The County of Riverside Department of Waste Resources has an opportunity for an Associate Civil Engineer (ACE) to join the Engineering and Operations Division located in Moreno Valley.
The ACE will report to an Engineering Manager in charge of Engineering/Operations/Permitting of several landfill sites. The ACE will handle the responsibilities of assigning work, giving instructions, and resolving difficult engineering and administrative problems in connection with the day-to-day operations of active landfills, including safety, traffic, surveying, and operation efficiency. Additionally, the ACE will direct the activities of a group of office engineering personnel in analyzing field data, preparing plans, profiles, maps, and related drawings necessary for construction. The ACE will also perform regulatory permitting and compliance, long range planning and design, large scale Public Works Construction projects, staff training and development.
Other duties that will be assigned to the ACE will be to perform complex engineering assessments, designs, and analyses to increase the overall efficiency of Department operations; and will provide technical information to officials of other governmental jurisdictions, other engineers and the public.
The Department desires candidates that have experience in application of the fundamentals of civil engineering, with emphasis on surveying, hydrology, hydraulics, geotechnical, and environmental control in a landfill setting; as well have experience in the supervision of field staff including all levels of equipment operators and operation supervisory and lead staff. Candidates with experience with the following programs: Microstation and InRoads or Autodesk Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, hydrology programs, MS Projects and SureTrak, and familiarity with Arcview GIS as well have experience using the following survey equipment: GPS, Trimble Land Survey application and associated mapping software highly encouraged to apply.
License: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience, that includes one year experience in the planning, design, and construction of sanitary landfills and/or a related civil engineering discipline.
Knowledge of: The fundamentals of civil engineering; mathematics and physics as applied to engineering; construction survey, stress analysis, hydraulic design, topographic mapping, analytical mechanics, and strength, properties and uses of construction materials; accepted practices of grading and structural plan review and approval; general methods and procedures of describing real property.
Ability to: Direct the work of subordinate engineering personnel; design a variety of public works projects with skill and accuracy; perform difficult mathematical computations and keep neat and accurate field notes; review and approve grading and structural plans; make accurate drawings and maps; prepare technical reports; maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
Schedule: 9/80 or 4/10 Work Schedules are available.