THE POSITION: Under direct and general supervision, performs civil engineering work in the planning, design, technical investigation, inspection, and construction of projects in several areas of public works and civil engineering, and performs related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direct and general supervision from assigned supervisory and managerial staff. Exercises no direct supervision of staff.
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS Engineer I/II/III is a flexibly-staffed class series in the engineering series. Advancement from the Engineer I level to the II level, or the Engineer II level or the Engineer II level to the III level is at the discretion of the appointing authority, provided that the following criteria are met: (1) the minimum qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, (2) demonstration of the ability to independently perform the full scope of the assigned duties. The Engineer I/II/III series is differentiated from the Engineering Technician classification in that the latter does not require a bachelor's degree in engineering, math or science and does not perform professional engineering level work. This classification is differentiated from the Associate Civil Engineer position in that the latter requires California registration as a professional civil engineer.
EngineerI is the entry level engineer classification. Incumbents perform less complex office and field civil engineering work under direct supervision in preparation for advancement to the advanced level of Engineer II.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following. For Engineer I, duties are performed at the entry/training level:
Provide public counter support to developers, builders, contractors and the general public pertaining to Town engineering standards, policies, ordinances, etc.
Process a variety of permit applications including encroachment, grading, temporary hydrant, and oversize/overweight permits.
Investigate field problems affecting the public, property owners, contractors, and maintenance operations; collect the necessary data; develop recommendations and meet with the appropriate parties to discuss and implement recommendations.
Inspect capital improvement and private development projects to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications.
Prepare bid packets for informal and formal bidding.
Perform technical drafting/CAD.
Perform a variety of professional and technical engineering functions involving plan check and review, project management, permitting, and inspection of private and public improvement and development projects.
Collaborate and confer with developers, architects, engineers, contractors, and the general public; provide information and assistance; interpret and explain laws, codes, and regulations related to development activities.
Assist in the handling/packaging of construction documents, payments, change orders and close out.
Provide engineering and technical assistance to operation and maintenance personnel on maintenance activities and public projects
Assist in tracking for adherence with bid and contract documents.
Design various public works construction projects including grading, street lighting, water, recycled water, wastewater, streets, encroachments, curbs, gutters, paving, structures, and irrigation systems.
Education and Experience:
Engineer I: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major in civil engineering, or closely related field in math or science.
Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A completed Town of Windsor application and supplemental questionnaire are required. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. Application materials will be accepted by the Town of Windsor Human Resources Division until Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Closing date postmarks will not be accepted. To apply online visit our website at www.townofwindsor.com. or in person at Town of Windsor Civic Center 9291 Old Redwood Highway Windsor Ca 95492 Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The award winning Town of Windsor is located in Sonoma County and offers the highly acclaimed wine country experience, along with economic opportunity, temperate weather, safe and well-maintained streets and parks, and a beautiful location. The Town has a population of 27,000 and is situated 63 miles north of San Francisco, 20 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. The Town is currently on a 4/10 work schedule from Monday through Thursday, and is closed on Friday, allowing employees more time to enjoy a work-life balance.