ALL APPLICANTS MUST READ & UNDERSTAND THE ENTIRE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE APPLYING
ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED DURING THE TENTATIVE AMENDED RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE LISTED BELOW:
May 4, 2012 - May 18, 2012
September 7, 2012 - September 21, 2012
November 2, 2012 - November 19, 2012
February 3, 2013 - February 17, 2013
May 3, 2013 - May 17, 2013
September 6, 2013 - September 20, 2013
November 1, 2013 - November 18, 2013
February 7, 2014 - February 24, 2014
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis, with periodic suspensions as needed.
5218 Structural Engineer
Under general direction, performs difficult and responsible professional structural engineering work in the field and office. Essential functions of the class include: performs structural engineering analysis and design for new structures or modifications to existing structures, code review work, and engineering research; prepares and reviews structural plans, designs, specifications, cost estimates and reports for all types of new construction, alteration work, and complex structures; verifies contract drawings to ensure engineering design sufficiency, conformance to specifications, and established drafting standards, nomenclature and drawing symbols; conducts field investigations on land slides, structural failures, potential hazards, complex structural problems and prepares recommendations; interprets and coordinates existing engineering policies and methods with other departments and contractors; visits project sites during construction to verify compliance with design documents; attends progress and design coordination meetings; makes regular responsible contacts with professional engineering personnel and contractors; responds to inquiries related to structural design and analysis, and requests for information from the general public, contractors and other agencies; supervises professional and technical staff engaged in engineering work; and performs related duties as required.
1. Six (6) years of verifiable professional engineering experience in engineering design, estimating, specification preparation and building construction or inspection, including at least two (2) years of experience supervising other engineers; AND
2. Possession of a valid California License as a Registered Structural Engineer.
a. Most positions require a valid California driver's license.
b. Some positions require use of own vehicle.
c. This note applies to all candidates who are applying from out of the state of California for all specialties :
Candidates licensed in other states, who otherwise meet the minimum requirements of this announcement, but do not possess the required California license, may file for this examination, and if successful, will be placed under general waiver on the resulting eligible list until the required California license is presented to demonstrate that the State of California requirement has been met.
d. Working Conditions :
Some positions may require specific lifting up to 50 pounds; climbing ladders; working in high places and confined spaces; exposure to various weather conditions and outdoors; bending, sitting, and walking for extended periods of time and over uneven surfaces. Positions in this class may also be required to work specific schedules which may include weekends, holidays, part time, nights, and/or overtime.