Associate Civil Engineer

  • County of El Dorado
  • Placerville, California
  • Jun 29, 2022
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $97,406.40 - $118,414.40 Annually USD

Job Description


The County of El Dorado is committed to promoting the power of public service by fostering a diverse and collaborative workplace where employees are empowered, respected and valued. The dedicated efforts taken by the Board of Supervisors continues to promote El Dorado County as a competitive employer that is committed to recruiting and retaining qualified employees by advocating for competitive salaries and excellent benefits. The County of El Dorado is also supportive of providing telework opportunities for employees consistent with business needs and in accordance with Board of Supervisors Policy E-12 - Telecommuting.

The County of El Dorado , Department of Transportation is responsible for funding, designing, building, operating, and maintaining the County Road System. El Dorado County's Road System currently consists of approximately 1083 centerline miles of paved roadway, 76 bridges, a multitude of storm drainage systems, and related transportation facilities.

The Engineering Divisions provides planning, design, and construction management services within the unincorporated area of El Dorado County. Responsibilities of the Divisions include: delivering capital projects from initial planning phases through design and construction and post-construction environmental monitoring.

Use your knowledge and experience performing a variety of difficult to complex professional civil engineering field and in the office; providing project coordination, direction, and review for other staff.

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to:
  • Plan, assign, provide lead direction and review the work of a professional and technical project team or unit performing engineering duties in the areas of design, construction, transportation planning, traffic engineering, and/or real property.
  • Train assigned staff in areas of responsibility and provide for their development.
  • Assist in budget preparation for projects and monitor project expenditures.
  • Provide technical and professional assistance to staff; review plans, specifications, contract documents and other reports and documents to ensure compliance with applicable codes, policies and procedures.
  • Assist in policy and procedure development and implementation.
  • Perform the most difficult and complex engineering assignments; plan, review and participate in design work, contract administration and land use activities.
  • Prepare and review project quantity and cost estimates; analyze structures, roadways and other project sites for engineering, economic, legal, and other considerations.
For a full description of duties and responsibilities please review the job description here .

Human Resources will assess your application to determine if you are minimally qualified using the following minimum qualifications: Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-regionally accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering


Two years of professional engineering experience in design, construction, and/or right-of-way work at a level equivalent to the County's Assistant in Civil Engineering class.

Other Requirements
Must possess a valid California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer
(or if licensed in another State, must be able to obtain licensure in California by comity (reciprocity) within the one-year probationary period).

Must possess a valid driver's license.

Click here to view the minimum qualifications for the Associate Civil Engineer as well as the physical, environmental, and working conditions.

Apply online by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this announcement. When your online application and responses to the required supplemental questions are complete, click 'Accept'.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, contact Jenny Thomas in Human Resources at .

The Human Resources Department will screen all applications to identify qualified candidates. After screening, qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the recruitment process.

For more information on the recruitment process click here .

Based on the hiring department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedures.

The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Associate Civil Engineer. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future full-time, part-time and extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months. If you are interested in the position of Associate Civil Engineer within any County department, please submit your application.

We currently have the following vacancies:
  • Two (2) full-time vacancies in the Department of Transportation, Engineering Divisions located in Placerville, CA.
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

The County of El Dorado is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Many job classifications require pre-employment medical screening. Depending on the job classification, medical screening may include testing for drugs, including but not limited to marijuana; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

This classification may include positions that are subject to current California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Public Health Officer Orders requiring all workers who provide services or work in facilities covered by the order to (a) have their first dose of a one-dose regimen or their second dose of a two-dose regimen of an approved vaccine against COVID-19, or (b) provide valid exemption as permitted by the order. An approved exemption would result in the exempted employee being required to wear a face-covering and be regularly tested for COVID-19.

Not just rustic mining towns and historic sites - Today El Dorado County is a year-round vacation destination overflowing with outdoor adventure, inviting agritourism locations, enriching family activities, and a proud Gold Rush history.Escape the traffic and smog because El Dorado County is just:
  • 40 miles to Downtown Sacramento
  • 50 miles to Sacramento International Airport
  • 129 miles to San Francisco
Here are a few of the many activities and events available throughout El Dorado County:
  • Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, and Watersports
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Live Music and Music Festivals
  • Local Craft Breweries and Wineries
  • El Dorado County Fair
  • Placerville Speedway Races
  • Farm to Fork Restaurants
  • Local Shopping Gems


Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Placerville, California United States View Map