Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
The City of Hermosa Beach is seeking a dedicated employee to join the Public Works team. The Associate Engineer will join a full service department consisting of 21 employees providing services in engineering & capital improvement projects; maintenance of City owned buildings; City street lighting and landscaping; City park maintenance; repair and maintenance of City streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs and gutters; and the repair & maintenance of City owned vehicles. The Public Works Department also provides staff support to a five-member Public Works commission whose members are appointed by the City Council.
Under direction of the Public Works Director, the Associate Engineer performs administrative and professional engineering duties in the design, investigation, construction and maintenance of Public Works and related projects; acts as a technical and administrative advisor; supervises projects and other department personnel as assigned.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Designs and prepares plans, specifications, and cost estimates for public works projects including street, storm drain, sanitary sewers, vehicle maintenance, parks, building, street lighting, traffic signal systems and related projects; assists with the implementation of the city-wide Capital Improvement Program and associated projects; researches projects for design requirements; performs complex calculations and prepares estimates of time and material costs; prepares requests for proposals and evaluates responses; prepares and administers contracts and specifications; performs special engineering studies and prepares reports; investigates field problems affecting, and responds to complaints regarding, maintenance operations, property owners, and contractors; may participate in the administration of special assessment and improvement districts; assists in administration and preparation of operating and capital improvement budgets; prepares and checks legal descriptions for deeds, easements, and rights-of way; may act as survey party chief; prepares reports for City Council; supervises assigned projects and personnel and may lead the work of other department personnel; performs related work as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field. Five years of increasingly responsible and varied professional civil engineering experience in Public Works or municipal engineering. Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate California Driver License with a safe driving record is required and must be maintained as valid during the course of employment. Possession of a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate is required, registration as a California Professional Engineer is desirable
Additional Salary Information: 10% Premium for Professional Engineer License;
Merit Pay of up to 5% quarterly
About City of Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Beach is the small town others aspire to be. A beautiful beach, eclectic neighborhoods, unique commercial districts, and welcoming gateways create an unrivaled coastal destination. We effectively balance our small town, beach culture with our enviable position as a regional and statewide coastal destination. The City is committed to protecting coastal resources and takes a practical, fiscally-responsible approach to reducing our environmental footprint.
This small beach town is 1.43 square miles, general law City with a population of 19,616. The City is located 22 miles from the Los Angeles Civic Center and 5 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport, at the heart of the “South Bay” region.