Associate Civil Engineer

Riverside County Transportation and Land Management | Riverside, CA

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Posted Date 6/26/2020

The Riverside County Transportation and Land Management Agency has multiple opportunities for Associate Civil Engineer who will be assigned to Land Development & Salton Sea restoration projects.

Associate Civil Engineer Land Development #25016
$79,718.00 - $115,768.00

The Transportation and Land Management Agency has an opportunity for an Associate Civil Engineer who will be assigned to Land Development. The incumbent in this position will review land development project applications, traffic studies, and other associated technical reports for compliance with laws, ordinances, regulations, standards and guidelines. The Associate Civil Engineer will also be tasked with preparing comments and conditions of approval for discretionary development projects. Additionally, the incumbent will coordinate development projects with the Planning Department, Plan Checks Division, Survey Division, Fire Department, Capital Projects and the Flood Control District.

The Department desires candidates who have experience with processing land development projects under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) along with familiarity with Plan Check Policies/Guidelines, Traffic Impact Analysis Preparation Guidelines and Riverside County Ordinances.  In addition, applicants with experience reviewing subdivision design and grading, traffic studies and modeling, reviewing and interpreting engineering plans, drainage studies and familiarity with water quality criteria are highly desired.

Associate Civil Engineer Salton Sea Restoration #25108
$79,718.00 - $115,768.00

The Transportation and Land Management Agency has an opportunity for an Associate Civil Engineer who will oversee the engineering efforts of the Salton Sea restoration. 

The incumbent in this position will manage multiple engineer consultants to ensure that work is performed satisfactorily and to requirements. The selected candidate will review designs, plans, schematics, details, estimates and specifications for construction, operation and maintenance of restoration projects. 

The department desires candidates with project management experience including deliverables, budget and scope of work. Candidates with engineering project management experience at a water agency are highly desired. 

This position reports directly to the Transportation and Land Management Agency and collaborates with The Salton Sea Authority and other partner organizations in restoration efforts of the Salton Sea. The Salton Sea Authority seeks to protect human health, revitalize the environment and economy of the Sea. For more information, please visit

Recruiting Guidelines

Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience including one year of experience in the planning, design, and construction of highways, sanitary landfills, or flood control projects, or review and approval of grading or structural plans for permit issuance or performing water quality control and water resources planning and investigation.

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Knowledge of: The fundamentals of civil engineering; mathematics and physics as applied to engineering; construction survey, stress analysis, hydraulic design, topographic mapping, analytical mechanics, and strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; accepted practices of grading and structural plan review and approval; general methods and procedures of describing real property.

Ability to: Direct the work of subordinate engineering personnel; design a variety of public works projects with skill and accuracy; make difficult mathematical computations and keep neat and accurate field notes; review and approve grading and structural plans; make accurate drawings and maps and prepare technical reports; maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

Application Process

If you meet minimum qualification, be sure to apply to both positions.
#25016 Associate Civil Engineer (Land Development)
#25108  Associate Civil Engineer  (Salton Sea restoration)

The preliminary closing date for these postings is Tuesday July 14, 2020 at 11:59 PM (PST); however, postings may close at any time based on the numbers of applications received.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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