Performs professional engineering assignments with instructions and receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems in the planning, plan checking, field inspecting, designing, and managing the construction of public works projects or in the regulation of traffic flow.
Theory, principles and practices of civil and/or traffic engineering; Design, construction and maintenance requirements of public works facilities, including buildings, streets, water distribution and drainage systems and sanitary sewers; Mathematics and surveying applicable to civil and traffic engineering; Strengths, properties, and uses of materials of construction; Statistical procedures applicable to compilation, analysis and presentation of engineering data; Effective customer service techniques.
Apply civil engineering principles to the solution of specific complex problems; Read, interpret, prepare and check professional engineering drawings, legal descriptions, survey notes, street and traffic signal plans; Utilize Computer Aided Drafting software, GIS, plan checking and permitting software to perform engineering functions, calculations, create databases, spreadsheets and reports; Read, interpret and implement provisions of, but not limited to, the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction Uniform Building Code, California Environmental Quality Act, Subdivision Map Act, Traffic Manual, Highway Design Manual, and other regulatory documents; Establish and maintain cooperative, and effective working relationships with other City employees and the public; Provide effective customer service; Work independently with minimal supervision.
Principles and practices of civil and structural engineering, drafting and survey methods; Problem solving principles and organization; Using a personal computer and applicable software applications; Communicating effectively both orally and in writing; Preparing and presenting clear, concise, and accurate oral and written reports and recommendations; Public relations.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. Three years of recent, paid progressively responsible experience in civil engineering.
Licenses and Certificates:
Possession of a valid Class C driver license. Possession of the Engineer-In-Training certification by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Possession of a Professional Engineering License is desirable.
For more information on this position and details on how to apply, please visit the City of Santa Monica Human Resources website at www.smgov.net/hr between Monday, July 3, 2017 and the filing deadline of 5:00pm on Friday, July 14, 2017.
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