Civil Engineer - Associate

Placer County | Auburn, CA

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Posted Date 6/29/2020

There are currently two vacancies for Associate Civil Engineer. For more information, see below:

Placer County’s Department of Public Works has a current vacancy for a full-time Associate Civil Engineer in the Stormwater/Floodplain Management Division located in Auburn, CA. The candidate will be responsible for reviewing development proposals with respect to floodplain and stormwater quality requirements, implementing State NPDES permit requirements for the County (three permit areas of Tahoe, Truckee, and Western Placer), and maintaining FEMA Community Rating System, Placer County Community Rating of 5. The ideal candidate will demonstrate capacity to: understand State and Federal regulations; read, interpret and write water quality monitoring contracts and reports; apply general engineering judgment to stormwater modeling and review; maintain working relationships with coworkers, regulators, contractors, consultants and customers.

The Placer County Flood Control and Water Conservation District has a current vacancy for a full-time Associate Civil Engineer located in Auburn, CA. The candidate would be responsible for reviewing development plans and technical drainage studies, assisting in operation and maintenance of flood control facilities, preparing and responding to flooding events, and providing water resource technical support. The ideal candidate will demonstrate capacity to: ensure plans and studies conform to federal, State, and Placer County standards; provide contract management, maintain proficiency in  hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and monitoring; maintain working relationships with agency staff, contractors, consultants, and the public.

Minimum Qualifications -

Experience: Two years of responsible professional engineering experience performing duties similar to an Assistant Engineer with Placer County.

Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.

License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in an appropriate discipline as issued by the State of California.
  • May need to possess a valid driver's license as required depending on the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

Placer County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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