THE COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT HAS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AN
ASSOCIATE ENGINEER / ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER IN RIVERSIDE!
The County of Riverside Transportation Department has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Engineer / Associate Civil Engineer (Engineer) position in Riverside. Assigned to the Development Review Division, the Engineer will play a critical role in the entitlement process by reviewing various Water Quality Management Plans (WQMP) on behalf of the County of Riverside. This responsibility includes ensuring that new development projects and redevelopment projects are compliant with the requirements for the State Regional Water Quality Boards for Santa Ana, Santa Margarita, and Whitewater watersheds, while maintaining a business friendly environment. Additionally, this position will review Hydrology reports for compliance with the Riverside County Hydrology Manual and applicable project development standards. In addition to reviewing the applicant submittals, the incumbent will also be responsible for determining the conditions for approval, preparing necessary correspondence for conditions of approval and State recordkeeping requirements, and working closely with involved stakeholders on a variety of development-related issues. The Department desires candidates that are either licensed as a Professional Civil Engineer, or those in possession of an Engineer-in-Training certificate, issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Candidates with strong communication skills and work experience preparing hydrology, water quality, hydraulic, and floodplain studies in Riverside County are highly desired. The most competitive candidates will possess experience reviewing WQMP or Hydrology Reports and have experience with the development review process.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Review Water Quality Management Plans (WQMPs) for compliance with the requirements for the State Regional Water Quality Boards for Santa Ana, Santa Margarita, and Whitewater watersheds.
Review Hydrology Reports for compliance with the Riverside County Hydrology Manual and other applicable standards.
Review development project applications and prepare applicable conditions of approval; interact with involves stakeholders and prepare necessary correspondence related to conditions.
Resolve difficult engineering and administrative problems in connection with the entitlement process for development projects.
Provide technical information to officials of other governmental jurisdictions, other engineers and the public.
Review grading and improvement plans for conformity to the approved WQMP and drainage requirements.
Associate Engineer Education: Graduation from a recognized college with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
Certificate:Possession of a valid certificate as an Engineer-in-Training issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of experience in the review and approval of grading and improvement plans for permit issuance.
Associate Civil Engineer Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of experience in the review and approval of grading and improvement plans for permit issuance.
License: Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
Both Levels Knowledge of: The fundamentals of civil engineering; mathematics and physics as applied to engineering; construction survey, stress analysis, hydraulic design, topographic mapping, analytical mechanics, and strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; accepted practices of grading review and approval; general methods and procedures of describing real property.
Ability to: Direct the work of subordinate engineering personnel; design a variety of public works projects with skill and accuracy; make difficult mathematical computations and keep neat and accurate field notes; review and approve grading plans; make accurate drawings and maps, and prepare technical reports; maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
Other Requirements Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required at the time of employment.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to an exciting and challenging career opportunity, the County of Riverside offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package, and actively promotes a healthy work/life balance. Benefits include: ten days of paid vacation leave, a CalPERS defined benefit retirement plan, medical flex benefit of $823 monthly, short term disability, life insurance, and 12 paid holidays a year.
About County of Riverside Transportation Department
Riverside County, CA - Government Employer with 21,000 employees. Civil Engineering positions at all levels are located in Waste Management, Flood Control, Transportation and Building & Safety Departments. Exceptional benefits package and participation in State Retirement System (PERS).