Engineering Associate

County of Santa Cruz - Public Works

Under direction, to perform the more difficult and complex office and field engineering tasks related to design, construction plan review, contract administration, and inspection of County construction projects, land developments and related facilities; and to do other work as required. 

The current vacancy is in the Construction Management division of the Department of Public Works.  This division manages construction projects for the various sections of the Public Works Department; these include projects for Roads, Sanitation / Wastewater, Storm Water, and Flood Control. Duties of the position typically include field inspection and contract administration for local, State, and Federal funded projects, and constructability reviews of forthcoming projects.

THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: 
 Four years technical engineering experience performing construction inspection, design, contract administration or related engineering work.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.