- Bachelor's degree
- Associate's degree
- Master's degree
- System design
- Non-CDL Class C
- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
- Flexible spending account
This recruitment may close at any time without further notice.
Review of applications will be done on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.
The City of Pomona has an exciting opportunity for an Associate/Associate Civil Engineer to join the Engineering team in the Public Works Department. Under direction, this position will perform professional engineering work involved in the design, inspection, and construction of engineering projects including streets, traffic controls, facilities, parks, and water and wastewater systems; to prepare plans and specifications; review and plan check improvement plans and studies; supervise projects and work of assigned staff and act as a project manager on assigned projects.
This is a Flexible Staffing position. Depending on the needs of the City and the qualifications of the candidates, the vacancy may be filled at the Associate or Associate Civil level.
This is the full journey level in the class series. Positions at this level are distinguished from the Assistant level by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned, working independently and exercising judgement and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class series are flexibly staffed and positions at the Associate level are normally filled by advancement from the Assistant level requiring three years of experience and successful performance. When filled from the outside, the employee is required to have prior related experience which allows the employee to meet the qualification standards for the Associate level.
Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff.
Associate Engineer Salary
$7,297 - $8,868 Monthly
$87,564 - $106,416 Annually
Associate Civil Engineer Salary
$8,053 - $9,788 Monthly
$96,636 - $117,456 Annually
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Education, Experience, and License Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Three years of experience performing duties comparable to an Assistant Engineer.
Must possess a valid Class C driver's license at the time of application.
Possession of an Engineer-in-Training License issued by the State of California at the time of application.
Associate Civil Engineer
Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California at the time of application.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil and structural engineering. Principles and practices of street, traffic control, parks, facilities, storm water, and water and sewer system design. Principles and practices of pavement management and design. Principles and practices of land surveying and land development. Recent developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding engineering. Principles and practices of project and construction management. Terminology, methods, practices, and techniques used in complex technical engineering report preparation. Engineering design and database software. Pertinent Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Standard principles and practices of engineering as applied to public works, utilities, provide development plans, and private and public constructions projects. Terminology, methods, practices, and techniques used in technical engineering report preparation. Modern methods, materials, tools, techniques, and equipment used in the design and constructions of a wide variety of public projects. Principles of mathematics as applied to engineering work. Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment; word processing, spreadsheet and GIS software applications programs. Principles and procedures of records keeping and reporting. Safe driving principles and practices. Modern developments, applicable federal and state laws and regulatory codes relevant to civil engineering design and construction. Principles and practices of technical drawing and drafting, including the use of AutoCAD. When assigned to Traffic Division: Principles and practices of Traffic Engineering, operations, traffic laws and regulations and transportation planning.
Skill to: Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software. Operate a motor vehicle safely.
Ability to: Develop, review and modify complex engineering plans, designs, and specifications. Resolve regulatory, public relations, and system design questions. Serve as project manager on engineering projects. Ensure project compliance with appropriate Federal, State, and local rules, laws, and regulations. Monitor phases of construction projects and prepare progress reports and payments. Perform technical research and solve multi-disciplinary engineering problems. Exercise professional engineering judgment to achieve results consistent with objectives. Prepare and maintain technical civil engineering records and prepare complex, comprehensive reports. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Learn principles and practices of project and construction management; apply civil engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering problems in the design and construction of public works projects and utility system operation and maintenance. Learn to develop, review and modify a full range of engineering plans, designs, and specifications specific to area of assignment. Learn, interpret, and apply pertinent Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations. Make moderately complex engineering computations and to check, design and supervise the construction of a wide variety of public works projects. Assists with project cost estimates and preparation of specifications. Coordinate private and public works engineering projects of moderate complexity. Prepare and maintain technical civil engineering records and prepare reports. Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Serve as project manager on assigned projects; oversee, direct and review the work of assigned professional and technical project staff; establish design criteria to be used by project staff and/or outside consultants; establish grades for streets, curbs and gutters, landscaping, parks, facilities, alleys or other paving projects, water and sewer lines, and similar projects; prepare preliminary and final estimates of work and material requirements; coordinate required advertising for bids.
Act as a project engineer; research applicable codes, regulations and requirements for assigned projects; develop and oversee the development of construction plans and specifications; oversee and prepare changes as field conditions warrant.
Maintain constant awareness of progress on assigned projects to ensure compliance with designated time and cost schedules for project completion; supervise and participate in the inspection of construction projects; prepare change orders; review contractors’ estimates; prepare and review progress payments.
Provide assistance to construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems during construction; review as-built plans to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications.
Review subdivision plans and site plans for conformance with City ordinances and State law.
Oversee the operation of the geographic information system (GIS).
Review private contract projects for conformance with City ordinances, policies, standards and accepted engineering practices; meet with architects, engineers, and developers to provide preliminary review of development concept and design.
