Engineering Associate I/II/III - Extra-Help Engineering Associate I/II/III

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Nov 06, 2019
Full Time Engineering Public Works
  • Salary: $2,231.20 - $3,302.40 Biweekly

Job Description

Examples of Duties
This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both full time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help are not entitled to county benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week. Extra-Help pay is $27.89 - $33.93.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Reviews Land Development Improvement Plans and associated calculations for compliance with County requirements.
  • Prepares traffic engineering field studies and reduces data for preparation of traffic engineering reports.
  • Assists in the design/preparation of plans/specifications for road and bridge construction projects.
  • Assists in the inspection of construction work in progress.
  • May assists in the preparation of various resolutions and ordinances dealing with public works issues for adoption by the Board of Supervisors.
  • Reviews survey maps and subdivision improvement plans for compliance with the Subdivision Map Act and Land Surveyors Act.
  • Designs and prepares plans and specifications for various road and bridge construction projects.
  • Prepares and administers contracts with private engineering consultants.
  • Conducts speed surveys, distances surveys, traffic studies, and accident studies;
  • Prepares construction estimates and performs inspection of construction work in progress.
  • Reviews survey maps and subdivision improvement plans for compliance with the Subdivision Map Act and Land Surveyors Act.
    Incumbents at the higher level in this classification are also expected to:
  • Serve as lead engineer on assigned projects, reviewing the work of other engineering staff.
  • Participate in the bidding process.
  • Reviews Land Development Improvement Plans and associated calculations for compliance with County requirements.
  • Prepares various resolutions and ordinances dealing with public works issues for adoption by the Board of Supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications
Level I

Experience:
One (1) year of technical experience working in the Engineering Field.

OR

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering field from an accredited college or university; ORpossession of a Certificate as an Engineer-In- Training or Land Surveyor-In- Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Level II

Experience:
One (1) year of experience comparable to that of an Engineering Associate I in Merced County.

AND

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering field from an accredited college or university;OR possession of a Certificate as an Engineer-In-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Level III

Experience:

Two(2) years of experience comparable to that of an Engineering Associate II in Merced County.

AND

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related Engineering field from an accredited college or university;OR possession of a Certificate as an Engineer-In-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.


HOLIDAYS & LEAVES

VACATION

10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours).


SICK LEAVE

.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.


HOLIDAYS

Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.


BEREAVEMENT LEAVE

Three (3) regularly scheduled work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.


INSURANCE

HEALTH INSURANCE

County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.

County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.


DISABILITY INSURANCE

State Disability Insurance - Benefit based on highest quarter during previous calendar year. Employee pays premium.


LIFE INSURANCE

$10,000 County-paid coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.


RETIREMENT

DEFERRED COMPENSATION

The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.


MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount.

EXTRA HELP EMPLOYEES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR COUNTY BENEFITS.

EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)

MHNEAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.

For more information log on to members.mhn.com.


EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS

The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.

For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to
Merced County Benefits Summary


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Describe your AutoCAD experience including level of expertise, and what version of AutoCAD used.

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List any experience you may have resolving Sidewalk issue resulting from ADA settlement and new FHWA requirements.

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List any experience you have pertaining to Storm Water management.

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What experience do you have working on Construction management of Road Division projects?

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Describe any surveying experience you have.

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List any experience you may have reviewing construction plans for road projects or private development projects.

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List any experience you may have in traffic engineering.

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Do you possess a Certificate as an Engineer-In-Training or Land Surveyor-in-Training issued by the State Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors?
  • Yes
  • No


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