The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for current and future vacancies for the position of Associate Engineer. The City is currently seeking qualified candidates for one of two vacancies in the Engineering Division of the Development Services Department. This position will be assigned to Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and perform related duties as assigned.
The CIP position oversees entitlements and development as it relates to City infrastructure as well as manages the design, construction, and budget of capital improvement projects. The position is part of a management team responsible for projects in the TransNet, Thoroughfare, Drainage, Parks, Municipal Buildings, Miscellaneous City Capital, Citywide Drainage, Grants, SB-1, Streets-Gas Tax, and Thoroughfare Signal Programs having a Fiscal Year 18/19 Budget of approximately $51 million. Example of projects are: bridge retrofit, bridge replacement, drainage basins, bike and pedestrian trails, fiber optic installations, pavement restoration and preservation, roadway and drainage upgrades, parks and restrooms, fire training facilities, tenant improvements, building backup power systems, undergrounding utilities, and an aquatic center.
In addition, the Associate Engineer prepares preliminary cost estimates of major public works projects; prepares specifications, reports, correspondence, plans, plats, petitions, diagrams, profiles, cross-sections, and material and cost estimates for engineering projects; coordinates activities with regulatory branches of state and federal government; prepares budget for engineering projects; administers construction contracts; prepares, solicits, assembles and evaluates requests for proposals; ensures proper inspection of public works construction projects; designs elements for landscape and streetscape projects; obtains necessary data to make accurate and complete compilation of critical design information; conducts studies to determine proper grade, drainage, and potential traffic requirements; develops methods needed for analysis and application of standard design and similar engineering techniques; coordinates and oversees acquisition of streets, parks, parking lots, box culverts, catch basins, traffic signals, medians, water systems, water reservoirs, storm drains, and sanitary sewer systems including preparation of construction plans and specifications; serves as project engineer on major engineering assignments and construction projects; may lead the work of other engineering staff and environmental compliance officers; other related duties as assigned.
Experience and Training
Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in civil engineering.
Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Possession of an Engineer-In-Training Certificate from the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Note: Registration by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers (PE) is highly desirable.