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SENIOR ENGINEER

at Fresno County

Pay: $86788.00 to $105482.00/year
Salary : $41.73 - $50.71 Hourly $3,338.00 - $4,057.00 Biweekly $7,232.33 - $8,790.17 Monthly $86,788.00 - $105,482.00 Annually
Posted: 1/2/2020
Job Reference #: 2553755
Keywords: engineer, surveyor

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:SENIOR ENGINEER
Opening Date/Time: Tue. 08/27/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$41.73 - $50.71 Hourly
$3,338.00 - $4,057.00 Biweekly
$7,232.33 - $8,790.17 Monthly
$86,788.00 - $105,482.00 Annually
Job Type:Permanent
Department:Public Works & Planning
 
APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY

The Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning is currently offering an exciting career opportunity for experienced engineering professionals for the position of Senior Engineer.

The Senior Engineer is the first-line supervisor in the Engineer classification series. Incumbents handle the more complex engineering functions, and supervise the day-to-day activities of subordinate staff within the Department of Public Works and Planning.

Note:The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity. This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


 Samples of Duties:
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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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 Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must qualify under one (1) of the options listed below:
 
OPTION 1:
 
Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree in Civil, Mechanical or Structural Engineering that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.
 
Experience: Four (4) years of full-time, paid civil, mechanical or structural engineering experience equivalent to that gained as an Engineer with Fresno County.
 
Registration: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a civil, mechanical or structural engineer issued by the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
 
OPTION 2:
 
Experience: One (1) year of full-time, paid land surveying experience.
 
Registration: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a land surveyor issued by the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
 
In addition to the options listed above, the following may be required:
 
License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent, may be required.
 
Other: Any Senior Engineer who was employed in this classification prior to 10/27/14 shall be exempt from the registration requirement for as long as they maintain County employment in this specific classification. If a Senior Engineer promotes or demotes into a different classification subsequent to 10/27/14, and then desires to promote or demote back into the Senior Engineer classification, the employee will then be required to meet the registration requirement. 

TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE:

  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required; (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
  • Please fully list your work experience; including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and which major or program was completed (Engineering, Architecture, etc.). Failure to completely list education within the job application may disqualify the applicant from consideration.
  • College/University transcripts may be requested to verify completion of qualifying degree.
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date/time of this recruitment. You may attach a copy to your online employment application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788 Attn: Salvador Espino, or hand deliver a copy to our office. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.
  • A copy of the applicable required certificate issued from the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists must be submitted with your application or your application will NOT be accepted.  Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment.  You may either attach a copy to your online application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788 attn: Salvador Espino, or hand deliver a copy to our office.  Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for the process listed below:

  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.
 

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIAL:
  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • A copy of your applicable State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists certificate.
Please note: All required application materials must be received online via our website by the filing deadline. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted. Postmarks will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of application materials.

HOW TO APPLY:
 
Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. The online application may be found at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fresnoca
 
Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions may result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.
 
Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca
 
Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).
 
The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.
 
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Analyst: Salvador Espino