To perform engineering services relating to the design, maintenance, traffic operations and construction of public works multi-modal transportation projects and related infrastructure; and to perform related duties as assigned. (This is the entry-level class in this class series. It differs from Engineer 2 in that assignments typically involve smaller or less complex projects, the performance of which enables employees to gain the experience required for advancement.)
If an internal candidate is selected, salary will be set in accordance with personnel rules (i.e. promotion, transfer, or voluntary reduction).
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Salary Range for Engineer 1 - $62,316 to $92,522
Salary Range for Engineer 2 - $67,391 to $100,004
The examples of work performed below are from the Engineer 1 job description. To review a complete copy of the Engineer 2 job description please see the link above.
Examples of Work Performed
Design roads, bridges, pedestrian/bicycle paths, water resource systems, traffic signals, and other engineering projects as a member of an engineering team (using a CAD program) under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.
Provide engineering support to the Director of Public Works in the establishment of priorities, planning, programming, funding, and review of public works programs and maintenance operations.
Organize and assist in the preparation of technical reports, plans, specifications and cost estimates for individual projects, under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.
Provide assistance on construction projects to Engineering Technicians and Environmental Resource Specialists regarding the design, construction and maintenance of highways, parks, and water resource features.
Participate in surveys and inspections of construction projects on roads, bridges, water resource features, paths, and parks under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.
Review and recommend action on reports, correspondence, legislation, proposed developments, and technological advances and improved methodologies pertaining to public works projects under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.
Research documents, textbooks, and legal and engineering manuals to help ensure that practices meet laws and standards.
Meet with citizens, public officials, other government agencies, department staff, contractors, consultants, and suppliers to exchange information, represent the county's interests, and ensure compliance with county policies.
Gather, organize, and use various data to recommend strategies or solutions to solve problems.
(The work assigned to a position in this classification may not include all possible tasks in this description and does not limit the assignment of any additional tasks in this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required.)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.
Certifications/Licensure: Must have passed the Engineer In Training (EIT) test within 6 months of hire and a valid driver's license.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Two years of post-graduate experience in civil engineering.
Certifications/Licensure: Must be registered as an Engineer In-Training (EIT) and have a valid driver's license.
Exam/Screening Process Information
The examination process will consist of the following section with each section weighted as indicated:
Training & Experience Rating = 100%
The examination for Engineer 1-2 will consist of a training and experience rating, comprised of the questions in the attached supplemental questionnaire. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will pass the training and experience rating. The rating on this supplemental questionnaire will depend on the answers - do not mark "see resume" or "see work history" as a response. Please answer all your questions clearly and completely. Failure to respond could affect your score and final rank on this examination.
Eligible List: The names of all applicants who filed a properly completed application and passed the examination/screening process shall be placed on the eligible list for an employment opportunity as an Engineer 1-2. This list will be certified to the appointing authority which may use this list to conduct interviews to fill a vacancy. Candidates will remain on the list for one month or until hired, whichever occurs first. A notice will be sent to applicants at the time the eligible list is posted, informing them that the list has been posted and their rank on the list.
Veteran's Preference: This is a classified position requiring an open, competitive selection process. Veteran's Preference points will be applied after a candidate passes the examination process. Applicants who are eligible for veteran's preference should update their veteran's DD214, and other supporting documents, and submit them as an attachment at the time of application.