The Civil Engineer, under direction, will function as a departmental expert in assigned areas, managing the larger scale, more complex projects with a concentration in the Traffic Division of the Resource Management Agency.
The Resource Management Agency (RMA) was formed to optimize the County's delivery of land use related services. RMA has 26 distinct areas that are responsible for a wide range of important County functions, including constructing and maintaining public infrastructure, developing and enforcing land use policy and regulations, ensuring building regulations are met, conducting development review, developing capital projects and maintaining County facilities. The Resource Management Agency's new organizational structure includes the following divisions: Land Use and Community Development, Parks, Public Works and Facilities, and Administrative Services.
Examples of Duties:
1. Plans, organizes, assigns and supervises the work of public works department engineers, and the work of technical support staff through subordinate supervisors.
2. Performs the more complex, difficult and large scale engineering design, planning, specification, feasibility analysis and calculations for public works related projects; functions as a department expert in assigned area of expertise.
3. Prepares conceptual designs and supervises detail design of project phases by other engineers.
4. Coordinates unit activities with other functions of the department, other county departments, other agencies, contractors, consultants and the public.
5. Prepares, and/or reviews the work of others on, technical engineering reports, correspondence and other written materials.
6. Administers or oversees administration of contracts and expenditures; prepares preliminary budget planning data; reviews and monitors expenditures.
7. Performs complex engineering analysis and studies; determines and implements courses of action for engineering projects, and maintenance or corrections to ensure integrity of public works facilities.
8. Represents the unit to regulatory authorities, the public, contractors and others; prepares and makes oral presentations.
9. Performs or ensures the preparation and submission of required reports, data and records.
10. Serves as Resident Engineer on large and complex construction projects to ensure completion of construction in accordance with plans and specifications.
Examples of Experience/Education/Training:
Any combination of training, education and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities and required conditions of employment listed above is qualifying.
An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:
Education: Equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering at an accredited college engineering curriculum
Experience: Two years of experience at a level equivalent to Assistant Engineer at Monterey County.
Working knowledge of: 1. Supervisory principles and methods including work planning, organization, and delegation; employee counseling, performance appraisal, documentation, and discipline; and employee selection and development
2. Principles and practices of civil engineering including design, surveying, hydraulics, strength and properties of materials, stress analysis, calculations, physics, mechanics and structural analysis
3. Principles, methods, equipment and materials used in the design, construction, modification and maintenance of public works projects and facilities such as roads, bridges, and drainage systems
4. Environmental review and construction permit principles, procedures and documents
5. Basic administrative principles and methods including planning and monitoring expenses, contract development and management, and purchasing and requisitioning.
Skill and Ability to: 1. Plan, organize and manage the work of professional and technical support staff, directly and through subordinate supervisors
2. Perform complex civil/public works engineering design, planning, specification, feasibility analysis, calculations, and studies
3. Analyze complex civil engineering problems, evaluate alternatives, and recommend and implement effective courses of action
4. Prepare effective reports, correspondence and other written materials
5. Make effective oral presentations representing the department
REQUIRED CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT As a condition of employment, the incumbent will be required to:
1. In accordance with Section 6730 of the California Business and Professions Code, possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Civil and Professional Engineers is required. Specified positions may also require a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
Applications may be obtained from and submitted to: Monterey County Resource Management Agency, Human Resources Department Attn: Channelle Ceralde, Associate Personnel Analyst 1441 Schilling Place, Salinas, CA 93901 Email: email@example.com Phone: (831) 755-5373 Fax: (831) 784-5603