Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for an Associate Engineer who under direction, will plan and oversee the planning, design and preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates for water, sewage and recycled water systems engineering work with emphasis on design, construction and operations. Incumbent will coordinate various planning efforts and serve as project manager/engineer related to capital improvement projects and will be initially assigned to operations support but may be subsequently assigned to work in planning, development services, capital projects, and construction.
Associate Engineer:This is an entry-level classification in the professional engineering series. Work is performed with direct supervision and a moderate degree of independence. Assignments are increasingly difficult and complex, requiring the application of professional knowledge and skills to problems and specialized areas.
Summary of Duties:
Act as Project Manager/Engineer for simple to moderately complex planning, design, and construction projects.
Prepare correspondence and reports in a professional manner complying with District standards.
Prepare agenda items and supporting material for Committee and Board action.
Develop preliminary and final designs for a wide variety of engineering projects.
Prepare environmental impact reports, negative declarations, and notice of exemptions.
Maintain records of work progress and expenditures of project funds; prepare progress estimates. Prepare contractual documents on design and construction projects.
Review designs submitted by consultants, developers, and other entities for compliance with standards.
Review shop drawings and other construction submittals for compliance with the approved plans and specifications.
Prepare Requests for Proposals for retaining consultants on engineering and planning projects.
Review work of and give instruction to technicians and consultants.
Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training.
Responsible for all other work-related duties.
A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or a related field required. CAD experience desirable.
A minimum of three years of professional engineering experience, preferably with a public agency or consultant/contract provider to a public agency.
Licenses / Certifications Required:
Depending on assignment, possession of a valid California Class "C" driver's license may be required.
Professional Engineer (PE) License in the State of California.
Established in 1961 as a California Water District under the provisions of the state of California Water Code, the Irvine Ranch Water District is an independent special district serving Central Orange County, California. IRWD provides high-quality drinking water, reliable wastewater collection and treatment, ground-breaking recycled water programs, and environmentally sound urban runoff treatment to more than 380,000 residents. As an independent, not-for-profit public agency, IRWD is governed by a five-member publicly elected Board of Directors. Board members are elected at-large for four-year terms. The Board is responsible for the District's policies and decision-making. Day-to-day operations are supervised by the General Manager.