Assistant/Associate Engineer

  • City of Chico, CA
  • Chico, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Engineering
  • Salary: $60,340.80 - $93,641.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Information

NOTICE: The City of Chico is committed to inclusion and a diverse workforce and has made candidate applications anonymous to reduce implicit bias in the hiring process. Candidate names, addresses, and other Personally Identifiable Information (PII) are auto-redacted on applications sent to the department. Due to this redaction, resumes, certificates, or any other attachment with PII will not be forwarded until after an interview schedule is determined. As such, candidates should ensure that the entered "Work Experience" and "Certifications" sections match the submitted resume.

This recruitment is to create an eligibility list and fill one vacancy. The position will be staffed at the Assistant or Associate Engineer level, depending on candidate qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have experience in management of capital projects, including State and Federal funding processes and compliance, as well as knowledge of the varying aspects from project initiation, preliminary engineering, environmental, right-of-way and construction.

This recruitment is open on a continuous basis, until further notice.

Job Description

Position duties vary based on staffing at the Assistant Engineer or Associate Engineer level of classification.

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Experience : Four years of increasingly responsible experience in professional civil engineering, two years of which are equivalent to those duties performed by the Engineering Technician for the City of Chico. Education in excess of the required level may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience.

Education : Completion of the equivalent of 60 semester units of college course work toward a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Experience in excess of the required level may be substituted for the required education.

Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License.

Experience : Two years of experience comparable to that of Assistant Engineer in the City of Chico.

Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering supplemented by acquisition of an Engineer in Training Certificate.

Additional Requirement : Possession of a valid California Driver License.

Additional Information

The City of Chico is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community.


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Degree, Licenses, Certifications and/or Equivalencies: Candidates must include copies of items listed as a minimum qualification; failure to provide required certificates by the close of the recruitment will result in candidate disqualification.If this position requires a typing certificate: typing certificates must have been issued within one year and the net speed must match the minimum requirement listed in the job description. For standardization, net speed will be calculated by subtracting the number of errors from the gross WPM. Internet generated typing certifications arenotaccepted. Equivalency for experience and/or education listed within a job description may be established pursuant to the City-wide Classification Plan and through coordination with Human Resources. Candidates seeking an equivalency must contact Human Resources, at (530) 879-7900, for instructions on submitting an equivalency request. Being minimally qualified for a position does not guarantee a candidate progression through the full recruitment process.

Travel and Recruitment Related Expenses: The City of Chico does not reimburse applicants for any travel or expenses in connection with applying for employment, unless authorized by the City Manager.

Pre-Employment Processing: Applicants may be required to pass fingerprinting and a medical examination as a condition of employment or promotion. Medical exams may include a fitness exam, psychological exam, and a drug and alcohol screening, depending on the position. E-verify is used to determine candidate eligibility to work in the United States.

The City of Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Chico will consider individuals with disabilities based on their qualifications to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying and will provide reasonable accommodation in the application and/or testing process. If you require accommodation in the application and/or testing process, please notify the Human Resources Office within seven (7) days of the need for accommodation, so appropriate alternative arrangements can be made.

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