). This is an opportunity to gain a diverse range of hands-on experience in municipal engineering. As a small City, the incumbent will have the ability to wear many hats within the department and collaborate with colleagues on several multi-million dollar building and infrastructure projects.
 
 Desired qualifications include experience in project management, project design, Caltrans procedures, and field experience in construction inspection and/or oversight. Public municipal experience highly desired.
 
By joining our team at the City of Healdsburg, you can take advantage of our amazing benefits, such as low to no cost health insurance rates, CalPERS retirement pension, and generous paid time off! The salary range for the Associate Civil Engineer is $8,388.48 - $10,699.43 per month.

The Associate Civil Engineer position may be filled at the Assistant Engineer level. Placement of the individual at a particular level will be based on a combination of factors including education, experience, and certifications. The salary range for the Assistant Engineer is $7,130.21 - $8,699.43 per month.
 

In addition to a competitive salary, retirement through CalPERS and generous benefits package, you may be eligible for a hiring incentive and relocation assistance:

  • Up to $2,500 upon hire and $2,500 upon successful completion of probation.
  • Relocation Assistance up to $2,500 for candidates outside of a 100-mile radius of the city.


Assistant Engineer-Associate Civil Engineer Position Description:
 
To perform engineering work on Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and provide review of private development projects for compliance with required standards; to coordinate with City staff, the Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and other committees for compliance with storm water permits; and to provide professional level support to an assigned supervisor.

Examples of Duties:

Assist with the planning and performance of engineering work in support of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), as assigned.

Assist  provide review of private development projects for compliance with required standards.

Coordinate project activities with City staff, the Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and other committees for compliance with storm water permits; coordinate with PG&E on utility projects; research and document utility conditions and locations in the field.

Perform standard engineering tasks including surveying, plan check activities and inspections of project work; participate in construction tasks; make mathematical engineering calculations; review and interpret construction and utility maps, diagrams and plans, assist with researching and preparing cost estimates; conduct special studies including traffic studies; complete accurate detailed reports. 

Assist staff, property owners or other members of the public in answering questions or resolving concerns related to public and private property. 

Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.

Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.

Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Assistant Engineer Minimum Qualifications:
Experience and Training
 
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Experience:
 
Some technical experience is desirable.
 
Training:
 
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering or a related field.
 
License and Certificate

Failure to obtain or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action.
 
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.  


Associate Civil Engineer Minimum Qualifications
Experience and Training
 
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Experience:
 
Five years of responsible experience similar to Assistant Engineer with the City of Healdsburg.
 
Training:
 
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering or a related field.
 
License and Certificate

Failure to obtain or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action.
 
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.  
 
Possession of a valid Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.