Roseville

Assistant Engineer (20039469)

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Engineering
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Full-Time
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9/21/2020 at 5pm
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$5,697.75-$8,017.29 Monthly
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Location

311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications until closing at 5 pm, September 21, 2020.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Assistant Engineer in the Environmental Utilities Department. The list established for this recruitment may also be utilized to fill any regular full-time, limited term or part-time, temporary vacancies within the Environmental Utilities, Public Works and Development Services departments. The term length for limited term placements is not guaranteed but cannot exceed 36 months. A part-time temporary position cannot exceed 25 hours per week. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 –5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

THE CITY

The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following CORe Competencies as part of the City’s culture:

  • Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
  • Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
  • Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one’s own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
  • Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
  • Collaborate inclusively:  Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
  • Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
  • Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.

DEFINITION

To perform professional engineering work in the investigation, planning, design, construction, and maintenance/operation of a variety of public works facilities, systems, projects and/or private development projects.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the entry level in the professional engineering series.  This class is distinguished from the Junior Engineer by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this class.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same level of independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the Associate Engineer.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees have only limited professional engineering work experience.  Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general supervision from higher level engineering staff.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Participate in or prepare plans and specifications for the design, construction, and maintenance/operation of a variety of public works facilities and projects, including water and wastewater utility, solid waste, street, storm drain, storm water management and traffic/transportation systems; ensure conformance to City standards and practices.
  • Research project design requirements and perform routine calculations; conduct plan checks to ensure contractor and/or enforce compliance with City and various environmental regulatory standards; prepare time and material cost estimates, especially as related to existing or anticipated project budgets.
  • May delegate routine research, design, and drafting tasks to technical staff; review completed work and assist in identifying solutions for solving routine problems; research publications and industry information sources as needed.
  • Survey, map, and collect data related to area of assignment, as appropriate; perform field inspections, including survey work as necessary, to investigate and resolve routine field problems affecting property owners, contractors and maintenance operations; prepare estimates and feasibility reports for new or modified services and structures.
  • Participate in or  review and process private development plans as related to streets, storm drains, traffic/transportation, water/wastewater utilities, solid waste systems, and related public works facilities and systems; ensure that such plans comply with City standards and requirements.
  • Participate in or prepare engineering studies and reports; participate in coordinating public works-related activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, outside agencies, citizens, consultants, and developers; provide staff support to a variety of City boards, commissions, and committees as assigned.
  • If assigned to traffic/transportation systems, participate in or initiate and complete traffic studies; evaluate signal sight distance, signage and striping; review and update traffic signals Improvement Standards; take corrective measures as warranted; design and bid minor signal improvement projects; generate and manage annual signal service agreements.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

In addition to the qualifications for the Junior Engineer:

Knowledge of:

  • Pertinent local, State, federal rules, regulations and laws related to area of engineering assignment.
  • Methods, materials, and techniques used in the area of engineering assignment.

Ability to:

  • Check engineering plans and specifications; prepare and check engineering reports and studies.
  • Interpret and explain City policies, procedures, regulations and engineering policies and procedures.
  • Obtain information through interview, to handle multiple assignments, to work with interruption, and to deal firmly and courteously with citizens, developers, consultants, and contractors.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Experience:

  • One year of responsible professional engineering work similar to that of a Junior Engineer with the City of Roseville.

Training:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in civil, environmental engineering or a closely related field;

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

  1. Your responses to questions 2-3, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula.  Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information.  This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application.  Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored.  I understand and agree with the above instructions.
  • Yes
  • No
  1. Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work?  If so, please list below which ones.
  2. How many years do you have performing professional engineering duties in the investigation, planning, design, construction, maintenance or operations of public works facilities, systems, projects and/or private development projects?
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1-2 Years
  • 2-3 Years
  • 3-4 Years
  • 4-5 Years
  • 5+ Years
  1. Discuss how you prioritize your work and deal with competing priorities?
  2. Describe a Water or Wastewater (or other utility) design or construction project you have worked on and your role on the project.
  3. How would you handle a problematic team member who is non-cooperative?
  4. Explain your experience working with other public agencies such as Caltrans, Department of Fish and Wildlife Services, and Army Corps of Engineers, etc. as it relates to capital improvement projects.
  5. Do you have any experience in the following fields? Check the boxes to all that apply:

a.             Water

b.             Wastewater/Sewer

c.             Storm Drain/Storm Water Quality

d.             Roadway Design

e.             Signal Design

f.              Survey Mapping

SELECTION PROCESS

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination.  The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula.  Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List.  Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations.  Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS.  MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATIO

Benefits

For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here.  This position is in Local 39.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5475