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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
11/9/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
Junior Engineer
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County of Riverside | Riverside, CA
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Job Description

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The Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District has an exciting opportunity for multiple Junior Engineers! This is the entry level professional engineering series. Incumbents will be assigned to either the Project Planning or Design Management unit and will work closely with an Associate Civil Engineer. The selected candidates will be tasked with assisting in the design and planning of public works improvement projects, designing simple hydraulic structures, performing hydrologic and traffic flow studies, and completing earthwork calculations. The most competitive candidates will be familiar with technical writing and understand how to prepare reports, analyze statistics, and tabulate and summarize data. Candidates in possession of an Engineer-In-Training certification as well as those with knowledge of AutoCAD, Microstation, or InRoads are highly desired.

All candidates will be required to submit a copy of their transcripts documenting cumulative grade point average. NOTE: ADD ATTACHMENTS UNDER THE "MY CAREER TOOLS" PAGE OF THE JOB GATEWAY ACCOUNT.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Assists in the design and planning of public works improvements, facilities, and structures by preparing plans, profiles, and cross-sections, making quantity estimates and horizontal and vertical curve alignment computations, and establishing tentative gradelines; computes earthwork, makes hydrologic and traffic flow studies, and designs simple hydraulic structures.

Records locations on maps, reduces field notes, and sketches proposed layouts for various installations.

Assists in conducting water quality and water rights studies, or air quality and emission modeling oriented studies; may participate in inspections during construction.

Tabulates and summarizes statistical data and prepares reports; applies engineering techniques and practices to air and water pollution control problems.

RECRUITING GUIDELINES:

OPTION I

Education: Graduation from a recognized college with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Bioresource Engineering or Agricultural Engineering with grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or greater.

OR

Education: Graduation by June of 2018 with a Bachelor's degree in in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Bioresource Engineering or Agricultural Engineering with a 3.0 GPA or greater will be considered (transcripts are required at the time of application).

OPTION II

Experience: Current employment with Riverside County in the classification of Engineering Student Intern or completion of an Engineering Internship with Riverside County, and: Graduation from a recognized college with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Bioresource Engineering or Agricultural Engineering by June of 2018.

Knowledge of: The principles of physics and mathematics used in engineering and of their application to engineering problems; topographic and construction surveying, stress analysis, analytical mechanics, and strength of materials; engineering economics and real property descriptions.

Ability to: Prepare the less complex public works designs and make accurate drawings and maps; make accurate computations; reduce field notes and make quantity estimates; prepare reports; maintain effective working relationships with others; use and maintain engineering and technical equipment relating to materials testing, and air and water pollution control and abatement.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY FOR THIS POSITION USING THE COUNTY'S JOB GATEWAY by 11:59 p.m. on November 16, 2017. All applicants must include a detailed resume/application with relevant work history.

For questions regarding this recruitment or the online application process, please contact Maria Ledesma at (951) 955-3405 or mjledesma@rivco.org

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