Duties recorded above are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class; such assignments shall fall under the category of “other duties, as assigned.”
Tools and Equipment Used:
Personal computer, including word processing; spreadsheet, and data base and computer-aided-design software; standard drafting tools; surveying equipment including level, theodolite and electronic distance measuring devices; motor vehicle; phone; nuclear gauge; digital camera; mobile radio.
Work is performed mostly in office settings. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operating drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear and smell.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of engineering as applied to municipal public works or traffic; methods, materials and techniques used in the construction of public works projects; techniques for preparing designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports relating to public works engineering; principles and practices of personnel motivation, performance evaluation and discipline.
Ability to: Make complex engineering computations and schedule, review and supervise the preparation of engineering plans and studies; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; use and care for engineering and drafting instruments and equipment; perform work with a minimum of supervision; supervise, train and evaluate the performance of subordinate personnel.
Experience: Three years of experience performing duties similar to the Associate Civil Engineer with the City of Chico including some supervisory experience.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering supplemented by California registration as a Professional Engineer.
Additional Requirement: Possession of a valid California Driver License.
Equivalency may be established pursuant to the City Wide Classification Plan.
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