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Civil Engineering Assistant

American Society of Civil Engineers
Santa Monica, CA


Civil Engineering Assistant

City of Santa Monica

Salary: $81,672 - $100,824 Annually


Job Summary:


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.


Knowledge of:


Theory, principles and practices of civil and 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; Construction plans and specifications; Effective customer service techniques.


Ability to:


Apply civil engineering principles to the solution of specific problems involving structural, hydrologic, and hydraulic analysis design, mathematics, construction methods, design esthetics, and space planning; Read, interpret, prepare and check professional engineering, legal descriptions, survey notes, and streets and traffic signal plans; Utilize computer programs to perform calculations, and have proficiency in Computer Aided Drafting Software; Review, process and issue permits; Read, interpret and implement provisions of applicable codes and standards; Establish and maintain cooperative professional and effective working relationships with other City employees, and the public; Provide effective customer service; Work independently with minimal supervision.


Skill in:


Principles and practices of civil and structural engineering, drafting and survey methods; Using personal computers and applicable software; Communicating effectively both orally and in writing; Preparing and presenting clear and concise oral and written reports and recommendations; Drafting reports quickly and concisely; 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. One year of recent, paid, progressively responsible experience in civil engineering. Possession of the Engineer-in-Training certification by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers may substitute for the progressively responsible experience.



For more information on this position and details on how to apply, please visit the City of Santa Monica’s Human Resources website at www.smgov.net/hr between the dates of Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and the filing deadline of 5:30pm on Thursday, March 1, 2018.


Internal Number: 181610-01


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