Company: City of Menifee
Location: sun city
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Definition Are you looking to join a dynamic, results driven
Engineering team with a strong sense of accountability? The City of
Menifee's Engineering Department is seeking motivated candidates
who are detail oriented and organized with a positive attitude.
Come help us design the future!
Find out why the City of Menifee is New. Better. Best.
THE POSITION Under general supervision, performs various
professional field and office engineering work related to the
management, planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the
City's development, special projects, transportation and
construction sections, land development, traffic engineering,
public works infrastructure, capital improvement projects, and
daily departmental operations; provides project management and
administration; confers with developers, contractors, and
representatives of other agencies regarding facility and
infrastructure development; administers professional services and
construction contracts; administers Federal and State grant funds
associated with construction projects; provides professional staff
assistance to the City Engineer, other departments, and the public
in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares
and presents staff reports; and performs related work as
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from the Principal Civil Engineer or
other assigned staff. Exercises no direct supervision of staff. May
provide technical and functional direction to contract staff on a
day-to-day or project basis, as needed.
This is a full journey-level professional engineering
classification. Incumbents are expected to perform the full range
of professional and technical engineering work in all of the
following areas: the City's development, special projects,
transportation and construction sections, land development, traffic
engineering, public works infrastructure, capital improvement
projects, and daily departmental operations, in addition to
providing project management and administration. 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. Examples of Essential
Functions (Illustrative Only)
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind
the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable
accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the
essential functions of the job. ?
- Plans, designs, and inspects all phases of civil engineering
construction projects, including defining the scope of the project;
coordinates with permitting and public utility agencies; performs
document research and review; surveys and engineers analysis of
alternatives; prepares plans, specifications, and cost estimates;
performs research, map, and field studies and surveys; drafts site
plans with specialized computer software; applies engineering
principles and practices to specific problems; coordinates
construction schedules with other projects and agencies; prepares
and reviews cost estimates; and inspects construction of projects
to ensure compliance with construction documents; and performs
related planning and design work.
- Reviews construction plans prepared by consulting engineers and
private contractors to verify compliance with City public utility
and improvement requirements; checks plans for conformance with
regulations regarding line, grade, size, elevation, and location of
structures; reviews engineering calculations of other engineers or
engineering technicians; participates in pre-design, construction,
and utility coordination meetings and issues construction
- Provides application and procedures for encroachment and
grading/improvement permits; oversees processing of permits,
calculates fees/deposits; arrange and distribute permit packages to
inspector, applicant, and file; closes permit once finalized by
- Verifies approval of precise grading plans for issuance of
building permits, compaction, satisfaction of conditions of
approval, and receipt or grade certification.
- Reviews and approves cost estimates for bonds and agreements;
prepares necessary forms for staff input, directs staff to complete
forms, and coordinates approval with City Attorney, City Engineer,
and Finance Department.
- Receives, reviews, and follows through with processing various
requests and forms.
- Coordinates plan checks, grading plans, parcel maps, parcel
mergers, and various minor projects.
- Provides construction administration, management, and
inspection of City construction projects, including coordinating
work with other City departments, reviewing and inspecting work to
ensure conformance with plans and specifications, tracking and
maintaining all project accounting, coordinating schedules, and
providing public notices of projects.
- Investigates field problems affecting property owners,
contractors, and maintenance operations; responds to citizen
inquiries and complaints; provides information to the public at the
front counter in person, via telephone, or other means of
communication regarding grading, encroachment permits, right-of-way
and property line information, and utility information.
- Reviews tract and parcel maps, lot line adjustments, and other
- Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions
and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and
remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in
assigned work areas.
- May provide technical direction and training to other
engineering and technical staff.
- Prepares and maintains records and inputs data.
- Performs arithmetic calculations related to the area of
- Establishes positive working relationships with representatives
of community organizations, State/local agencies and associations,
City management and staff, and the public.
- Coordinates activities with other City departments, outside
agencies, and organizations.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications KNOWLEDGE OF
- Civil engineering principles, techniques, policies, and
- Methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction of
engineering projects, including water and wastewater systems, storm
water, street, and traffic systems design.
- Application of Standard Specifications for Public Works
projects and specification writing.
- Principals of cost estimating and quantity take-offs.
- Principles, practices, procedures, and standards related to
City public works, engineering infrastructure development and
maintenance, and surveying.
- Basic principles and practices of capital improvement program
budgeting, cost estimation, funding, project management, and
- General design, layout, and construction practices for public
improvements such as streets, storm drains, grading, and
- The Subdivision Map Act.
- Subdivision engineering, plan review, mapping, and construction
- California Public Contracting Code requirements.
- Project management and contract administration principles and
- Engineering plan types, review practices, and permit filing and
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations,
ordinances, and organizational policies and procedures relevant to
assigned area of responsibility.
- Caltrans Local Assistance Project Manual (LAPM).
- Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and
applications related to the work, such as computer-aided drafting
(CAD) concepts and applications and Geographic Information Systems
- Modern developments, current literature, and sources of
information regarding engineering.
- Principles of advanced mathematics and their application to
- Practices of researching engineering and design issues,
evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and
preparing and presenting effective staff reports.
- Methods and techniques of effective technical report
preparation and presentation.
- English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and
- Record keeping principles and procedures.
- Techniques for effectively representing the City in contacts
with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business,
professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative
- Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by
effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City
- Conduct complex civil engineering research projects, analyze
complex problems, evaluate alternatives, make sound
recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff
- Prepare, understand, and interpret engineering construction
plans, specifications, and other contract documents.
- Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and prepare reports
- Assist in and develop and administer contracts for professional
services and construction in a public agency setting.
- Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal,
State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations,
technical written material, and City engineering policies and
- Design engineering projects.
- Read and understand technical drawings and specifications.
- Perform mathematical and engineering computations with
- Recognize discrepancies from as-built to contract
specifications and recommend reconciliation.
- Make engineering design computations and check, design, and
prepare engineering plans and studies.
- Effectively represent the department and the City in meetings
with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business,
professional, and regulatory organizations and individuals.
- Prepare and present clear, concise, and logical written and
oral reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, legal
descriptions, and other written materials.
- Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and
- Make sound, independent decisions within established policy and
- Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple
tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set
priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
- Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and
- Operate office equipment and computer applications related to
- Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the
telephone, and in writing.
- Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within
general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the
required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical
way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and three (3) years
of professional engineering design, plan review, and project
administration experience, preferably in a public agency
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California
Driver's License by time of appointment.
- Possess and maintain a Registered Professional Civil Engineer
license in the State of California.
Additional Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to
work in a standard office setting and use standard office
equipment, including a computer; inspect City development sites,
including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and
other temporary or construction access points; to operate a motor
vehicle to visit various City and meeting sites; vision to read
printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to
communicate in person and over the telephone. Acute hearing is
required when providing telephone and personal service. Finger
dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a
computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office
equipment. Employees in this bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and
pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information.
Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull
materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees primarily work in a standard
office setting and may be exposed to varying temperatures, moderate
noise levels, no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances,
and often work with constant interruptions. Employees may work in
the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold
and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards,
vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous
physical substances fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff
and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and
enforcing departmental policies and procedures and City codes.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND SELECTION PROCESS
A City application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted
and received by the closing date/time. Candidates must clearly
demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the
employment standards outlined above. All properly completed
applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified
individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of
written, performance, and oral exams to evaluate the applicant's
skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful
applicants will be placed on an eligibility list.
The City of Menif ee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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