Assistant/Associate Civil Engineer

Solano Irrigation District   Vacaville, CA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on February 2, 2024
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The Assistant/Associate Civil Engineer is responsible for performing complex engineering tasks related to water systems. This includes designing, constructing, reconstructing, maintaining, and repairing District and Joint Power water systems. They confirm the location of District boundaries, property lines, and topography for planned projects and engage with landowners and the public to answer questions and discuss engineering matters. The Assistant/Associate Civil Engineer also conducts functional studies of the distribution system and prepares reports summarizing project plans, findings, and progress. Overall, their role encompasses a range of technical office and field work to ensure the efficient operation and improvement of water systems.

The ideal candidate for the position of Assistant Civil Engineer should possess strong interpersonal skills to handle public and staff interactions with tact and courtesy. Effective communication skills, including graphical, oral, and written abilities, are necessary for conveying engineering information accurately. Proficiency in using the latest release of AutoCAD is important for preparing maps, drawings, and layouts based on notes and sketches. These skills enable the candidate to effectively communicate and visualize engineering concepts and translate them into technical drawings and plans.

Qualifications

Any combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities stated above and the ability to perform the duties of the position. Typical qualifying entrance background is:

Experience and Education

Assistant Civil Engineer:

  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible and diversified experience in civil engineering in the field, office work, and construction inspection.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field.

Associate Civil Engineer:

  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible and diversified experience in civil engineering in the field, office work, and construction inspection.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field.
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience is desirable.

 

Licenses and Certification

Assistant Civil Engineer:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver License with a satisfactory driving record to maintain insurability.
  • Possess valid certification as an Engineer-in-Training in the State of California.
  • Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of California is desirable.

Associate Civil Engineer:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate California Driver License with a satisfactory driving record to maintain insurability.
  • Possess valid certification as a professional civil engineer in the State of California.

Benefits

Retirement - Solano Irrigation District participates in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

  • Classic CalPERS Members - benefits include equivalency of 2%@60 formula with the following provisions: final compensation is the monthly average of highest 36 consecutive months; and credit for unused sick leave. Employee pays 7% Employee Contribution.

 

  • New CalPERS Members – benefits include equivalency of 2%@62 formula with the following provisions: three-year final compensation period used to calculate the average final compensation; and credit for unused sick leave. Employee pays 6.75% Employee Contribution.

Deferred Compensation - 457 plan available, Employer contribution up to $100 per pay period.

Health Insurance - Plans include Anthem Blue Cross HMO and PPO plans and a Kaiser Permanente plan. The District pays a portion of the premium for employee and dependent coverage.

Dental Insurance - Dental provider is Premier Access Dental. District pays full premium for both employee and dependents.

Life Insurance - Benefit is equal to 2x annual base salary rounded to the next higher $1,000, up to a maximum of $300,000. Premium is paid by the District.

 

To Apply

Apply Online - Complete the Solano Irrigation District Online Job Application and Equal Employment Opportunities Questionnaire: https://www.sidwater.org/FormCenter/Human-Resources-2/Online-Job-Application-51

OR

Apply by Paper - Submit the Solano Irrigation District Job Application and other required documentation, to:

Solano Irrigation District 

Attn: Human Resources 

810 Vaca Valley Parkway, Suite 201 

Vacaville, CA 95688  

 

Applications must be received by the closing date. Postmarks or faxed applications or resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the Solano Irrigation District Job Application.

 

Open until filled, next review: February 16, 2024 5:00 PM


Solano Irrigation District

810 Vaca Valley Parkway
Vacaville , CA
https://www.sidwater.org/