• Full Time
  • Monterey, CA
  • $79,200.00 - $108,840.00 Annually USD / Year

Website City of Monterey

 

Engineering Assistant I ($79,200 – $96,264 annually / $3,300 – $4,011 semi-monthly)
Engineering Assistant II ($89,544 – $108,840 annually / $3,731 – $4,535 semi-monthly)

ABOUT THE POSITION: 

The City of Monterey is currently hiring for the position of Engineering Assistant I and/or II on a full-time basis within the Public Works Department. In this role, under the guidance of a registered engineer, the selected candidate will offer technical assistance by creating project design plans, specifications, and cost estimates. They may also take on the responsibilities of a project manager. Additionally, the Engineering Assistant I/II will oversee improvement projects throughout the planning, design, bidding, and construction stages, collaborating with surveyors, design consultants, utilities, permitting agencies, construction inspectors, maintenance crews, and other stakeholders who directly support project engineers.

This classification is part of a flexible series. At the discretion of the appointing authority, incumbents appointed at the Engineering Assistant I level may be promoted to an Engineering Assistant II after acquiring four (4) years of experience with the City of Monterey as an Engineering Assistant I OR after five (5) years of prior related experience and a minimum of one (1) year as a City of Monterey Engineering Assistant I.

ABOUT THE CITY OF MONTEREY:

Nestled along California’s Central Coast, the City of Monterey is known for its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, hospitality, and sense of community. The City of Monterey is a full-service charter city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. The City of Monterey is a full-service city that provides police, fire, public works, planning, recreation, and parks services and operates its own conference center, sports center, parking, and marina facilities.

WE TAKE CARE OF OUR EMPLOYEES:

The City of Monterey offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees. Some of these benefits include a Health Spending Fund, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Vacation Accruals, Sick Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Education Incentive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, CalPERS Retirement, and more!

APPLICATION PROCESS:

A limited number of applicants who clearly show that they most closely meet the needs of this position in terms of training, experience, education, and other job-related characteristics will be accepted to participate in the selection process. This process will include evaluation and initial screening of the standard on-line City application to determine which candidates progress to the next phase of the recruitment process. The subsequent selection process may include a written test/written exercise, performance exercise, panel interview, and a final departmental interview. As a condition of employment, the selected candidate may be required to successfully pass a physical exam including a drug screen, a Livescan fingerprint background check, and a reference check. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to components of the examination process.

Candidates who successfully complete all phases of this recruitment process will be placed on an eligibility list. The eligibility list is active for 12-months and may be used to fill additional positions including lower-level positions determined to have similar duties and requirements.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received or until the position has been filled. This recruitment may close at any time without notice.

**Interested applicants must apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereyca**

SUMMARY: Under the responsible charge of a licensed engineer, to perform sub professional level engineering office and fieldwork; and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: 

Engineering Assistant I: This the journey-level in the City engineering series. Positions assigned to this class are expected to perform responsible and difficult types of engineering office and field work. All positions assigned to this class require the ability to work independently, exercising judgment and initiative. Engineering Assistant I may also be expected to assist in the supervision and training of technical staff.

Incumbents may progress from Engineering Assistant I to Engineering Assistant II after: a) Four (4) years of experience with the City of Monterey or b) Five (5) years of prior related experience the meet the qualification standards for an Engineering Assistant I, including one (1) year with the City of Monterey as an Engineering Assistant I. Recommendation for advancement is required by both the supervisor and department head.

Engineering Assistant II: This is the senior-level class in the City engineering series not requiring registration. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full scope of intermediate to advanced assignments and are expected to direct them to completion, including planning, design, coordination, construction, plan review and inspection of public works. Incumbents may serve as lead for assigned technical project staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Engineering Assistant I:
Education:  Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field, AND

Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing engineering-related duties such as drafting, project design, plan preparation, data collection and preparing cost estimates.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Engineering Assistant II:
Education:  Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field, AND
 
Experience: Four (4) years of experience with the City of Monterey as an Engineering Assistant I.

Or:

Education:  Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a closely related field, AND

Experience: Five (5) years of prior related experience that meet the qualification standards for an Engineering Assistant I, which shall include a minimum of one (1) year as a City of Monterey Engineering Assistant I.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION:

Must possess a valid California Driver’s License upon time of appointment and be insurable with the City’s standard insurance rate, unless otherwise approved by appointing authority.
Possession of a California Engineer-in-Training (EIT)certification is desirable, but not required.

 

To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.