Review and process requests for Assessment Districts, right-of-way vacations, encroachment permits, address assignment and site development ordinance variance request.
Participate in the Development Review Committee.
Participate in directing the activities of survey parties; convert, compute, and plot information obtained in field surveys.
Participate in the evaluation of procedures and in the development of new and improved practices.
Participate in the development and preparation of standards for engineering design and materials of construction.
Prepare special engineering studies and reports; perform special assignments on engineering problems as necessary.
Provide technical assistance and support to other divisions and departments; provide public counter support to developers, builders, contractors and the general public pertaining to City engineering and related requirements; attend public meetings as requested.
Exercise professional engineering judgment in accordance with current accepted practice of civil engineering and appropriate laws and codes.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Ability to work in a standard office environment with some exposure to outdoors; ability to travel to different sites and locations.
Screening of qualifications and "most qualified" is based on the information provided on the official City Application. A resume may be attached to your application, but will not substitute for the completion of your application. Applications that are not entirely completed may be rejected. Applications will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement.
To complete your application for this position you will be prompted to respond to supplemental questions. Incomplete responses, false statements, omission, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Your responses should be consistent with the information provided on your application. The information will be used as part of the application screening and selection process and is designed to help you present your qualifications for this position. This may include a selection step in which your application and supplemental questions are reviewed and scored by a panel of raters familiar with this position.
City Mission StatementThe City of Pomona is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our diverse community. The City of Pomona offers the following generous benefit package. Employees serve a 12-month probationary period. The Salary Scale Plan is composed of five steps. Merit step increases are based on meets standards performance, except step 4 and 5, which requires exceed standards performance. WORK SCHEDULE: Most employees work a 4/10 work schedule.In order to maintain service to the public, departmental effectiveness, productivity and/or efficiency, a Department Director may assign an employee a different work schedule that is in compliance with the requirements of FLSA with Human Resources and Association approval.RETIREMENT BENEFITS: Provided by the California Public Employee's Retirement System. Every regular employee becomes a member immediately upon employment. New employees who become a "new" member of CalPERS for the first time on or after January 1, 2013 will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2% @ 62, FAS 3 Plan. New members will be required to pay at least 50% of the normal cost [Govt. Code Section. 7522030(c)]. However, a new employee who is a "classic" member of CalPERS or a current member of another California public retirement system will be enrolled in the CalPERS 2% @ 60, FAS 3 Plan. Currently, all employees (new and classic) shall pay the CalPERS member's retirement contribution of 7%. City of Pomona employees do not contribute into Social Security.PAID HOLIDAYS: 11 paid holidays & 2 floating holidays are provided per year.VACATION LEAVE: 1-3 years = 80 hours 4-5 years = 120 hours 6-8 years = 160 hours 9-15 years = 200 hours 16 years plus = 240 hours (maximum)SICK LEAVE: 12 days per year (prorated if on any leave without pay).EXECUTIVE LEAVE: Provided to Group C (exempt) employees. Accrue 80 hours per year are available to eligible City employees.GROUP INSURANCE PROGRAMS: These programs include medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurances. HEALTH INSURANCE: $700 per month; cash-in-lieu program available DENTAL: $75 per month VISION: Voluntary participation by the employee 125 BENEFIT PLAN CONTRIBUTIONS: Waiving coverage = $45 per month Single coverage = $65 per month Two-party coverage = $425 per month Family coverage = $625 per month LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: 66 2/3 of base salary for a maximum of 2 years after 60 days LIFE INSURANCE: $50,000 policy plus AD&DEDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE PLANS are available for eligible employees to develop their knowledge and abilities. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: $1,000 per year, provided employee is not receiving Education Incentive. EDUCATION INCENTIVE: This benefit is provided to qualifying employees for a degree from an accredited college when such a degree is higher than the minimum degree required for the position. Provided employee is not receiving Tuition Reimbursement or after one (1) year from date employee received Tuition Reimbursement. 2% for an associate's degree 4% for a bachelor's degree 6% for a master's degree DEFERRED COMPENSATION: A voluntary deferred compensation 457 plan is available.FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS: are available where employees use pre-tax salary to pay for regular child care, adult dependent care and/or medical expenses. CREDIT UNION membership is available to all City employees and provides access to low interest loans.NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.For a more detailed overview of the benefits, review the PMMCEA Memorandum of Understanding. FIVE-YEAR VISION STATEMENT: Pomona will be recognized as a vibrant, safe, beautiful community that is a fun and exciting destination and the home of arts and artists, students, and scholars, business and industry.CORE VALUES: The City of Pomona values Cultural Diversity; Fiscal Responsibility; Focusing on the Future; Excellent Customer Service; Leadership; Quality of Life; and Clear and Open Communication.