|Approved LOCAL 39:||CS|
Under the supervision of the Engineering Department Manager, performs a variety of entry level engineering activities including the design, preparation and/or review of improvements, plans, parcel maps, potential easements, encroachment and environmental permits for water and sewer facilities to ensure they meet or exceed the District’s standards and regulations. Performs project management as assigned on District Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), including on-site construction inspection services. This is the entry level position in the professional engineer series, which includes the Assistant Engineer and Associate Engineer positions. Incumbents in this classification must possess a Civil Engineering degree from an ABET accredited school, but do not require practical professional engineering experience. Incumbents learn and perform the less complex tasks in preparation for advancement to the level of Assistant Engineer, while developing an understanding of various aspects of engineering as it relates to planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of water production, storage, treatment, and distribution systems, wastewater collection, treatment, distribution, and disposal systems, and recycled water treatment and disposal systems. Incumbents may advance to the next higher level contingent on meeting experience requirements and performance standards established by the District, and acquiring required certification(s). Advancement to Assistant Engineer level will require a minimum of two (2) years engineering experience at a level comparable to or higher than the Junior Engineer classification in the design and construction of water and wastewater projects, and will also be based on satisfactorily meeting performance standards established by the District.
Job Physical Requirements Analysis
|Job Specific Body Movements||Occasionally
1/3 of time or less
1/3 – 2/3 of time
More than 2/3 of time
|Sitting||20% of day|
|Standing||40% of day|
|Walking||30% of day|
|Driving||15% of day|
|Hearing||100% of day|
|Speaking||100% of day|
|Lifting 1-20 lbs||X|
|Lifting 20-50 lbs||X|
|Lifting 50+ lbs||X|
|Working/reaching above shoulder||X|
|Working w/arms extended @ shoulder level||X|
|Working with body bent over at waist||X|
|Working in kneeling position||X|
Height from Floor of Objects to Be Reached or Worked On:
|Varies job to job||0-6 feet and 0-40 feet|
- Heavy equipment
- Nuclear density gauge
- Pick-up truck
- Various office equipment, such as computers and phone.
- Must be able to work flexible hours and work more than 40 hours per week, on a frequent basis.
- Exposure to all environmental factors; weather, chemicals, and odors depending on construction project.
- During the winter, main environment is that of an indoor office with some exposure to unpleasant wastewater treatment odors.
- During the summer, much of the time is spent inspecting projects, usually outside in noisy, dusty areas, including confined spaces; above ground, such as scaffolding on tanks; or below ground such as pipelines, existing manholes, wet wells, etc.
- This position also requires sitting at desk or drafting table.
- May be required to work in inclement weather.