Salary: $24.52-$29.94 hourly / $4,265-$5,207 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general direction, plans, directs, and
evaluates an engineering unit such as flood control, solid waste, or
transportation programs; supervises and trains staff; and performs
related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Plans, schedules, assigns, and supervises the work of
professional, paraprofessional, and clerical personnel responsible
for a major phase of an engineering program; directs a staff engaged
in the design, preparation of drawings, plans, specifications, and
estimates for a variety of public works projects or contracts.
2. Directs the inspection of construction work performed under
contracts, including the interpretation and revision of plans and
specifications, the testing of construction materials, and the
maintenance of related records and reports.
3. Directs regulatory monitoring programs to ensure compliance with
federal, state and local regulations.
4. Prepares and administers section budget by compiling necessary
data and justification for changes.
5. Coordinates activities with other units of the department and
other County departments; represents the department at meetings and
conferences with other agencies and with private organizations.
1. Possession of a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and four
years of increasingly responsible experience in professional civil
engineering work, including one year supervising other civil
2. one year of experience performing duties equivalent to Civil
Engineer with Santa Barbara County; or,
3. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that
provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of
California is required. Initial appointment may be based on evidence
of ability to obtain California registration within 12 months of
Additional Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C
Knowledge of: principles and practices of civil engineering to apply
them to the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of
public works facilities; principles and practices of administration,
supervision, and training; materials, methods, and equipment used in
the construction of public works facilities; Federal and State
regulations related to public works facilities and programs; and
algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.
Ability to: prepare clear, and concise correspondence and complex,
technical reports using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling;
analyze facts and make independent decisions; read and interpret
technical engineering reports and studies; apply algebra,
trigonometry, and calculus in solving engineering problems; prepare
and give presentations before decision-making bodies; establish and
maintain effective working relations; deal effectively with
representatives of other organizations and with the public; and
access and use a variety of personal computer applications.
Knowledge of: principles and practices of budgeting including
preparation and monitoring.