Civil Engineering Associate
Salary: $24.52-$29.94 hourly / $4,265-$5,207 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under supervision, but with increasing independence
as experience is gained, performs routine entry-level professional
civil engineering work; and performs related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Performs basic design work for public works, roads, flood
control, or other civil engineering facilities, including the
preparation of design calculations and engineering drawings, plans,
2. Makes and checks field and office computations for design,
construction, and survey work; and estimates quantities and costs
for the planning, design, and construction of public works
3. Analyzes or supervises the analysis of construction materials;
investigates engineering problems or specialized aspects of
engineering problems; and writes reports and makes recommendations
on how to solve engineering problems.
4. Acts as resident engineer on County public works projects or as
assistant resident engineer on federally funded projects to ensure
conformance to plans and specifications.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Possession of a bachelor's degree in civil
engineering or certification as an Engineer in Training.
Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C
Knowledge of: basic principles and practices of civil engineering;
principles and practices of surveying; the fundamentals of
engineering construction techniques; and the properties and uses of
engineering construction materials.
Ability to: make accurate engineering calculations; prepare clear
and concise written notes and reports; communicate technical
information to persons without technical training; apply
professional principles, standards, and legal requirements to solve
engineering problems and make recommendations; and establish and
maintain effective working relationships with other employees,
contractors, and the public.