Assistant Engineer – Corrosion positions perform journey-level professional engineering work and may prepare engineering designs and specifications for corrosion control systems; prepare technical engineering studies; prepare bid documents; assist in data analysis; write routine reports and memos; perform field investigations and inspections; and perform other duties as assigned.
Assistant Engineer – Corrosion employees with valid State of California registration as a Professional Civil, Corrosion, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineer or a National Association of Corrosion (NACE) International CP-4 certification are eligible for 31% additional pay.
Assistant Engineer – Corrosion employees who do not have a valid State of California Professional Engineer registration but have a valid Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification that meets the requirements established by California's Department of Consumer Affairs, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists or a National Association of Corrosion (NACE) International CP-2 or CP-3 certification are eligible for 8% additional pay. The employee's eligibility for EIT certification pay will end when he or she achieves state registration or NACE CP-4 certification.
Assistant Engineer – Corrosion employees may be required to work at heights in excess of 100 feet, walk in rough terrain, work in the presence of high voltage electricity, perform minor construction tasks and work in confined spaces for extended periods of time.
You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.
EDUCATION: You must meet ONE of the following options:
Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related engineering field.
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate issued from a state licensing board.
Registration as a Professional Civil, Corrosion, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineer with a state licensing board.
Additional qualifying professional civil engineering experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college level units.
EXPERIENCE: Two years of full-time professional corrosion engineering experience which MUST include preparation of design drawings and development of specifications for cathodic protection systems, and field inspection, testing, and troubleshooting of cathodic protection systems.
LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of hire.
Possession of a current National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International CP-2 Technician, CP-3 Technologist, or CP-4 Cathodic Protection Specialist certification.
Possession of any current National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Coating Inspector Program (CIP) certification.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):
Proof of degree/transcripts, certificate, or registration, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
Required documents should be attached electronically to your application. If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337; or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101. Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this job, which may include but are not limited to the following: Confirmation of citizenship/legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review/exam (which may include drug/alcohol testing); reference checks; and a fingerprint check. The fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol, illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening/selection process may be cause for disqualification and/or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an expressed or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Applicants must notify the Personnel Department of any changes in their name, address (home, email), or phone number or they may miss employment opportunities.
Rev. 1 – January 17, 2020 (Closing Date Extended)
City employees may be eligible to participate in a benefit program including holidays, vacations, savings and retirement plans, health programs, and other benefits. City employees initially hired on or after the effective date of Proposition B, a voter-approved San Diego Charter amendment to modify City employee retirement benefits, will not be eligible to participate in the City’s Defined Benefit Plan administered by the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System. Benefits may change due to employer-employee contract negotiations.