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Don't miss an opportunity to join our team!Application Filing Period: We will begin accepting applications on Monday, January 9, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Exam Number:
Essential Job Functions
An Associate Civil Engineer is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: applies the principles and practices of civil engineering including the methods and materials used in the design and construction of varied civil engineering projects, budget preparation, principles and techniques of personnel management and supervision; and laws and regulations pertaining to public works construction and design; plans, coordinates, and oversees engineering activities, programs, or projects, and reviews and evaluates progress and results for technical quality and for conformity to established standards; keeps management informed throughout the project span; organizes and expresses information in comprehensive reports and may be required to organize and express conclusions in the form of oral presentations; participates in engineering research work involving investigation of specific problems and the development of new engineering methods, procedures, and systems; analyzes and prepares contracts and specifications for major engineering projects; serves as resident engineer during the construction of bridges and other projects, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and recommending changes in plans and procedures as necessary; designs public works projects or supervises as project engineer or squad leader, the preparation of plans and specifications for such engineering projects as buildings, small dams and debris basins, flood control channels, traffic signals, roads, highways, or sewer systems; reviews plans submitted by outside engineers for conformity to code and for structural integrity; determines sewer and sanitary design requirements for new subdivisions; assists in the supervision of waterworks improvements and design, the coordination of long-range planning projects and state and federal aid programs, the inspection of construction materials, the development of sewer master plans, the planning of pollution control projects or research into such problems, or the review and analysis of subdivision and parcel maps, as needed; supervise the engineering work involved in ground water research, road maintenance, design, water or material quality testing, the establishment of lighting districts, the operation and maintenance of pumping plants, dams and other flood control facilities, water conservation or erosion control studies, or in the investigation and approval of various construction-related permits, as needed; and assists in the supervision of a section engaged in the analysis of boundary, centerline, and section line surveys, coordinating activities with other divisions and outside agencies, as needed.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in a civil engineering curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). * LICENSE:
A valid California State Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer.**
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.PHYSICAL CLASS:
Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
* A qualifying degree is one where either the undergraduate or postgraduate civil engineering curriculum is accredited by ABET, as supported by the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
In order to receive credit for a Bachelor's degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or transcripts which shows degree conferred date and the area of specialization within five (5) business days from the date of application filing. The official diploma or transcripts will be verified at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without the required diploma will be rejected as incomplete.
( Accreditation Information )
Applications from persons with degrees from foreign universities will be accepted ONLY if accredited by ABET and evaluated by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or Association of International Credential Evaluation, Inc. **APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR VALID CALIFORNIA STATE CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION THAT IS CURRENTLY DATED WITHIN FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE DATE OF APPLICATION FILING. A PRINTOUT FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA CONSUMER AFFAIRS WEBSITE WILL BE ACCEPTED. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION WILL BE REJECTED AS INCOMPLETE. REGISTRATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BEFORE BEING APPOINTED.
Note: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail them to email@example.com within five (5) business days from application filing. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title in the email.
Additional Information OUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS:
This examination will consist of a structured video interview covering education, experience, work style, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register. NO PERSON MAY REAPPLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the list of eligible candidates accordingly. SPECIAL INFORMATION:
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.
All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.VACANCY INFORMATION:
The eligible register of successful candidates created from this exam will be used to fill vacancies throughout Public Works as they occur.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS.
Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, and description of work performed. All information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION
at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. IMPORTANT NOTES:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S.MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
Apply online by clicking on the green “Apply” button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.
Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION! CONTACT INFORMATION Department Contact Name: Brenda LaiDepartment Contact Phone:
(626) 458-2141Department Contact Fax
: (626) 979-5440Department Contact Email:
firstname.lastname@example.orgADA Coordinator Phone:
(626) 458-2141Teletype Phone:
(626) 282-7829California Relay Services:
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous