Under limited direction, to perform responsible and difficult engineering work in the design, investigation, construction, and plan review of public works and private development facilities; to supervise and direct the work of professional and support engineering personnel; to schedule and coordinate work assignments and processes; to provide professional staff assistance to the City Council, boards, and commissions; to perform related work as required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear and smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to: Make complex engineering computations and schedule, review, and supervise the preparation of engineering plans and studies; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; use and care for engineering and drafting instruments and equipment; perform work with a minimum of supervision; supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of subordinate personnel; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with persons of diverse backgrounds.
Experience: Five years of experience performing duties similar to the Associate Civil Engineer with the City of Chico including some supervisory experience.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering supplemented by California registration as a Professional Engineer. Possession of a valid California certificate of registration as a Professional Civil Engineer.
Additional Requirement: Possession of a valid California Driver License.
Education: If certificate of registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is issued on or after January 1, 1982, the additional certification as a licensed Land Surveyor in the State of California is desired.
Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City-Wide Classification Plan.