Job ID: 123296038

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
$50k+ Annual
Job Description

IMPORTANT:  SR-22 - (Appointment may be made at any rate within the salary range from $4,231, SR-22-C, to $6,027, SR-22-L, per month at which appropriate qualified applicants can be recruited.)

Does moderately difficult professional engineering work in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of civil engineering projects; prepares designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports; and performs other duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class differs from that of the Civil Engineer II in that the Civil Engineer III exercises a substantial degree of engineering judgment, and may assume responsibility for projects of well-defined, routine or uncomplicated nature in testing, designing, computation, or construction, or assists a registered civil engineer on the more complex projects; whereas, the Civil Engineer II assumes only limited responsibility but exercises some degree of judgment based on experience.
This class differs from that of Civil Engineer IV in that the Civil Engineer III may be responsible for projects of well-defined, routine or uncomplicated nature; whereas, the Civil Engineer IV is responsible for the development, analyses, responsibility for supervision or coordination is pronounced.


 Examples of Duties:The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.

  • Makes office and field studies of proposed projects and supervises preliminary and final surveys.
  • Establishes benchmarks.
  • Takes cross-sections, profiles and contours.
  • Makes survey computations and prepares preliminary drawings. 
  • Designs and assists in the design of reservoirs, retaining walls, bridges, culverts, tunnels, pipelines, sewers, sidewalks, highways, and other concrete, steel and timber structures by computing grades and alignments, loadings and stresses, determining the size, proportion and dimensions of structures and supervising the preparation of construction plans and drawings. 
  • Assists in the preparation of specifications and contract documents.
  • Prepares cost and quantity estimates.
  • Checks shop drawings.
  • Supervises construction and inspection activities.
  • Interprets plans and specifications.
  • Changes and corrects plans.
  • Keeps records of work done, materials used, and prepares monthly and final payment estimates.
  • Makes hydrologic and land development studies.
  • Checks plans and specifications of buildings and structures for compliance with the building code.
  • Reviews test reports and soil analysis reports.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and two (2) years of professional civil engineering experience.
License Requirement: None.
Knowledge of: civil engineering principles and practices; engineering mathematics; engineering mechanics and the mechanics of materials; hydraulic, hydrologic, structural, mechanical, electrical and sanitary engineering principles to the extent that these apply to the general field of civil engineering.
Ability to: do civil engineering design work or supervise construction and inspection activities; analyze stresses and determine the required foundations and structural features; supervise a small group of subordinate professional or sub professional employees; prepare engineering and inspection reports.
Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Physical Effort Grouping: Light


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