To perform professional and technical engineering work in assigned area of responsibility including, but not limited to design, land development, traffic engineering or capital improvements and to participate in the activities of a major engineering unit within the engineering division and/or to serve as project manager on a major engineering project; and to perform the more complex professional and technical engineering tasks within the unit.
Assistant Engineer - The Assistant Engineer is the non-registered level in the engineering series. This level does not require registration as a Civil Engineer. Positions in this class possess the applicable educational and training background required of classes in the professional engineering series, yet typically lack registration as a Civil Engineer.
Associate Civil Engineer - The Associate Civil Engineer is the registered level in the engineering series. Positions in this class possess the applicable educational and training background required for the professional engineering series, including appropriate certificates and licenses. The Associate Civil Engineer class is distinguished from the Assistant Engineer by the responsibility assumed for overseeing programs or projects within the engineering division, or serving as a project manager on engineering projects which involves coordination of project activities and staff and registration as a civil engineer. Incumbents typically perform the more complex duties and tasks assigned to positions within the series.
The Associate Civil Engineer is distinguished from the Senior Civil Engineer in that the Senior Civil Engineer provides first line supervision over an engineering section, while the Associate Civil Engineering may exercise supervision over an engineering function.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from a higher level professional engineer.
May exercise technical and functional supervision over technical staff.
Associate Civil Engineer
Receives direction from a Senior Civil Engineer.
Exercises technical and functional supervision over assigned professional and technical engineering staff.
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