CITY OF RIVERSIDE, CA CA, CA, United States
Aug 15, 2019Full Time
The Position The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Assistant Water Engineer to fill one (1) vacancy in the Water Engineering/Design Division of the Public Utilities Department .The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to twelve (12) months. Under general supervision, a Utilities Assistant Water Engineer performs supervisory and/or professional water engineering work in the design, investigation and construction of water utility projects; and does related work as required. Work Performed Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs studies of technical, environmental, and economic feasibility, engineering field studies, and related studies pertaining to proposed and existing municipal facilities. Prepares contracts and specifications for engineering and construction services. Plans and performs their own work and completes special projects requiring engineering and technical ability as assigned. Provides background information and documentation for management consideration on various projects. Makes sound decisions on minor problems related to the work being performed based on established guidelines and principles and supervisor guidance. Qualifications Option I Education: A Bachelor's degree in civil or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university. Experience: None. Option II Education: ABachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a closely related area. Experience: One year of experience performing professional water utility or related engineering work. Necessary Special Requirements Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. An Engineer-in-Training Certificate is required for the Assistant/Associate Engineer classes. Highly Desired Qualifications: Experience in the design and engineering phases of municipal facilities including streets, sewers, and storm drains. Experience in the design of water utility potable water pipelines and related facilities. Experience working within the water utility arena. Experience working within the civil engineering private consulting sector. Excellent computer aided drafting and design skills using the latest versions of AutoCAD and Civil3D software. Knowledge of water utility industry standard practices. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Selection Process DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION: 1) Completed Employment Application 2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process.This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS: If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment. Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination. NOTE : The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university. Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options: An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/ . An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university. All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.