Full-Time Civil Engineer I
POSITION: Civil Engineer I
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
SALARY: $25.36 – $39.17/Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)
OPEN: December 19, 2017
CLOSES: January 12, 2018
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision from the Public Works Director and the Civil Engineer Manager, performs entry level engineering duties related to implementing and coordinating projects and activities in the Public Works Department.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Coordinates the design, drafting, engineering calculations, construction reviews, and inspections of County construction projects (includes flood control channels, structures, culverts, roads, bridges). Prepares designs and ensures designs meet standards for construction and flood control projects/structures; studies site alternatives; computes design criteria calculations; computes stream measurements ensures regulation compliance; develops plans and maps. Creates schematic drawings, preliminary drawings, construction drawings, and as-built drawings for County flood control and County roads projects. Develops predictive hydraulic modeling approaches; prepares and implements Gantt Chart based work schedules for season and annual planning strategies. Evaluates flood potential and performs assessments of channels; inventories flood control structures to determine feasibility and location of planned structures. Prepares master plans and reports; defines and measures drainage areas; determines runoff coefficients; calculates channel/culvert sizes and determines future flood problems. Responds to questions and resolves engineering concerns and problems relating to Davis County citizens, developers, government agencies, and other interested parties; presents information to Flood Control Technical Committee and County Commission, as required. Prepares and presents professional papers as necessary. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or directly related field. Preference given for training and/or experience in hydraulic software, open channel design, hydrology, and storm water flow.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess an EIT or FE certificate.
This is a career path position; further career advancement requires a Utah Professional Engineer license. Incumbents in this classification are required to become a licensed Professional Engineer in Utah.
Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. FLSA exempt position.