Under general direction, the Associate Engineer performs professional engineering work in the field and office and supervises the work of junior and assistant engineers, technicians, inspectors, surveyors and other related personnel engaged in engineering projects. The essential functions of the Associate Engineer class may vary depending on assignment and include: preparing engineering designs, drawings and specifications; preparing cost and quantity estimates for necessary labor, materials and equipment associated with construction, contractors, suppliers, installation, repair, restoration and maintenance; providing engineering support to operations staff; reviewing existing conditions and conducting studies of processes by identifying, obtaining and analyzing samples and data; analyzing and resolving problems to ensure compliance with regulatory and performance standards and specifications; supervising the preparation of detailed engineering drawings, specifications and calculations; assigning and reviewing the work of subordinate staff and consultants; determining resources necessary to complete assigned work; reviewing plans, permit applications and specifications developed by staff, consultants and contractors; verifying quantities, dimensions, safety requirements, and quality of work for engineering projects; preparing and supervising the preparation of a wide variety of technical engineering reports and other documentation; interviewing, selecting, training, monitoring, evaluating and counseling staff; preparing a variety of bid documents; reviewing and analyzing bids; and conducting meetings and making presentations. Performs other related duties as required.
1. Three (3) years of verifiable professional engineering experience of which two (2) years of professional experience equivalent to the City & County of San Francisco Class 5203 Assistant Civil Engineer or higher; AND
2. Possession of a current Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California in Civil Engineering.
Substitutions: Candidates licensed in other states who otherwise meet the minimum requirements of this announcement, but do not possess the required California license, may file for this examination, and if successful, will be placed under waiver on the resulting eligible list until the required California license is presented.
Working Conditions: Some positions may require specific lifting up to 50 pounds; climbing ladders; working in high places and confined spaces; exposure to various weather conditions and outdoors; bending, sitting, and walking for extended periods of time and over uneven surfaces. Positions in this class may also be required to work specific schedules which may include weekends, holidays, part time, nights, and/or overtime.
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