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Part Time Assistant Engineer A
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City of Anaheim | Anaheim, CA
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Job Description


The Public Utilities - Water Planning and Resources Division seeks candidates for consideration of the position of Part Time Assistant Engineer A. This position will perform paraprofessional and technical engineering work including plan review, development review, contract administration and design review; provide customer service with internal and external clients; and provide technical staff assistance to higher level engineering staff.


This is the entry level class within the Civil Engineering series. This class is distinguished from the Associate Engineer by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or some directly related work experience or have completed three years of course work in a board approved engineering curriculum.

This is a part-time position usually averaging 30 hours per week. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.

Essential Functions

The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

* Review plans prepared by consulting engineers and private developers to ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, and specifications; administering development fees and charges; drafting and preparing agreements with developers
* Respond to questions and inquiries from the general public, developers, contractors, other agencies, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding water development projects; investigate complaints and recommend corrective actions as necessary
* Coordinate with private developers and other City departments, divisions, sections and outside agencies; interface with customers, general public, private developers and provide feedback and first review of plans; participate in the review and approval of plans submitted by developers; and participate in water development activities
* Ensure that the Water Rates, Rules and Regulations are clarified and understood; assist developers in planning for adequate water to new or redeveloped areas; and prepare and draft agreements with developers
* Review work of private engineers for compliance with City standards and practices; review work of outside plan check staff; review shop drawings submitted by construction contractors; provide engineering support during construction of water projects; review and provide recommendations for processing change orders requested by contractors; and enjoy working in a customer service role
* Analyze water systems data and complete reports for internal and external distribution, working with Water Field Production and Operations staff
* Research records of existing utilities and related information; may perform design and design calculations for the construction of water facilities projects
* Prepare engineering studies and reports

Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities are as follows:

Experience: Some professional level experience in civil engineering


Three years of course work in a board-approved engineering curriculum (any curriculum approved by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (ABET). Or three years or more of engineering related experience.

Competitive candidates will have prior customer service with a public agency, a Bachelors degree in civil engineering or related field, and/or a valid professional engineering license in the State of California for civil engineering or related field.

Candidates must possess knowledge of basic principles and practices of civil engineering and design; practices and terminology in surveying and construction standards; basic principles and practices of hydraulic engineering and hydrology; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations; principles of mathematics as applied to engineering calculations; microcomputer software including spreadsheet and data base applications.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to perform technical research; read and interpret technical literature, drawings, diagrams and schematics; use and operate computer systems and software; prepare civil engineering design computations; prepare engineering plans, specifications and estimates for street, sewer and storm drain projects and/or water utility projects; use and care for engineering and drafting instruments and equipment; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Candidates must be in possession of a valid California Driver's License by date of appointment.

Position may require possession of an Engineer-in-Training certificate within 18 months of date of appointment.

Supplemental Information

This is a part-time position usually averaging 30 hours per week. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.


Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 5:00PM. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

The selection process will consist of a minimum of skills examination and oral interview.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.