Associate Civil Engineer

Basic Function and Distinguishing Characteristics

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under general supervision, performs, supervises, and coordinates professional civil or structural engineering work in the field and office. Civil Engineers are the resident engineer on construction projects, perform complex engineering research and design project work, and have responsibility for a wide variety of engineering projects or programs. As project engineers, Civil Engineers may lead groups of professionals and supervise technical staff.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Associate Civil Engineer classification is the advanced-level supervisory classification of the series. Incumbents perform responsible and complex civil engineering duties and serve in a supervisory capacity over professional and sub-professional engineering personnel within a complex engineering function or operating unit. The Junior Civil Engineer classification is the entry level class of the series. Incumbents perform technical civil engineering duties related to an assigned function. The Assistant Civil Engineer classification is the experienced, licensed professional-level which performs technical civil engineering duties and provides work direction and guidance to employees at entry and sub-professional levels.

Education and Experience/ Licenses and Other Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and two years of experience that demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Registration as a Professional Engineer licensed by the State of California as a Civil Engineer. Valid California Driver’s License.

Supplemental Information

COVID 19 Vaccination Requirements: Per the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidelines, facilities such as Public Health, Behavioral Health and Corrections may have additional requirements that would apply to new hires, transfers and current employees. Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should contact the .

A valid driver’s license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own vehicle and provide proof of liability insurance as per Vehicle Code VC § 160020. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

This position may require pre-employment drug test, physical examination, and fingerprinting for a background investigation.

The County of Imperial does not unlawfully discriminate on any prohibited basis under state or federal law including prohibitions listed in title VII, the Age and Discrimination and Employment Act, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

If you feel you have a need for special arrangements due to a disability in order to participate in the recruitment process, call (442) 265-1148 or TTY (442) 265-1169.

*NOTE: IF YOU BELIEVE YOUR CIVIL RIGHTS IN EMPLOYMENT MATTERS HAVE BEEN VIOLATED AT ANY TIME DURING THE COURSE OF YOUR CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT, CONTACT THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OFFICE, 940 W. MAIN STREET, SUITE 101, EL CENTRO, CA 92243, PHONE: (442) 265-1017 (DO NOT CALL THIS NUMBER FOR GENERAL EMPLOYMENT OF JOB APPLICATION INFORMATION).

About Imperial County: Imperial County is located in the Imperial Valley in the southeast of California, bordering Arizona and Mexico, with the Colorado River forming the County’s eastern boundary. Imperial County is a major agricultural center, producing half of the nation’s winter vegetables, as well as extensive renewable resources, such as geothermal, wind, and solar. Off-road enthusiasts are drawn to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation area, and the Colorado River is a popular destination for watersports, including fishing, boating, and water skiing. Fans of the popular movie, The Return of the Jedi, will recognize the Algodones Sand Dunes, where the movie was filmed.

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