Assistant Engineer

Summary

This position works to assist engineers by performing entry-level and routine aspects of engineering assignments and maintain accurate records of time spent on each job and phase.

Duties

  • Performs civil design calculations (i.e., grading, drainage, paving, geometrics, utilities, etc.);
  • Prepares plans, specifications, opinions and reports as directed;
  • Performs technical comparisons and similar technical work as required by assignment;
  • Coordinates project assignments with those of other EITs, engineers and technicians in his/her project team;
  • Reviews drawings supplied by vendors, contractors, clients, engineers and architects, and recommends necessary changes for specific project needs;
  • Researches code issues and works with City, County, and State agencies;
  • Researches design options and documents findings for Project Engineers and/or Project Managers;
  • Assists with other duties assigned by Project Engineers and/or Project Managers, which may include utility reviews, cost estimates, project scope, budget, proposals and drafts for technical reports and project correspondence;
  • Attends “kick-off” and design review meetings, and interacts with clients at supervisor’s discretion;
  • Visits project sites for field review and training;
  • Assists with quality review;

Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or pursuing) in Civil Engineering or related field.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS

• Excellent oral and written communication skills required;
• Proven ability to write technical information using appropriate grammar, punctuation and spelling for concise reader-friendliness and clarity;
• Solid understanding of civil design principles and formulas;
• Strong computer skills with the ability to learn new methods and programs;
• Proficiency in use of AutoCad and related software;
• Membership in a professional or technical society encouraged.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid California Drivers License and available transportation.
California EIT Certificate

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Position Details

LOCATION(S)

Bakersfield, CA

DATE POSTED

10/14/2020

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