The City of Anaheim Public Works Department has two (2) exciting Part Time Associate Engineer vacancies in the Development Services and Traffic Divisions. These exciting new opportunities will provide a variety of professional and technical level engineering work supporting engineering programs and activities in these two (2) areas.
These professional Engineers may conduct plan reviews, development entitlement reviews, contract administration, and engineering design. They will assist higher level engineers on large and complex public works projects or act as a project case engineer on assigned projects; may respond to questions and inquiries from the general public, developers, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding engineering and development projects; and will provide technical staff assistance to higher level engineering staff.
Both part time positions may work an average of 20 hours per week or more, not to exceed 999 hours per fiscal year, July 1 through June 30th. Schedule may be flexible based on needs of the department.
The Department of Public Works is dedicated to delivering engineering services that provide the Anaheim community with pride in their City and its work force. Whether it's designing a street construction project, applying innovative traffic management techniques to solving Anaheim's traffic problems, or maintaining the City's streets, sewers and sidewalks, Public Works provides a myriad of comprehensive services to meet a variety of the City's infrastructure, maintenance, and development needs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Both positions may assume any of the following duties:
Review preliminary and final plans for grading, street and traffic improvements, public utility and telecommunication projects, cost estimates, schedules, and specifications for private development and public improvement projects including street, water, traffic, traffic control, sewer, and storm drain improvements; supervise and assist in project review, design, and contract administration.
Calculate special sewer and drainage assessment reimbursement district fees; maintain mapping file.
Issue and revise permits and update permit fees; process utility annexation agreements.
Review plans including building, grading, right-of construction permits.
Review entitlement applications and plans to ensure conformance with City Standards.
Analyze and compute field data pertaining to grades, alignments, and topographical features; perform hydrology, hydraulic, and other calculations; review and coordinate the work involved in hillside development.
Coordinate public works and water utility activities with other City departments, divisions, sections, and outside agencies.
Assist higher-level engineers on large and complex development projects or public works construction projects.
Act as a project management engineer on assigned construction projects; administer project from inception to completion including design, review, public meetings, bidding and construction; develop scope of work; serve as liaison to City staff, developers, engineers, consultants, the general public and external agencies on proposed development projects; and develop project timelines and sets priorities.
As assigned, supervise, plan, prioritize, assign, and review the work of project staff; participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
Perform or supervise checking tentative and final subdivision maps to determine accuracy of professional engineering design computations and existence of adequate street, sewer, and storm drainage plans; verify project compliance with conditions of approval, the Subdivision Map Act,, the Anaheim Municipal Code, and other subdivision regulations or requirements
Review work of private engineers and plan check staff for compliance with City standards and practices; review shop drawings submitted by construction contractors; determine engineering requirements for new developments; review and provide recommendations for processing change orders requested by contractors.
Participate in the selection of private consulting engineering services; prepare proposals; conduct interviews and review consultant qualifications; provide recommendations in the selection of consulting engineers.
Participate in development activities; assist developers in planning for adequate water to new or redeveloped areas; prepare and draft agreements with developers; lead the review and approval of plans submitted by developers.
Coordinate and oversee projects with other agencies and departments; prepare reports for the City Council.
Confer with architects, engineers, and consultants in the collection of data to prepare cost and construction estimates, legal descriptions, and plans for engineering projects.
Perform network analysis to simulate field conditions; identify any areas in need of upgrade; prepare and maintain area system distribution network analysis model.
Review and update engineering standard drawings, specifications, and design criteria.
Participate in the preparation and administration of the section budget; maintain and monitor budgetary controls; submit cash flow reports.
Respond to questions and inquires from the general public, developers, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding engineering and development projects.
Serve as staff to a variety of City commissions, boards and committees; as assigned, attend and participate in a variety of meetings including Planning Commission, Neighborhood Council, and Traffic Calming meetings.
Prepare engineering studies and reports including initial environmental impact and water supply industry reports.
Prepare regional, state, and federal grants and other federally funded projects; monitor and track application requests and approved grant programs.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of civil engineering, traffic engineering, and surveying/mapping.
