Job Opportunity: Engineering Assistant - Marin County

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Job Opportunity: Engineering Assistant - Marin County

Postby spinrec » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:35 pm

Department of Public Works
Land Development Division
$6,775 - $8,166 / Month
Marin County
San Rafael, CA

At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.”

The Engineering Assistant supports the County Road Commissioner by providing encroachment permit application review and associated field inspection services for the Land Development Division related to street and underground utility improvement projects. Under the direction of the Associate Engineer in Land Development, the Engineering Assistant logs, checks and files all Encroachment Permit applications for the unincorporated lands within Marin County. This position also supports the Land Development Division with the preparation of violation/compliance letters for illegal encroachments in the County public right of way and answering general Land Development related questions for the public permit counter on a weekly rotational basis. There is currently one full-time (75 bi-weekly hours) vacancy. For additional information, please read the class specification.

The highly qualified candidate has construction inspection experience and provides appropriate interpretation and application of principles, practices and techniques related to the review and approval of general civil engineering and public works construction documents. The ideal candidate works successfully both independently and as part of a team, communicates clearly in writing and in person, and maintains positive working relationships with those contacted through the course of work, including all levels of representatives from governmental and private agencies, construction and consultant contractors, co-workers and the public. The ideal candidate successfully analyzes and resolves complex problems, has experience using software systems related to engineering or construction management projects and possesses experience using engineering equipment used in the field, including calculators and basic survey and grade checking instruments.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: typically, completion of college-level trigonometry and/or drafting or related coursework and six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of civil engineering. College-level civil, structural or architectural engineering coursework may be substituted on a year by year basis for up to two years of the required experience. Construction inspection experience is highly desired.

FILING DEADLINE: Monday, January 7, 2019 by 4:00pm. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application. Apply online at: or contact Marin County HR Dept, Rm 415, 3501 Civic Center Dr., San Rafael, CA 94903. Paper or faxed application documents will not be accepted. If you need assistance completing an online application, contact us at 415 473-2126. EEO/TTY

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