Associate Engineer

City of Oceanside

The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for current and future vacancies for the position of Associate Engineer. There is currently one vacancy in the Water Utilities Department. This position will be assigned to CIP.

This recruitment is for the Water Utilities Department which is responsible for overseeing entitlements and development as it relates to water, sewer and recycled water infrastructure as well as managing a capital improvement budget of approximately $70 million dollars for fiscal year 2017/18. The Water Utilities Department owns and operates two water treatment plants, two wastewater treatment plants, one recycled water treatment plant, dozens of booster pump stations and lift stations, hundreds of miles of water and wastewater pipelines, and 12 reservoirs throughout the City. 

The Associate Engineer prepares preliminary cost estimates of major public works projects; prepares specifications, reports, correspondence, plans, plats, petitions, diagrams, profiles, cross-sections, and material and cost estimates for engineering projects; coordinates activities with regulatory branches of state and federal government; prepares budget for engineering projects; administers construction contracts; prepares, solicits, assembles and evaluates requests for proposals; ensures proper inspection of public works construction projects; designs elements for landscape and streetscape projects; obtains necessary data to make accurate and complete compilation of critical design information; conducts studies to determine proper grade, drainage, and potential traffic requirements; develops methods needed for analysis and application of standard design and similar engineering techniques; coordinates and oversees acquisition of streets, parks, parking lots, box culverts, catch basins, traffic signals, medians, water systems, water reservoirs, storm drains, and sanitary sewer systems including preparation of construction plans and specifications; serves as project engineer on major engineering assignments and construction projects; may lead the work of other engineering staff and environmental compliance officers. 

Qualified candidates must have four years of increasingly responsible experience in civil engineering and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.

Must possess an Engineer-In-Training Certificate from the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and a appropriate, valid driver's license.

Note: Registration by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (PE) is highly desirable.

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