Perform related duties as required.
Additional duties when assigned to Development Services:
Review pavement management systems (PMS) surveys/reports; coordinate review of sanitary sewer studies.
Review permit requirements and update engineering standard drawings and specifications.
Survey and inspect project locations; analyze existing project documentation including maps, drawings, and specifications; meet and confer with city staff and outside agency staff.
Review Right-of-Way layouts, drainage reports, soils reports, water quality plans, pavement structural section designs, and cost estimates to ensure conformance with City requirements, CEQA requirements, and industry standards and best practices.
Additional duties when assigned to Traffic Engineering:
Participate in planning and directing traffic engineering and transportation activities.
Conduct a variety of technical engineering studies; review transportation planning studies; analyze traffic impact studies.
Operate the Traffic Management Center; adjust signal timing on controllers and operating CCTV cameras, changeable message signs, and highway advisory radio; assist signal technician with troubleshooting field equipment including signal controllers, CCTV cameras, and changeable message signs.
Prepare and implement signal timing plans for daily operation and special events.
Prepare standards, methods, and techniques for traffic improvement programs; supervise the collection and analysis of data related to traffic problems.
Review Traffic Impact Analysis and ensure conformance with City requirements, CEQA requirements, and industry standards and best practices.
Review City codes and ordinances for appropriate additions and deletions concerning traffic engineering issues.
Respond to Traffic Calming requests by holding neighborhood meetings, meeting with residents, collecting and analyzing data, and implementing the City's Neighborhood Traffic Management Program.
Respond to Spillover Permit Parking Requests by holding meetings, meeting with residents, and implementing the City's Spillover Parking Program.
Review Traffic Control Plans to ensure conformance with WATCH standards.
QUALIFICATIONS: Experience and Education: Two years of professional engineering experience supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job functions and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Knowledge of: Operations, services, and activities of a municipal engineering program; theory, principles, and practices of civil engineering and design; principles of mathematics and their application to engineering work; principles and practices of project management and administration; methods and techniques of contract negotiations and administration; methods, materials, and techniques used in civil engineering projects including those used in the design and construction of development projects; methods and techniques of engineering plan review and analysis; engineering maps and records; recent developments, current literature, and sources of information related to innovations and trends in civil and traffic engineering design and development; principles and practices of business correspondence and technical report preparation; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; graphic software; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; occupational health and safety standards; pertinent federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations.
Ability to: Perform professional engineering duties involved in the design, development and construction management of a variety of engineering projects; prepare engineering plans, specifications, and estimates for public works projects; make engineering design computations and check, design, and prepare engineering plans and studies draft reports and make recommendations; understand and interpret engineering construction plans, specifications, and other contract documents; perform technical research and solve difficult engineering problems; coordinate and monitor the work of contractors; serve as the project manager on one or more projects; prepare and manage project budgets; maintain detailed project management records and documentation; interpret, apply, and ensure compliance with pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations; respond to questions and inquiries from a variety of sources regarding engineering and development projects; conduct analytical traffic studies accurately and reliably; coordinate activities with internal and external agencies and committees; use and care for engineering, surveying, and drafting instruments and equipment; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications; adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems; supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff; deal tactfully and effectively with the general public; read signal plans and schematics; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Must be available to work a flexible part time schedule averaging 20 hours per week or more, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, not to exceed 999 hours per fiscal year, July 1 through June 30th. The exact schedule will be determined by each Manager based on needs.
Possession of an Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate or certification as a Professional Engineer (PE).
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
This recruitment will be open on a continuous basis with a first review date of Monday, October 1, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to apply by this date to assure consideration. The recruitment may be closed any time after this date if a sufficient amount of qualified applicants are received.
The selection process includes, but is not limited to, an oral interview.
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from competition.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communication by any other method.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening). The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.
This recruitment will be open ona continuous basis with a first review date of Monday, October 1, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to apply by this date to assure consideration. The recruitment may be closed any time after this date if a sufficient amount of qualified applicants are received.