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CIVIL ENGINEER II OR III

Cochise County
Job Description
CIVIL ENGINEER II OR III
Highway & Floodplain Department, Bisbee
ANNOUNCEMENT #030317
This is an Unclassified position not covered by County Merit Rules and is
Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act
                                                                                                                       
OPENS:    Friday, March 17, 2017                          

CLOSES:  Open Until Filled (may close at anytime with or without notice)

SALARY: $62,500 - $108,000 annually, plus a competitive benefits package

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
CIVIL ENGINEER II: A Bachelor’s Degree and Registration as a professional engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration or by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain such Arizona registration within one (1) year of employment; and five (5) years of civil engineering experience; OR, an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license.
 
CIVIL ENGINEER III: A Bachelor’s Degree and Registration as a professional engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration or by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain such Arizona registration within one (1) year of employment; and seven (7) years of civil engineering experience or a closely related field; three (3) years of which were in a supervisory capacity; OR, an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities of this classification; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license.
 
PREFERENCE:  Preference may be given for applicants with experience in innovative water conservation/reuse and/or recharge project design, funding, implementation and operations.
 
TYPICAL DUTIES:
CIVIL ENGINEER II: (Illustrative Only) Designs and prepares plans, specifications, estimates and contracts for projects, including coordination between stake holders during design and construction.  Performs duties of contract administrator.  Participates in the preparation of codes, ordinances and resolutions and reviews developmental designs and permits to ensure conformance with such.  Participates in long range planning and feasibility studies, providing planning estimates and making recommendations.  May supervise engineering activities and personnel.
 
CIVIL ENGINEER III: (Illustrative Only) Plans, organizes, coordinates, reviews, budgets for, executes and supervises the operation of projects.  Applies independent judgment in determining work methods, techniques, and procedures.  Supervises staff; prepares reports and sets long range goals and objectives; assists in preparation of division budget; provides technical guidance to other staff both within the division and in other County departments; participates in the development of codes, ordinances and resolutions.
 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
CIVIL ENGINEER II
Considerable knowledge of:
  • modern methods, principles, and practices of civil engineering and construction;
  • laws, regulations, directives, policies, and organizations relating to administration, planning, development, and construction projects.
 
Some knowledge of:
  • computer operations and application.
 
Considerable skill in:
  • preparing and maintaining reports and records;
  • developing, analyzing, and implementing operational systems.
 
 
Ability to:
  • travel, spending up to 50% of working time in the field;
  • plan, assign, direct, and supervise the work of professional and para-professional subordinates;
  • follow written and verbal instruction;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees, other agencies, and the public;
communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
 
 
 
CIVIL ENGINEER III
Thorough knowledge of:
  • modern methods, principles, and practices of civil engineering and construction;
  • laws, regulations, directives, policies, and organizations relating to administration, planning, development, and construction projects.
 
Working knowledge of:
  • computer operations and application.
 
Thorough skill in:
  • preparing and maintaining reports and records;
  • developing, analyzing, and implementing operational systems.
 
Ability to:
  • travel, spending up to 50% of working time in the field;
  • plan, assign, direct, and supervise the work of professional and para-professional subordinates;
  • follow written and verbal instruction;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees, other agencies, and the public;
  • communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  
 
 HOW TO APPLY
You may apply on-line through our website (www.cochise.az.gov) or www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cochise. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement in order to be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.  The applicant must clearly demonstrate on the application that they meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Cochise County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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