County of Ventura Public Works Agency
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Job Open until Filled
Job Description

The positions:

Under general supervision (I,II), direction (III,IV) performs progressively complex Civil Engineering field and office duties which may include the supervision of other engineers and technicians on Public Works engineering projects; and performs related duties as required.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and organized engineer with knowledge in a broad range of civil engineering technical areas with the ability to apply this knowledge to provide public works services in Ventura County. This candidate will have strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.

The Engineers within Roads & Transportation will have experience in roadway, pavement resurfacing, storm drain, traffic and pedestrian/bike improvement projects; who can administer contractors, consultants, inspectors, and third-party material testing firms; who can communicate, collaborate and work effectively with internal and external agencies/departments; who can problem-solve, be held accountable, and a motivated team player.

The Engineers within Watershed Protection are responsible for reviewing consultant plans, specifications, and reports for compliance with County or special district requirements; will have experience and proficiency in the design of flood control facilities and shall have excellent verbal/written communication. The candidates shall be familiar with Standard Plans and Specification for Public Works Construction, “GREENBOOK” and be able to perform complex technical engineering calculation and reporting. This includes knowledge of hydrology, hydraulic and structural analyses, grading and drainage plans, geometric design, horizontal and vertical alignments, preparing technical reports, specifications, quantity calculations, cost estimating, and construction scheduling. Familiarity with USACE levee and dam safety guidelines is highly desirable.

One Engineer within Watershed Protection is assigned to support the Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (FCGMA). The successful candidate will be familiar with groundwater hydrology, 
have experience conducting feasibility studies (including regulatory permitting), reviewing civil/environmental engineering design, have experience in engineering project cost estimation, and project management. The candidate shall have strong computer and excellent verbal/written communication skills. Experience working with stakeholders is desired and knowledge and experience with flowmeters a plus.

The Water Quality Engineer within Watershed Protection, performs progressively complex civil engineering office and field duties related to implementation of land development and construction requirements under the County of Ventura’s municipal stormwater (MS4) permit and performs related duties, as required. The candidates shall have experience in performing professional engineering work related to land development, low impact development (LID)/green 
streets, and protection of stormwater quality, and shall be an effective communicator with a wide range of individuals. This includes knowledge of water quality, hydrology and hydraulics, stormwater treatment systems, stormwater permitting, and construction stormwater management.

The Engineers within Water & Sanitation will have experience with design, construction, engineering, standard specifications/plans, private development, asset management, and/or operation and maintenance support. The candidate will also be able to communicate and work well with various internal and external parties, possess strong computer skills, and be a team player.

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